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John E. Sarno, N.Y.U. Rehabilitation Doctor, Dies at 93

NY Times Science - 2 hours 35 min ago
Dr. Sarno maintained that most nontraumatic instances of chronic pain are physical manifestations of deep-seated psychological anxieties.

Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say

NY Times Science - 4 hours 33 min ago
Republicans and President Trump have said a new health law would make it easier and more affordable to get care. But the opposite may be true.

The Times’s Resident Expert for a World on Fire

NY Times Science - 4 hours 51 min ago
Canada, Portugal, London: How the fire expertise of our Phoenix bureau chief informs our global reporting.

Trilobites: Solving the Scorching Mystery of the Sun’s Erupting Plasma Jets

NY Times Science - 8 hours 11 min ago
After decades of study, scientists have developed a model to explain how violent solar spicules form.

Yellowstone grizzly: Endangered or not?

BBC Science - 8 hours 25 min ago
The Yellowstone grizzlies are about to be taken off the endangered species list - after they were first added more than 40 years ago.

Trilobites: Waves Above the Earth May Have Once Caused a ‘Nocturnal Sun’

NY Times Science - 8 hours 38 min ago
Historical observations of bright nights that were almost like daytime have a new explanation in forces of the upper atmosphere.

Turkey Drops Evolution From Curriculum, Angering Secularists

NY Times Science - 11 hours 56 min ago
A chapter on evolution will no longer appear in ninth graders’ textbooks because it is considered too “controversial” an idea, an education official said.

Splish splashing spinning gorilla

BBC Science - 20 hours 23 min ago
Zola has been cooling off in his favourite blue swimming pool at Dallas Zoo.

Xi Jinping Is Set for a Big Gamble With China’s Carbon Trading Market

NY Times Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:01
A carbon trading program is shaping up as a big policy retort to President Trump’s decision to quit the Paris accord. But getting local industries on board will be a challenge.

Watched chimps change their hunting habits

BBC Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:42
Wild chimpanzees have changed their hunting strategies in response to being watched and followed by scientists, observations suggest.

How the presence of humans can affect chimp hunting habits

BBC Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:12
Two chimp 'tribes' have developed different hunting habits in response to human presence.

Future of energy on show in Kazakhstan

BBC Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:55
Kazakhstan's Expo 2017 provides a taste of what could be the future of greener and renewable energy.

Insurers Battle Families Over Costly Drug for Fatal Disease

NY Times Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:50
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.

14 Years Old. Losing Muscle Every Day.

NY Times Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:24
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?

Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space

BBC Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:59
The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.

Review: In ‘Food Evolution,’ Scientists Strike Back

NY Times Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:46
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.

Trilobites: High Above Mars, a NASA Orbiter Spies the Curiosity Rover

NY Times Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:58
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been taking images of the rover about every three months to monitor the surrounding area for changes.

Trilobites: Why Do Bird Eggs Have Different Shapes? Look to the Wings

NY Times Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:19
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.

Yellowstone Grizzly Bear to Lose Endangered Species Protection

NY Times Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:00
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.

Frédérick Leboyer, Who Saw Childbirth Through Baby’s Eyes, Dies at 98

NY Times Science - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:56
Mr. Leboyer, a French physician, advocated natural birth methods that focused on easing suffering for the baby.
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