Smoke from Canadian wildfires envelops the east coast, disrupting daily life

Smoke from Canadian wildfires envelops the east coast, disrupting daily life

Comment on this storyComment Smoke from hundreds of wildfires raging across Canada engulfed the eastern United States Wednesday, disrupting the daily lives of tens of millions of Americans, creating a sea of ​​red-coded air quality alerts as far away as the Carolinas and causing widespread health concerns. Nowhere was the scene more eerie than in … Read more

An experimental drug could extend the life of this Parkville girl, but it costs $20,000 a month

An experimental drug could extend the life of this Parkville girl, but it costs $20,000 a month

Ella-Mae Anstaett loves gymnastics, traveling with her family and Disney princesses. She often spends the summer near the water, swimming in the pool or fishing with her little brother. She is, as it turns out, an ordinary eight-year-old girl. But in early 2022, her mother Alison noticed Ella-Mae holding books inches from her face to … Read more

Life in a hologram

Life in a hologram

Dan Harlow spends a lot of time thinking in a boomerang universe. The MIT physicist is looking for answers to one of the biggest questions in modern physics: how can our universe respect two incompatible rules? The first, the Standard Model of Physics, is the quantum mechanical theory of particles, fields and forces and the … Read more

Scientists amazed by biodiversity of tiny life found on coral reefs

Divers taking samples on coral reefs in the Pacific Ocean.

With coral reefs in decline around the world, scientists weren’t sure what they’d find on a 2-year research cruise to examine the smallest organisms living among the fish and corals of Pacific Ocean reefs. After thousands of samples and many hours of genetic research, they were amazed at the rich biodiversity they found. What amazed … Read more