Juul tries to circumvent FDA ban on e-cigarette sales in the US

Juul on Friday asked a federal court to block the government’s order to stop selling e-cigarettes. The e-cigarette maker asked the court to stop what it called an “extraordinary and unlawful act” by the Food and Drug Administration that would require it to stop its business immediately. The company filed an emergency lawsuit with the […]

‘We Are The Biggest Uncertainty’

I wanted to talk to Katharine Hayhoe about us. We, as in “us” in his book “Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Example of Hope and Healing in a Divided World.” Hayhoe sets out a bold, highly quixotic goal from the very beginning. The preface reads: “In this book, I want to show you how to […]

World’s Heat Waves Pushing People and Nations ‘To the Edges’

Millions of Americans are once again in the grip of dangerous heat. The warm weather that swept across Europe last weekend has caused parts of France and Spain to feel like it usually does in July or August. High temperatures burned northern and central china Even heavy rains caused flooding in the south of the […]

Is North Korea carrying a nuclear bomb across the border?

Seoul, South Korea — Is North Korea poised to deploy tactical nuclear weapons along its tense border with rival South Korea, only a short drive from the 26 million people living in and around its capital, Seoul? That’s what it looks like to many experts who paid close attention to a high-profile North Korean military […]

Bangladesh Floods Cause Deaths and Destructions in Sylhet

PEKERKHAL, Bangladesh — Rohima Begum was making breakfast last week when the floodwaters started pouring into her tin and bamboo house and racing on the ground. Ms. Begüm, her three children and her mother fled quickly in a small boat. When they looked back, the house and its belongings had been swept. “I’m having a […]

Effects of Sleep Debt

Researchers, most of them Dr. After reviewing past studies on sleep-deprived mice conducted by Veasey, they found that when the animals were kept awake for just a few hours more than normal each day, two important parts of the brain were markedly affected: the locus coeruleus, which governs feelings of alertness and arousal, and the […]

Sleep Debt Collector is Here

Researchers, most of them Dr. After reviewing past studies on sleep-deprived mice conducted by Veasey, they found that when the animals were kept awake for just a few hours more than normal each day, two important parts of the brain were markedly affected: the locus coeruleus, which governs feelings of alertness and arousal, and the […]

Scientists Discover The Largest Bacteria Ever Seen

In a mangrove forest in the Caribbean, scientists have discovered a strain of bacteria that reaches the size and shape of human eyelashes. These cells are the largest bacteria ever observed, and are thousands of times larger than more familiar bacteria such as Escherichia coli. “It would be like meeting another human the size of […]

Origin of Monkeypox Outbreak Made Clearer for Scientists

when is the first monkey flower Cases were identified in early May, stunned European health officials. The virus was not known to spread easily among humans, let alone infecting dozens and soon hundreds of young men. The origins of the epidemic are now becoming clearer. Genetic analysis shows that despite the rapid spread of monkeypox […]

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