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Directed by Marjane Satrapi, “Radioactive” stars Rosamund Pike as Marie Curie, still the only woman to win the Nobel Prize twice. The biopic also valorizes the role of science in understanding the world in an unexpectedly heroic way.

Perseverance, NASA’s newest Mars rover, is on its way to the red planet after a successful launch early Thursday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The first wave of coronavirus vaccines might be like a flu shot, experts say, curbing symptoms in some patients but not protecting them from COVID-19.

California has seen fewer COVID-19 deaths than New York -- but many times more than other countries, including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Australia

A tropical storm barreling toward Florida could delay this weekend’s planned return of the first SpaceX crew.

Perseverance, NASA’s newest Mars rover, is living up to its name. It has already survived a hurdle no previous rover has had to face: a global pandemic.

To travel to another planet and put a rover on its surface now feels like a rebuke to the powerlessness we feel here at home.

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The Trump Administration pushed through a $21-million contract to study whether the active ingredient in Pepcid is an effective treatment for COVID-19.

The more we stay home, the less the coronavirus spread, according to a new study of 211 U.S. counties that are home to more than half all Americans.

The NIH has launched studies of the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black and Latino Americans, hoping to prepare the country for the next epidemic.

Showrunner Krista Vernoff says “Grey’s Anatomy” had to tackle “the medical story of our lifetimes” on the ABC show’s next season.

Skeptics say: Why wear masks if they don’t filter out all coronavirus? Scientists say: Because it could mean less severe illness.

Scientists say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt an immune response in hundreds of people.

A rare but serious inflammatory syndrome thought to be linked to the coronavirus has been identified in 15 Los Angeles County children, officials said.

Masks do not reduce blood oxygen levels or increase carbon dioxide levels, a UC San Francisco infectious disease specialist says.

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Results from the Phase 1 clinical trial of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine show it’s on the right track, though there were serious side effects at high doses.

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