Science & Health

German Minister for Family Affairs, Franziska Giffey, left, attaches a sticker at the register of cashier Kerstin Strasen, right, in a supermarket in Berlin, as part of a nationwide cooperation of supermarkets against domestic viloence, April 29, 2020.
Europe reports that 60百分比 of women suffering during COVID lockdowns
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Thu, 05/07/2020 - 13:37
Migrants wait to board on buses outside Moria camp on their way to the port of Mytilene, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, May 3, 2020.
Growing discrimination against migrants, who often are blamed for spreading the coronavirus, impede efforts to tackle the pandemic
Lisa Schlein
Thu, 05/07/2020 - 13:40
NASA astronaut Jack Fischer collects an environmental sample from the ceiling of the International Space Station in 2017 for the Microbial Tracking-2 study. (Credits: NASA)
Microbes carried on bodies of visiting astronauts are being sampled on board International Space Station in hopes of learning how to better protect their health and health of people on Earth
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Thu, 05/07/2020 - 10:47
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai
The global pandemic has drawn attention to just how vital foreigners are to the Arab Gulf countries where they work
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Thu, 05/07/2020 - 09:33
People in Brooklyn's Sunset Park, a neighborhood with one of the city's largest Mexican and Hispanic community, wear masks to…
There's such a strong culture of individualism that, even if it's going to help protect them, people don't want the government telling them what to do
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Thu, 05/07/2020 - 09:30
This illustration provided by the European Southern Observatory in May 2020 shows the orbits of the objects in the HR 6819…
The object is close enough that two stars affected by it can be seen with the naked eye
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 15:18
A researcher tests a patient's blood for COVID-19 at a private laboratory in Rome,  May 5, 2020.
Study led by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory says new strain, mutated form of the original coronavirus, was detected three months ago in Europe and traveled quickly to eastern U.S. states before becoming the world’s most dominant strain since mid-March
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 11:39
The Supreme Court is shown, Monday, April 6, 2020 in Washington. The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from the…
The justices are hearing a dispute about Trump administration rules that would allow more employers who cite a religious or moral objection to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 14:04
Scientist advises UK gov't on coronavirus steps down after lockdown breach
Ferguson quit the government's scientific advisory panel after the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported that a woman he is in a relationship with had crossed London to visit him at his home
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 08:16
A meteor of the Orionid Meteor Shower, created by remnants of Halley's Comet which pass through the earth's atmosphere, streak…
Halley's Comet shower and supermoon draw attention to the sky this week
Zlatica Hoke
Tue, 05/05/2020 - 20:51
Adult mosquitoes feeding on human blood containing malaria parasite.
Microbe discovered in mosquitoes' guts and genitals in Lake Victoria in Kenya, study says
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Tue, 05/05/2020 - 18:28
FILE - This Tuesday, April 7, 2020 file photo shows a bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets in Texas City, Texas. On Friday,…
A government scientist was ousted after the Trump administration ignored his dire warnings about COVID-19 and a malaria drug President Donald Trump was pushing for the coronavirus ?despite scant evidence it helped, according to a whistleblower complaint
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Tue, 05/05/2020 - 16:36
The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 29, 2020.
Mutated strain of COVID-19 is now the most dominant worldwide
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Tue, 05/05/2020 - 15:02
Jay Stewart (third from left) with his Laughter League professional clown colleagues. (Photo courtesy Dr. George Taylor)
Professional clowns who make daily rounds at hospital go virtual to protect young patients from COVID-19
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 06:22
Here Are the Coronavirus Vaccines Undergoing Trial
There are 8 top contenders working to make it happen as soon as possible
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Tue, 05/05/2020 - 10:39