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Egypt: Ruins of Ancient Temple for Zeus Unearthed in Sinai

Egypt: Ruins of Ancient Temple for Zeus Unearthed in Sinai

By Samy Magdy | Apr 26, 2022

Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Sinai Peninsula, antiquities authorities said Monday.

Callery Pears: An Invader 'Worse than Murder Hornets!'

Callery Pears: An Invader 'Worse than Murder Hornets!'

By Janet McConnaughey | Apr 22, 2022

Stinky but handsome and widely popular landscape trees have spawned aggressive invaders, creating thickets that overwhelm native plants and sport nasty four-inch spikes.

Climate Change, Big Agriculture Combine to Threaten Insects

Climate Change, Big Agriculture Combine to Threaten Insects

By Seth Borenstein | Apr 20, 2022

Climate change and habitat loss from big agriculture are combining to swat down global insect populations, with each problem making the other worse, a new study finds.

Hollywood Missing the Drama in Climate Change, Group Says

Hollywood Missing the Drama in Climate Change, Group Says

By Lynn Elber | Apr 19, 2022

Hollywood's response to climate change includes donations, protests and other activism. but it's apparently missing out on an approach close to home.

Fuel Leak Thwarts NASA's Dress Rehearsal for Moon Rocket

Fuel Leak Thwarts NASA's Dress Rehearsal for Moon Rocket

By Marcia Dunn | Apr 15, 2022

NASA's latest attempt to fuel its huge moon rocket for a countdown test was thwarted Thursday by a hazardous hydrogen leak, the latest in a series of vexing equipment trouble.

There's Still a Way to Reach Global Goal on Climate Change

There's Still a Way to Reach Global Goal on Climate Change

By Seth Borenstein | Apr 14, 2022

If nations do all that they've promised to fight climate change, the world can still meet one of two internationally agreed upon goals for limiting warming.

Twinkle, Twinkle Giant Star, Astronomers See How Far You Are

Twinkle, Twinkle Giant Star, Astronomers See How Far You Are

By Marcia Dunn | Mar 31, 2022

Astronomers have discovered the farthest star yet, a super-hot, super-bright giant that formed nearly 13 billion years ago at the dawn of the cosmos.

Space Junk on 5,800-mph Collision Course with Moon

Space Junk on 5,800-mph Collision Course with Moon

By Marcia Dunn | Mar 2, 2022

The moon is about to get walloped by 3 tons of space junk, a punch that will carve out a crater that could fit several semitractor-trailers.

Archaeologists Find 9,000-Year-Old Shrine in Jordan Desert

Archaeologists Find 9,000-Year-Old Shrine in Jordan Desert

By Omar Akour | Feb 23, 2022

A team of Jordanian and French archaeologists said Tuesday that it had found a roughly 9,000-year-old shrine at a remote Neolithic site in Jordan's eastern desert.

Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy's Dead City that Nearly Died Again

Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy's Dead City that Nearly Died Again

By Frances D'Emilio | Feb 21, 2022

Pompeii is experiencing the makings of a rebirth as excavations stabilize the ruins and yield revelations about the everyday lives of the ancient city's residents.

US Authorizes New Antibody Drug to Fight Omicron

US Authorizes New Antibody Drug to Fight Omicron

By Matthew Perrone, Ricardo Alsonso-Zaldivar | Feb 14, 2022

U.S. health regulators authorized a new antibody drug that targets the omicron variant.

Some Cancers are Preventable With a Vaccine: A Virologist Explains

Some Cancers are Preventable With a Vaccine: A Virologist Explains

Feb 8, 2022

Nearly 20% of cancers worldwide are caused by a virus but vaccines may render them preventable.

Why Briotech's Powerful Cleansing Products are Actually Good for Your Skin

Why Briotech's Powerful Cleansing Products are Actually Good for Your Skin

SPONSORED CONTENT | Feb 4, 2022

Briotech harnesses the power of natural HOCl for a skincare line that offers a pure cleansing and rejuvenating option for all of your skincare needs.

Ancient Helmets, Temple Ruins Found at Dig in Southern Italy

Ancient Helmets, Temple Ruins Found at Dig in Southern Italy

By Frances D'Emilio | Feb 2, 2022

Archaeologists in southern Italy have discovered ancient warrior helmets and the ruins of a painted brick wall at a site that might have been a forerunner of a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena.

Moderna Launches Early Phase of New HIV Vaccine Tests

Moderna Launches Early Phase of New HIV Vaccine Tests

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 1, 2022

Moderna, together with research organization IAVI, has begin testing promising new antibodies against HIV that could one day lead to an effective vaccine via mRNA technology.

Moderna Begins Testing Omicron-Matched COVID Shots in Adults

Moderna Begins Testing Omicron-Matched COVID Shots in Adults

Jan 27, 2022

Moderna has begun testing an omicron-specific COVID-19 booster in healthy adults.

Pfizer Opens Study of COVID Shots Updated to Match Omicron

Pfizer Opens Study of COVID Shots Updated to Match Omicron

Jan 25, 2022

Pfizer has begun a study comparing its original COVID-19 vaccine with doses specially tweaked to match the hugely contagious omicron variant.

How mRNA and DNA Vaccines Could Soon Treat HIV, Cancers and More

How mRNA and DNA Vaccines Could Soon Treat HIV, Cancers and More

Jan 24, 2022

Using genetic material to produce an immune response has opened up a world of research and potential medical uses, including mRNA and DNA vaccines.

Research Shows If You Have an Older Brother, You're More Likely to Be Gay

Research Shows If You Have an Older Brother, You're More Likely to Be Gay

Jan 24, 2022

New research shows having a greater number of older brothers increases the probability of a person entering a same-sex union at some point in their lives.

UCLA Researchers Come One Step Closer to a Cure for AIDS

UCLA Researchers Come One Step Closer to a Cure for AIDS

Jan 20, 2022

UCLA researchers have reported preliminary success in a revised strategy eliminating HIV-infected cells.

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