Gray Wolf Reintroduction in Colorado Encounters Federal Kerfuffle
Gray Wolf Reintroduction in Colorado Encounters Federal Kerfuffle
This month, voters in the state approved the predators’ reintroduction, but the species’ recent delisting as an endangered species at the federal level binds up available funding.
Gray Wolf Reintroduction in Colorado Encounters Federal Kerfuffle
Gray Wolf Reintroduction in Colorado Encounters Federal Kerfuffle

This month, voters in the state approved the predators’ reintroduction, but the species’ recent delisting as an endangered species at the federal level binds up available funding.

This month, voters in the state approved the predators’ reintroduction, but the species’ recent delisting as an endangered species at the federal level binds up available funding.

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Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine 94 Percent Effective: Initial Data
Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine 94 Percent Effective: Initial Data
Max Kozlov | Nov 16, 2020
The results mark the second experimental COVID-19 vaccine to show high efficacy, but the study is not complete and the data have not been peer reviewed.
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Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine 90 Percent Effective: Initial Data
Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine 90 Percent Effective: Initial Data
Max Kozlov | Nov 9, 2020
Vaccine experts say the results surpass their expectations, but the study is not complete, and the data have not been peer reviewed.
Denmark to Cull 17 Million Mink Amid SARS-CoV-2 Mutation Concerns
Denmark to Cull 17 Million Mink Amid SARS-CoV-2 Mutation Concerns
Lisa Winter | Nov 5, 2020
Government authorities say because the animals are good hosts of the novel coronavirus, and this new viral variant could undermine vaccine efforts against COVID-19, they are destroying the nation's entire stock of mink.
DNA Evidence Shows Ancient Humans and Dogs Migrated Together
DNA Evidence Shows Ancient Humans and Dogs Migrated Together
Lisa Winter | Oct 31, 2020
The study is the first to show a genomic relationship between dogs and humans on the move.
Epidemiologist Who Helped Eradicate Smallpox Dies
Epidemiologist Who Helped Eradicate Smallpox Dies
Jef Akst | Oct 28, 2020
J. Michael Lane was the director of the CDC’s successful program to eradicate smallpox.
Water on the Moon Confirmed
Water on the Moon Confirmed
Lisa Winter | Oct 27, 2020
So far, the bulk of the identified water molecules are too distant from one another to form ice or liquid.
Eli Lilly Halts Antibody Trial in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
Eli Lilly Halts Antibody Trial in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
Ashley Yeager | Oct 27, 2020
Recent data show that the drug bamlanivimab, also known as LY-CoV555, does not appear to help those with severe cases of COVID-19, but trials continue for milder cases.
NYU Langone to Drop Sackler Name from Biomedical Institute
NYU Langone to Drop Sackler Name from Biomedical Institute
Max Kozlov | Oct 26, 2020
The decision comes after Purdue Pharma, founded by the Sackler family, announced it would plead guilty to federal criminal charges for its role in the opioid epidemic.
Mexican Senate Votes to Cut Research Funding, Disaster Relief
Mexican Senate Votes to Cut Research Funding, Disaster Relief
Lisa Winter | Oct 22, 2020
Government leaders claim the reductions are necessary to free up assets to deal with COVID-19 and address corruption in research.