Science

People with neanderthal DNA may have a higher risk of hospitalization and respiratory failure from the coronavirus.
The first presidential debate of 2020 included a surprise climate question. It yielded unsurprising, but important, answers.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is threatening fines of up to $1,000 for those who refuse to wear masks.
Authorities won’t investigate and arrest anyone for planting, cultivating, buying, transporting, distributing, engaging in practices with or possessing the plants.
Francis Collins, a devout Christian, said he’s worried about political polarization and a growing disregard for science during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The lake is estimated to be 12 miles to 18 miles across and buried 1 mile beneath the icy surface.
“I think it’s really important for everybody to vote,” Rubins said. “If we can do it from space, then I believe folks can do it from the ground, too."
Experts say astronauts can get 200 to 1,000 times more radiation on the moon than what we experience on Earth.
Joe Biden and other Democrats are backing regenerative farming, which pulls carbon from the atmosphere and restores nutrients to soil. But is it ready for prime time?
The bear had been knocking over trash bins and breaking bear-proof latches before it got under the fence early Sunday.