SCIENCE

Majority in US concerned about climate

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden heads to a vital U.N. climate summit at a time when a majority of Americans regard the deteriorating climate as a… Read more

Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change

VENICE, Italy  — After Venice suffered the second-worst flood in its history in November 2019, it was inundated with four more exceptional tides within… Read more

Lucy in the sky: Spacecraft will visit record 8 asteroids

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Attention asteroid aficionados: NASA is set to launch a series of spacecraft to visit and even bash some of the solar system’s… Read more

In California, some buy machines that make water out of air

BENICIA, Calif.  — The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying… Read more

Calmer winds aid firefighters battling California blaze

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — A key Southern California highway closed for days because of a wildfire was reopened, but authorities warned that flames still… Read more

Russian film crew in orbit to make first movie in space

MOSCOW  — A Russian actor and a film director rocketed to space Tuesday on a mission to make the world’s first movie in orbit, a project the Kremlin… Read more

Why climate change is making it harder to chase fall foliage

PORTLAND, Maine — Droughts that cause leaves to turn brown and wither before they can reach peak color. Heat waves prompting leaves to fall before… Read more

Antibody tests for COVID-19 remain popular in Russia

MOSCOW  — When Russians talk about the coronavirus over dinner or in hair salons, the conversation often turns to “antitela,” the Russian word for… Read more

European-Japanese space mission gets 1st glimpse of Mercury

BERLIN — A joint European-Japanese spacecraft got its first glimpse of Mercury as it swung by the solar system’s innermost planet while on a mission… Read more

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