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For the first time, astronomers followed cosmic neutrinos into the fire-spitting heart of a supermassive blazar.
A local photographer’s drone captured signs, exposed by drought conditions in the soil, of a 5,000-year-old monument in a field north of Dublin.
Chipped rocks found in western China indicate that human ancestors ventured from Africa earlier than previously believed.
A village in Greenland is on alert amid fears that a huge iceberg could break apart and send a flood wave over the settlement.
The transformation of a deep sea mollusk is comparable to an average person growing as much as 60 feet tall with a giant sac of bacteria filling its guts.
A new study suggests that a horse’s exhalations may signal contentment or pleasure, rather than a simple clearing of the animal’s nasal passages.
A fossil found in Argentina that is more than 200 million years old suggests the most giant of dinosaurs existed earlier than paleontologists believed.
The population of endangered killer whales has hit a 30-year-low, numbering only 75 this year.
Proclaimed a hero, Dr. McBride was later embroiled in lengthy controversies over faulty research.
The House speaker said woodchucks chewed the wiring out from his Chevrolet Suburban: “And so my car was eaten by animals, and it’s just dead.”
The Kenyan government said the rhinos, which were transported to a sanctuary southeast of Nairobi, most likely died from drinking water with a high saline level.
Though the disease was eradicated decades ago, national security experts fear that stocks of the virus in labs could be released as a bioweapon.
Iowa and Illinois have recorded more than 100 cases of cyclosporiasis, which causes nausea and fatigue. McDonald’s has stopped selling salads at about 3,000 locations.
The military may use the tiny submarine for future rescues, though it was deemed too large and impractical to save the soccer team in the cave.
A new challenge has emerged to the I.A.A.F. rules that could require some runners to undergo medical treatment to lower their hormone levels.
Animals, like humans, are reluctant to give up on pursuits they’ve invested in, psychologists report.
From Victoria’s neat cursive to Rasputin’s illegible scrawl, a Morgan Library & Museum show celebrates the quirky traces left by the hands of notable historical figures.
David Schnare’s conservative legal group seeks to discredit climate science. But it appears to be imploding amid allegations of financial mismanagement, attempted extortion and faked documents.
The lab at Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has graduated two projects — one to build delivery drones and another making internet-beaming balloons — into independent businesses.
Names usually come from where fires started. But sometimes, officials shrug and land on something more obscure.
Judge Kavanaugh voted in a number of high-profile cases to limit E.P.A. rules on issues like climate change and air pollution.
Those rescued from Tham Luang Cave are being closely examined by doctors and are not yet allowed to have contact with their families.
An unusual transplant may revive tissues thought to be hopelessly damaged, including the heart and brain.
Global health experts say breast milk is especially important for babies in poor countries, where unsafe water supplies can make powdered infant formula dangerous.
An algae bloom in Lake Okeechobee in Florida has grown rapidly and widely, alarming businesses and residents. Other states have also seen such blooms.
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