Bancel, who took Moderna from a startup to a global juggernaut, spoke with Newsweek CEO Dev Pragad about the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine and the challenge of managing a team through an extraordinary crisis.
As a child, Hernández's family would travel from Mexico to southern California each year to work on farms. He decided he wanted to become an astronaut aged 10.
"The results from our research have major implications for the field of plastic sustainability and demonstrate the power of synthetic biology to address real-world challenges," said the study's first author Joanna Sadler.
The magnet is strong enough to lift an aircraft carrier six feet into the air and weighs around 1,000 tons.
This month's full moon is due to appear in the sky on June 24. The meaning of its name is said to link back to North American tribes.
Those stubborn lumps you struggle to scrape off last night's dinner plates are inspiring scientists to make new ultra-strong building materials.
A group of international researchers have named two new species of warblers with the help of previously-discovered specimens held in museums.
Cesar Rubio, one of the citizen scientists behind the planets' discovery, said his seven-year-old son also has a passion for the cosmos.
Viewers in some parts of Canada, as well as Greenland and northern Russia, were able to see the appearance of a "ring of fire" around the moon on Thursday.
People in several parts of the Northern Hemisphere were treated to a "ring of fire" solar eclipse on Thursday.
The article's author, Dr. Donald Moss, said whiteness establishes "entitled dominion" that enables the "host" to have "power without limit, force without restriction, violence without mercy," and increases one's drive to "terrorize."
The phenomenon is due to be livestreamed. It is not safe to look directly at a solar eclipse without the proper equipment.
Technology for thought-controlled limbs that allow amputees to touch and feel again is bringing a robotic hand from "Star Wars" within reach of becoming a reality.
A Senate bill gets bipartisan support in order to boost research and development of science in the U.S. to keep in competition with China. GOP senators still worry about the funding of the bill.
Following astronaut feedback, the toilet is less of a hassle to use—particularly for women—and serves as a demonstration for future space toilets.
The company's first manned flight of the New Shepard rocket is due to take place in July, and a public bid for one seat is ongoing.
The U.K.'s Royal Navy carried out the latest trial to test the potential for using an autonomous vessel to monitor shipping operations in the Solent.
The unusual white figure was allegedly spotted walking on a bridge near the Chadwa Dam in the Indian state of Jharkhand.
Venus is Earth's closest neighbour, but the surface conditions on the second planet from the sun are hellish.
An extinct dwarf emu egg was discovered on King Island. It is the first and most complete fossil of its kind.
The mission, CRS-22, will launch crew supplies and material for science experiments to the orbiting space station.
The space rock will be traveling faster than a speeding bullet, but thankfully it will pass our planet safely.
Adrit Rao has achieved more than most adults, having created apps in order to "make a difference in people's lives."
The Perseverance and Zhurong rovers have been sharing Mars' surface for days now—here's what they have been up to on the red planet.
The president has said he wants a U.S. intelligence report on COVID origin data within three months, but some say further probes will make tensions worse.
The boy and his family were vacationing on a South Carolina beach when the huge fossil was uncovered.
Scientists are standing behind a March 2020 analysis they did that found the Wuhan lab in China was an unlikely origin source for the virus.
The block of ice, which reportedly weighs more than 12 pounds, is too big to be a hailstone, according to a local meteorologist.
Pennsylvania has a pro-life reputation, yet the University of Pittsburgh hosts disturbing and barbaric government-sponsored experiments on aborted babies.
The fashion model was reported to have suffered a brain hemorrhage and was in a coma before she died on Saturday afternoon, according to local media.