UNDERWATER CAVES IN MEXICO PRESERVE ONE OF THE WORLD'S OLDEST OCHRE MINES

Archaeologists follow the footsteps of 10,000-year-old miners

OPERATION WARP SPEED'S OPAQUE CHOICES OF COVID-19 VACCINES DRAW SENATE SCRUTINY

Witnesses divulge little on how Trump administration's vaccine push selects candidates for clinical testing or funding

 
 
 

GREENLAND DRILLING CAMPAIGN AIMS FOR BEDROCK TO TRACE ICE SHEET'S LAST DISAPPEARANCE

U.S. effort could also date controversial Hiawatha impact crater

EARTHQUAKES TRIGGER LANDSLIDES. CAN LANDSLIDES ALSO TRIGGER EARTHQUAKES?

Landslides after Taiwan's deadliest typhoon unleashed years of unusual earthquake activity

 
 
 

UNITED KINGDOM PLANS ‘OFFICE FOR TALENT' TO SMOOTH ENTRY FOR TOP SCIENTISTS

Government R&D plan commits to covering Brexit funding shortfalls

FIRST ASTEROID FOUND WITHIN VENUS'S ORBIT COULD BE A CLUE TO THE MISSING ‘MANTLE' ASTEROIDS

2020 AV2 has a composition similar to Earth's mantle

 
 
 

HONG KONG UNIVERSITIES RATTLED BY NEW SECURITY LAW

The impact on research is unclear but worrisome, scholars say

JUST 50% OF AMERICANS PLAN TO GET A COVID-19 VACCINE. HERE'S HOW TO WIN OVER THE REST

To stop the pandemic, the world's public health experts must win the coming “story war” over vaccine misinformation

 
 
 

NEW WHITE HOUSE RULES RESTRICT USE OF GRANT FUNDING TO DEAL WITH COVID-19 IMPACTS

Earlier rules gave institutions more flexibility in supporting research

SWINE FLU STRAIN WITH HUMAN PANDEMIC POTENTIAL INCREASINGLY FOUND IN PIGS IN CHINA

New study spotlights influenza virus that could wreak havoc if it adapts to humans

 
 
 

SWINE FLU STRAIN WITH HUMAN PANDEMIC POTENTIAL INCREASINGLY FOUND IN CHINESE PIGS

New study spotlights influenza virus that could wreak havoc if it adapts to humans

IT'S SAFE TO GO BACK TO THE GYM-IF THERE'S LITTLE COVID-19 AROUND, STUDY SUGGESTS

A trial that recruited 4000 gymgoers in Oslo, Norway, found no new infections

 
 
 

NASA'S NEW ROVER WILL COLLECT MARTIAN ROCKS-AND CLUES TO PLANET'S ANCIENT CLIMATE

Was ancient Mars warm and wet or cold and dry? Perseverance will help resolve the debate

MARS MISSION WOULD PUT CHINA AMONG SPACE LEADERS

Tianwen-1, a “quest for heavenly truth,” aims for a orbiter-lander-rover trifecta

 
 
 

IS IT TIME TO REPLACE ONE OF THE CORNERSTONES OF ANIMAL RESEARCH?

Science talks with two experts in animal ethics who want to go beyond the three Rs

DOLPHINS LEARN UNUSUAL HUNTING BEHAVIOR FROM THEIR FRIENDS

“Shelling” skills spread from peer to peer

 
 
 

GRAVITATIONAL WAVES REVEAL LIGHTEST BLACK HOLE EVER OBSERVED

Lightweight black hole shouldn't exist-at least according to some theories

AIMING ULTRASOUND AT THE BRAIN RAISES HOPE OF NEW TREATMENTS

Approach could lead to new ways to treat epilepsy, depression, and Alzheimer's disease

 
 
 

COVID-19 CANCELS CHARITY GALAS AND WALKS. SCIENCE IS PAYING THE PRICE

Nonprofits that fund research are delaying, trimming, or canceling grants to scientists

THIS SHRIMP HAS SOME OF THE FASTEST EYES ON THE PLANET

The snapping shrimp see sharply what most other animals only see as a blur

 
 
 



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