On Wednesday, federal health officials urged Americans to save their masks and take measures to tighten them - or even cover a cloth mask with a cloth - saying new research had shown masks to increase the spread of...
Lewis, the author of bestselling non-fiction books like Moneyball and The Big Short, is known for pulling compelling narratives out of incredibly complex subjects - mortgage-backed securities, sovereign debt, statistics, the boring but essential mechanics of government bureaucracy. ...
Mr Blinken said the United States was "leading by example" by investing heavily in clean energy. And he added some warnings to the nations he needs as climate partners. He did not name Brazil, but warned that...
The prospect of a fourth wave of coronavirus, with new cases skyrocketing in the upper Midwest, has sparked renewed debate among vaccine experts about how long to wait between first and second doses. Extending this period would quickly...
The site was almost deserted. Some locals were cleaning up after the recent restoration work, and young cameleers were looking for customers. In the midday heat, the bright glow of the desert helped draw my attention to...
One year after the start of the pandemic, the disposable, virus-filtering N95 mask remains a sought-after protective device. The ongoing shortage has forced doctors and nurses to reuse their N95s, and common Americans have scoured the internet -...
Five months later, I received a call from a doctor who came to pick up my doctor. She canceled my appointment, claiming she was uncomfortable transferring a mosaic embryo. I was angry and overwhelmed with grief."The bigger...
In a recent report, a CDC-led research team found that fewer than half of emergency rooms in US hospitals had clear guidelines for dealing with children with behavioral problems. In order to get to the bottom of a...
Novavax, one of the earliest players in the world's vaccination race against Covid, delivered disheartening news Monday, saying its highly protective vaccine would not be approved in the US or UK until July and would not reach peak production...
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. announced Friday that he would strengthen the role of science in his cabinet to "refresh and reinvigorate our national science and technology strategy."Mr. Biden will appoint Eric S. Lander, director of the Broad Institute...

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