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JUST IN: FDA approves the first long-acting injectable medication for use as pre-exposure prevention against HIV.… NBC News Science (Tue Dec 21)
US had the second-steepest decline in life expectancy among high-income countries last year, according to a study o… NBC News Science (Wed Nov 03)
Hockey players will skate on frozen rainwater, the Zambonis are electric, and the cutlery is bamboo — Seattle’s new… NBC News Science (Sat Oct 23)
Hockey players will skate on frozen rainwater, the Zambonis are electric, and the cutlery is bamboo — Seattle’s new… NBC News Science (Sat Oct 23)
The Biden administration is taking steps to address the economic risks from climate change. NBC News Science (Fri Oct 15)
Pope Francis encourages young climate change activists to continue their efforts “for the good of humanity,” adding… NBC News Science (Wed Sep 29)
BREAKING: FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid booster for emergency use in American ages 65 and over, as well as those at h… NBC News Science (Wed Sep 22)
WATCH LIVE: Hurricane Henri approaches the northeast U.S. NBC News Science (Sat Aug 21)
BREAKING: Biden administration to recommend Covid booster shot eight months after second dose, two sources familiar… NBC News Science (Tue Aug 17)
JUST IN: FDA amends emergency use authorizations for the Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines to allow… NBC News Science (Fri Aug 13)
LATEST: Elsa strengthens to hurricane as it barrels toward Florida coast. NBC News Science (Wed Jul 07)
JUST IN: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will fly to space next month on first crewed flight of a rocket made by his comp… NBC News Science (Mon Jun 07)
BREAKING: Veteran space journalist and NBC News correspondent Jay Barbree, who covered more than 160 missions over… NBC News Science (Sat May 15)
JUST IN: After several months orbiting Mars, a Chinese rover successfully touched down on the Martian surface Frida… NBC News Science (Sat May 15)
Here’s the science that convinced the CDC to lift mask mandates. NBC News Science (Thu May 13)
NASA’s Mars helicopter aces its second test flight, soaring even higher and longer than before.… NBC News Science (Thu Apr 22)
NEW: People infected with UK variant of coronavirus did not experience more severe symptoms and were not at higher… NBC News Science (Mon Apr 12)
NASA helicopter set for historic first flight on Mars. NBC News Science (Fri Apr 09)
Fireflies don't respond well to light pollution. They're not alone. Two new studies underline the unintended effec… NBC News Science (Thu Apr 01)
After one of its worst wildfire seasons and a global pandemic, Australia is now facing its latest end-of-days chall… NBC News Science (Fri Mar 26)
NEW: President Biden has chosen Bill Nelson, a former U.S. senator who flew in space, to lead NASA. NBC News Science (Fri Mar 19)
BREAKING: Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine is safe to use, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday, after a… NBC News Science (Thu Mar 18)
Astronomers: Oumuamua, our solar system’s first known interstellar visitor, is likely a remnant of a Pluto-like wor… NBC News Science (Thu Mar 18)
NEW: Novavax reports that its experimental Covid-19 vaccine is more than 96% effective in preventing mild and sever… NBC News Science (Thu Mar 11)
NEW: U.S. sets single-day record with more than 3,350 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday, according to an NBC News tal… NBC News Science (Wed Dec 23)
NEW: U.S. surpasses 18,000,000 Covid-19 cases, according to an NBC News tally. NBC News Science (Tue Dec 22)
BREAKING: U.S. FDA authorizes Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, adding a second vaccine to the country's… NBC News Science (Sat Dec 19)
JUST IN: VP Pence will publicly receive a Covid-19 vaccine on Friday, while President-elect Biden is expected to re… NBC News Science (Thu Dec 17)
BREAKING: U.S. FDA authorizes first Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use in the nation, saying the known and potentia… NBC News Science (Sat Dec 12)
BREAKING: U.S. sets single-day record with more than 200,000 new Covid-19 cases reported on Wednesday, according to… NBC News Science (Thu Dec 03)
BREAKING: U.S. sets new record with more than 100,000 people currently hospitalized from Covid-19.… NBC News Science (Thu Dec 03)
NEW: First delivery of vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna, which are pending final approval, could come in the… NBC News Science (Thu Dec 03)
From Canada to New Zealand, world leaders have raised hopes that a Biden admin. will reinvigorate efforts to fight… NBC News Science (Fri Nov 13)
JUST IN: FDA grants an emergency use authorization for Eli Lilly's Covid-19 monoclonal antibody treatment, called b… NBC News Science (Tue Nov 10)
LIVE: NASA attempting to collect samples from the surface of an asteroid. NBC News Science (Tue Oct 20)
Concerns are growing that an oil tanker carrying millions of gallons of oil could spill its load into the sea betwe… NBC News Science (Tue Oct 20)
Decades of mismanagement led to choked forests — now it's time to clear them out, fire experts say. NBC News Science (Mon Oct 19)
Relying on immunity among people who have recovered from Covid-19 is a flawed strategy, 80 researchers from the fie… NBC News Science (Wed Oct 14)
Just weeks after the reported discovery of phosphine on Venus – a potential sign of life in the clouds above its he… NBC News Science (Mon Oct 12)
BREAKING: Hurricane Delta makes landfall in Louisiana as a Category 2 storm. NBC News Science (Fri Oct 09)
Mars will be brighter in the night sky than anything in its vicinity in October, and will reach opposition on Oct.… NBC News Science (Fri Oct 09)
Researchers off the coast of Nova Scotia found a nearly 2-ton great white shark believed to be roughly 50 years old… NBC News Science (Mon Oct 05)
Tropical Storm Delta breaks record for earliest 25th named storm; currently forecast to become Cat. 2, as it heads… NBC News Science (Mon Oct 05)
Russian investigators said Saturday they were looking into “a possible ecological catastrophe” in the eastern Kamch… NBC News Science (Mon Oct 05)
California exceeds 4,000,000 acres burned by wildfires in 2020; more than 8,200 fires have consumed more than doubl… NBC News Science (Sun Oct 04)
Ancient mummies, and a sealed door, unearthed in Egypt after more than 2,600 years. NBC News Science (Sat Oct 03)
UPDATE: The deaths of more than 330 elephants in Botswana this year were caused by toxins from algae, officials sai… NBC News Science (Mon Sep 21)
BREAKING: Covid-19 death toll in the US surpasses 200,000 people. NBC News Science (Sat Sep 19)
Wildfires in the US, Australia and Siberia have driven home how climate change is already threatening to destroy ec… NBC News Science (Fri Sep 18)
The oldest human footprints in the Arabian Peninsula have been discovered on an ancient lakebed deep in Saudi Arabi… NBC News Science (Fri Sep 18)
LATEST: NHC: "Catastrophic and life-threatening flooding ongoing along portions of the north-central Gulf coast." NBC News Science (Wed Sep 16)
NEW: The August Complex Fire burning in Mendocino National Forest has become the largest wildfire in California his… NBC News Science (Fri Sep 11)
The Neowise comet has grown much brighter in recent days and will make its closest approach to Earth in about two w… NBC News Science (Fri Jul 10)
Koalas in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) could become extinct by 2050 unless the government immediat… NBC News Science (Tue Jun 30)
A massive plume of dust from the Sahara Desert is drifting across the Atlantic Ocean and is expected to blanket par… NBC News Science (Wed Jun 24)
A re-energized Tropical Storm Cristobal advanced toward the U.S. Gulf Coast early Saturday, bringing with it the he… NBC News Science (Sat Jun 06)
A re-energized Tropical Storm Cristobal advanced toward the U.S. Gulf Coast early Saturday, bringing with it the he… NBC News Science (Sat Jun 06)
Airborne laser scanners have revealed what may be the oldest and largest ancient Mayan structure ever found, accord… NBC News Science (Fri Jun 05)
A major clean-up operation has been launched in Siberia after more than 15,000 tons of diesel fuel was released int… NBC News Science (Thu Jun 04)
LIVE: US astronauts to launch into space from American soil for first time since 2011. NBC News Science (Wed May 27)
NEW: A tooth offers evidence modern humans reached Europe earlier than previously thought. NBC News Science (Mon May 11)
At least 15 children in New York City have been hospitalized with a mysterious illness believed to be linked to COV… NBC News Science (Tue May 05)
The world has lost more than one quarter of its land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years, researchers say. NBC News Science (Fri Apr 24)
Two Democrats whose states have among the highest cases of the coronavirus in the nation are proposing a "coronavir… NBC News Science (Thu Apr 23)
BREAKING: President Trump orders halt of US funding to the World Health Organization. NBC News Science (Tue Apr 14)
NEW: What may be the world’s oldest piece of string, made by Neanderthal humans from bark about 50,000 years ago, h… NBC News Science (Thu Apr 09)
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How to see TONIGHT'S pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020. NBC News Science (Wed Apr 08)
NEW: New York City sends emergency alert to phones, asks all licensed health care workers to support the city's hea… NBC News Science (Fri Apr 03)
Evidence of 90-million-year-old rainforest uncovered beneath Antarctic ice. NBC News Science (Thu Apr 02)
Health care workers from around the U.S. on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 share video diaries of wh… NBC News Science (Wed Apr 01)
Do you need a mask? The science hasn't changed, but public guidance might. Here's why. NBC News Science (Tue Mar 31)
NEW: "Chloroquine phosphate, when used without a prescription and supervision of a healthcare provider, can cause s… NBC News Science (Sat Mar 28)
UPDATE: With at least 82,474 coronavirus cases recorded, the US now has more cases than any other nation, including… NBC News Science (Thu Mar 26)
New Orleans is an epicenter of coronavirus. Mardi Gras could be to blame, doctors say. As of Tuesday afternoon, Ne… NBC News Science (Tue Mar 24)
The Great Barrier Reef is experiencing its most widespread coral bleaching event, according to scientists who say r… NBC News Science (Tue Mar 24)
NEW: Hoping to stem the toll of the state’s surging coronavirus outbreak, New York health officials plan to begin c… NBC News Science (Mon Mar 23)
More than 300,000 coronavirus cases have now been reported worldwide, WHO says: “The pandemic is accelerating.” NBC News Science (Mon Mar 23)
In her own words: A doctor describes treating coronavirus patients. NBC News Science (Mon Mar 23)
Stringent lockdowns to stop the spread of the coronavirus have caused unintended climate benefits.… NBC News Science (Sun Mar 22)
Medical professionals are rallying around the hashtag GetMePPE, because they’re running out of it. @_esaliba spok… NBC News Science (Sat Mar 21)
As physicians diagnose and care for a growing number of people with COVID-19, distinct patterns are emerging, givin… NBC News Science (Sat Mar 21)
Stringent lockdowns to stop the spread of the coronavirus have caused unintended climate benefits.… NBC News Science (Fri Mar 20)
Data from the European Space Agency shows a drop in emissions over China between December and March. NBC News Science (Fri Mar 20)
LIVE: Join us now for an @NBCNews Special Report on the coronavirus pandemic. NBC News Science (Fri Mar 20)
UPDATE: Italy has overtaken China as the country with the most deaths reported due to the coronavirus outbreak, reg… NBC News Science (Thu Mar 19)
Despite internet conspiracy theories, there's no credible evidence anti-inflammatories will worsen the coronavirus. NBC News Science (Wed Mar 18)
Older and sicker individuals are most at risk with the coronavirus, but some younger adults are also getting the co… NBC News Science (Wed Mar 18)
Stringent lockdowns to stop the spread of the coronavirus have caused climate benefits. NBC News Science (Wed Mar 18)
Stringent lockdowns to stop the spread of the coronavirus have caused unintended climate benefits.… NBC News Science (Wed Mar 18)
The coronavirus causing COVID-19 is a nasty bug, but like other members of the coronavirus family, it’s no match fo… NBC News Science (Tue Mar 17)
Coronavirus updates as of Monday, March 16: 180,000+ cases 7,000+ deaths worldwide 68,000+ recoveries 150+ countr… NBC News Science (Tue Mar 17)
NEW: Americans should avoid events of 50+ people for the next 8 weeks, CDC says. NBC News Science (Mon Mar 16)
NEW: @NBCNews has asked every US state health department how they are handling testing for coronavirus. Read our gu… NBC News Science (Sat Mar 14)
Astronomers have discovered 139 more "minor planets" — small bodies circling the sun that are neither official plan… NBC News Science (Fri Mar 13)
Antarctica and Greenland are losing ice 6 times faster than in the 1990s, new studies show. NBC News Science (Fri Mar 13)
Two of the last white giraffes on Earth were slaughtered by poachers. NBC News Science (Thu Mar 12)
LIVE: Dr. Fauci and Dr. Redfield testify about coronavirus before a US Congress hearing. NBC News Science (Thu Mar 12)
LIVE: @NBCNewsNow is answering your questions about the Coronavirus pandemic NBC News Science (Thu Mar 12)
[email protected] and @curefinder are doing a @reddit AMA at 12 p.m. ET today to answer questions about the COVID19… NBC News Science (Fri Mar 06)
NASA data shows China’s air pollution plummet amid coronavirus outbreak. NBC News Science (Mon Mar 02)
Researchers are racing to solve the enduring mystery of where the coronavirus virus came from.… NBC News Science (Sun Mar 01)
Researchers are racing to solve the enduring mystery of where the coronavirus virus came from.… NBC News Science (Sat Feb 29)
Researchers are racing to solve the enduring mystery of where the coronavirus virus came from.… NBC News Science (Fri Feb 28)
[email protected] explains some steps you can take to protect yourself against the new coronavirus.… NBC News Science (Fri Feb 28)
[email protected] explains some steps you can take to protect yourself against the new coronavirus.… NBC News Science (Thu Feb 27)
A visiting mini-moon is circling Earth, according to astronomers who discovered the cosmic squatter in our planet’s… NBC News Science (Wed Feb 26)
Humanity poised to set new record for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere — again. NBC News Science (Mon Feb 24)
BREAKING: Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician depicted in 'Hidden Figures', has died at age 101.… NBC News Science (Mon Feb 24)
The subsurface of the Red Planet offers a protected, and possibly habitable, environment. NBC News Science (Thu Feb 20)
Two giant icebergs broke off Antarctica. Here's what that means for the continent's health. NBC News Science (Thu Feb 20)
Two giant icebergs broke off Antarctica. Here's what that means for the continent's health. NBC News Science (Wed Feb 19)
Dagmar Turner played the violin while a tumor was removed from her brain so that surgeons could preserve her abilit… NBC News Science (Wed Feb 19)
Earth's coral reefs could be gone by 2100, research finds. NBC News Science (Tue Feb 18)
Recent storms have provided the heaviest and most sustained rainfall in Sydney and its surrounding areas in 30 year… NBC News Science (Tue Feb 11)
Astronomers want to see a supernova. A dimming star is giving them hope. NBC News Science (Wed Feb 05)
JUST IN: 3 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in California, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the U.… NBC News Science (Mon Feb 03)
Newly released NOAA emails show uproar over President Trump's hurricane claims: "What’s next? Climate science is a… NBC News Science (Mon Feb 03)
Space-time is swirling around a dead star, proving Einstein right again, a new study finds. For example, imagine E… NBC News Science (Fri Jan 31)
If the two satellites were to collide, the debris could endanger spacecraft around the planet.… NBC News Science (Wed Jan 29)
If the two satellites were to collide, the debris could endanger spacecraft around the planet.… NBC News Science (Tue Jan 28)
BREAKING: US prosecutors have charged Harvard University's chemistry dept. chair with allegedly lying to the US Dep… NBC News Science (Tue Jan 28)
Ancient viruses never observed by humans discovered in Tibetan glacier. NBC News Science (Mon Jan 27)
The heat from the Vesuvius eruption in A.D. 79 turned one victim's brain to glass. NBC News Science (Sun Jan 26)
UPDATE: CDC reports 3rd case of new coronavirus virus in the US. Health officials in California said the patient i… NBC News Science (Sun Jan 26)
Ancient viruses never observed by humans discovered in Tibetan glacier. NBC News Science (Sat Jan 25)
NEW: Magnitude 5.0 earthquake again rocks southern Puerto Rico on Saturday. NBC News Science (Sat Jan 25)
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has moved its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight, an increase from la… NBC News Science (Sun Jan 26)
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has moved its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight, an increase from la… NBC News Science (Sat Jan 25)
NEW: Magnitude 5.0 earthquake again rocks southern Puerto Rico on Saturday. NBC News Science (Sat Jan 25)
Ancient viruses never observed by humans discovered in Tibetan glacier. NBC News Science (Sat Jan 25)
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has moved its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight, an increase from la… NBC News Science (Sat Jan 25)
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has moved its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight, an increase from la… NBC News Science (Fri Jan 24)
The heat from the Vesuvius eruption in A.D. 79 turned one victim's brain to glass. NBC News Science (Fri Jan 24)
While Buffalo isn’t immune to climate change, scientists say it’s among a handful of cities that could become more… NBC News Science (Fri Jan 24)
Ancient viruses never observed by humans discovered in Tibetan glacier. NBC News Science (Fri Jan 24)
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has moved its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight, an increase from la… NBC News Science (Fri Jan 24)
The heat from the Vesuvius eruption in A.D. 79 turned one victim's brain to glass. NBC News Science (Thu Jan 23)
NEW: The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has moved its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight, an increase fr… NBC News Science (Thu Jan 23)
Ancient viruses never observed by humans discovered in Tibetan glacier. NBC News Science (Thu Jan 23)
Ancient viruses never observed by humans discovered in Tibetan glacier. NBC News Science (Wed Jan 22)
President Trump and climate change activist Greta Thunberg present starkly different visions of the challenges faci… NBC News Science (Tue Jan 21)
Rain is wreaking havoc with the Australian Open after air quality issues from wildfires impacted qualifying play. NBC News Science (Mon Jan 20)
Pyrocumulonimbus clouds can generate thunder, lightning and tornado-force winds, in addition to belching out burnin… NBC News Science (Wed Jan 15)
In quake-hit Puerto Rico, even the bees are fleeing their homes. NBC News Science (Wed Jan 15)
BREAKING: The past decade was the warmest ever recorded, government science agencies announced Wednesday.… NBC News Science (Wed Jan 15)
Scientists say they’re seeing fire clouds more often as climate change makes fire seasons longer and wildfires more… NBC News Science (Wed Jan 15)
Chinese officials: Possibility that a new virus in central China could spread between humans cannot be ruled out, t… NBC News Science (Wed Jan 15)
Scientists say they’re seeing fire clouds more often as climate change makes fire seasons longer and wildfires more… NBC News Science (Wed Jan 15)
A 4-year-old girl in Iowa who didn't get vaccinated this season was left blind after getting the flu. NBC News Science (Tue Jan 14)