Tag: Science

Scientists have done it again. They have come to the rescue of billions of people around the globe. Their development of vaccines to ward off COVID-19 was done quickly and professionally, overseen by the FDA,…

Dr. Scott Atlas, a radiologist who gained President Donald Trump’s ear by pushing science-defying advice about COVID-19, has resigned from the White House coronavirus task force, according to an administration official familiar with the matter.…

Early in the pandemic, I had occasion to page through photo albums my mother assembled during my childhood. Some of those happy images chilled my physician heart. There I was, two months old, sleeping peacefully…

Fourth-graders at Lincoln Elementary took advantage of last Friday’s scorching temps by conducting experiments with solar ovens. Teacher Lissa Manbeck guided her students through the learning process with the promise of solar s’mores as their…

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia today became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine for use in tens of thousands of its citizens despite international skepticism about injections that have not completed clinical trials and…

Zombie cicadas to murder hornets: Hold my beer. There has been a resurgence of cicadas infected with the parasitic fungus Massospora, which causes them to resort to trickery to entrap other victims. While murder hornets…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus,  then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven drug to patients, a senior government scientist alleged in…

ATLANTA — The president of the American Medical Association, a Georgia doctor speaking to reporters across the nation from her home base in Atlanta on Tuesday, pleaded with citizens and leaders to listen to science…

PHILADELPHIA — Researchers around the world started work on a coronavirus vaccine on Jan. 11, the moment their Chinese counterparts published the microbe’s genetic code. At Inovio Pharmaceuticals in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., scientists made a…

PHILADELPHA — There’s a generational divide between older and younger Republicans when it comes to climate change, but overall, most Americans agree that the science — and the problem — are real, according to a…