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Cancer centers say a shortage of chemotherapy in the United States is leading to treatment complications

A growing shortage of common cancer treatments is forcing doctors to switch medications and delay some treatments, leading US cancer centers say. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network said Wednesday that nearly every center it surveyed late last month was dealing with deficiencies in carboplatin and cisplatin, a pair of drugs used to treat a range… Read More »

Millions of people breathe dangerous air as smoke from Canadian wildfires billows south over the United States

NEW YORK (AP) Smoke from Canadian wildfires has poured into the East Coast and Midwest of the United States Wednesday, blanketing both nations’ capitals in an unhealthy haze, grounding flights at major airports, postponing Major League Baseball games and prompting people to dig up the face masks of the pandemic era. Canadian officials have asked… Read More »

Real-Time Air Quality Updates: Smoke from Canadian bushfires affects millions of people across the United States

4 months ago / 4:04pm EDT UN secretary-general calls for more efforts to limit wildfires in a warming world to know more 5 months ago / 4:03pm EDT Google tells employees in New York and along the East Coast to work from home Google is telling its East Coast employees to stay home as smoke… Read More »

This week’s air quality gives the United States a glimpse into the world’s air pollution

The dangerous haze that hung over parts of the Northeast and Midwest Wednesday morning was highly unusual for the United States. For many people around the world, that would be somewhat normal. Cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America have been so polluted for so long that air quality readings like those expected on Wednesday… Read More »

This week’s air quality gives the United States a glimpse into global air pollution

The dangerous haze that hung over parts of the Northeast and Midwest Wednesday morning was highly unusual for the United States. For many people around the world, that would be somewhat normal. Cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America have been so polluted for so long that air quality readings like those expected on Wednesday… Read More »

Smoke from wildfires in Canada worsens air quality in the northern United States

Hundreds of wildfires continued to burn across Canada on Tuesday, sending smoke to parts of the United States as air quality advisories were issued from Minnesota to Massachusetts. In Ontario, a layer of haze blanketed parts of Ottawa and Toronto, where Canadian officials warned residents of poor air quality, as smoke billowed over parts of… Read More »

Revolutionizing optical control with topological edge states

This article was reviewed based on Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes ensuring the credibility of the content: verified trusted source correct OK! Manipulation of topological edge states for the optical channel switch. Credit: Bing-Cong Xu Nanophotonics and topology have attracted considerable interest due to the unique properties… Read More »

Feds are reconsidering “endangered” status for native snake disappearing from southern states

The US government surprised legal experts and scientists alike when it dropped a push four years ago to protect the southern hognose snake under the Endangered Species Act. But the snake’s call for protection is now back on the table. It couldn’t come sooner for the tiny elf-nosed snake, whose numbers have declined by at… Read More »

The eastern United States is engulfed in the dangerous plume of smoke from the Canadian wildfires

Comment on this storyComment The smoky scenes and threat of fast-moving wildfires so common in California over the past few summers are now paying the eastern United States an unwelcome, unlikely, and toxic visit. A thick shroud of smoke from the Canadian wildfires is wafting south over much of the Midwest, Ohio Valley, Northeast and… Read More »

China’s Space Program: Designed to Defeat the United States

More significant than the spectacular space score is the question of which nation will achieve military dominance in the near-earth space domain. The ambitious nature of China’s space program indicates that Beijing’s primary goal is to dominate near-Earth space. Pictured: A Long March 5B rocket, carrying the core module of China’s Tianhe space station, lifts… Read More »