Iran strongly denounced recent comments by an American senator who encouraged Israel to assassinate more Iranian scientists, saying the remarks amount to incitement to terrorism, which is a flagrant violation of international law.
The prestigious journal Science published an editorial calling for a global effort to develop a universal coronavirus vaccine that would remain effective against other members of the same virus family that might cross over to humans.
The way that the songs of fin whales echo back from the seabed could become a useful tool for scientists studying the sediment and rock that make up Earth's crust, according to new research carried out in the northeast Pacific Ocean.
The Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is already a fascinating enough plant, but scientists have discovered something else amazing about it: It generates measurable magnetic fields as its leaves snap shut.
More effective antiviral treatments could be on the way after research from the University of Texas at Austin sheds new light on the COVID-19 antiviral drug remdesivir, the only treatment of its kind currently approved in the US for the coronavirus.