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Oldest Fossils of Animals May be in Canada Rocks, Study Says

By Christina Larson | Jul 29, 2021

A Canadian geologist may have found the earliest fossil record of animal life on Earth, according to a report published Wednesday in the journal Nature.

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28, 2021

New research presented at this year's Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggests that trans and non-binary people suffer higher rates of subjective cognitive decline

Keen to Sign Up for Space Tourism? 6 Things To Consider (Besides the Price Tag)

Jul 28, 2021

Suborbital "space" flights have the potential to be less eye-wateringly expensive than going into orbital outer space and beyond. But before you sign up here are a few things to consider.

Large Meteor Lights Up Skies in Norway

Jul 27, 2021

Norwegian experts say an unusually large meteor was visible over large parts of southern Scandinavia and illuminated southeast Norway with a powerful flash of light.

Amid Allegations of Anti-LGBTQ Gov't Purge, a Push to Rename the James Webb Space Telescope

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 26, 2021

James Webb, who headed NASA in the 1960s, helped perpetuate a purge of LGBTQ civil servants, activists allege, pushing to rename a high-tech space telescope named in his honor.

Rare Stone Discovered Outlining Ancient Rome's City Limits

Jul 18, 2021

Archaeologists have discovered a rare stone delineating the city limits of ancient Rome that dates from the age of Emperor Claudius in 49 A.D..

Billionaire Richard Branson Reaches Space in his Own Ship

By Susan Montoya Bryan and Marcia Dunn | Jul 11, 2021

Swashbuckling entrepreneur Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday in his boldest adventure yet, beating out fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos.

Billionaire Blastoff: Rich Riding Own Rockets Into Space

By Marcia Dunn | Jul 9, 2021

Two billionaires are putting everything on the line this month to ride their own rockets into space. It's intended to be a flashy confidence boost for customers seeking their own short joyrides.

New Research Finds J&J Vaccine Has Muscle Against Covid's Delta Variant

By Victoria Knight | Jul 7, 2021

Data released by Johnson & Johnson showed that the vaccine remains highly protective against the delta variant and immunity may be long-lasting.

NASA Sends Squid from Hawaii into Space for Research

Jun 22, 2021

The baby Hawaiian bobtail squid were raised at the University of Hawaii's Kewalo Marine Laboratory and were blasted into space earlier this month on a SpaceX resupply mission.

Take 2: Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Solar Panel Work

By Marcia Dunn | Jun 20, 2021

Astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in less than a week Sunday to install powerful new solar panels outside the International Space Station.

Novavax: Large Study Finds COVID-19 Shot About 90% Effective

By Linda A. Johnson | Jun 14, 2021

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants in a large, late-stage study in the U.S. and Mexico.

FDA Approves Obesity Drug that Helped People Cut Weight 15%

By Linda A. Johnson | Jun 6, 2021

Regulators on Friday said a new version of a popular diabetes medicine could be sold as a weight-loss drug in the U.S. The Food and Drug Administration approved Wegovy, a higher-dose version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide.

Cymbiotika Founder Chervin Jafarieh and the Key to a Well-Balanced Life

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 5, 2021

"We're bringing back what we've lost in foods today. You are what you can absorb," says Chervin Jafarieh of the importance of designing and manufacturing Cymbiotika's groundbreaking formulations.

United Airlines Sees a Supersonic Future

By Daivd Koenig | Jun 4, 2021

United Airlines aims to bring back supersonic travel before the decade is over with a plane that is currently just an artist's drawing — even the prototype hasn't flown yet.

Why and When Do COVID-19 Vaccines Expire?

Jun 4, 2021

How long do vaccines last? That's now a critical question as the Biden administration prepares to send tens of millions of unused COVID-19 doses abroad to help curb the pandemic.

Newer Methods May Boost Gene Therapy's Use for More Diseases

By Marilynn Marchione | Jun 2, 2021

A growing number of patients with rare diseases have hope of not just better treatments, but perhaps a cure. Gene therapy increasingly is being used to attack the root cause of their problems by supplying the DNA they lack.

Virgin Galactic Rocket Ship Ascends from New Mexico

By Morgan Lee | May 23, 2021

Virgin Galactic on Saturday made its first rocket-powered flight from New Mexico to the fringe of space in a manned shuttle, as the company forges toward offering tourist flights to the edge of the Earth's atmosphere.

Why Don't We Have an HIV/AIDS Vaccine After 37 Years?

May 22, 2021

Millions of lives have been saved thanks to the rapid deployment of effective vaccines against COVID-19. And yet, it has been 37 years since HIV was discovered as the cause of AIDS, and there is no vaccine — why?

Watch: Cymbiotika Founder Chervin Jafarieh on the Science and Synergy of Well-Being

SPONSORED CONTENT | May 21, 2021

Cymbiotika founder Chervin Jafarieh shares ways to achieve optimal physical, mental, and spiritual health.

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