Christmas turkey, fruitcake rocketing toward space station

Christmas turkey rockets toward the International Space Station, along with cranberry sauce and fruitcake

NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitor

After a two-year chase, a NASA spacecraft arrives at an ancient asteroid called Bennu

NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitor

After a two-year chase, a NASA spacecraft arrives at an ancient asteroid called Bennu

UN chief: Climate change is ‘most important issue we face’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dramatic appeal to world leaders Monday to take seriously the threat of global warming and act boldly to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures before the end of the century

UN chief: Climate change is ‘most important issue we face’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dramatic appeal to world leaders Monday to take seriously the threat of global warming and act boldly to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures before the end of the century

3 astronauts blast off to International Space Station

Three astronauts have blasted off to the International Space Station, a successful launch that follows October's aborted mission

3 astronauts blast off to International Space Station

Three astronauts have blasted off to the International Space Station, a successful launch that follows October's aborted mission
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Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

Scientific consensus and regulations in much of the world prohibit making genetic changes that could be passed to future generations. But nothing stopped the Chinese researcher from helping to make the world's first gene-edited babies.

Updated data confirm effectiveness of T-cell therapy for a type of lymphoma

The majority of lymphoma patients who go into remission with Kymriah stay in remission.

How we can contain the spotted lanternfly — maybe the worst invasive pest in generations | Opinion

We need more action to protect Pennsylvania from a destructive pest.

Threats to Wissahickon Creek: A view from 800 feet up

The Wissahickon starts as a humble seep of groundwater percolating up from behind the Montgomery Mall. Ultimately, its flow ends up in the Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers, providing up to 10 percent of Philly's drinking water.

Vaccine rules under fire from state lawmakers

From 2011 to 2017, New Jersey lawmakers proposed 24 bills that would weaken vaccination requirements — the most of any state.

Next US moon landing will be by private companies, not NASA

NASA picks 9 US companies to compete for delivering experiments to the moon

China halts work by team on gene-edited babies

China's government has ordered a halt to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies, as a group of leading scientists declared that it's still too soon to try to make permanent changes to DNA

New tick species capable of transmitting deadly disease is spreading in the US

The Asian longhorned tick is the first invasive tick to arrive in the United States in about 80 years.

Scientists call for a halt to genetically editing embryos, rebuke Chinese researcher

A committee of leading genomic scientists said the risks are too great to permit clinical trials.

At 9-plus inches, Philly is a shower away from a November rain record

The city has seen just over 9 inches of precipitation this month.

NASA’s Mars probe lands, immediately starts sending photos

It has taken the Mars lander more than six months to reach the red planet.

Federal climate report details troubling findings for Pa., N.J.

Manifestations of a changing climate include sea level rise along the coast, less snowpack for skiing, negative impacts on infrastructure and even more visits to emergency rooms.

Adenovirus cases rise to 12 at southern New Jersey facility

Health officials say they've identified two new cases of children infected with adenovirus at a New Jersey pediatric health care facility

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