Scientists are bashing a big study claiming that people lived in the Americas 100,000 years earlier than was thought. “I was astonished by it. I was astonished not because it is so good, but because it is so bad,” one said.
50-year-olds are dying from overdoses of prescription painkillers, while heroin is claiming more people in their 20s.
Argentina, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela have never had a president so unpopular this early on as Donald Trump.
NASA’s latest Mars plan may be showy enough for Trump, but kills any dreams of landing more astronauts on the moon.
On Capitol Hill, climate scientist Michael Mann faced a panel of hostile lawmakers and witnesses at a wacky hearing devoted to questioning global warming.
“It won’t add any coal jobs, but it will set back the country as a leader on the environment,” said one expert.
“It is a good canary in the coal mine for warning us about the warming that is happening everywhere,” said one scientist.
The White House has named Scott Gottlieb to head the US agency charged with monitoring food and drug safety nationwide.
A Congressional committee passed two EPA bills that would eject its academic science advisers and replace them with industry ones, while limiting what environmental studies the agency can review.
The space entrepreneur says his SpaceX firm’s Falcon Heavy rocket will zip two paying customers around the moon by next year.
NASA first zipped three Apollo 8 Mission astronauts around the moon in 1968. Now the agency is talking about a repeat mission.
“Reportedly, this group of career officials at the EPA are aiming to spread their goals covertly,” says the investigation request.
President Donald Trump announced he would end the Obama administration’s climate plan and water pollution rules in one of the first acts of his presidency.
When National Institutes of Health gave away a taxpayer-funded Hepatitis C drug, officials brushed aside requests to limit the price charged to consumers.
He confessed to his therapist that he was a serial killer who raped and murdered women. Then the hunt began for his next victim.
Arctic sea ice is still at a historic low extent this winter, and a blast of balmy weather north of Iceland isn’t helping anything.
President Obama and Canada’s Justin Trudeau banned offshore oil leases across large parts of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. The US added a long stretch of Atlantic coastline as off-limits as well.
David Schnare left the Environmental Protection Agency in 2011 after starting a nonprofit that sues universities for climate scientists’ emails. “For some of us, it’s in the blood. We commit ourselves to public service and we never stop,“ he said.
Christopher Horner of the coal-funded Competitive Enterprise Institute, has been named to the presidential transition team overseeing the EPA. “He is a horrifying choice,” said one environmental lawyer.
He was a space-age hero turned US senator.