A newly discovered giant virus turns its victims to “stone.” The very first giant virus was discovered in a water-cooling tower in 2003. As the name suggests, giant viruses are unusually large and their
If you've ever questioned the nature of your reality, a new study suggests that there are actually two different versions of it — at least at the quantum level. The pre-published study, found in arXiv,
Research into dangerous viruses and bacteria is important, but for the deadliest pathogens, it’s not clear the benefits are worth the risks. In 1977, the last case of smallpox was diagnosed in the wild.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unsafe drinking water, not climate change, is the world's most immediate public health issue, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler contended Wednesday. Environmental
Demetra Ashley is a paid consultant to Purdue Pharma, now being sued for allegedly misrepresenting the risks of long-term use of opioid painkillers. WASHINGTON — A former senior U.S. Drug Enforcement official
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn invoked the regime of Adolf Hitler to warn about the presidency of Donald Trump, urging Congress to push back on a president whom he said he considers one of “the greatest
Years from now, when people look back on the aftermath of Russia's attack on the 2016 election, a key part of that history will have been written by women. Most of the federal judges in Washington, D.C.
If only it was around in the MS Paint era. Imagine if you had the power to turn your old-school Microsoft Paint doodles into actual art. Well, NVIDIA's latest AI-driven software can do just that. The image
Honda's first sport side-by-side is an off-road terror. I'm no stranger to Honda automobiles. My first car was a Prelude, my current track car is an S2000 and I've got an Accord with 318,000 miles on clock
Frustration over U.S. talks with Taliban led to Afghan official's claim his country has been "sold out." WASHINGTON — The United States privately demanded a formal apology from Afghanistan’s national adviser
This lawsuit could finally give us a way to police the president’s attacks on the media. Joshua A. Geltzer is executive director and visiting professor of law at Georgetown’s Institute for Constitutional
A Colorado man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to a brutal stabbing attack on a jogger last May, reports said. Andrew Michael Young, 19, said he stabbed the woman so that
Science & Innovation “I couldn’t even sleep at night,” the lead paleontologist says of her reaction to the discovery. 4 Minute Read About 115 million years ago in what's now northwest China, a female was
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a $13.1 million settlement for a man framed by police for murder. Jamal Trulove spent more than six years in prison for a 2007 murder before
A NASA spacecraft reached a space rock and found it orbited by tiny moons—a phenomenon that “has never been seen before in any solar-system object.” Billions of years ago, something—perhaps the vibrations
A brisk walk even once a week is enough to significantly reduce the chances of early death, a new study has found. Analysis showed that weekly gentle exercise, such as walking or gardening, could cut risk