- Michael Bloomberg Plans a $242 Million Investment in Clean Energyby Maggie Astor on 17 May 2022 at 04:01
The billionaire and former mayor of New York City will fund programs in 10 developing countries.
- The Trigger That Makes an Octopus Mom Self-Destructby Nicholas Bakalar on 17 May 2022 at 03:16
Researchers are gaining a better understanding of the biochemical processes that precede female octopuses’ deaths after they lay and then tend their eggs.
- F.D.A. and Abbott Reach Agreement on Baby Formula to Try to Ease Shortageby Christina Jewett on 16 May 2022 at 23:50
The company said production could resume in about 2 weeks and store shelves would be restocked several weeks later.
- How Often Can You Be Infected With the Coronavirus?by Apoorva Mandavilli on 16 May 2022 at 22:38
The spread of the Omicron variant has given scientists an unsettling answer: repeatedly, sometimes within months.
- A Total Lunar Eclipse in Prime-Timeby Adam Mann on 16 May 2022 at 18:23
On Sunday night, Earth’s shadow will fall over the moon and make our natural satellite turn blood red.
- The Unlikely Ascent of New York’s Compost Championby Cara Buckley on 16 May 2022 at 15:35
An ad led to Domingo Morales falling in love with compost. A windfall is helping him spread the word.
- What’s Down the Road for Silicon?by Amos Zeeberg on 16 May 2022 at 09:00
Meet the new materials overpowering the electric economy.
- Common Medications Can Prolong Back Pain, Study Saysby Gina Kolata on 15 May 2022 at 00:11
A clinical trial will be needed to verify the research, which offered a warning about taking steroids or nonprescription drugs to soothe aches that many experience.
- The Tick That Causes a Meat Allergy Is on the Moveby Livia Albeck-Ripka on 13 May 2022 at 17:26
The lone star tick can trigger an allergic reaction to red meat in those bitten. Now this arachnid’s territory is expanding.
- The Man Who Controls Computers With His Mindby Ferris Jabr on 13 May 2022 at 17:08
16 years ago, Dennis DeGray was paralyzed in an accident. Now, implants in his brain allow him some semblance of control.
- Did Warming Play a Role in Deadly South African Floods? Yes, a Study Says.by Henry Fountain on 13 May 2022 at 15:09
Climate change sharply increased the chances of catastrophic rains in the country’s east, a team of researchers has found.
- The Milky Way’s Black Hole Comes to Lightby Dennis Overbye on 13 May 2022 at 14:56
The Event Horizon Telescope has once again caught sight of the “unseeable.”
- In South Korea, ‘Ghost Surgeries’ Lead to Cameras in Hospitalsby John Yoon on 13 May 2022 at 10:30
After scandals in which doctors let unsupervised assistants operate on patients, the country is becoming one of the first to require cameras in operating rooms.
- Dinosaur Skeleton Sells for $12.4 Million at Christie’sby Julia Jacobs on 13 May 2022 at 02:17
The remains of a Deinonychus antirrhopus, the beast that inspired the velociraptor in “Jurassic Park,” are believed to be the first of their kind sold at a public auction.
- While Building a House, They Dug Up a Chamber for Ancient Godsby Jennifer Pinkowski on 12 May 2022 at 18:27
The discovery in Turkey led to a looting charge against the homebuilders and captured a time when the Neo-Assyrian Empire was the region’s dominant power.
- Biden Administration Cancels Oil Drilling Sales in Alaska and Gulf of Mexicoby Lisa Friedman on 12 May 2022 at 15:53
Republicans link the move to rising gas prices while the administration said it was a result of conflicting legal opinions and a lack of interest among bidders.
- Air Pollution Can Mean More, or Fewer, Hurricanes. It Depends Where You Live.by Henry Fountain on 12 May 2022 at 12:22
Smog from factories and cars has led to more storms in the Atlantic Ocean, but fewer in the Pacific. A new study explains why.
- F.D.A. Authorizes Underwear to Protect Against S.T.I.s During Oral Sexby Pam Belluck on 12 May 2022 at 12:12
It’s the first time underwear has been authorized for this purpose, and it provides a new choice for protection where the few options have been unpopular.
- Moderna Vaccine Provokes Strong Immune Response in Children 6 to 11by Apoorva Mandavilli on 11 May 2022 at 21:07
Antibody levels rose in the children who received it, suggesting the vaccine protects against infection. But the data were gathered before the arrival of Omicron.
- Spinal Fluid From Young Mice Sharpened Memories of Older Rodentsby Benjamin Mueller on 11 May 2022 at 15:05
Researchers identified a protein in the fluid that could boost the cognition of aging animals — and might lead to future treatments for people.