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Energy economists say the executive order is likely to fall far short on the president’s goals of increasing the nation’s “energy independence” and restoring lost coal mining jobs.
President Trump is set to undo key aspects of Obama’s climate legacy, targeting regulations for coal-fired power plants.
Medicaid now covers more Americans than Medicare, and it played a major role in stopping the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Some clinicians think marijuana may help ease the transition out of addiction, while critics say substituting one drug for another is no solution.
The expeditions of William Beebe and his coed Department of Tropical Research are remembered at an upcoming show at The Drawing Center in New York.
If a fusion experiment in France succeeds, it could shape the power plants of the future and contribute greatly to reducing planet-warming emissions.
A naturalist in England found the early-blooming plant had moved up its schedule by nearly two months — a foreboding sign of a warming climate.
Remembering events from no earlier than age 3½ or 4 is typical, studies have found. The phenomenon is known as childhood amnesia.
A research cruise in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument produced video of alien-looking deep sea life.
The Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon fault, extending from San Diego to Los Angeles, could rupture along its entire length, scientists have found.
The research vehicle Okeanos Explorer is collecting video and data from the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.
Mr. Trump’s inaugural budget blueprint is a narrow-minded document that sacrifices American innovation to small-bore politics.
A group of researchers created a ruse to draw attention to the seamy side of open-access journals, some of which will publish just about anything for a fee.
A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
Using a wealth of new scientific information, a seasoned homicide detective has developed a theory in a death 5,300 years ago.
Researchers recorded more than 300,000 meteoroid trajectories since 2010 to depict the drifting paths of meteor showers that Earth passes through.
The artist Eduardo Kac and Thomas Pesquet, a Frenchman on the International Space Station, have created art in space.
The Platte River in Nebraska is an important layover for hundreds of thousands of the birds as they head toward their summer homes.
Culture shock is fading, say the handlers of Bao Bao, the panda from the National Zoo in Washington, as she settles into the land of her ancestors.
Dr. Rowland, who had a special interest in A.L.S., or Lou Gehrig’s disease, refused to be interrogated by investigators in the McCarthy era.
During the two years that the Rosetta spacecraft stalked the comet, it observed cliffs that collapsed, boulders that moved and eruptions of dust and gas.
Dr. J. Mario Molina, one of the few insurance executives to criticize the House bill publicly, says it could harm insurers and patients alike.
Much of the ice also appears to be thinner than normal — further signs of climate change’s effects on the region.
A Ph.D candidate and a computer program that took five minutes to run may upend the dinosaur classification system that has been used for more than a century.
The problem is more likely to occur with textured implants than with smooth implants, the F.D.A. said, and it is usually treatable and not often fatal.