(NEW YORK) —The probability of record-shattering heat waves is increasing due to climate change, according to scientists who are measuring temperature predictions in a new way. Researchers that looked into rate of warming, rather than how much warming has occurred, found that record-shattering heat waves... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Since the emergence of new COVID-19 variants, experts have worried that the virus may have developed mutations allowing it to outmaneuver existing vaccines. Early laboratory studies proved worrisome, showing vaccines seemed to produce far fewer virus-fighting antibodies against some of the newer... Read More.
(LONDON) — A team of British and Ukrainian scientists are battling Ukraine's government in court for the return of 1,500 bottles of liquor made from "radioactive" apples grown near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The liquor, branded as Atomik, is part of a four-year experiment... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine still on pause in the U.S. after reports of a rare but severe blood clotting disorder in a small number of the roughly 7 million people who've received the shot, health experts now are... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- New research is shedding light on the social intelligence of marine mammals when under a threat of danger.Sperm whales, which were hunted heavily in the North Pacific U.S. in the 19th century, quickly... Read More.
By NASIR MALIM, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As larger numbers of people recover from COVID-19, researchers are learning more about "brain fog" in those affected by the virus.For months, doctors and researchers have been aware of a range of longer-term... Read More.
By DR. RAEHANNAH JAMSHIDI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Though Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House chief medical adviser, predicted a COVID-19 vaccine may not be available for high schoolers until the fall and for younger kids until early next year, scientists and... Read More.
By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Scientists are now studying a new "home-grown" COVID-19 variant that has been identified and is circulating in the New York City area.The variant, which scientists are calling B.1.526, was identified separately... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Scientists now have evidence that mammoths were roaming the earth more than ONE million years ago with the discovery of the oldest-dating skeletal fragments ever found. An international team of researchers recently found molars from three... Read More.
By VICTOR ORDONEZ, SONY SALZMAN and BOB WOODRUFF, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Around the globe, scientists are studying new and more contagious COVID-19 variants, and their potential impact on vaccines."It's not a surprise that we're seeing variants -- viruses do... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Florida law enforcement agents raided the home of a data scientist Monday, alleging the scientist had hacked into the state's emergency alert system.Rebekah Jones was the state's coronavirus data scientist until... Read More.