(NEW YORK) -- With many students heading back to school soon, researchers are gathering information that can help schools set COVID protocols. Some devices being studied are portable air purification units, which could add a layer of protection and slow the spread of aerosols and... Read More.
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- The drought in California, combined with modern technology, may have uncovered an aviation mystery that has haunted Katherine Radican's family for more than five decades. Researchers at an underwater surveying company said a sonar device they have been testing at Folsom Lake,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The first real-world study pitting COVID-19 variants against the Pfizer vaccine showed that the variant first detected in South Africa may be able to evade some vaccine protection, new research conducted in Israel found. While "breakthrough" COVID-19 cases, meaning people who get... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Mysterious malware -- that has not yet engaged in malicious activity -- has infected nearly 40,000 Mac devices, according to the cybersecurity firm Red Canary, which first detected the threat.The malware, dubbed by... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Juvenile great white shark populations have been increasingly moving up the California coast as climate change warms ocean waters, according to a new study.The marine predators typically remain in warmer waters... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 91.7 million people worldwide and killed over 1.96 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
By DR. SHIELA BEROUKHIM AFRAHIMI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Although front-runner COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna boast efficacy rates of greater than 90%, scientists say it is crucial to continue to study new vaccines, which could be even better than... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Much of the focus on efforts to mitigate climate change is placed on industries such as electricity production and transportation, but global food production is a major contributor to the collective release of... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The ozone hole over Antarctica has grown to its "maximum size" just one year after researchers reported that it was at its smallest since its discovery.The hole, which occurs annually, grew... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than one million people worldwide.Over 33.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the... Read More.
By AICHA EL HAMMAR CASTANO and GUY DAVIES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Brazil, the second-worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, is seeing daily case reports and death rolls continue to rise.In the 24 hours leading up to Friday,... Read More.
BY: KARMA ALLEN(WASHINGTON) -- Researchers are pointing to an alarming medical study about fatal surgeries among Black youth, saying the data sheds light on why doctors and hospitals should to do more to confront their own biases.The study,... Read More.