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Space Aged: Bottle of Wine From Space Station Could Sell for $1 Million

It was a cool and dark environment, but not your traditional wine cellar.Not when it involved orbiting the Earth about 250 miles up at...

Two Important Moves on Emissions

Over the past week, Congress and the Biden administration took their first concrete steps to reduce emissions of two dangerous greenhouse gases: Methane, which...

Buying an Electric Vehicle? Here Is Some Advice.

Buying used could be a cheaper way to get an electric vehicle, though evaluate the car you are buying carefully, particularly the quality of...

Global Vaccine Crisis Sends Ominous Signal for Fighting Climate Change

Brazil’s right-wing populist president, Jair Bolsonaro, scorned public health guidance and insisted that lockdowns and mobility restrictions would be a bigger threat to the...

E.P.A. to Sharply Limit Powerful Greenhouse Gases

The Biden administration is moving quickly to limit hydrofluorocarbons, the Earth-warming chemicals used in air-conditioning and refrigeration.

What Doomed a Sprawling City Near St. Louis 1,000 Years Ago?

That finding is in keeping with our knowledge of Cahokian agriculture, says Jane Mt. Pleasant, professor emeritus of agricultural science at Cornell University, who...

In a First, Researchers Discover a Pregnant Egyptian Mummy

An Egyptian mummy that for decades was thought to be a male priest was recently discovered to have been a pregnant woman, making it...

Celebrities Are Endorsing Covid Vaccines. Does It Help?

Pelé, Dolly Parton and the Dalai Lama have little in common apart from this: Over a few days in March, they became the latest...

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Flies Again and Gets a New Mission

Ingenuity, NASA’s little Mars helicopter that could, will get to fly some more.The small flying robot made history a week and a half ago...

‘Firefighters Out There in the Snow’: Wildfires Rage Early in Parched West

RUIDOSO, N.M. — New Mexico’s first major wildfire of the year ignited this week near a campground where visitors can hike to view hundreds...

Can We Get to Net Zero With a ‘Circular’ Economic Strategy? Join the Conversation.

The ambitious goal of getting to net zero emissions of carbon dioxide is a target that will require significant economic changes across the world.In...

India Blames a Virus Variant as Its Covid-19 Crisis Deepens

Doctors, the public and the media point to anecdotal evidence of infections even among the vaccinated. Scientists say the data is too thin and...

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Think Outside the Brunch for Mother’s Day

Spruce up her surroundings.“Look around your space and think about what will make her feel cared for,” said Marianne Canada, lifestyle expert for HGTV.com...

Of Brexit and Boris: What’s Driving the Call for Scottish Independence

The millions of votes counted across Scotland on Saturday could be among the most consequential in recent times, and not because of their impact...

Melting Glaciers Have Exposed Frozen Relics of World War I

As glaciers melt and shrink in the Alps of Northern Italy, long-frozen relics of World War I have been emerging from the ice.They include...

A Chinese Rocket Is Tumbling Back to Earth. Where Will It Land?

A piece of China’s largest rocket is tumbling back to Earth this weekend. No one really knows when or where it will land.On April...