Russia’s COVID-19 defense may depend on mystery vaccine from former bioweapons lab—but does it work? | Science

In March, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin (center) went to the institute that established EpiVacCorona. Sputnik/Dmitry Astakhov/Pool through REUTERS Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Heising-Simons Foundation. When... Read more »

‘Mystery’ volcano that cooled the ancient world traced to El Salvador | Science

NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS; U.S./Japan ASTER Science Group The 6th century was a bumpy ride to live: Lower-than-average temperature levels in the Northern Hemisphere activated crop failure, starvation, and perhaps even the... Read more »

Mystery surrounds ouster of Chinese researchers from Canadian laboratory | Science

Canadian researchers are responding with perplexity to the news that a “policy breach” has actually triggered the country’s just high-containment illness laboratory to disallow a popular Chinese Canadian virologist,... Read more »

Philosophers and neuroscientists join forces to see whether science can solve the mystery of free will | Science

A brand-new research study program on free will collaborate neuroscientists and philosophers. iStock.com/rudall30 Philosophers have actually invested millennia discussing whether we have free will, without reaching a definitive response.... Read more »

Genetic Study of Familial Leukemia Solves 30-Year Medical Mystery

KevinShannon, MD, has actually been studying the genes of familial monosomy 7 condition for 30 years. A decades-old medical mystery has actually been fixed by scientists at UC San... Read more »

Top stories: rival giant telescopes, hefty plants, and the mystery behind ‘gluten sensitivity’ | Science

(Left to ideal): GIANT MAGELLAN TELESCOPE– GMTO CORPORATION; MICHAEL HANSON/AURORA PHOTOS; PAUL TAYLOR/GETTY IMAGES Rival giant telescopes join forces to seek U.S. funding Two U.S.-led giant telescope tasks, competitors... Read more »