Drones help restore forests destroyed by wildfires

Drones help restore forests destroyed by wildfires

Millions of acres of U.S. forestland go up in smoke every year due to wildfires, in some cases leaving nature struggling to regenerate. CBS News’ Anthony Pura shows us how drones are now being used to restore those areas.

How Ex-SpaceX Engineers Are Fueling The Space Race With Firefly

The rocket business is heating up and one startup has grand ambitions of following SpaceX to orbit. With a team comprised of industry veterans, Firefly Aerospace wants to be a dominant launch provider in the growing small satellite market. While…

How BioNTech Used Cancer Research To Create Its Covid Vaccine

How BioNTech Used Cancer Research To Create Its Covid Vaccine

Over a month and a half before the World Health Organization officially declared a pandemic, BioNTech CEO Uğur Şahin met with his wife, BioNTech’s co-founder and chief medical officer Özlem Türeci, and together they agreed to redirect most of the…

Polluting nations lobby to weaken climate action - BBC News

Polluting nations lobby to weaken climate action – BBC News

Saudi Arabia, Australia and Japan are among a number of countries who have lobbied for changes to a report, which underlines the need to move away from fossil fuels. The lobbying was revealed in a leak of documents seen by…

Why There’s No Bill Gates-Funded Microchip In The Covid Vaccine

Why There’s No Bill Gates-Funded Microchip In The Covid Vaccine

Among the conspiracy theories circulating about the pandemic, one claim is that Covid-19 vaccines contain microchips that the government or global elites like Bill Gates would use to track citizens. Despite viral TikTok videos and hoaxes claiming the chips make…

Why The Flu Season Will Be A ‘Whopper’: Former FDA Chief Scott Gottlieb

Why The Flu Season Will Be A ‘Whopper’: Former FDA Chief Scott Gottlieb

Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb speaks with CNBC’s Meg Tirrell about the future of work as businesses reimagine the workday. Gottlieb discusses how employers can improve office safety, how flu season may become more complicated now that Covid is…

Pfizer says its lower dose COVID-19 vaccine is safe for kids ages 5 to11

Pfizer says its lower dose COVID-19 vaccine is safe for kids ages 5 to11

Pfizer says that it “hit the sweet spot” with its coronavirus vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. CBS News’ Mola Lenghi reports that the company will be applying for emergency use authorization by the end of the month. Then,…

Historic drought impacting Colorado River basin

Historic drought impacting Colorado River basin

Climate change is taking a dramatic toll on the Colorado River system that provides water to nearly 40 million people across seven states. Dr. Becky Bolinger, an assistant state climatologist for Colorado, joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss. CBSN is…

Booster Shots And Vaccine Mandates: The New Plan To Beat Covid-19

Booster Shots And Vaccine Mandates: The New Plan To Beat Covid-19

The delta variant of Covid-19 took the U.S. by surprise. Months after the first vaccines rolled out, Covid-19 infections surged as the delta variant overwhelmed the unvaccinated population and even broke through the immunity from the shots from Moderna, Pfizer…

Biden announces sweeping new coronavirus vaccine mandates

Biden announces sweeping new coronavirus vaccine mandates

President Biden has unveiled sweeping new vaccine mandates for American workers, the latest move in the administration’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Vaccines will be required for federal employees and contractors. Employees at companies with 100 or more workers will…