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‘Frustration and Stress’: State Officials Fault Rollout of Monkeypox Vaccine

Roughly 5,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine intended for Fort Lauderdale, Fla., left the national stockpile’s warehouse in Olive Branch, Miss., on July 19....

Shelling at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant Is Raising Fears of an Accident. Here’s a Look at the Risks.

KYIV, Ukraine — When Russian forces seized control of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in early March, a fierce gun battle with Ukrainian...

Hey Hey! Ho Ho! These Climate Activists Get Paid to Go.

They’ve taken hammers to gas pumps and glued themselves to museum masterpieces and busy roadways. They’ve chained themselves to banks, rushed onto a...

Do Spiders Dream of Eight-Legged Sheep?

By day, jumping spiders hunt their prey, stalking and pouncing like cats. When the lights go down, these pea-sized predators hang out —...

The Long, Long Wait for a Diabetes Cure

“I didn’t want to be defined by my illness, and I didn’t want to be seen as weak, but having Type 1 does...

Why Does the American West Have So Many Wildfires?

This practice has led to increasingly dense forests and ample brush on the forest floor. As a result, forests end up being “tinderboxes”...

Why So Many Cars Have Rats in Them Now

For eight years, Libby Denault had taken her Prius to the same auto body shop in Brooklyn for tuneups and other repairs, which...

A Battlefield From 1777 Yields a Dozen Mercenaries’ Remains

Archaeologists working at Red Bank Battlefield, a site along the Delaware River south of Philadelphia, have uncovered the remains of 13 Hessian mercenaries...

An Uncontrolled Chinese Rocket Body Is Returning From Space. Where Will It Land?

Construction of China’s Tiangong space station continued smoothly this week with the launch and docking of Wentian, a laboratory module. The installation of...

Three Pressing Questions About Monkeypox: Spread, Vaccination, Treatment

Monkeypox, once a relatively obscure virus endemic to Africa, has bloomed into a global threat, infecting more than 20,000 people in 75 countries...

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