A New Spider Family Tree Tries to Untangle the Evolution of Webs by VERONIQUE GREENWOOD
Scientists have fiercely debated the origins of the orb-style web. A new study challenges the idea that all spiders whoRead more.
Daily Activity Summary for April 25, 2018
These are the results of my activities* for April 25, 2018: Total steps: 7147 Calories burned: 2338 Traveled: 5.11 kilometersRead more.
Adding Fonts to an iPad by J. D. BIERSDORFER
With a little help from an installer app, you can use new typefaces with certain programs on Apple’s tablet andRead more.
‘Desperation Oncology’: When Patients Are Dying, Some Cancer Doctors Turn to Immunotherapy by GINA KOLATA
The drugs don’t work against every cancer — but on rare occasions, they work miracles. Now some doctors are offeringRead more.
Partly Cloudy for today in #Pully, #Switzerland!
Good morning This is the #weather forecast for #today: With a high of 16°C and a low of 8°C theRead more.
The Snows of Churyumov Gerasimenko
You couldn’t really be caught in this blizzard while standing by a cliff on Churyumov-Gerasimenko, also known as comet 67P.Read more.
Spiderlike Creature With a Scorpion’s Tail Is Found Trapped in Amber by NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR
The Cretaceous-era arachnid had the front end of a spider and a scorpionlike tail appendage, but more specimens are requiredRead more.
A Massacre Frozen in Time: Skeletons in Sweden Reveal Ancient Attack by NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR
An archaeological dig of a fifth-century village offers a glimpse of the violent chaos across Europe as the Roman EmpireRead more.
A Lifesaving Pump for Cancer Patients Is Being Phased Out by DENISE GRADY and SHEILA KAPLAN
A small, implantable device made by a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary has been discontinued, with no replacement in sight. Published:Read more.
Infant Deaths Fall Sharply in Africa With Routine Antibiotics by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.
Providing one dose every six months saved one in four babies, researchers reported. Now the W.H.O. will consider recommending routineRead more.
Facebook’s Privacy Scandal Appears to Have Little Effect on Its Bottom Line by SHEERA FRENKEL and KEVIN ROOSE
The social network posted increases in profit and revenue as it deals with a torrent of criticism about its privacyRead more.
How Fake Mark Zuckerbergs Scam Facebook Users Out of Their Cash by JACK NICAS
The Facebook chief executive has vowed to clean up the social network, but his company has failed to stop evenRead more.
NASA Invites Media to Briefing on Next Earth-Observing Mission
NASA will host a media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, April 30, to discuss the upcoming launch of aRead more.
US Cargo Spaceship Set for Departure from International Space Station
After delivering more than 5,800 pounds of science investigations and cargo for NASA, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is setRead more.
How a News Junkie Stays Plugged In: Newsletters and Her Kids by REBECCA BLUMENSTEIN
Rebecca Blumenstein, a deputy managing editor of The Times, shared the biggest developments that are coming and how her childrenRead more.
Media Invited to Orbital ATK Cargo Launch from Virginia
Media accreditation now is open for the launch of Orbital ATK’s ninth contracted cargo resupply mission to the International SpaceRead more.