Science



Museum plans to ask the state legislature to vote to make Castorioides ohioensis a state symbol.

  • Erin Blakemore
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Last year marked a historic low for a population of western monarchs that has struggled in recent years, according to the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

In the past two decades, people have noticed the bee dwindling in numbers. Since 2002, it has been spotted less and less often nationwide.

  • Erin Blakemore
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The fisheries team at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks fisheries hopes DNA samples can help determine how this fish, whose fossil records trace back nearly 100 million years, wound up in the state.

Henrietta Lacks’s "immortal" cells have been used to develop the polio vaccine, medications for HIV/AIDS and in vital research for covid-19, the WHO said.

The single hatchling with two heads has six legs, separate gastrointestinal tracts and two spines. A CT scan to assess its internal organs may help determine whether it will survive.

The human bone trade's fraught industry is centuries old has long sparked a host of morbid questions, including: What should become of the nameless dead?

This month, the probe begins a 12-year journey to study eight Trojan asteroids. Researchers hope the mission will yield insight into the formation of the universe.

  • Erin Blakemore
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He partnered with Kai Bird to publish “American Prometheus,” one of three books he wrote on the Cold War and nuclear weapons.

Virunga National Park said in a statement that Ndakasi died on Sept. 26 after battling a prolonged illness and “took her final breath in the loving arms of her caretaker and lifelong friend, Andre Bauma.”

National video reporter Hannah Jewell explains why the anti-parasitic medication ivermectin can't be used to treat covid-19 infections.

One half of the prize recognizes research that helped predict global warming.

Turn to the southwest at dusk to catch the effervescent Venus low in the early evening sky.

  • Blaine P. Friedlander Jr.
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The BepiColombo joint mission sent back its first images of the planet after a gravitational flyby.

In National Geographic, an ecology writer investigates the dangers — and possible solutions — that the fruit faces.

  • Erin Blakemore
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Drew Weissman has ‘made hugs and closeness possible again.’ It didn’t happen overnight.

Video of the encounter spread so widely, and with such interest, that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told people who are concerned about alligators: “Don’t grab a garbage can.”

Human rabies is preventable and rare, experts say. But once contracted, it is almost always deadly.

Raven Baxter, a.k.a. “Raven the Science Maven,” is a role model for many with her music video, science teaching and other work. Having ADHD, she says, has helped her creativity.

  • Dawn Fallik
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The bird would have lived between 27.3 million and 34.6 million years ago in Zealandia, an ancient continent now almost entirely submerged beneath the South Pacific Ocean.

  • Erin Blakemore
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