A successful demonstration of the abort system on the company’s Crew Dragon capsule would set up the next flight, which is to have astronauts aboard.
In two new reports, the global health agency says only government intervention can fix the broken market for new antimicrobial drugs.
Two of three judges on the panel said that climate change was an issue for lawmakers, not the courts.
Passengers from Wuhan, China, will be screened at J.F.K. beginning Friday night, and in San Francisco and Los Angeles starting on Saturday.
A Philadelphia judge lowered the damages in a case that claimed Johnson & Johnson played down the risks of an antipsychotic drug.
Usually the large reptiles feed on other creatures. But scientists found a surprise at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
If the future lets people focus on work instead of driving during the daily commute, many of us will have to conquer motion sickness to read memos (or tweets). Researchers are working on some fix...
Twin calamities marked the end of the Cretaceous period, and scientists are presenting new evidence of which drove one of Earth’s great extinctions.
Joe Bryan has maintained his innocence since his sentencing for the 1985 murder. The highest criminal court in Texas this week denied a last-ditch effort to obtain a new trial.
If wolf pups will retrieve a ball for a stranger, no training necessary, maybe dogs’ wild ancestors were also ready for human games.
The 18-year time frame shows how costly and politically complicated it is to leave the world's dirtiest fossil fuel in the ground.
A Grolier Club exhibition explores 500 years of women as scientists, midwives, writers, activists, undertakers and more.
The American Museum of Natural History’s first new space show since 2013 is a head-spinning adventure that makes a statement about the fragility of Earth.
Wealthy men and women generally have eight to nine more years of “disability-free” life after age 50 than poor people do, according to a new study of English and American adults.
As blazes rage in southern Australia, Indigenous fire-prevention techniques that have sharply cut destructive bushfires in the north are drawing new attention.
It’s not just a modern problem. Airborne toxins are so pernicious that they may have shaped our DNA over millions of years.
Angry parents, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group and anti-vaccine celebrities rallied to outmatch one of the state’s most powerful elected leaders.
“A Frankenstein material” is teeming with — and ultimately made by — photosynthetic microbes. And it can reproduce.
She used clay to reconstruct the faces of the missing and the murdered, in the hope of helping police departments learn who they were.
Shell tools found in a Neanderthal cave may have been retrieved from water as deep as 13 feet.
A organism living in ocean muck offers clues to the origins of the complex cells of all animals and plants.
In many poor countries, older surgeons resist being questioned, and operations are more often emergencies, which leaves less time to review checklists.
The potential threat alarms a country that is no stranger to natural disasters like typhoons, earthquakes, mudslides, tsunamis and floods.
The astronomer missed her Nobel Prize. But she now has a whole new observatory to her name.
A new analysis found 2019 was the hottest for the world’s oceans. The five hottest years have also been in the past five years.
A field guide to the fashion tycoon and art collector who has a new frontier in his sights: love to the moon and back.
The theory that he and a colleague devised deepened medicine’s understanding of pain and how it is best measured and treated.
With the future secured, he’s finally going home. Good job, Diego.