The moth, Lymantria dispar, and the ant, Aphaenogaster araneoides, known as the "gypsy moth" and the "gypsy ant," were removed as recognized common names.
The scientist, who worked at the Wuhan Institute of Virology weeks before the first known cases emerged, claimed no one she knew at WIV was ill at end of 2019.
Scientists created a substance that can trap airborne respiratory droplets on surfaces like plexiglass, which may aid in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne diseases.
"Our adversaries are engaging in a systematic effort to infiltrate the academic research community and siphon away the results of United States spending on biomedical research," Senator Richard Burr said.
Officials said a suspicious Sunday blackout at a major uranium enrichment facility was likely orchestrated by foreign actors seeking to disrupt Iran's controversial nuclear program.
Their staunch opposition to even considering a vaccine comes as health officials plead with lawmakers to not politicize the vaccination process.
To mark International Women's Day, we take a look at a handful of female scientists who have made the world a better place.
Iran's Ministry of Defense confirmed that terrorists killed Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday.
"The full data set on which the claim is based has not yet been released and so we don't know exactly what has been found," one immunologist said.
Trump's numerous vows to have a COVID-19 vaccine before Election Day have been criticized by physicians who said the unfulfilled campaign promises must stop.
Following reports that Trump walked out of a "60 Minutes" interview, Cooper shared a clip from September where she mimed to both Trump and Stahl.
I have worked with bats in disease hotspots in Southeast Asia, Western Asia, and Eastern Africa. These hotspots can facilitate the transmission of a pathogen into humans, potentially sparking the next pandemic.
My team and I are trying to understand the immune response to COVID-19. I was really floored when I saw the results from our study, because we saw a glimpse of how this virus causes disease and there were some unusual things that we had not anticipated seeing.
The vast majority of Americans (84 percent) said they trusted medical scientists for information about the novel virus.
"We take your concerns seriously and to heart," the letter from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to scientists funded by their initiative said.
National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien said China is likely using espionage to try and steal U.S. coronavirus vaccine research, but he declared American scientists would develop it first.
The vice director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology spoke out to defend the Wuhan biosafety lab from allegations the coronavirus was created by the Chinese scientists.
The unusual red coloring can cause snow to melt faster.
"It's like a preemptive strike, with less mess," study author Sung Wook Paek said.
Levels of high confidence in scientists continues to hover around 40 percent despite concerns that the Trump Administration would attempt to undermine and discredit scientific information.
One of the article's signatories, Thomas Newsome at the University of Sydney, described a "moral obligation" for scientists to warn the public of any major threats to humanity.
The now-20 strong panel will reconvene to consider the various known and unknown affects of particulate matter on human health and based on the current science, calculate how much air pollution (with an adequate margin of safety) is passable without being a significant threat to human health.
"The weather affects every place on the Earth, from our backyard to entire forested, agricultural, or oceanic landscapes," an expert told "Newsweek."
"If Brazil does not retreat from the course it is on, scientists warn there will come a time in the near future when Amazonian fires burn without control and push the forest to a point of no return," researcher Robert Walker said.
The development could have implications for a broad range of fields.
The wreck of the K-278 Komsomolets sits around one mile under the Norwegian Sea in one of the world's largest fishing grounds.
The research brings us closer to understanding why some babies are born with genital defects.
Humans abandoned the area in 1986, following what is generally regarded as the worst nuclear disaster in history.
Cahokia, with its 30m Monk's Mound pyramid, was a cultural hub for 250 years—before its peoples vanished.