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Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice

Meaning microplastics are traveling through the very air we breathe. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...

Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice

Source: usatoday.com

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oceans.......
03:00 2019-08-15

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
05:00 2019-08-15

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution now poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
20:13 2019-08-14

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....
05:52 2019-08-15

Microplastics in the Arctic and the Alps may have blown in on the wind Microplastics have been found in the snow in remote areas, and they may have drifted in on the wind, raising questions about how much plastic we are inhaling...
01:26 2019-08-15

Microplastics Are Airborne, Polluted Arctic Snow Reveals Microplastic pollution has become so ubiquitous, it’s almost easier to find places covered in the stuff than not. High peaks, low valleys, and even the air we breathe is filled with microscopic bits of plastic. Read more......
22:13 2019-08-14

High concentrations of microplastics found in snow in Arctic and Alps Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into their global spread....
20:13 2019-08-14

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that has prompted scientists to warn of significant co...
21:26 2019-08-14

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of other males by charging them while they are at it....
22:26 2019-05-21

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
20:39 2019-07-04

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
06:52 2019-07-03

Scientists to be trapped in ice for year-long Arctic mission Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the impact climate change is having on the planet’s frigid far north...
22:52 2019-07-03

Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North Pole....
04:39 2019-07-20

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
05:13 2019-07-04

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is acce...
21:26 2019-06-18

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
23:26 2019-07-02

Arctic fox stuns scientists by traveling 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at her fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as she crossed Greenland.        ...
19:00 2019-07-02

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Wednesday....
02:52 2019-06-13

Indoor carbon dioxide levels could be a health hazard, scientists warn CO2 in bedrooms and offices may affect cognition and cause kidney and bone problemsIndoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and may even pose a wider danger to human health, researchers say.While air pollutants such as tiny particles and nitrogen oxides have been the subject of...
19:26 2019-07-08

Dogs mirror stress levels of owners, researchers find Scientists find higher cortisol levels in owners matched by raised levels in canine companionsIf the dead-end job, the pokey flat and the endless failings of the neighbours are getting on your wick, then spare a thought for the dog.In research that confirms what many owners will have worked out for ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Can scientists find the formula for 'better aging?' New research studies aging cells to find out how they change, and how this leads to further health decline. Its findings may help promote 'better aging.'...
18:39 2019-07-31

Anorexia not just a psychiatric problem, scientists find Discovery of metabolic causes opens door to new treatments for dangerous eating disorderScientists have found that the devastating eating disorder anorexia nervosa is not a purely psychiatric condition, but is also driven by problems with metabolism.The finding may help to explain doctors’ poor reco...
17:26 2019-07-15

Scientists Find How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers People who live with chronic migraines but also love coffee might be in luck. A new study by Harvard researchers seems to show that it takes a lot of caffeine to actually set off a painful episode. They found that people who drank fewer than three caffeinated beverages in a day weren’t more likely t...
08:00 2019-08-09

Scientists Find Dozens of Lakes Buried Far Below Greenland's Ice For decades, scientists working in Antarctica have been documenting subglacial lakes, bodies of water buried miles beneath the ice. They’ve spotted more than 400 of them, and even drilled into a few and found evidence for both living and long-dead lifeforms. But despite their ubiquity at the bottom ...
13:13 2019-06-29

Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plants in Canada feast on young salamanders, in what is believed to be the first instance of vertebrate consumption by plants in North America.In study pub...
23:13 2019-06-12

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
23:39 2019-06-03

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near the heart that helps it heal from injury. The disco...
17:13 2019-07-16

Scientists find the largest observed black hole to date Astronomers aren't done with major black hole discoveries this year. The Max Planck Institute's Kianusch Mehrgan and colleagues have found the largest black hole ever observed at the center of Holm 15A, a galaxy about 700 million light-years away.......
04:13 2019-08-12

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true number is likely to be much higher....
23:13 2019-07-05

Scientists stumped by unusual whale skull finally find answers Using DNA analysis of an unusual, decades-old whale skull, scientists were finally able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal, it has been reported. The animal was reportedly one of three whales killed during subsistence hunting off the shore of Greenland in the mid...
00:52 2019-06-22

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.       ...
20:52 2019-06-21

Americans consume an alarming amount of microplastics Americans consume tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year -- and that's just from the food we eat. Microplastics are also found in the air we breathe and the water we drink. Thanks to a study published in the journal Environmental Scie......
02:13 2019-06-06

Tiny magnets could help rid the ocean of harmful microplastics Tiny magnetic coils can turn microplastics into carbon dioxide and water. The reaction could catch plastic in wastewater streams and stop it entering the ocean...
17:00 2019-08-16

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny plastic bits to its normal diet....
20:26 2019-06-27

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oceanographer, had been noticing something odd while studying the diets of tuna and other deep-diving fish. Though they lived at average depths of 1,000f...
15:52 2019-06-06

Apple launches ‘Find My’ for iOS, iPadOS and macOS, replacing Find my iPhone A new Find My app combines Find My iPhone and Find My Friends into a single way to track items, including an activation lock feature for new Macs.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-04

Arctic ice faces trouble from above and below For the longest time the story of ice melt has been about rising air temperatures. But what is happening under the sea ice? CNN's Arwa Damon heads out with a team of scientists to the far corners of the Arctic Circle to find out....
12:52 2019-06-07

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
19:52 2019-08-14

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing and as Earther r...
17:13 2019-07-22

Evgenia Arbugaeva's best photograph: an Arctic childhood ‘Tanya put on her favourite dress, wandered to the sea, and a dog started following her. There are lots of strays in Tiksi – people left their pets during the mass exodus’When the Soviet Union fell, thousands of people left small Russian Arctic towns such as Tiksi, where this photo was taken. It was...
07:52 2019-06-20

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing, and as E...
03:39 2019-07-20

Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
10:52 2019-06-17

RPT-Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
10:52 2019-06-17

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
19:52 2019-06-18

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

TechnipFMC awarded $7.6 billion contract for Arctic LNG-2 Oil services firm TechnipFMC said on Tuesday it had been awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction contract by Russia's Novatek and its partners for the Arctic 2 liquefied natural gas project in western Siberia....
01:26 2019-07-24

First-ever beluga-narwhal hybrid found in the Arctic Thirty years ago, an Inuit man in west Greenland subsistence-hunting for whales shot a trio of strange cetaceans with front fins like belugas and tails like narwhals (the so-called "unicorns of the sea")....
23:26 2019-06-21

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the US's Arctic base there Preston Schlachter / North American Aerospace Defense Command / DVIDS US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to buy Greenland, The Wall Street Journal reported. The US operates Thule Air Base on the autonomous Danish territory, 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle. For much of the year, ...
19:26 2019-08-16

Navy’s 2nd Fleet is now operational, focused on the Arctic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy says its newly revived 2nd Fleet now has enough staff to command ships in the increasingly competitive waters of the Arctic region. The Navy’s announcement on Wednesday follows statements by President Donald Trump’s administration this month that the U.S...
04:00 2019-05-30

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
04:39 2019-07-03

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate change yet seen...
15:00 2019-05-21

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to climate change, according to research published Monday....
08:00 2019-06-12

Arctic fox walks more than 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada Norwegian researchers say an arctic fox walked from northern Norway to Canada’s far north, a distance of 4,415 kilometers (2,737 miles), in four months...
19:26 2019-07-02

First battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
14:39 2019-07-01

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscule organisms were discovered in shallow water shale, a kind ...
21:13 2019-05-22

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves in the summer....
20:13 2019-05-29

A Weather Station Above the Arctic Circle Hit 94.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Amid the hottest month in recorded history, some records still stand out as absolutely jaw dropping. That’s definitely true of a measurement made in the Arctic this July.Read more......
13:26 2019-08-16

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, satellite images reveal....
11:00 2019-06-15

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If it didn't, climate warming would rob polar regions of more ice cover....
16:13 2019-08-16

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
22:00 2019-07-08

Arctic Norway island wants to be ‘time-free’ during summer COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Residents on an Arctic Norwegian island with 69 days of constant light in the summer say they want to go “time-free” and be more flexible with school and working hours to make the most of the long days. Resident Kjell Ove Hveding says people on the island of So...
17:00 2019-06-19

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from space.The Arctic region has recorded it...
21:13 2019-07-31

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorolo...
17:26 2019-07-12

Bone-crushing hyenas lived in Canada's Arctic during the last Ice Age During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou and horses, while also scavenging mammoth carcasses on the tundra, a new study finds....
21:39 2019-06-18

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
15:00 2019-05-21

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-05-31

World's First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship To Sail For The Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
15:52 2019-07-01

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
15:13 2019-07-01

Fantastic arctic fox: animal walks 3,500km from Norway to Canada Epic journey by female fox includes fastest movement rate for species ever recordedAn arctic fox has walked more than 3,500km (2,000 miles) from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, astonishing researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute.The animal, known as a coastal or blue fox, was fitted with a tr...
07:00 2019-07-02

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....
16:52 2019-05-25

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
15:39 2019-07-12

Polar cruise boom harming the Arctic, explorer warns German adventurer Arved Fuchs says he has seen Inuit villages flooded with gawping tourists – ‘Party ships have no place here’One of the world’s leading polar explorers has warned against the explosive growth in cruise ship tourism in the Arctic, calling it damaging to both the local environment and...
11:39 2019-08-13

An Arctic fox made an epic 4400-kilometre-long journey over sea ice In 2018, a satellite-tracked Arctic fox migrated across sea ice from Svalbard to northeast Canada – but repeat journeys may soon be impossible as the poles warm...
19:26 2019-06-27

Lightning Struck Near the North Pole as the Arctic Continues to Unravel In the scheme of things, a freak lightning storm near the North Pole probably isn’t the biggest concern about the rapidly warming Arctic. But it’s yet another sign that the Arctic continues to have an abnormal one this summer.Read more......
00:52 2019-08-13

Arctic wildfires spew soot and smoke cloud bigger than EU Plume from unprecedented blazes forecast to reach Alaska as fires rage for third monthA cloud of smoke and soot bigger than the European Union is billowing across Siberia as wildfires in the Arctic Circle rage into an unprecedented third consecutive month.The normally frozen region, which is a cruci...
18:26 2019-08-12

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s com...
09:26 2019-05-26

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come again so soon.Read more......
23:52 2019-07-12

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
18:13 2019-07-31

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
07:26 2019-07-21

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
15:52 2019-06-14

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
15:00 2019-05-21

NORTHCOM commander warns the Arctic is an 'avenue of approach' for Russia The Arctic could be a key avenue for Russian cruise missiles, and the military must engage in the region to protect against it, according to a top U.S. general....
07:39 2019-07-23

Lamborghini Takes 7 Huracan EVOs On An Expedition Above The Arctic Circle Lamborghini has announced adding Norway to its list of most spectacular places and roads in the world to discover as part of its expedition series, Lamborghini Avventura. The supercars went above the......
19:52 2019-07-31

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burning in remote parts of the region that are being s...
00:13 2019-07-19

TABLE-Last of Yamal LNG Arctic vessel order undergoing sea trials The last of 15 Arc7-classed tankers ordered for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant Yamal LNG in Russia's Arctic north are undergoing sea trials around a South Korean shipyard, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed on Monday. The Georgiy Ushakov and Yakov Gakkel LNG tankers are both ...
11:26 2019-07-22

Arctic Race: Penultimate stage ‘ideally suited’ for Lutsenko "Astana’s Alexey Lutsenko may be nine seconds down to cycling’s ‘Mr Everything’ Mathieu van der Poel at the halfway mark of the four-day Arctic Race of Norway, but the current Kazakhstan road race champion is confident of what lies ahead."...
12:39 2019-08-17

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming....
00:52 2019-06-18

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people....
16:39 2019-08-17

Arctic fox sets record with epic 2,000-mile trek from Norway to Canada This stone cold fox just set a new land-speed record for the species by traveling more than 2,000 miles from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, according to stunned researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute. But the epic trek didn’t take place all at once — it happened in three freezing-temp...
19:00 2019-07-02

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northernmost seas on the planet hold....
02:26 2019-05-30

Arctic Marathoner Donates Amputated Toes For A Hotel's Infamous Cocktail Not all of them were going to make it home with him after he had to be evacuated from the Yukon Arctic Ultra by snowmobile in February 2018, suffering from deep frostbite during the 300-mile race....
04:39 2019-06-19

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia and Greenland has experienced rapid ice loss as usually frigid regions have experienced he...
01:26 2019-08-03

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Russia opens first train service to 'fascinating' Arctic The first tourist train travelling through Russia's Arctic region and on to Norway set off from Saint Petersburg station on Wednesday with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey....
14:00 2019-06-06

Riders observe minute's silence for Felice Gimondi at Arctic Race "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday."...
14:13 2019-08-17

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the high-pitched clicks made by Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ice....
17:26 2019-08-02

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
19:26 2019-07-31

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
22:26 2019-07-03

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper, It’s Not My Fault, arguing that none of us has a moral obligation to reduce our carbon emissions. He didn’t deny the looming emergency; he simply coul...
17:52 2019-07-19

Arctic Ocean could have no ice in September if global temps rise, study warns A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) and climate conditions continue to worsen. “Most likely, September Arctic sea ice wil...
06:13 2019-08-15

Long Frozen Organisms in the Arctic Awakened, Hinting at Life on Other Planets In recent years, researchers have reawakened life in frozen organisms in the Arctic permafrost, bringing them back to life. ...
04:13 2019-07-09

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
17:39 2019-06-18

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about 150 miles east of the American air base at Thule, Greenland. The stated purpose of Camp Century was to improve the American defense capability in the ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Historic Europe Heat Wave Incinerates Records, May Speed Up Arctic Melt A historic heat wave is bringing unprecedented temperatures to Western Europe, and is poised to expand northeastward to Scandinavia and into the Arctic by late this weekend....
04:39 2019-07-25

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
03:52 2019-06-19

Explosion At Arctic Missile Testing Site Kills 5: Russia Nuclear Agency Russia's nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two....
23:00 2019-08-10

Alaska natives accuse White House of hiding Arctic oil impact information Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil development in the long-protected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge....
23:52 2019-07-31

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
01:26 2019-07-03

From Abba to the Arctic Monkeys, the perfect pop songs have one thing in common | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is a reason radio edits last about three minutes: because that is how songs should have been bornI used to be a huge fan of Phil Spector. Then he was convicted of murder, which rather took the shine off things. But Spector, I’m afraid, remains for me the king of pop. Not Michael Jackson, who h...
08:26 2019-05-31

Electoral alliances up in the air at all levels in Spain As Spain's Socialists seek a partner to form a national government two months after a parliamentary election, the splintering of Spanish politics is being felt right down to regional and municipal level....
21:26 2019-06-17

What is the normal range for troponin levels? Troponin levels in the blood are normally very low and increase when the heart becomes damaged. Very high levels usually indicate that a person has recently had a heart attack. However, a number of other conditions can also cause elevated troponin levels. Learn more here....
01:26 2019-06-08

Put Some Checkpoints In Your Mario Maker Levels I’ve been playing Super Mario Maker 2 nearly every night since the game was released last week and I’ve encountered some really fun and well-made levels. But I’ve also noticed an annoying trend in many player made courses. It seems a lot of level creators are uploading levels without any checkpoints...
20:00 2019-07-06

U.S. Oil, Gas Hit Record Production Levels in 2018 The shale revolution powered U.S. oil and gas production in 2018 to the largest annual increases ever recorded by any country, according to energy giant BP....
17:39 2019-06-11

Himalayan ice melting at 'scary' levels Using old spy images, scientists have revealed that glaciers are melting at an alarming rate. The only way to avert a huge natural disaster, they warn, would be to cool the earth's temperatures....
08:52 2019-06-20

Iran will enrich uranium at higher levels Iran will begin enriching uranium at a higher level than what is allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal within days, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday....
13:52 2019-07-04

Explosion levels New Jersey home; 1 injured RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — An explosion has leveled a home in northern New Jersey, injuring the lone person inside who was pulled from the burning rubble by an off-duty police officer. Heavy flames and a large plume of smoke were visible as the two-story home quickly crumbled to the ground after the Mo...
23:00 2019-06-17

Iran levels new threats against US as tensions escalate Iran’s foreign minister warned Washington on Monday that “whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it” — the latest salvo coming as the war of words between Team Trump and Tehran continues to escalate. Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US “cannot expect to stay safe” after starting ...
19:26 2019-06-10

Kasich on gun violence: 'We need leadership at all levels of both parties' Former Ohio Governor John Kasich took members of both parties to task on Sunday for failing to take action to prevent mass shootings such as the ones that hit his home state in the city of Dayton, as well as El Paso, Texas this weekend....
05:13 2019-08-05

The Yankees’ brilliance is reaching ridiculous levels LONDON — They came, they saw, they prospered. The Yankees were happy tourists, excellent ambassadors and a winning team — a superbly executed triple play on either side of the Atlantic. They met special circumstances with continued special play. The Yanks carried over the outstanding results in Nort...
05:13 2019-07-01

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
00:52 2019-06-11

UN: Balkans faces alarming levels of air pollution SARAVEJO, Bosnia (AP) — The U.N. says people in all major cities across the Western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, politically fragile region is still heavily reliant on burning coal to generate power. The report re...
13:26 2019-06-03

‘My oestrogen levels were all over the place’: when men have ‘sympathy pregnancies’ From morning sickness to a swollen belly, some expectant fathers say they share their partners’ symptoms. But how is that possible?Kirsten, 22, knew something strange was happening at about eight weeks into her pregnancy. The classic first trimester symptoms, such as weight gain, food aversions and ...
13:00 2019-07-22

How to lower uric acid levels naturally A uric acid buildup can sometimes lead to gout, which causes very painful symptoms. Learn about eight natural ways to lower uric acid levels in this article....
11:13 2019-05-30

Very low levels of 'bad' cholesterol may raise stroke risk New research in a large sample of participants finds that too little low-density lipoprotein cholesterol correlates with a higher risk of bleeding stroke....
18:13 2019-07-04

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
15:26 2019-05-21

Your boss could use your smartwatch to check your productivity levels AI can predict people’s performance levels at work based on data from their electronic devices. However, there are concerns about how the tech could be used...
16:13 2019-07-04

U.S. fuel prices near last month's levels, unlikely to change Average fuel prices in the United States started the week at $2.26 per gallon, showing little change from the last month or last week, and may remain flat....
14:33 2019-05-21

Russia says it’s not obliged to share radiation levels data The Russian foreign ministry has responded to reports that several of its radiation monitoring stations went silent shortly after a deadly explosion at a missile range by saying it is not obliged to share data with other nations...
11:52 2019-08-20

Radiation Levels Spike Following Mysterious Explosion in Russia A Russian city reportedly observed a rise in radiation levels after an explosion at a nearby military testing site, which left at least two dead. Read more......
00:26 2019-08-10

Honor Band 5 will monitor your blood oxygen levels and more Last year's Honor Band 4 is one of our favorite cheap fitness trackers, but it seems the company will be making the follow-up product into a powerhouse, top-end device.Honor's CEO, George Zhao, has teased the product on Chinese microblogging site Weibo that shows a quick glimpse of the tra...
10:39 2019-07-08

High levels of anxiety can slow down your reaction times People with anxiety often have attention control problems. Now it seems anxiety can significantly slow down reaction times – an effect that gets worse with age...
21:52 2019-07-16

“The UK leads the world on talent at all levels in the motor industry” Opinion 3 Jul, 2019 It’s been a good news week for the UK and our 2019 Brit List shows that the future looks even brighter, says Steve Fowler...
20:00 2019-07-03

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as the low-lying island-state makes preparations to mitigate the impact of global warming....
20:52 2019-08-18

Natural gas explosion levels California home, killing 1 A thunderous natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California, killing a gas worker and injuring more than a dozen other people on Monday, authorities said. The house in Murrieta, about 70 miles north of San Diego, exploded soon after 12 p.m. local time as crews from a gas company were wo...
09:39 2019-07-16

Oldman River water levels below average in Lethbridge “The risk of flooding in the river this spring is really quite low because of the current conditions,” said Doug Kaupp, Lethbridge’s manager of water and wastewater....
03:01 2019-05-22

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the first part of June....
22:39 2019-05-30

Atmospheric carbon levels are leaping. We can't afford more years like this Each year of high emissions adds to the stock of carbon in the air, bringing us closer to catastropheOne of the many ironies of the climate crisis is that as temperatures change and extreme weather becomes more common, we need more energy to maintain comfort. Hotter summers have driven an increase i...
20:52 2019-06-11

Rupee Rises To 68 Levels For First Time Since April 11: 10 Things To Know The rupee rose to as much as 68.91 against the US dollar on Friday. That marked the first time the rupee appreciated to 68 levels against the greenback in intraday trade since April 11 this year. The......
16:39 2019-06-28

Iran to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally-accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to producing nuclear weapons....
14:26 2019-07-03

These 6 wearables help manage diabetes, track glucose levels Diabetes requires treatment and everyday strategies to control it. These wearables by medical tech companies can help.        ...
19:00 2019-06-05

High insulin levels may bring on pancreatic cancer Researchers bred mice that were genetically unable to produce excess insulin with mice susceptible to cancer development. The resulting mice had the same pancreatic cancer mutation found in 90 percent of human patients....
21:13 2019-08-02

Yes, It's True! This Healthy Tea May Help Manage Your Blood Pressure Levels Flaxseeds could do wonders for your blood pressure levels. You can have them ground or include them in your smoothies or oatmeal. You can even use the seeds to brew yourself some hot tea....
19:00 2019-06-27

Global Sea Levels Could Rise by Much More Than Previously Predicted, According to New Study Global sea levels could rise by almost 6ft by 2100 – twice as much as had previously been predicted – threatening major cities and displacing hundreds of millions of people, a study published Monday warned. The upper limit for sea level rise by 2100 has previously been estimated between...
23:26 2019-05-21

World's rivers 'awash with dangerous levels of antibiotics' Largest global study finds the drugs in two-thirds of test sites in 72 countriesHundreds of rivers around the world from the Thames to the Tigris are awash with dangerously high levels of antibiotics, the largest global study on the subject has found.Antibiotic pollution is one of the key routes by ...
07:00 2019-05-27

Sea Levels Likely To Witness 2-Metre Rise By 2100, Says Study Global sea levels could rise by two metres and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....
19:13 2019-05-21

Iran will increase uranium enrichment to whatever levels it needs: Rouhani Iran will increase its level of uranium enrichment after July 7 to whatever levels it needs beyond the 3.67% cap set in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency....
11:39 2019-07-03

Heatwaves amplify near-record levels of ice melt in northern hemisphere Greenland’s ice sheet shrunk more in past month than in average year, experts warnThe frozen extremities of the northern hemisphere are melting at a near-record rate as heatwaves buffet the Arctic, forest fires tear through Siberia and glaciers retreat on Greenland fjords and Alpine peaks.Unusually ...
08:26 2019-08-02

Gas line blast levels house in California, kills one and injures 15 A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern California town of Murrieta, authorities said....
06:26 2019-07-16

| France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally: poll France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-19

Mario 64 Expert Climbs One Of The Game's Trickiest Levels Without Jumping Scott “pannenkoek2012" Buchanan is a Super Mario 64 expert known best for achieving memetic status thanks to a complex trick that involved “parallel universes” to complete. Buchanan is a master of the “A press challenge,” which involves clearing levels without jumping. He’s back at it again wit...
23:39 2019-08-12

Rankings change to help tennis pros at lower, junior levels Tennis players at the lower and junior levels will have an easier opportunity to move up to the main tours under a new system that makes rankings points available at their tournaments        ...
09:26 2019-05-24

Radiation Levels at the Marshall Islands Remain Disturbingly High An analysis of soil samples, ocean sediment, and fruits from the Marshall Islands—the site of nearly 70 nuclear weapons tests during the 1940s and 1950s—has revealed alarmingly high levels of radiation, with some regions at levels exceeding areas affected by the Fukushima and Chernobyl disasters.Rea...
21:52 2019-07-15

Trump's China tariffs drag business profitability to pre-tax cut levels The likelihood of corporate profit margins tumbling from a 2018 record to pre-tax cut levels or lower increased after President Trump brushed off the possibility of a quick trade agreement with China to end pricey tariffs on the country's imports....
20:39 2019-05-28

India's monsoon rains below average levels for a fourth week India's monsoon rains were below average for a fourth straight week due to scant seasonal rainfall over central and western parts of the country, raising concerns about production of summer-sown crops such as rice, soybeans and cotton....
20:26 2019-06-27

Players have created over 2 million levels on ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Super Mario Maker 2 players are having a busy summer. Nintendo announced today that players have uploaded 2 million courses on the level creator since its worldwide release on June 28th. The highly-anticipated Nintendo Switch sequel to Super Mario Ma......
00:39 2019-07-10

Children’s cereals contain ‘troubling’ levels of carcinogen found in Roundup Nearly two dozen popular children’s cereals and other snack products contain a cancer-causing chemical found in weed-killer, a new analysis reveals. Several varieties of Cheerios — including Honey Nut, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Oat Crunch and Multi Grain — are included on the list of foods that...
01:26 2019-06-14

Elevated levels of fecal matter found at some Texas beaches HOUSTON (KPRC) – The heat has settled and summer is in full swing. The beach is a popular destination for people looking to enjoy the weekend. However, if you are planning to head down to the Galveston area, you might want to check this list. GettyImages Texas Beach Watch takes weekly water sa...
02:26 2019-07-02

Workplace stress has reached near-epidemic levels. These 4 tips can keep you sane The demands of the modern workplace have proved to be a major pain point that ratchets up the pressure on employees and can lead to serious physical and mental health issues. Here are some simple strategies to avoid feeling stressed on the job....
19:26 2019-06-01

Atlético Madrid's Beef With Barcelona Reaches New Levels Of Pettiness Though it looked like the contentious Antoine Griezmann transfer saga was over once he officially signed with Barcelona, Atlético Madrid have refused to let it die. The latest news is that the Colchoneros have filed a complaint with La Liga in an attempt to block Griezmann’s registration with the Ca...
02:39 2019-07-25

Danube water levels drop but not enough to reach sunken boat Hungarian water management authorities say the Danube River's high water levels, which have stymied efforts to reach a sunken tour boat where 21 missing people could be trapped, are falling....
17:26 2019-06-02

Iran threatens to hike uranium levels if no deal comes by Sunday After growing its uranium stockpile this week beyond internationally accepted limits, Iran threatened Wednesday to take another step closer to producing nuclear weapons....
19:00 2019-07-03

Iran says it is ready to enrich uranium beyond nuclear deal levels Tehran says it will increase enrichment because Europe has ‘indirectly violated’ nuclear dealA top aide to Iran’s supreme leader says the Islamic Republic is ready to enrich uranium beyond the level set by Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal, just before a deadline it set on Sunday for Europe to offer new te...
15:13 2019-07-06

Color-changing tattoos will track your glucose levels: study Your tattoos could soon change color — and also save lives. Scientists in Germany have developed tattoos that switch color with changing levels of glucose, albumin or pH — giving crucial real-time warnings for chronic diseases like diabetes, blood disease and kidney failure, according to a new study...
00:52 2019-07-24

GSK's Dovato suppresses AIDS virus at same levels of three-drug regimen GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients for six months at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage study, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
10:13 2019-07-10

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
20:13 2019-07-18

Even Your Offline Mario Maker 2 Levels Aren’t Safe From Deletion Nintendo will delete Mario Maker levels from its servers for any number of reasons, be they glitches, inappropriate content, or unspecified offenses that leave creators baffled. This practice can be frustrating, but it was previously confined to levels that had already been uploaded and thus were ob...
04:39 2019-07-25

Officials: Radiation from Russia explosion '4-16 times' natural levels Russian officials said Tuesday radiation levels at a military test site involved in an explosion last week were four to 16 times above natural background levels....
20:52 2019-08-13

America's luxury pickup craze hits new levels As Chevrolet reportedly works on a $100,000 pickup, luxury pickups are growing increasingly popular, with features such as sumptuous interiors.       ...
00:26 2019-07-04

Feds seize nearly 800 children’s brushes that had ‘dangerous’ lead levels They may look cute, but these children’s folding hair brushes are actually chock-full o’ lead — with 25 times the amount allowed by United States law, according to federal officials. Nearly 800 of them were seized in Baltimore, Maryland, this week by Customs and Border Protection o...
12:26 2019-07-20

Musk: Tesla has 'decent shot' at record Q2 on multiple levels Tesla has "a decent shot at a record quarter on every level," CEO Elon Musk said at the company's annual shareholder meeting, soothing concerns about weak demand for the EV maker's sedans....
01:26 2019-06-12

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people around the globe in a “catastrophic” disaster, a new study warns. If climate-changing emissions continue largely unchecked, more than 187 millio...
22:26 2019-05-21

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
14:52 2019-05-21

France Has Lowest Levels Of Trust In Vaccines: Global Survey France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday....
10:39 2019-06-19

Iran blows past limits on enriched uranium levels Iran blew past limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal on Monday and began enriching uranium to 4.5 percent, further jeopardizing the pact signed by world powers. ​Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization acknowledged it exceeded the 3.67 percent limit a day after Tehran warned it would and a week after ...
18:39 2019-07-08

Trump's interior secretary: I haven't 'lost sleep' over record CO2 levels Last week the Mauna Loa Observatory observed the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere ever documented Donald Trump’s interior secretary hasn’t “lost sleep over”, the record-breaking levels of pollution heating the planet, he told US lawmakers in an oversight hearing.The Mauna Loa Obser...
05:39 2019-05-22

UAW opposes White House plan to freeze mpg rules at 2020 levels In written testimony to Congress, the union said it shares automakers' concerns that the proposal "could lead to protracted litigation and uncertainty in the industry that will limit growth."...
20:52 2019-06-19

Carbon dioxide levels hit record peak in May, highest in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
16:26 2019-06-04

Ramzan 2019: 9 Delicious Sehri Recipes To Keep Your Energy Levels High Sehri Recipes | Ramzan 2019: Find here the best of sehri recipes that you can start your day with. From popular haleem to nutritious parfait and unforgettable keema kaleji kebabs, complete with key......
17:13 2019-05-21

Online ad growth seen slowing in 2021 to levels since dotcom bubble burst Global advertising spend is expected to grow 4.6% in 2019, a dip from previous estimates, with internet advertising seen slowing to single digits in 2021 for first since the dotcom bubble burst, industry forecaster Zenith said....
12:52 2019-07-08

Huawei insists global smartphone production levels are 'normal', at least for the time being There's been much ado about Huawei's tough road ahead as key US partners and major parts suppliers are prepared to turn their backs on the world's second-largest smartphone vendor at the end of a 90-day reprieve granted shortly after President Trump's announcement of a potentially business-ending ba...
14:00 2019-06-05

Opinion: Kevin Durant's Game 5 injury is a failure on many levels Kevin Durant left Game 5 in the second quarter after sustaining Achilles injury. He should have never played Monday.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
21:13 2019-07-18

Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two decades....
16:26 2019-05-22

Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Low Levels Of Micronutrients: Preliminary Study Now a new study has also linked sleep to quality of nutrition, indicating that the quality of sleep may be linked to presence or absence of essential vitamins and minerals in a person's diet....
15:52 2019-06-11

Low river levels to affect French nuclear power generation from August 8: EDF French utility EDF may curb power generation at its 3,000 megawatt Chooz nuclear reactor in the north of France due to the low flow rate of the Meuse river which it uses to cool the two reactors at the plant....
17:13 2019-08-03

UAW says it opposes Trump proposal to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels In written testimony to Congress, the union said it shares automakers' concerns that the proposal "could lead to protracted litigation and uncertainty in the industry that will limit growth."...
18:52 2019-06-19

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries....
18:13 2019-05-21

Vacancies remain at 'epidemic levels' in some US cities: Axios managing editor Are abandoned and vacant homes the next housing crisis? Kim Hart, managing editor at Axios, joins "The Exchange" to discuss the burden of high vacancy rates on small communities....
22:52 2019-07-19

Fracking boom could explain the puzzling rise in global methane levels The shale gas boom could be to blame for rising methane in the atmosphere. If the trend continues, it could put our climate goals in greater jeopardy...
23:26 2019-08-14

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new study shows. Researchers at Columbia University teste...
02:52 2019-07-16

Curiosity rover finds gas levels on Mars hinting at possibility of life It's easy to get jaded about potential signs of life on Mars, but a recent discovery might raise eyebrows. The New York Times has learned that NASA's Curiosity rover has detected "startlingly high" levels of methane -- the gas typically produced by l......
00:52 2019-06-23

Iran will start enriching uranium at higher levels after this weekend, Rouhani says Iran will begin enriching uranium at a higher level than what is allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal within days, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday....
17:13 2019-07-03

A Sunken Cold War Nuclear Sub Is Leaking Radiation at Levels 800,000 Times Normal Using a robotic sub, a team of investigators has detected traces of radiation leaking from Komsomolets—a Soviet nuclear submarine that sank 30 years ago in the Norwegian Sea. The recorded radiation levels are unusually high, but scientists say it’s not threatening humans or marine life.Read more......
00:00 2019-07-12

WHO urges ban on high levels of sugar from fruit puree in baby food High sugar content may be threat to first teeth and affect food preferences in adulthoodCommercial baby foods contain too much sugar – even when they are labelled as savoury meals, says the World Health Organization, which is seeking a ban on added sugars in foods for children under 36 months old.WH...
17:26 2019-07-15

Higher iron levels may protect arteries but raise clot risk A new study links naturally higher iron levels to a reduced risk of clogged arteries but a raised risk of clots related to the slowing of blood flow....
00:52 2019-07-19

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic test swim canceled over E. coli levels High E. coli levels have forced organizers to scrap the swimming portion of a test paratriathlon event for the Tokyo Paralympics. Concerns are mounting that high temperatures could threaten events at next year's Games....
13:52 2019-08-17

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials said on Wednesday. ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Media ‘unhinged’ over shootings, ‘unprecedented levels of left-wing bias’ Liberal media outlets have become “unhinged” over the mass slayings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, with the left-wing bias reaching “unprecedented levels,” according to critics of the coverage....
00:00 2019-08-08

YouTube offers tiered membership levels to boost creators’ revenue Last year, YouTube took to the VidCon stage to share new ways creators could make money. This year, YouTube returned with updates to those programs. For starters, it's adding new Channel Membership levels. Since last year, fans have been able to pay......
04:26 2019-07-12

Burundi malaria outbreak at epidemic levels as half of population infected World Health Organization records 1,800 malaria deaths since start of year, almost equalling number of lives claimed by Ebola in DRCA serious outbreak of malaria in Burundi has reached epidemic proportions, killing almost as many people as the Ebola crisis in the nearby Democratic Republic of the Co...
10:13 2019-08-08

Russia says radiation levels rose by 4-16 times in city after accident: TASS Radiation levels in the Russian city of Severodvinsk rose by up to 16 times on Aug. 8 after an accident that authorities said involved a rocket test on a sea platform, Russia's state weather agency said on Tuesday, the TASS news agency reported....
10:52 2019-08-13

| West Africa wealth inequalities reaching extreme levels - report West Africa suffers the most inequalities on the continent but many governments prefer to ignore problems despite economic growth, a report by Oxfam and Development Finance International said....
08:39 2019-07-10

Mario Maker 2 Player Finds Useful Trick For Making Randomized Levels Make a brand new stage in Super Mario Maker 2 and you may find that objects which had an element of random chance in the first Mario Maker are now completely predictable. Clown cars, for example, will always start traveling in the same direction rather than picking one randomly. One player figured o...
00:13 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-GSK's Dovato suppresses AIDS virus at same levels of 3-drug regimen GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients for six months at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage study, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-10

Superhot VR studio tested ‘larger’ levels for Oculus Quest port Superhot VR studio Superhot Team experimented with larger levels for the Oculus Quest port of their hit game -- but found it wasn't a good idea.Read More...
15:00 2019-05-26

Russia says radiation levels spiked in area around weapons test explosion Radiation levels near the site of a deadly explosion of an apparent nuclear-powered missile being tested in Russia spiked by up to 16 times above normal, according to the country’s weather service. The Thursday blast on the coast of the White Sea in Nyonska killed five scientists with Russia’s...
17:52 2019-08-14

North Pole: multiple lightning strikes follow record-low sea ice levels ‘Furthest north lightning strikes in Alaska forecaster memory’ hit as high temperatures and widespread fires plague regionMultiple lightning strikes have been observed 300 miles from the North Pole, according to the US National Weather Service, in the latest sign of extreme changes to the Arctic env...
23:26 2019-08-13

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deeper power cuts in the country....
17:39 2019-05-30

Iran says it will break internationally-agreed limit on uranium levels in 10 days Iran will surpass the internationally agreed levels of its low-enriched uranium levels in 10 days, the country's atomic energy body said Monday....
12:00 2019-06-17

A Glacier the Size of Florida Is Becoming Unstable. It Has Dire Implications for Global Sea Levels Melting ice sheets in the Antarctic, particularly one of the largest and unstable glaciers in the region, could significantly accelerate global sea level rise, according to a new report. The climate scientists who measured likely outcomes of glacial melting at the bottom of the world focused the stu...
05:00 2019-07-11

Not sure if a stock is worth buying at current levels? Follow Jim Cramer's checklist "Money managers are desperate to avoid owning companies that could be facing estimate cuts, and this checklist is what protects them," Jim Cramer says....
02:00 2019-05-31

Russia's Putin denies increased radiation levels following deadly blast Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that there's no risk of increased radiation levels following a deadly blast at a military site in Northern Russia earlier this month that killed at least five people....
04:26 2019-08-20

Carbon Dioxide Concentration in the Earth’s Atmosphere Has Hit Levels Unseen for 3 Million Years The concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has reached levels not seen for 3 million years, scientists at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii said Monday – offering a dire warning about the impact of human activity on the planet. The observatory’s sensors registered ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Radiation levels at Marshall Islands test sites 10 times greater than Chernobyl More than a half-century after the United States government ended nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands, radiation levels are still dangerously high....
02:26 2019-07-17

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. Here’s how eating this one food for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels....
15:26 2019-05-21

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-GSK's Dovato suppresses AIDS virus at same levels of 3-drug regimen GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage study, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
15:13 2019-07-10

Radiation levels at Russian test site spiked up to 16 times above normal after explosion A mysterious explosion in northern Russia caused radiation levels to spike up to 16 times above normal, the state weather agency said Tuesday amid reports that evacuations have been ordered in the village not far from the blast site and medics who treated the initial victims have been ordered back t...
20:26 2019-08-13

Blackrock CEO Larry Fink sees US stocks moving higher even from near-record levels The co-founder of the world's largest money manager advises investors to stay invested in stocks, saying that taking risk off the table is a mistake....
13:39 2019-07-19

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new study shows....
06:13 2019-07-16

UAW says opposes Trump proposal to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels - testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
18:26 2019-06-19

Communities on Lake Ontario shore still dealing with damage from high water levels High water levels on Lake Ontario have caused damage in Cobourg and Port Hope. Cobourg has managed to reclaim its beach but Port Hope's Waterfront Trail will not be repaired....
19:52 2019-08-02

7 Manganese-Rich Foods For Strong Bones And Stable Blood Sugar Levels Manganese is as important as other minerals like magnesium and iron. Though required in small quantities, it is important to ensure that one is consuming enough of this essential nutrient....
16:39 2019-07-04

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its policy provisions....
02:13 2019-07-10

Climate change could raise sea levels by 7 feet by 2100, shocking study reveals Ocean levels are rising due to climate change and the long-held view is that sea levels would rise nearly three feet by the year 2100. A startling new study has suggested that view is woefully incorrect. Instead, sea levels could rise more than double that amount if global temperatures rise more tha...
03:13 2019-05-22

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Doing this one thing on holiday could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms could be reduced on holiday by watching what you eat and drink. Here’s why doing this one thing can lower blood sugar levels....
17:13 2019-06-02

Caster Semenya Can Run Free—for Now—as Court Rules She Won’t Have to Take Drugs to Lower Testosterone Levels Calling it a victory for women’s “human rights,” South African runner Caster Semenya and her legal team are cheering a Swiss court’s ruling that allows her to continue competing without taking testosterone-lowering drugs while she continues her appeals....
15:00 2019-06-05

In honor of Far From Home, let's make some Spider-Man-themed levels in Super Mario Maker 2 Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
10:00 2019-07-05

Elevated levels of ozone prompt health watch advisory for Tucson area TUCSON – After observing high levels of pollutants in the air, a Health Watch has been issued for the Tucson area for Tuesday and Wednesday, According to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Pima County of Environmental Quality, Tucson area residents who are vulnerable to the im...
12:39 2019-08-08

UAW opposes Trump plan to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels: testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
02:13 2019-06-20

Lead scare in New Jersey: Water bottles handed out as levels still high in some areas Even after city-issued filters were given out months ago, parts of New Jersey are still dealing with high levels of lead in their water, the EPA says.        ...
10:26 2019-08-13

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
23:26 2019-07-10

Football star Sala exposed to high levels of deadly carbon monoxide in plane British air accident investigators have said Emiliano Sala's body had potentially deadly levels of carbon monoxide. It said the pilot of the plane that crashed was also likely exposed....
05:00 2019-08-15

UPDATE 3-UAW opposes Trump plan to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels -testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
03:26 2019-06-20

High levels of arsenic in bottled water sold at Whole Foods, Target, Walmart, study says A test conducted by an Oakland nonprofit finds Peñafiel and Starkey bottled water contain levels of arsenic that violate state guidelines.       ...
23:13 2019-06-20

One of Antarctica's biggest glaciers will soon reach a point of irreversible melting. That would cause sea levels to rise at least 1.6 feet. NASA Antarctica's glaciers are melting at unprecedented rates. This rapid ice loss contributes to rising sea-levels. In a new study, scientists found that the Thwaites Glacier in western Antarctica will likely hit a point of irreversible melting, after which it will lose all of its ice over a perio...
02:39 2019-07-10

Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels. The post Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-17

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
19:52 2019-07-18

People With Prediabetes May Return To Normal Blood Sugar Levels: Eat These Foods To Prevent Diabetes Type-2 Diabetes: People with prediabetes are likely to develop Type-2 diabetes sooner or later. But the condition may return to normal blood sugar levels if followed a healthy lifestyle....
13:39 2019-07-17

Barneys' bankruptcy called out high New York rents. But retailers are paying far below 2014 levels Retail rents in New York corridors including Fifth Avenue around Grand Central, SoHo and the Upper East Side are nowhere near what they once were in 2014. Even Madison Avenue hasn't been immune to the trend....
22:13 2019-08-08

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by building muscle strength TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. To reduce blood sugar levels it’s important to follow a healthy diet and exercise....
17:39 2019-07-31

Diabetes Diet: Eat This Karela/Bitter Gourd Meal To Manage Blood Sugar Levels Karela contains plenty of health-giving characteristics, anoint it as a must-have food in our regular diet.Karela is especially recommended for diabetes patients as its properties help in regulating......
17:13 2019-06-28

Gray whale deaths could reach record levels this year, NOAA opens investigation At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year, prompting federal officials to launch a scientific investigation.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

High levels of arsenic found in two bottled water brands sold at Target, Walmart CHICAGO (CNN) – Tests conducted by a California nonprofit found high levels of arsenic levels in two bottled water brands. The testing was carried out by the Center for Environmental Health. The group found that Peñafiel water and Starkey water contained higher arsenic levels than tap water &#...
05:00 2019-06-22

RPT-UPDATE 3-UAW opposes Trump plan to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels -testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
16:52 2019-06-20

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by making this easy breakfast swap TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include blurred vision and rapid weight loss. In order to reduce blood sugar levels, it’s important to watch what your diet....
22:13 2019-06-27

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ The post Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ appea...
14:13 2019-06-17

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN weather agency tracks fires…in the Arctic....
23:52 2019-07-12

Iran has threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels within a week after violating the 2015 nuclear deal Reuters On top of announcing it's violated the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran on Monday threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels by July 7 if it does not receive sanctions relief. This came amid heightened military and economic tensions between the US and Iran, which came close to the brink o...
00:52 2019-07-02

Wife of accused Green Beret in line for Trump pardon says Army 'riddled with corruption at the highest levels' The wife of Maj. Mathew Golsteyn, the former Green Beret accused of the 2010 murder of a Taliban bombmaker, said that a pardon from President Trump "would end the eight year long nightmare" her husband has been living since being investigated....
11:00 2019-05-22

I spent an hour playing the crazy upcoming 'Super Mario' game where you can play unlimited levels and create your own — here's what it's like Nintendo Nintendo's next major "Super Mario" game is headed to the Nintendo Switch in late June. The new game, "Super Mario Maker 2," is a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic Mario title from Nintendo's failed Wii U console. I got a chance to play "Super Mario Maker 2" at a recent event in New Yo...
21:13 2019-05-28

Radiation levels rose briefly after deadly incident in northern Russia, official tells state media Authorities in northern Russia detected a brief rise in radiation levels following a deadly explosion at a military training ground in the Arkhangelsk region, state news agency TASS reported Thursday....
22:13 2019-08-08

Scientists Think They Know Why So Many Meteorites Look Like Cones You might think of meteors as flashes in the sky that result in lumpy-looking meteorites on the ground. But not all meteorites are lumps. A substantial population, like the leftovers from the 2013 Chelyabinsk airburst, are notably conical. One team of scientists thinks they know why. Read more......
22:39 2019-07-23

Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat One of the hallmark predictions of quantum mechanics is that particles behave unpredictably—but a new experiment seems to complicate some of those core ideas.Read more......
05:13 2019-06-04

Schrödinger's cat could be saved, say scientists New research casts doubt on idea that a quantum jump is instant and unpredictableSchrödinger’s cat might not only be dead or alive, but also brought back from the brink, according to scientists who said they have discovered a warning sign for quantum transitions once thought to be instantaneous and ...
03:39 2019-06-04

How scientists could one day predict your memories Do you remember your first kiss? What about your grandma dying? Chances are you do, and that’s because emotional memories are at the core of our personal life story. Some rare moments are just incredibly intense and stand out from an otherwise repetitive existence of sleeping, eating and working. Th...
11:13 2019-07-19

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascular and lung issues, like lung cancer and stroke.Read more......
03:26 2019-08-07

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque at the Oldham hospitals involved. Attempts by one o...
14:26 2019-06-16

7 Swans Scientists Should Turn Into Worms Swans are beautiful birds, but a lot of swans would be better if they were worms instead of swans. Using science, it is important to transform several swans into earthworms so that they become better. Here are seven swans that scientists should turn into worms....
13:52 2019-08-16

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20, 1969, man would step on the lunar surface for the first time. Among the millions watching around the world were scientists from Tucson, who were part ...
00:26 2019-07-20

Scientists top list of most trusted professions in US Pew survey shows rise in confidence that scientists will act in public’s interestScientists have topped a survey of trusted professions, with adults in the US more confident that they act in the public’s best interests than employees from any other line of work studied.The survey found that confiden...
21:39 2019-08-02

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new analysis — and less expensive....
01:26 2019-07-17

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eastern China, according to new research published in...
20:39 2019-05-23

Scientists Are Stuck on the Mystery of Tape There’s a certain patience required for studying sticky tape. Sure, sometimes experiments require peeling, but other times, researchers must simply sit around and wait for the adhesive to fail. These experiments are bringing scientists closer to something that doesn’t yet exist: a unified theory of ...
23:52 2019-05-29

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. But already, they noted in a statement, it's made its way over to the United Kingdom — likely through black squirrels from the U.S. that escaped from p...
19:52 2019-08-14

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes....
20:52 2019-05-22

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. She and her team have discovered one reason why humans are so much heavier tha...
18:39 2019-06-27

VR is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
18:13 2019-06-28

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that makes cats less able to cause allergies. But while this research is promising, a finished product won’t be available any time soon.Read more......
22:13 2019-08-14

Scientists figured out how tides cause earthquakes Scientists discovered why earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges occur during low tides, and the answer lies in the magma chambers lying below, according to a new report....
21:39 2019-06-07

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
17:39 2019-05-21

VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to decipher. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Virginia Mason have an answer, though: let sci......
09:13 2019-06-16

Iran announces announces higher enrichment levels set by 2015 nuclear deal Iran on Monday said it has surpassed uranium enrichment levels set by the 2015 nuclear deal but did not specify how much more the enrichment levels would rise, according to reports. ...
13:00 2019-07-08

Queen Sugar’s Season 4 Levels Up the Drama Each Episode! Let’s Recap Episode 4 in GIFs! Queen Sugar’s fourth season has not disappointed one bit. Not that I expected it to, but the writers continuously find new ways to hit us with shit we absolutely did not see coming. This week’s episode was no different. I had enough moments that elicited a physical reaction in episode 4, “Skin Trans...
18:13 2019-07-04

Earth's carbon dioxide levels are highest they've been in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
17:52 2019-06-04

Legendary Mario Player Is Building Some Of The Hardest Mario Maker 2 Levels You'll Ever See It’s a good thing you have to beat a level before uploading it in Super Mario Maker 2, or else who knows what kind of twisted horrors longtime player PangeaPanga would be coming up with?...
23:52 2019-07-10

'Any amount we want': Iran poised to increase uranium enrichment at higher levels President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will commence higher-level uranium enrichment from July 7 if the impact of U.S. sanctions is not alleviated.        ...
11:52 2019-07-03

Amnesty International issues warning about travel to US amid 'high levels of gun violence' The human rights groups issued the travel warning over "high levels of gun violence," which Amnesty International referred to as a human rights crisis.       ...
04:00 2019-08-08

Scientists chasing waterfalls discovered something they aren't used to We often think waterfalls indicate ancient tectonic or glacial activity – but it turns out they can form all by themselves without these external influences...
15:00 2019-05-21

Scientists try to explain why everyone loves the ‘Avengers’ movies The Marvel movies are some of the most successful Hollywood blockbusters of all time. Sure, Avengers: Endgame can’t seem to beat Avatar for the all-time crown, but hey, you’d be hard-pressed to find another collection of properties capable of pulling in numbers like the Avengers and its ...
00:13 2019-07-07

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
22:52 2019-07-24

Cockroaches becoming resistant to insecticides, scientists discover CNN NEWSOUCE – Scientists at Purdue University discovered German cockroaches are becoming resistant to insecticides. Even more horrifying is they can become cross-resistant to chemicals they haven’t even been exposed to! Then guess what they do? They pass those immunities onto their offs...
23:26 2019-07-04

Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating brain cell circuits — and uncovering neurological problems, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction and depression, a new study finds. A t...
23:52 2019-08-06

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is being drawn up by the EU.The Horizon Europe progr...
10:13 2019-06-03

Scientists Interview A Lot Of Exes, Confirm You Probably Do Have A 'Type' According to new research, when it comes to romantic partners, most people do have a "type," personality-wise. The study, by a pair of psychologists at the University of Toronto, arrives at its......
11:13 2019-06-14

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nano. The breakthrough, the first new treatment in 50...
21:52 2019-06-03

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise the agency on scientific matters....
22:26 2019-06-03

Scientists use smartphone to manipulate brains of mice Scientists have developed a way to manipulate a mouse's neural circuits remotely. The technology could be used to study disorders like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's....
06:52 2019-08-07

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see, and hear, but what abo...
21:13 2019-06-27

California scientists consider case of poisoned songbirds Researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have closed the case of the poisoned songbirds. Their conclusion: the birds died after eating elm tree seeds exposed to a pesticide....
20:26 2019-06-27

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
18:13 2019-06-28

Scientists solve Stone Age murder mystery The mystery of an ancient fractured skull has been settled. An international team of researchers in Europe ruled foul play was to blame for the Upper Paleolithic man's head injury....
21:13 2019-07-05

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convention that recognises damage to nature alongside other war crimes, according to an open letter by 24 prominent scientists.The legal instrument should inc...
15:26 2019-07-24

How should we respond to alien contact? Scientists ask the public Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue of how to respond should humanity ever be contacted by an alien civilisation have hit on a radical idea: a survey that asks what the public would do.Mem...
14:52 2019-07-01

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people think all black people look the same....
18:52 2019-07-06

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
10:26 2019-05-27

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights defender; Mae C. Jemison, the first African Americ...
22:26 2019-06-17

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
16:39 2019-06-18

Scientists are trying to open a portal to a parallel universe The project -- which has been compared to the Upside Down in the Netflix blockbuster "Stranger Things" -- hopes to show a world identical to ours where life is mirrored....
21:52 2019-07-05

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish. Ice melted as a result of exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The early melting has been “crazy,” said Ja...
21:13 2019-07-01

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were found to have significantly reduced ...
11:39 2019-08-13

Scientists teleport information inside a diamond Scientists have successfully teleported quantum information inside a diamond. The breakthrough could provide a boost to quantum computing technologies....
23:39 2019-06-28

‘Invisible’ severe turbulence will become more common: scientists Severe turbulence that’s “invisible to pilots” will be three times as common in the near future, scientists have warned. This could put passengers at risk of injury – and even make some flights take longer. This “invisible turbulence” is caused by a phenomenon called wi...
04:26 2019-08-09

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it was already leaving — just got another chapter. A new paper published in Nature Astronomy declares that the object, which puzzled researchers for...
01:13 2019-07-02

Scientists think they’ve found all the ‘missing’ iron in the universe These days, scientists think they have a pretty good idea of what the universe is made of. By detecting the telltale signatures of various elements in celestial bodies like stars, asteroids, and other planets, scientists can estimate how abundant or rare each of the known elements is. Iron, however,...
06:52 2019-07-11

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
12:13 2019-06-19

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
23:00 2019-06-04

Scientists just discovered a planet shaped like a football If you were to make a list of exoplanets that would be worth visiting in person, WASP-121b wouldn’t be anywhere near the top of your list. There are plenty of exoplanets out there that wouldn’t be comfortable for humans, but WASP-121b is a special kind of hostile, not to mention a shape ...
03:26 2019-08-02

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities tea...
21:13 2019-05-22

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new species of beetle based on its weird-shaped dick.Re...
00:39 2019-08-03

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
20:52 2019-07-12

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was only visible for a few months after astronomers sp...
23:52 2019-08-14

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
02:13 2019-06-07

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine an...
21:13 2019-07-03

Mystery of why arteries harden may have been solved, say scientists Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by molecule produced by damaged cellsThe mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have been solved, researchers have revealed, in a study that also suggests the first potential preventive drug for the condition linked to heart attack, demen...
18:00 2019-06-11

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
19:39 2019-05-21

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — could make huge regions of Mars more habitable....
19:13 2019-07-17

Scientists weigh in on spike of home runs in MLB What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Josh Peter sat down with Lloyd Smith, who runs the sports science laboratory at Washington State University, to discuss the reason why home runs have been hit at a tremendous pace since 2015.       ...
18:00 2019-08-02

Confidence in Scientists Has Actually Risen Since 2016 in the U.S., According to New Research It can often feel like trust in science is a casualty of the “fake news” era. Skepticism of well-established concepts like vaccine safety and climate change is widespread today, with consequences including an unprecedented measles outbreak in the U.S. and an ever-warming environment. It ...
17:13 2019-08-02

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists If global trends continue for another fortnight, it will beat previous two-year-old record Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists.The past fortnight has seen freak heat in the Cana...
22:00 2019-07-16

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Researchers said the fungi may have coexisted with rudimentary animals....
21:39 2019-05-22

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last week, and seismologists have warned of an increased ...
12:26 2019-07-14

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
03:26 2019-07-05

Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ Octopus-like Schwann cells that engulf nerves in skin can sense pain, experiments showA new organ involved in the sensation of pain has been discovered by scientists, raising hopes that it could lead to the development of new painkilling drugs.Researchers say they have discovered that the special ce...
15:26 2019-08-16

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half century ago....
18:26 2019-07-15

The Classic JRPG About Two Scientists Saving The World A mix of The Legend of Zelda and the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Crystalis was an incredible action RPG for the NES whose surprisingly complex story helped elevate it above many of its peers. It’s also one of the games I most fondly recall from my childhood, so re-playing it on the SNK 40th Anniversary...
20:26 2019-06-22

Antarctic ice levels go from record high to record lows WASHINGTON — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high in 2014. But three years later, the annual average extent of Antarctic sea ice hi...
20:26 2019-07-02

Scientists believe they have solved the mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines The mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines may have been solved by experts who think the drawings actually depict exotic birds to please the gods during ‘rain dances’. The huge carvings in the Andean desert were carved by an ancient Peruvian civilization 2,000 years ago and have baffled sci...
03:52 2019-06-21

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
01:39 2019-07-15

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo......
13:00 2019-07-01

Scientists discover fungus that’s turning cicadas into sex addicts A fungus which turns bugs into sex-crazed zombies has been discovered by scientists. Once cicada insects are infected with the Massospora cicadina virus, they will mate until their genitals fall off and they turn into “flying salt shakers of death.” This research was published in the jou...
18:39 2019-06-27

Scientists unveil 3D microscope that visualizes cells without damaging them There's a problem in cell biology research: to study what happens inside a cell, it has to be destroyed. When scientists use a traditional microscope to observe a cell, they use stains -- chemicals that color parts of the cell to make them visible. H......
13:00 2019-07-16

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
18:39 2019-06-20

Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement for the first time ever For the first time ever, physicists have captured an image of quantum entanglement. In a paper published in the journal of Scientific Advances, scientists from the University of Glasglow shared the first known image of a Bell entanglement. The photo......
01:26 2019-07-13

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
21:39 2019-07-09

Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Continues to Surprise Scientists Scientists have published five years of observations of Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io, revealing just how strange the world is. They even describe one volcano that might be influenced by the moon’s orbit. Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a positive: when they sit down to dinner on the barren red planet, they should at least have plenty of greens.The harsh environment on Mars has always made...
17:26 2019-07-15

Scientists may have found one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent on the Caspian Sea....
18:00 2019-07-11

Scientists build incredibly accurate universe simulation — but don’t know how they did it “It’s like teaching image recognition software with lots of pictures of cats and dogs, but then it’s able to recognize elephants,” Shirley Ho, co-author of the study, said....
23:13 2019-06-28

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
16:52 2019-07-11

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
01:39 2019-07-10

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was repor...
16:13 2019-07-11

Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent....
01:52 2019-07-12

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of the Enlightenment when Francesco Algarotti published his first edition of Newtonianism for the Ladies i......
01:13 2019-07-04

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
17:39 2019-06-18

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands plagued by dengue fever....
00:00 2019-07-19

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses of 999 participants whose posts were more than 50...
21:13 2019-06-18

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human language and mathematics Language is the ability ...
13:00 2019-06-22

Scientists predicting record dead zone in Chesapeake Bay COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Some ecologists at the University of Maryland are worried that a large spot of low oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay could harm the state’s seafood industry. News outlets report environmental scientists from Maryland and University of Michigan say they’re predicting a...
23:13 2019-06-21

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called bioluminescence and it’s what gives fireflies their...
19:00 2019-07-23

Scientists Found a Seriously Giant Parrot Fossil in New Zealand Scientists have uncovered evidence of an enormous parrot in New Zealand (of course). This Polly doesn’t want a cracker. This Polly wants a whole damn loaf of bread.Read more......
03:26 2019-08-07

Most Americans Do Trust Scientists, Heartening Survey Finds Good news, science folk: Most of America thinks you’re pretty okay and worth listening to. According to a new report out Friday by the Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans trust scientists, and to a greater degree than any other public-facing profession. What’s more, the country’s confidence...
23:00 2019-08-02

Scientists in Hungary accuse government of research takeover BUDAPEST — Hungary’s oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take “total political control” of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee funding and work. The government is drafting legislation to strip the Hungarian Aca...
22:13 2019-05-29

How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer Researchers didn’t know if it would work, but they had little to lose when they tried a new drug known as a CAR-T—a living cell reprogrammed to recognize and kill leukemia—on a dying 6-year-old....
20:13 2019-07-31

Scientists think light and noise from Earth could attract aliens Since the first use of electric lamps in the 19th century, society hasn’t looked back. Homes and streets are lit at all hours so that people can go about their business when they’d once have been asleep. Besides the obvious benefits to societies and the economy, there’s growing awareness of the nega...
11:52 2019-08-10

Scientists create gut gel 'band-aid' made from the body's own bacteria If you get a cut on your skin, you stick a band-aid on it. But what if you get a wound in your gut? When doctors treat injuries to the intestines, they can't use patches or bandages because these materials don't stick to the slippery intestinal walls......
02:00 2019-08-13

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain the development of a huge gap in the ice in Antarcti...
04:13 2019-06-12

Wikipedia bios for women scientists are more likely to be flagged for removal It comes as no surprise that women are grossly underrepresented in fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Although the stats are disheartening, it doesn’t reflect women‘s ability, instead it acts as a stern reminder on the realities of the society we live in. This realit...
18:52 2019-07-31

Mysterious holes in Antarctica's sea ice solved by scientists A University of Washington-led team of scientists used robots and seals to help them understand why mysterious holes form in Antarctic sea ice, according to a study published in the journal Nature.       ...
11:00 2019-06-12

5 Russian nuclear scientists buried after rocket explosion The five engineers were killed in an explosion while they were testing "a nuclear isotope power source" for a rocket. They have been hailed as "national heroes" and will be posthumously awarded with top medals....
04:26 2019-08-13

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
22:39 2019-05-27

Ancient Mayan city burned in 'act of total war,' scientists say The ancient Maya were involved in extremely violent warfare long before previously thought, according to new evidence that suggests a prosperous city was attacked and burned down at its peak....
05:26 2019-08-06

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his home country’s government. He took the extraordinary step of performing genetic modification on human embryos with the intention of having them car...
19:26 2019-06-04

Vodka From Chernobyl Is Perfectly Safe, Say the Scientists Who Made It Branded “Atomik” and certified free of excess radioactivity, the artisanal spirit is part of a plan to help revive agriculture and aid residents around the nuclear disaster site....
14:00 2019-08-09

Staring at seagulls will stop them stealing your food, scientists say Researchers put a bag of fries on the ground to see how long before the birds swooped -- and the herring seagulls took 21 seconds longer to pounce with people watching than when they weren’t....
21:13 2019-08-07

This Compact System Lets Scientists See Biological Molecules in a Whole New Way Researchers have combined laser techniques and an ingenious detection scheme in order to create a powerful new molecule-imaging system—a quicker, easier way to determine the identity of microscopic molecules. Basically, it’s an advanced yet surprisingly simple microscope.Read more......
06:13 2019-06-08

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
07:39 2019-06-01

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
06:26 2019-06-09

Why scientists believe Godzilla’s fictional growth is cause for real concern A pair of scientists from prestigious Dartmouth University recently published research postulating why Godzilla has more than doubled in size since 1954. If you guessed a gym membership and a high-protein diet: you’re wrong. The King of the Monsters’ incredible evolution in fiction is, arguably, due...
05:00 2019-06-01

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute in Cambridgeshire – to close its animal breeding fa...
12:13 2019-06-09

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray whales found washed up on the west coast of North ...
05:00 2019-06-01

Selfies could be used to check your blood pressure, scientists discover Selfies could have a vital health purpose beyond simply boosting your self-confidence or showing off your post-workout gains. In a new study, researchers at the University of Toronto figured out a way to accurately measure blood pressure with your cellphone’s camera by developing a technology ...
17:00 2019-08-08

Scientists produce 'Atomik' vodka from Chernobyl grain Alcohol is free of radioactivity and could help economic recovery in region What do you call vodka produced from grain grown in the exclusion zone around Chernobyl, scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster 33 years ago?Atomik, of course. Continue reading......
17:26 2019-08-08

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
20:39 2019-08-08

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to handle tasks that require a deft, softer touch....
06:26 2019-08-09

Seeking new physics, scientists borrow from social networks When two protons collide, they release pyrotechnic jets of particles, the details of which can tell scientists something about the nature of physics and the fundamental forces that govern the universe. Enormous particle accelerators such as the Large Hadron Collider can generate billions of such ...
17:52 2019-07-31

Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
15:39 2019-05-21

New poll finds the US generally trusts scientists, with some exceptions Enlarge (credit: Ecole Polytechnique / Flickr) Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released an analysis of polling results on Americans' views of science. In general, the poll was good news for the research community, showing a gradual-but-steady rise in the public's view of scientists. But there w...
23:00 2019-08-04

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he’s seen the problem of plastics in the world’s oceans firsthand. “I’ve been going to some places fairly frequently for the last 15 or so years,” he said, “and the prev...
15:52 2019-08-16

Scientists Say They've Found a New Organ in Skin That Processes Pain It’s not common that researchers discover what could be an entirely new part of the human body. But a team in Sweden claims to have uncovered an intricate network of cells underneath skin that helps process certain kinds of pain. The find could broaden our conceptions of how we feel pain, as well as...
13:26 2019-08-16

Scientists reveal secrets of dragonfish's 'invisible' fangs Deep-sea creature’s teeth are made of similar material to ours, but heavily adapted for stealthThe dragonfish, a dweller of the dark ocean depths, would slot nicely into any horror movie, with virtually transparent fangs and bioluminescent barbel that help it thrive in its extreme environment.The na...
20:13 2019-06-05

Scientists Think They Know How Pluto's Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid Recent results suggest that Pluto has a liquid water ocean buried beneath its icy shell. But how could such a thing be possible at the frigid outer edges of the solar system? Scientists from Japan and the United States might have an answer.Read more......
18:26 2019-05-21

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go through can be difficult for medical professionals and scientists, so when researchers wanted to better grasp the plight of heroin addicts seeking treatm...
06:26 2019-06-06

Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnings about global warming but she implored them to listen to scientists....
21:13 2019-07-23

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
16:26 2019-06-01

App allows citizen scientists to track monarch butterfly migration If you've ever pulled out your phone to take a picture of a butterfly, researchers want your help. A team from the University of Maine is using an app that lets citizens scientists along the East Coast take photos of monarch butterfly migration sites......
05:00 2019-08-17

Scientists solve the mystery of the dragon with transparent teeth Dwelling in the dark ocean depths, the dragonfish is a frightful marvel that would fit nicely into any horror movie, boasting exotic adaptations such as virtually transparent fangs that help it thrive in this extreme environment....
19:26 2019-06-05

First human-monkey chimera raises concern among scientists Researchers reprogrammed human cells before injecting them in the monkey embryoEfforts to create human-animal chimeras have rebooted an ethical debate after reports emerged that scientists have produced monkey embryos containing human cells.A chimera is an organism whose cells come from two or more ...
09:52 2019-08-03

Scientists discover trove of ‘super-deep’ diamonds Scientists have found a trove of “super-deep” diamonds from hundreds of miles below the Earth’s surface. The diamonds were found in the Juina area of Brazil and likely came from a depth of 255 miles to 410 miles, according to an international team of researchers. A volcanic eruption brou...
10:13 2019-08-20

Scientists Are Attempting To Open A Portal To A Parallel Universe The idea of parallel universes has captivated the imagination of scientists, novelists and screenwriters for decades. Now, researchers in Oak Ridge National Laboratory in eastern Tennessee are trying......
19:00 2019-08-13

Scientists Witness the Birth of a Submarine Volcano for the First Time Back on November 11, 2018, a planetwide rumble emanated from somewhere between eastern Africa and Madagascar. This strange signal, thought by scientists at the time to be related to a colossal but hard-to-identify magmatic process, was pinpointed to have come from 30 miles east of the island of Mayo...
22:26 2019-05-24

Scientists invent robotic biker shorts that help you walk and run A team of researchers recently developed a robotic exosuit that makes it easier to walk or run long distances. It could imbue average people with superhuman walking abilities, aid the disabled, and help soldiers on long marches. And this is just the beginning. The research was conducted by scientist...
11:52 2019-08-17

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivity for a year, studying their food-scrounging habi...
00:52 2019-05-24

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

It's raining multicolored plastic in the Rocky Mountains, according to scientists Wikimedia Commons Microplastics are found in even the most remote parts of our planet. According to new research from the US Geological Survey, plastic particles are currently being found in the Rocky Mountains. Plastic shards, beads, and fibers were identified in more than 90% of rainwater samples...
20:39 2019-08-14

Scientists stunned after spotting record-shattering supernova Scientists have a pretty good handle on the life cycle of various stars. They know the types of stars that are likely to die in fiery supernova blasts, and they know that not all supernova are created equal. Still, space has many untold secrets, and a new study published in The Astrophysical Journal...
11:00 2019-08-17

Scientists invent foam that can stop a bullet as well as steel can When designing armor capable of stopping a bullet, the two most important factors are weight and resistance to penetration, and they’re often at odds with one another. A thick steel plate can stop many projectiles but at some point the weight becomes impractical for most applications. Now, new...
03:52 2019-06-06

Scientists create world’s thinnest gold at 2 atoms thick Gold that’s just two atoms thick has been created in a lab by British scientists. The “world’s thinnest gold” is one million times thinner than a fingernail – and is so thin, it’s technically regarded as “two dimensional.” The official measurement is 0.47 na...
00:39 2019-08-07

‘Total Maya Warfare’ Happened Much Earlier Than Scientists Believed Archaeologists studying the fate of the flame engulfed ancient Maya city of Witzna believe that in AD 697 an army of Naranjo’s, from a kingdom in what is now Guatemala ...
01:52 2019-08-07

Scientists teleported quantum data into the flawed heart of a diamond A team of scientists from Yokohama National University recently became the first researchers to teleport a photon into the vacuous space inside of a flaw within a diamond. In other words: physicists just invented quantum bling. Imagine seeing the light from a torch reflected inside of a diamond. Now...
04:39 2019-06-29

Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Curiosity’s record-breaking measurement fuels speculation it is from microbial MartiansNasa’s Curiosity rover has detected its largest belch of methane on Mars so far, fuelling speculation that the robot may have trundled through a cloud of waste gas released by microbial Martians buried deep under ...
21:13 2019-06-27

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing a crucial plan for its Queensland mine, fearing th...
03:39 2019-07-16

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
13:26 2019-06-05

Scientists Develop Material to Create Habitable Areas on Mars Mars’ surface, as far as we can tell, is not habitable to humans—it’s far too cold. But eventually, humanity would like to put an outpost on the planet. That will require warming things up a bit, but how?Read more......
01:39 2019-07-16

Are Scientists Set to Discover Life Beneath Europa’s Underground Ocean? Europa is one of Jupiter’s 79 moons. It is one of four large moons that revolve around the planet, and is slightly smaller in size than our moon. Europa was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei, and has the distinction of being the first moon found orbiting another planet in our solar system. While...
20:01 2019-06-27

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
17:39 2019-06-04

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group of humans. Scientists say the discovery could help...
20:13 2019-06-05

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
19:52 2019-06-04

Scientists spotted an incredibly old star breathing its dying breath Age is a relative thing. With our finite (and relatively short) lifespans, humans tend to think of anything older than 100 years as being “really old,” but when talking about astronomy, a century (or even a million years) is a drop in the bucket. So, when astronomers say they’ve di...
07:39 2019-08-06

The Loch Ness monster might be real-life dinosaur, scientists say The Loch Ness monster might be real, according to DNA taken from a lake where the famously elusive — and so far fictitious — beast is said to dwell. A team of scientists from New Zealand studied samples from the waterway in the Scottish highlands to see if they matched any working theories about wha...
04:00 2019-06-05

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old single malt can be a glass-half-empty moment. But now scientists have developed an “artificial tongue” that might make such skulduggery a thing of the pa...
03:13 2019-08-06

Scientists consider 'human-made volcano' to slow global warming Scientists considered the possibility of replicating the cooling effects of a volcanic eruption by creating a "human-made volcano" to combat climate change....
05:00 2019-08-06

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17:13 2019-06-04

Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic....
23:52 2019-06-03

| WATCH | Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments Scientists have said they are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the Ebola virus after two potential drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo. WATCH NOW....
10:26 2019-08-13

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
19:00 2019-05-26

Scientists pursue universal snakebite cure using HIV antibody techniques British specialist among those aiming to develop ‘next generation’ treatment that could help millions of victims each yearScientists in five countries, including the UK, hope to find a universal cure for snakebite using the same technology that discovered HIV antibodies.A new consortium of venom spe...
11:13 2019-05-24

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, more commonly known as CFCs, were increasing despite an international ban on their use, accordin...
12:26 2019-05-23

Scientists studied baby shark vomit and realized they eat a ton of birds When you think of the diet of a shark you probably don’t imagine the top-tier ocean predators feasting on birds — and not sea birds, but the kinds of birds you might find in your own back yard. That bizarre finding is the result of a new study published in the journal Ecology, and it rev...
08:13 2019-05-23

Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical The recovery of the ozone hole has been a quintessential environmental success story, as the world has worked largely in harmony for decades to phase out ozone-depleting chemicals. So last year’s discovery that emissions of CFC-11, one of those banned chemicals, was suddenly reversing course came as...
02:26 2019-05-23

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old...
16:52 2019-05-22