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We don’t know if the mission will be a success, but if it is, it could help stop asteroids from hitting Earth in the future.
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The study offers one of the clearest links yet between biodiversity and public health.
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There are more than 10,000 asteroids known in near-Earth orbits of “city-buster” size. NASA is putting off a mission to find the ones we don’t know about.
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The coronavirus isn’t going anywhere. We need to learn to minimize its impact.
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A drug that has helped millions is also killing tens of thousands of Americans. Grid’s science reporter explains why.
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The illicit market for pain pills never went away. Now fake ones are flooding the street and causing even higher rates of overdose deaths.
But finding pets to lend a paw can get complicated.
Grid’s science editor looks at the virus that surfaced suddenly this summer — in the midst of the covid pandemic.
We're stuck in a dead-end debate over body positivity and dieting when real solutions to the problem exist.
Understaffing and poor working conditions are straining the nurse workforce.
A safe shutdown? Another Fukushima Daiichi disaster? Or worse? A few endgames for the embattled nuclear plant are possible, say experts.
A court case challenging coverage of PrEP pills for HIV prevention could have much broader consequences.
It’s never aliens. Nonetheless, Congress, NASA and the Defense Department have embraced a new era of UFO investigations.
The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, surrounded by warfare, poses an 'unsustainable' risk of radiological disaster, according to a U.N. safety watchdog agency.
Skepticism, a dearth of funding and lack of research participants have held back scientists trying to understand why some infections cause lingering symptoms. Long covid is changing that.
Delayed rocket launches, especially first, test launches, are normal for new rockets, but Monday’s delay of Artemis is an emblematic one for the SLS.
The facility has lost and regained outside cooling power in recent weeks, sparking fears of a radioactive disaster.