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Then and now: A 'megadrought' in California


English COVID-19 prevalence dropping at slower rate, study finds


Chinese astronauts training for space station crewed flights


Gorillas at the San Diego Zoo are the first non-humans to be vaccinated against COVID-19


States like Texas and Mississippi are lifting COVID-19 mask mandates, but with the pace of vaccinations and spread of variants, experts say it's too soon


SpaceX's Starship rocket lands but then explodes


Minutes after a seemingly successful landing, SpaceX's Starship rocket exploded on the pad


Study: Chinook salmon are key to Northwest orcas all year


Watch live: SpaceX is launching a new Starship rocket prototype. The last 2 attempts ended in explosions.


U.S. administers 80.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC


The data is in: COVID-19 vaccines are proving crucial in curbing the pandemic by slashing infections, hospitalizations, and deaths


Brazil's COVID Crisis Is a Warning to the Whole World, Scientists Say


Scientists spotted a 'space hurricane' swirling above the magnetic north pole. It was raining charged solar particles.


'When will it end?': How a changing virus is reshaping scientists' views on COVID-19


Cuttlefish passed a version of the marshmallow test, a cognitive study for humans designed to test self-control


Second UK trial to study gout drug colchicine as COVID-19 treatment


Interim UK study finds one dose of COVID shots reduces hospitalisation


Turkish study revises down Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine efficacy to 83.5%


Australia building world's first platypus sanctuary


A Texas ER doctor said reopening too soon is 'devastating' to state's medical community


Texas Gov. Abbott has reopened the state '100%' amid a rebound of cases, despite regretting doing the same thing last year


Five Bolivian students killed in fall after balcony railing collapse


Human origins: 'Little Foot' fossil's big journey out of Africa


Earth's north magnetic pole is on the move - here's what will happen when our poles flip


A Virus Variant by Any Other Name ... Please


U.S. administers 78.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC


New CDC guidelines will reportedly tell vaccinated Americans it's safe to gather in small groups


Contagious Brazil COVID-19 variant evades immunity, scientists warn


People who've had COVID-19 might only need one vaccine jab - and saving shots on them could free up millions of doses for others


OPEC demand outlook sees oil stocks falling in 2021: sources


On the COVID-19 frontline but half of French care home workers don't trust vaccine


The head of the CDC warned of a 'potential 4th surge' of COVID-19 cases, despite progress with vaccine rollouts


Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized as early as May, its CEO said. A trial suggests it is 89% effective, though slightly less so against contagious variants.


Energy-related emissions up in December despite pandemic


Painstaking study of 'Little Foot' fossil sheds light on human origins


Fossils of oldest member of huge dinosaur group found in Argentina


An iceberg the size of Los Angeles just broke off Antarctica - and it could happen again within weeks


Strong winds could cause power outages on U.S. East Coast


Twitter says it will ban users who repeatedly post misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines


New York virus variant harbors another worrisome mutation; vaccinating elderly adds most years of life


Why Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine is probably the best shot


Radar images capture new Antarctic mega-iceberg


Scientists are voicing support for a former Trader Joe's employee who says he was fired for asking for better COVID-19 protections


What if all the clouds disappeared forever?


Meteorites may be just north of Cheltenham


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