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Vaccination Rates Dipped for Years. Now, There’s a Measles Outbreak in Britain.

The 5-year-old looked nervously at her older brothers, scanning their faces for any sign of distress as needles were swiftly stuck into their...

On the Trail of the Denisovans

ORIGINSDNA has shown that the extinct humans thrived around the world, from chilly Siberia to high-altitude Tibet — perhaps even in the Pacific...

Support for Nuclear Power Grows in Congress

The House this week overwhelmingly passed legislation meant to speed up the development of a new generation of nuclear power plants, the latest...

C.D.C. Shortens Isolation Period for People With Covid

Americans with Covid or other respiratory infections need not isolate for five days before returning to work or school, the Centers for Disease...

CVS and Walgreens Will Begin Selling Abortion Pills This Month

The two largest pharmacy chains in the United States will start dispensing the abortion pill mifepristone this month, a step that could make...

Daddy Longlegs Have Been Hiding Extra Eyes From Us

Guilherme Gainett, then a biologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was looking through a microscope at the embryo of a daddy longlegs when...

Two Young Climate Scientists. Two Visions of the Solution.

Two good friends, Rebecca Grekin and Yannai Kashtan, met up one crisp December morning at Stanford University, where they both study and teach....

Columbia Official Is Accused of Plagiarizing Dissertation From Wikipedia

An official in charge of diversity, equity and inclusion at Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center was accused this week of plagiarizing large sections...

Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge to Nearly 500 a Day, C.D.C. Says

The study found that deaths linked to alcohol in the United States increased in five years by 40,000. The toll is stark:...

2 Scientists in Canada Passed On Secrets to China, Investigations Find

Two scientists who worked at Canada’s top microbiology lab passed on secret scientific information to China, and one of them was a “realistic...

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