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The case of Exondys 51 poses emotionally charged issues for families of young boys with a rare illness, who are fighting companies to get coverage for an expensive drug approved on a lower bar of proof.
Nicolas is 14 and has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which is robbing him of his muscles — and his life. A new and expensive drug may help, but can he get it?
Scott Hamilton Kennedy’s documentary gives G.M.O. opponents their say, but leaves the last word to food technologists, who insist on reviewing the data.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been taking images of the rover about every three months to monitor the surrounding area for changes.
In the most comprehensive study of egg shapes to date, scientists say that the best predictor of long or pointy eggs is a bird’s flying ability.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced on Thursday that the bear, which has been on the endangered species list since 1975, was thriving in the region.
Mr. Leboyer, a French physician, advocated natural birth methods that focused on easing suffering for the baby.
Dr. Weed created a system for organizing medical data that is used all over the world, and helped develop a computerized method for aiding diagnosis and treatment.
Let’s take a moment to appreciate what causes the phenomenon of rain falling at the same time that the sun is shining.
Mr. Nelson’s design, made decades after the size limit was thought to have been reached, allowed scientists to peer farther into the universe than ever before.
One of Canada’s remaining igloo builders teaches the disappearing technique that was once common knowledge among the Inuit people.
Excess heat in Phoenix grounded more than 40 flights in recent days, and scientists say a warming climate could also mean more turbulent rides.
A draft of an executive order obtained by The Times appears to give the drug industry what it wants with no guarantee that consumer costs will fall.
The scientific start to summer in the Northern Hemisphere this week comes ahead of a total solar eclipse in August, when the moon will engulf the sun.
A land-based vacation in the Galápagos offers snorkeling, cave exploration, mountain hikes, tortoises and, sometimes, a little mystery.
The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the dividends to taxpayers.
Physicists monitoring the Large Hadron Collider are seeking clues to a theory that will answer deeper questions about the cosmos. But the silence from the frontier has been ominous.
A First Nations band in Quebec wants to take back control of a stretch of river that has been in wealthy American hands for over a century.
New traps that use infrared beams to identify insects are helping researchers capture more of the disease-carrying insects they need.
Developed to save victims of battlefield trauma, a plastic tube with a balloon at its tip can give doctors precious time to halt internal bleeding.
A 2012 study showed that birds respond to song in the same areas of the brain as humans. Birds can cue into a specific frequency range and tempo.
Setting the stage for the next chapter in the quest to end cosmic loneliness, astronomers released a list of objects they are 90 percent sure are planets orbiting other stars.
Dr. Sladen, a British zoologist whose work was the basis of the 1996 movie “Fly Away Home,” also helped teach young birds to safely migrate.
The bloom appears every summer, but it’s so bright this year that it’s visible from satellites in space.
The Hebrew words on a piece of pottery first found in 1965 were detected using multispectral imaging technology.