It is the first impact crater discovered under one of Earth’s ice sheets, according to the scientists who found it.
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The Italian volcanic giant has been curiously eruption-free since 1538. New research unspooled 60,000 years of its history with an eye on what it will do in the future.
The razor-toothed predators are fierce, but scientists found that they’re real homebodies.
Researchers say that temperature’s effects on sperm production could be one factor behind the decline in the world’s insect populations.
A Russian zoological museum filled with centuries-old specimens finds renewed relevance in the age of genetics.
Highway BR-262 is among the deadliest in the world for wildlife. Biologist Wagner Fischer has been monitoring its grim toll for more than two decades.
One hundred years after the end of World War I, the Army Corps of Engineers is still cleaning up the relics of experiments that helped develop chemical weapons to counter the Germans’ gas attacks.
The company’s Electron rocket carried a batch of small commercial satellites from a launchpad in New Zealand, a harbinger of a major transformation to the space business.
Three new genetic analyses lend detail, and mystery, to the migration of prehistoric humans throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Her research with her husband, Robert Seyfarth, found that baboons and vervet monkeys had more complex social relationships than previously thought.
A new study found that the United States could store enough carbon in natural landscapes to offset all the cars and trucks on the road.
She also investigated links between various disorders, like depression and smoking, and suggested that migraines could cause mental problems — and vice versa.
Rapid consolidation has created powerful groups of hospitals, with organizations dictating prices and fueling health spending in some areas of the country.
The uproar highlighted decades-old tension over an effective ban on federal research of the public health effects of gun violence.
Juul will restrict sales of nearly all its flavored pods to the internet, and stop most social media promotion to combat youth vaping, bowing to government and public pressure.
The Pacific nation hoped that hosting the APEC summit meeting would elevate its international profile, but a national health crisis threatens to overshadow it.
The International Energy Agency said renewables were poised to surpass coal by 2040. But more is still needed to stop climate change.
The Scottish wildcat, the last native cat in the United Kingdom, is endangered; fewer than 100 purebred specimens remain in the wild.
A monthlong visit to observatories in Chile, Hawaii and Los Angeles revealed spellbinding visions of the heavens.
Some states, concerned about pollution and global warming, see school buses as the next frontier for electric vehicles. Prices are high, but that's starting to change.
The move is part of an aggressive campaign against many products containing nicotine, including flavored e-cigarettes. Menthol has long been a concern among African-Americans because of its addictive qualities.
There are four key ingredients that make the state such a tinderbox.
Stigma often prevents patients from acknowledging an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. A series of high-profile disclosures may help change that.
The Trump administration “simply discarded” the effect the project would have on climate change, the court found.
Bids far exceeded expectations at the Christie’s auction, which also included items that once belonged to Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein.
After warning Juul and other e-cigarette makers to keep their flavored products away from minors, the F.D.A. wants to curb sales altogether.
Her research established that a white man, even if he had a felony conviction, fared better when applying for a job than a black man with no criminal record.
By studying the relationship among ethnicity, migration history and the digestive system’s microbiome, researchers hope to gain insights on health disparities in diverse communities.