Happy Earth Day 2021.
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How to view Lyrid meteor shower
The annual Lyrid meteor shower will light up the night sky this week, with its peak in the predawn hours on Thursday.
NASA Ingenuity Mars helicopter makes history with first powered, controlled flight on another planet
Pregnancy increases risk of COVID-19 complications for women and their babies
Pregnant women with COVID-19 face a significantly higher risk of death and of complications for themselves or their newborns, a new study finds.
'Our lives are hanging by a thread': Latino parents with chronic diseases fear COVID-19 as schools reopen
Study explains 'cocktail party effect' in hearing impairment
Plenty of people struggle to make sense of a multitude of converging voices in a crowded room. Commonly known as the 'cocktail party effect,' people with hearing loss find it's especially difficult to understand speech in a noisy environment. New research suggests that, for some listeners, this may have less to do with actually discerning sounds. Instead, it may be a processing problem in which two ears blend different sounds together - a condition known as binaural pitch fusion.
Watch live: SpaceX readies for Crew Dragon launch before dawn Friday
After a one-day delay to wait for improved conditions in the offshore abort zone, SpaceX and NASA are set to launch four astronauts at 5:49 a.m. EDT (0949 GMT) Friday aboard a Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spaceship from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The astronauts will dock with the International Space Station early Saturday for a planned six-month mission.
Climate Change Could Cut World Economy by $23 Trillion in 2050
Poor nations would be particularly hard hit, but few would escape, Swiss Re said. The findings could influence how the industry prices insurance and invests its mammoth portfolios.
An unvaccinated worker set off an outbreak at a U.S. nursing home where most residents were immunized.
To lower cancer risk, eat more mushrooms?
After analyzing data from more than 19,500 cancer patients, researchers report a link between eating more mushrooms and lower cancer risk.