A small group of scientists and others who believe the novel coronavirus that started the pandemic could be due to a laboratory leak or accident are calling for an investigation, independent of the World Health Organization's team of independent...
Ivermectin, a controversial anti-parasitic drug that has been touted as a potential Covid-19 treatment, doesn't speed recovery in people with mild illnesses. This is the result of a randomized controlled trial published in the journal JAMA on Thursday.Ivermectin...
In North Dakota, health officials this week are sending their first Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines to pharmacies and emergency clinics where people who don't necessarily have a regular doctor can get the only push. In Missouri, cans...
In the warm, foul-smelling environment of a compost heap, tiny roundworms eat bacteria. But some of these microbes produce toxins and the worms avoid them. In the laboratory, scientists, curious about how the roundworms can tell what...
Carl Sagan once said that the earth is just "a speck of dust floating in a ray of sunshine". He would probably be thrilled to know that at the time of a new moon, the earth is a...
A piece of personal pandemic history from the country's best infectious disease expert has found a new home at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the director of the National Institute for Allergies and...
Some people have delayed reactions to their first dose of a Covid vaccine, with their arms becoming red, sore, itchy, and swollen about a week after the shot.The reactions seem uncomfortable but harmless. However, according to a letter...
RAWLINS, Wyo. - Die unterirdische Kohleschicht half, Siedler in diesen schrubbigen, windgepeitschten Teil des südlichen Wyoming zu bringen, wo Generationen in den Minen einen festen Gehaltsscheck fanden und stolz darauf waren, die Nation mit Strom zu versorgen.Aber jetzt ist...
Given that 50 million Americans are vaccinated against the coronavirus and millions more are being added every day, the urgent question on many minds is: When can I throw my mask away?It's a deeper question than it seems -...
Two spectacular flights, two spectacular crash landings. Will the third time be the stimulus? Maybe, but not quite yet.On Wednesday, SpaceX prepared for yet another soaring of Starship, a giant, next-generation spaceship that Elon Musk, the founder...

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