December 13, 2013; 4:25 AM ET
The coldest air of the season so far is settling in around New York City. A new storm will move in this weekend and tap into part of the cold air. more >
A common fungus tends to grow more allergenic traits in the presence of high carbon dioxide, Naama Lang-Yona, a doctoral candidate in environmental sciences at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, said here Dec. 9 at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
A 10-year-old boy got a surprise bonus after being treated for leukemia: The very same procedure that cured his cancer also may have cured his severe peanut allergy.