Thursday's science stories


Alison Snyder
Sep 16, 2021 - Science

How aquatic food could serve us

Illustration of a restaurant dining table with checkered tablecloth placed in the middle of a body of water
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios
Miriam Kramer
Sep 16, 2021 - Science

All-civilian Inspiration4 launches on 3-day mission in orbit

A screenshot of the rocket launching.
A screenshot of the rocket launching. Photo: SpaceX
Miriam Kramer
Updated Sep 15, 2021 - Science

Inspiration4 launch: SpaceX to send 1st all-civilian crew into orbit

Inspiration4 crew
Photo: Inspiration4/John Kraus
Noah Garfinkel
Sep 15, 2021 - Science

Moderna suggests booster shots, citing clinical data

Bottles of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
A box of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Indonesia. Photo: Algi Febri Sugita/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Noah Garfinkel
Sep 15, 2021 - Health

1 in 500 Americans has died of COVID-19

Rare "high-risk" flash flood alert issued as Nicholas nears Louisiana

 A flooded street is shown after Tropical Storm Nicholas moved through the area on September 14
A street flooded after Tropical Storm Nicholas moved through Galveston, Texas, on Tuesday. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images

U.S. Army warns troops may be disciplined if they don't get vaccinated

A soldier receives the vaccine
A soldier receives a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Photo: Jon Cherry/Getty Images