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THE URGENT NEED TO IMPROVE HEALTH EQUITY

A special package highlights problems and solutions

MAMMALS' PERSEVERANCE, FAST RADIO BURSTS AND HEALTH JUSTICE

Research shows straightforward solutions to help children learn and thrive

 
 
 

HOW MAMMALS CONQUERED THE WORLD AFTER THE ASTEROID APOCALYPSE

They scurried in the shadows of dinosaurs for millions of years until a killer space rock created a new world of evolutionary opportunity

DRONES COULD SPOT CRIME SCENES FROM AFAR

A system could aid forensic searches and crime-scene mapping by detecting reflections from human materials

 
 
 

HOW THE BRAIN TELLS APART IMPORTANT AND UNIMPORTANT SENSATIONS

Several recent studies point to a small, long-overlooked structure in the brain stem as a crucial gatekeeper for the body's signals

GUN VIOLENCE IS AN EPIDEMIC; HEALTH SYSTEMS MUST STEP UP

There are tools that hospitals can use to reduce the number of firearm injuries that come through the doors. We are piloting one such...

 
 
 

CLIMATE CHANGE DOUBLED THE LIKELIHOOD OF DEVASTATING SOUTH AFRICAN FLOODS

Hundreds of people were killed and thousands of homes destroyed in Durban after torrential rains unleashed flooding

TO BETTER UNDERSTAND WOMEN'S HEALTH, WE NEED TO DESTIGMATIZE MENSTRUAL BLOOD

Diseases like endometriosis would have a cure if we could talk about them and study them without shame

 
 
 

YES, PHONES CAN REVEAL IF SOMEONE GETS AN ABORTION

To protect personal information from companies that sell data, some individuals are relying on privacy guides instead of government...

HOW TO TREAT COVID AT HOME

Some over-the-counter medications can help symptoms, and there are ways to ease isolation

 
 
 

WHAT ONE MILLION COVID DEAD MEAN FOR THE U.S.'S FUTURE

The country has reached an unthinkably grim milestone. Nearly 200,000 children have lost parents, many more elderly have been killed,...

HOW ASTRONOMERS FINALLY CAPTURED A PHOTO OF OUR OWN GALAXY'S BLACK HOLE

It took hundreds of researchers and many telescopes to capture an image of black hole at the middle of our Milky Way.

 
 
 

WHAT THE SCIENCE ON GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE FOR TRANSGENDER KIDS REALLY SHOWS

Laws that ban gender-affirming treatment ignore the wealth of research demonstrating its benefits for trans people's health

THE FIRST PICTURE OF THE BLACK HOLE AT THE MILKY WAY'S HEART HAS BEEN REVEALED

The historic image of Sagittarius A* is the culmination of a decades-long astronomical quest-and a crucial step toward a new understanding...

 
 
 

POEM: 'THE ALGORITHM'

Science in meter and verse

WOMEN BEAR THE BRUNT OF DROUGHT SHOCKS

Gender discrimination multiplies the challenges women face from climate change, a new U.N. report says

 
 
 

AIR-CONDITIONING SHOULD BE A HUMAN RIGHT IN THE CLIMATE CRISIS

We need to protect vulnerable people from killer heat without destroying the environment

WHY THE 2022 SOUTHWEST FIRE SEASON IS SO EARLY AND INTENSE

La Niña, climate change and an increasing human presence are all raising wildfire risks

 
 
 

TWO-HEADED WORMS TELL US SOMETHING FASCINATING ABOUT EVOLUTION

Researchers looked back at more than 100 years of research, and they found a fascination with annelids with mixed up appendages was...

NEW RECORD-BREAKING SIMULATION SHEDS LIGHT ON 'COSMIC DAWN'

THESAN-the largest, most detailed computer model of the universe's first billion years yet made-is helping set expectations for observations...

 
 
 



Florida clinical trial shows promise in fighting Alzheimer's disease

Florida clinical trial shows promise in fighting Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth leading cause among those over age 65. Read more ...

Woman held after man shot in Upstate shooting, deputies say

Woman held after man shot in Upstate shooting, deputies say

An Upstate woman is being detained and questioned after a Tuesday night shooting deputies are calling domestic-related. Read more ...

Clemson Baseball drops final midweek contest of the season at Coastal 17-2

Clemson Baseball drops final midweek contest of the season at Coastal 17-2

The Tigers will finish their regular season with a three-game series at home against Boston College this weekend Read more ...

Madison Cawthorn Loses GOP Primary Amid Controversies

Cawthorn had Trump's backing even after a scandalous stretch-but it wasn't enough to prevent an apparent primary defeat for the freshman congressman. Read more ...

3 Houston-area stores targeted by same jewelry heist, owners say

Since our story of the Alvin store robbed off a pricey Rolex aired, two other stores say the same men robbed them using the same method. Read more ...

Heavy rain expected with storms that roll in late Tuesday, early Wednesday

Heavy rain expected with storms that roll in late Tuesday, early Wednesday

Kansas City area is in a T-storm watch until 4 a.m. Read more ...

No Charges for Cop Randy Wetzel, Who Shot Unarmed Black Man Maurice Gordon

New Jersey State Police Sergeant Randy Wetzel fatally shot 28-year-old Maurice Gordon following a May 2020 speeding stop. Read more ...

Mike Lindell wants Elon Musk to use his 'big presence' to probe the MyPillow...

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is looking to sit down with Elon Musk for a "15 minute presentation" on the former's baseless voter fraud claims. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Mike... Read more ...

Rising Water Levels Have Some Minnesota Resort Owners On Edge

Rising Water Levels Have Some Minnesota Resort Owners On Edge

KABETOGAMA, Minn. - Just along the shores of Voyageurs National Park, Jennifer Gelo is sitting watching the water creep closer - gobbling up her docks and inching towards her... Read more ...

What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?

What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?

MINNEAPOLIS - It's a part of your commute that might seem like it's slowing you down. But in reality, it's actually speeding things up and keeping you safe. If you've hit the... Read more ...