Latest from Kate Furby

Nonsmokers who were exposed to secondhand smoke as children were 30 percent more likely to die of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

  • Aug 16, 2018

The spread of toxic algae has killed a whale shark and countless fish, threatening to upturn Florida's vital summer tourist season.

  • Aug 14, 2018

If it's been more than a decade since you were diagnosed with a penicillin allergy, you might want to get retested.

  • Aug 10, 2018

People send dating app messages to potential mates who are 25 percent more desirable than they are.

  • Aug 8, 2018

Scientists cannot be certain about the exact cause of the whale shark's death, but the deadly toxin was present in its tissue. The timing and location also implicate the harmful algal bloom, or “red tide,” as the most likely cause.

  • Aug 3, 2018

Sediment under a lake in Mexico quantifies for the first time the intensity of the drought that contributed to the Mayan civilization's collapse.

  • Aug 2, 2018

"There is not much of the ocean remains as it once was.”

  • Jul 26, 2018

A border wall threatens plant and animal species and scientific research, a new report says.

  • Jul 24, 2018

Two equally matched asteroids are circling each other as they circle the sun.

  • Jul 20, 2018

Crowds lined Constitution Avenue, filled the Mall and visited George Washington’s home to honor U.S. independence.

  • Jul 4, 2018
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