New Hampshire river eroding historic cemetery, skull found near riverbank, report says

A winding river in northern New Hampshire is eroding the bluff beneath a historic cemetery there — and human remains have already been recovered along the bank, according to... Read more »

Black hole, 1,000 light-years from Earth, discovered

Researchers have discovered a black hole 1,000 light-years from Earth, the closest one known so far. Dubbed HR 6819, the black hole is invisible. The star system was only... Read more »

Sewage offers coronavirus clues for scientists trying to understand its spread

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. In trying to understand the novel coronavirus and how it has continued to... Read more »

Coronavirus was circulating in France in December, case report suggests

Eiffel Tower in Paris France photographed from the top of the Arc de Triompe. (iStock) The coronavirus was circulating in France as early as December, new evidence suggests. Doctors... Read more »

Black hole discovered 1,000 light-years away from Earth: report

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Meet your new but shy galactic neighbor: A black hole left over from... Read more »

Report on face masks’ effectiveness for COVID-19 divides scientists

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. To wear a mask or not to wear a mask? That’s the question... Read more »

Nurses boost hospital morale by wearing ‘funky’ scrubs

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Nurses at a busy hospital have been boosting morale by wearing bright-colored, patterned... Read more »

US will see increasing number of extreme climate events by 2050: study

The U.S. will most likely be exposed to a larger number of extreme climate events such as more frequent heat waves, longer droughts and more intense floods, according to a new report... Read more »

Coronavirus pandemic is causing a ‘dramatic reduction’ in US pollution

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. As people stay home because of the coronavirus pandemic, animals have taken over... Read more »

Baby black rhino has incredible routine, pictures show

An endangered baby black rhino has had an extraordinary routine since coming into the care of a wildlife trust in Africa. Known as Apollo, the miniature mammal was found after... Read more »