Researchers, academic officials and science policy makers are expressing alarm at President Trump’s order barring entry to the United States to people from certain predominantly Muslim countries, saying it could hinder research, affect recruitment of top scientists and dampen the free exchange of scientific ideas.
Humans are sometimes said to occupy a “pecking order,” but of course the term actually refers to chickens and other poultry. Mild pecking is normal behavior in the flock, employed by dominant birds (or “despots”) as a way to remind subordinates of their lower social position.
DAKAR, Senegal — In the end, democracy prevailed. When Gambia’s president refused to give up power, neighboring countries rallied troops and invaded this month, threatening to oust him by force.
Maro Itoje is set to start England’s Six Nations opener against France in the back row, but doubt has resurfaced over George Kruis’ availability for the Twickenham showdown.
Danny Willett is drawing on memories from his success at The Emirates 12 months ago as he prepares to defend his Omega Dubai Desert Classic title this week.
The deadliest strain of tuberculosis is XDR-TB, the “extensively drug-resistant” type, meaning that many
A lawsuit filed Monday accused three makers of insulin of conspiring to drive up the prices of their lifesaving drugs, harming patients who were being asked to pay for a growing share of their drug bills.
SYDNEY, Australia — On a December day in 1988, a teenager on a spearfishing expedition found a body at the bottom of one of the wild, honey-colored sandstone cliffs that line Sydney Harbor.
LONDON — It had all been going so well. Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain had just left Washington on Friday evening after a tense but successful first visit with President Trump for a 10-hour flight to Ankara, Turkey, for her next awkward encounter, with the increasingly autocratic Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.