Tuberculosis cases worldwide rise for the first time in years

The number of people infected with tuberculosis, including the kind resistant to drugs, rose globall ...

Got COVID? Your symptoms may depend on your vaccination status

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is really beginning to fit in. Now that it is settling in for ...

Big rocks slam into Mars, gouge craters, reveal subsurface features

Mars has a lot of craters. Now it has two new ones — gouged by rocks that slammed into the planet la ...

Senate GOP report argues lab-leak theory is most likely origin of covid

Senate Republican staffers have produced a report laying out their argument that the “most likely” o ...

China launches an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine in an apparent world first

China’s biggest city, Shanghai, started administering an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday in wha ...

Panel votes to add COVID shots to recommended vaccinations

COVID-19 shots should be added to the lists of recommended vaccinations for kids and adults, a panel ...

North Atlantic right whale population drops to about 340, worrying scientists

For more than 40 years, a group of researchers in New England have kept tabs on hundreds of critical ...

Audubon’s writings on ocean voyages and seabirds complicate his legacy

John James Audubon is known as many things: a tenacious birder, a compelling painter, an enslaver wh ...

COVID vaccination rates have dropped 50% in Africa, WHO says

The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses given in Africa has dropped by more than 50% over the last thre ...

U.S. clears Novavax vaccine for use as COVID-19 booster

U.S. regulators on Wednesday authorized a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Novavax. The ...