China is about to make a major change to how it uses a last-resort antibiotic called colistin. As part of its efforts against antibiotic overuse, a global problem that has … Continue reading China is about to change the way it uses a last-resort antibiotic for the better—but it’s too late
PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s veteran Cassini mission will officially kick off its farewell tour of the Saturn system on April 22 with a final close encounter of the ringed planet’s … Continue reading Epic Cassini Saturn Mission Begins ‘Grand Finale’ This Month
Some flame retardants used in many home products appear to be associated with the most common type of thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), according to a new study … Continue reading Exposure to common flame retardants may raise the risk of papillary thyroid cancer
In the United States, thyroid cancer incidence is rising among young people as well as Hispanics and African Americans, a new study reports. Results of this research will be presented … Continue reading Recent thyroid cancer trends in the United States suggest age, racial disparities
THE WOODLANDS, Texas—Should the U.S. send humans back to the moon in a 21st-century reboot of the cold war–era Apollo program … or should the nation go full-throttle and for … Continue reading Red Planet versus Dead Planet: Scientists Debate Next Destination for Astronauts in Space
NEW YORK — If humans were to go extinct, would it be ethical to revive the species, to allow us to live once more on this blue planet? It’s a … Continue reading Were Humans to Go Extinct, Should the Species Be Revived?
Paleontologists have unveiled a remarkable new species of tyrannosaurine dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous epoch — a cousin of the fearsome predator Tyrannosaurus rex. Life reconstruction of the integument … Continue reading Daspletosaurus horneri: New Tyrannosaur Species Discovered
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear ‘artificial intelligence’? For those raised on a steady diet of big budget Hollywood sci-fi, the answer to that question … Continue reading How AI Is Like Electricity—and Why That Matters