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Russian plan to free whales risks their survival, say scientists

International scientists criticized on Friday a Russian plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan rather than return them to their original habitat, saying it could endanger the mammals' lives....

Russian plan to free whales risks their survival, say scientists

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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 ...
19:16, 05/31/2019

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comp...
14:48, 05/30/2019

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....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is conducting a remarkable experiment that could become a model for the rest of the country....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing the government’s plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. say the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems. The five-member scientific panel’s...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Documents suggest Russian plan to sway South Africa election Specialists linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin appeared to promise ‘to support the ruling ANC’ Russian specialists planned to influence South Africa’s general election in order to strengthen the ruling African National Congress party (ANC), documents seen b...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence earlier this year, his lawyer and supporters said....
11:16, 06/10/2019

Russian authorities abruptly free investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, drop all charges Russian authorities have released Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and dropped all charges only days after his arrest on drug charges and hospitalization for injuries purportedly inflicted by police.        ...
08:16, 06/12/2019

Walmart Hints at an answer to Amazon's 1-day free shipping plan The country's largest retailer implied that it could offer a deal similar to the e-commerce leader's. But should it?        ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

TV presenters speak out in row over BBC's plan to axe free TV licences for millions of elderly people TV presenters and broadcasters from rival channels today weighed in on the row over the BBC's decision to scrap free TV licences for millions of people over 75....
13:16, 06/11/2019

City’s $8M plan to give inmates free phone calls may lead to more jailhouse violence The city’s $8 million gift of free phone calls for inmates will spark jailhouse violence, with violent prisoners sure to attack fellow jailbirds to steal their minutes, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Under the program, which went into effect ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Free Ride Plan Will Benefit Losses-Gripped Delhi Metro: Manish Sisodia A day after former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to agree to Delhi government's free travel for women proposal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said......
09:00, 06/15/2019

Free college plans like Elizabeth Warren's are pretty pricey. Some say her plan would benefit the rich most Who will free public college and debt forgiveness touted by Elizabeth Warren actually benefit? Probably the middle class and the wealthy.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Free college plans such as Elizabeth Warren's are pretty pricey. Some say her plan would benefit the rich most Who will free public college and debt forgiveness touted by Elizabeth Warren actually benefit? Probably the middle class and the wealthy.        ...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Where Did the Right Whales Go? New evidence suggests that the endangered population lost much of a critical food source, but may be stabilizing slightly as it shifts territory to feed elsewhere....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Trilobites: Where Did the Right Whales Go? New evidence suggests that the endangered population lost much of a critical food source, but may be stabilizing slightly as it shifts territory to feed elsewhere....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Shhh! Don't Wake The Whales Hello! Today we try to figure out what Death Stranding is, discuss pornography playing cards, prank The Master Chief, watch creepy whales and kill some Nazis. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
08:48, 06/01/2019

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Why don't whales develop cancer, and why should we care? Whales have a minimal risk of developing cancer, despite factors that may lead us to think otherwise. Why is this, and how can this knowledge help us?...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Another protective zone for whales created off New England TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — The federal government is creating a new vessel speed restriction zone off Massachusetts to try to protect rare whales. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the zone has been established south of Martha’...
10:00, 05/02/2019

The stressful lives of whales can be measured by their mouths PORTLAND, Maine — Whale researchers in New England believe they’ve found a new way to measure the amount of stress felt by whales when they experience traumas such as entanglements in fishing gear and they say the technique could help protect the mas...
15:48, 05/30/2019

What’s the future for Sri Lanka’s ‘lost’ population of whales? This is the same sperm whale pod Blue Planet filmed off Sri Lanka – but flocking tourists are making it less of a safe place for these stunning animalsThese transcendent, haunting images taken by photographer Andrew Sutton in the waters of the wester...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Deaths of 75 gray whales stump biologists Biologists from the U.S. government launched a special investigation into the deaths of over 70 gray whales that have washed ashore the west coast over the past few months looking abnormally thin and weak....
12:32, 06/02/2019

Spouting off: Trump boasts of meeting 'Prince of Whales' Another Twitter typo from US president sparks widespread mockeryDonald Trump has provoked widespread laughter on social media with a typo suggesting he had recently met a VIP marine mammal among a roll call of world leaders.Listing “the Queen of Engl...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Spy games? Russia could be using beluga whales for military purposes A whale has been discovered in waters near Norway with tight harnesses on it, which could have been attached by the Russian military.        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Washington state landowners are asked to take dead whales Without any more space to store the gray whale carcasses washing ashore in Washington state, a federal agency is asking if landowners can lend their properties as a final resting place for the marine mammals while they decompose....
17:16, 06/15/2019

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday....
00:00, 06/01/2019

Cleaner New York waterways are causing surge in beached whales Cleaner waterways in New York City have attracted more sea life, including seals, dolphins, whales, and sharks in bigger numbers than seen in a century. But there are also more mammals washing ashore or getting stranded....
20:32, 05/11/2019

Washington state waterfront owners asked to take dead whales PORT HADLOCK, Wash. (AP) — Officials are asking Washington state waterfront landowners to volunteer their properties as the final resting places for dead gray whales. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries says so many gray wha...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Licence to krill: why the US navy trains whales, dolphins and sea lions The US navy has trained dolphins and sea lions since the Vietnam war – ‘technology is no match for the animals’ for certain missions A beluga whale was found off the coast of Norway last week and is believed to be trained by the Russian navy. But it’...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the...
16:48, 06/01/2019

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that ...
20:16, 06/11/2019

Giants’ other quarterback battle is one of survival Of the four quarterbacks on the Giants’ roster, Kyle Lauletta and Alex Tanney are the other guys in a room dominated by Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones. There will be some sort of quarterback competition at the top of this food chain, if you list...
11:48, 06/15/2019

After the Storm, a Fight for Survival in Mozambique Idai was the deadliest cyclone to hit southern Africa in over a century. Augusto Brás and his wife, Amélia, lost their home and their son in the flooding. Now, with their crops ruined and the next big harvest a year away, staying alive is a daily str...
09:16, 04/28/2019

What non-human species is most crucial to our survival? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat single non-human species are we most dependent upon for our survival on this planet?Josh Le...
07:48, 05/07/2019

2 more dead gray whales found in Alaska, bringing 2019 toll to 75 along US West Coast Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the US West Coast, CNN affiliate KTUU reports....
07:48, 06/09/2019

Low-fat diet may improve breast cancer survival For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. (May 15)        ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Outstanding Survival Apps essential for Outdoors Whenever you go for outdoors you necessarily require some things to be always with you. Here is a collection of best smartphone apps which may help you while you are in any of the SHFT situation. And I hope you will love them when you use them. 1.   ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Reinventing the Tomato for Survival in a Changing World Like other small farmers and researchers, Brad Gates is trying to ensure a future for the tomato by breeding hardier varieties and persuading more Americans to grow their own....
02:23, 04/30/2019

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with....
17:16, 05/15/2019

When survival is a popularity contest: the heartbreak of crowdfunding healthcare A growing number of Britons are turning to online fundraising for essential treatment in a desperate, ‘Dickensian’ attempt to get around NHS shortfalls. But does it work?Heather Bellamy’s March appointment at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in King’s Ly...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Carmakers Turn to Survival Tactics With Industry Under Siege Fiat Chrysler and Renault’s attempt to join forces was a response to turmoil in the auto industry, which accounts for much of the world’s factory jobs....
07:16, 06/06/2019

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
10:32, 05/11/2019

After the floods: the struggle for survival in a tiny Mississippi town Residents of Tchula feel abandoned. Now, with the Rev William Barber, it’s ‘time to make noise’When Tchula lake overran its banks, after heavy rains, Walter Coats’s home was one of the first to succumb.“I left that morning when I saw the waters start...
06:32, 05/12/2019

Post-Apocalyptic Survival Skills: How to Measure Acceleration Before the internet or any electronics at all, people used a gadget called the Atwood machine. It might come in handy should modern society take a hit....
14:00, 06/10/2019

'Blair Witch' returns as a survival horror game So that Blair Witch reboot wasn't very good. But maybe a video game could change things up? Today during Microsoft's E3 press conference, we got our first glimpse at Blair Witch, an upcoming survival horror game from Bloober, the folks behi...
16:00, 06/09/2019

| Arsenal bid to reverse slump as Brighton fight for survival Arsenal have one foot in the Europa League final, but know they cannot take it easy in Sunday's match against Brighton as they chase a Premier League top-4 berth....
04:00, 05/04/2019

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint's Survival Elements Keep The Game Tense I was playing Ghost Recon: Breakpoint as the assault class, Fixit. I had been doing my best to act as a tank for my teammates by getting out front and shooting people with my assault rifle. But my injuries started to add up: First I got nicked in the...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Sol Campbell leads Macclesfield Town to survival on final day of League Two Sol Campbell has led Macclesfield Town to survival on the final day of the League Two season, capping a remarkable campaign for the former Arsenal and Tottenham defender....
10:48, 05/04/2019

Mira Sorvino Shares Her Date Rape Survival Story Mira Sorvino is breaking her silence on something that has been "impossible" for her to share publicly. "I'm a survivor of date rape," the Oscar-winning actress said,......
17:32, 06/12/2019

The Semicolon: How a Seemingly Obscure Tattoo Signifies Survival and Solidarity In 2013, 27-year-old Amy Bleuel began a mental health advocacy organization dubbed “Project Semicolon” to bring awareness to suicide, depression, addiction and self-injury. Bleuel, who had lost her father to suicide 10 years earlier, died by suicide ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

US Yoga Instructor Recounts 'Spiritual' Ordeal Of Survival While Lost The yoga instructor rescued after 17 days lost in a Hawaii forest reserve recounted on Tuesday sleeping in wild boar dens, trudging shoeless through a rocky stream and dining on plants to survive a......
20:48, 05/28/2019

Rory McIlroy’s wild ride of survival to US Open contention PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Watching Rory McIlroy play golf can be an exhausting experience. One minute, all seems to be going well. The next minute, he’s hanging on by a thread, trying to survive. Such was his second round of the 119th U.S. Open on Frida...
02:16, 06/15/2019

Petco offering a free upgrade to artificial-free pet food with May 18-19 trade-in events Bring in any bag or can of dog or cat food with artificial ingredients to get an upgrade to a bag that meets Petco's new nutrition standards.        ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Make Sugar-Free, Preservative-Free Jam At Home Mausambi (Sweet Lime) Summer is the best time to make this jam as mausambi is available during this season, so you can make the jam without adding any artificial preservatives...
06:48, 05/31/2019

Toast mom with free mimosas, free food and other Mother's Day deals Need ideas for Mother's Day? Many restaurants are helping families honor mom with free treats, discounts, brunches and other meals Sunday.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

The Division 2 Free Weekend Start Time: PS4, Xbox and PC game goes free to play today The Division 2 is free to play for the next few days. Don't miss your chance to jump into one of the best games of the year without penny a single penny....
02:16, 06/13/2019

An encounter in an alley reminded me why women always need survival instincts | Emma Brockes Even in a leafy Massachusetts town, a woman can’t forget to be ready to run – it’s enragingI was in Massachusetts, in a leafy college town that seemed entirely made up of bakeries and gift shops selling dresses from the 1980s. The Amtrak railway stat...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Yoga instructor recounts 'spiritual' ordeal of survival while lost in Hawaii The yoga instructor rescued after 17 days lost in a Hawaii forest reserve recounted on Tuesday sleeping in wild boar dens, trudging shoeless through a rocky stream and dining on plants to survive a "spiritual boot camp" that tested her will to live....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Twists, turns and tears for Girona on day of drama in La Liga survival fight The tiny club need a miracle after an afternoon when everything happened at once at the bottom of the table“We dramatise it too much sometimes but that’s why so, so many people love it,” Paco López said. “Football is my passion: it moves me, and ther...
10:00, 05/13/2019

UA, AZDHS study doubles survival rate for traumatic brain injuries MESA, Ariz. – It is a situation no one wants to imagine themselves or a loved one in, but traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a major cause of death in the United States. Now, a University of Arizona and Arizona Department of Health Services stu...
20:48, 05/08/2019

National Geographic’s Executive VP: Brand authenticity is key for long-term survival At TNW2019, National Geographic’s Executive Vice President Emanuele Madeddu spoke about the importance of brands being purpose-focused in a bid to survive in today’s challenging business and media environment. Brands are constantly competing for cons...
09:48, 05/09/2019

Brett Gardner and Gleyber Torres are the underrated keys to Yankees survival Ten on my mind: 1. No single reason explains how the Yankees survived a quarter of a season associated more with MRIs than RBIs. One that has received little consideration is that Brett Gardner has been capable defensively in center and Gleyber Torre...
12:32, 05/13/2019

Russia warned 'whale jail' release could risk orcas' survival Conservationists have warned Russia against its plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan, rather than where they were originally taken from....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Monaco scrape Ligue 1 survival on final day as PSG slump to Reims defeat Monaco beaten by Nice but Caen lose at home to BordeauxKylian Mbappé scores consolation as champions lose 3-1Monaco have secured Ligue 1 survival despite failing to get the point they needed to guarantee safety on the final day, instead ending a drea...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Get Free Artificial-Free Pet Food at Petco This Weekend If you’ve been wanting to upgrade your dog or cat’s diet but were waiting for the perfect opportunity, this weekend might be your chance. Petco will take your artificial-ingredient-ridden food off your hands in exchange for a free bag of artificial-f...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Revised guidelines improve survival rates for traumatic brain injury patients People suffering severe traumatic brain injury may have a better chance of surviving under revised guidelines for emergency medical responders, new findings show....
15:16, 05/08/2019

Ubisoft just announced 'Ghost Recon: Breakpoint,' and it's the survival shooter I've wanted for years "Ghost Recon: Breakpoint"/Ubisoft Ubisoft just announced "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint," which is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on October 4. "Ghost Recon: Breakpoint" is a tactical, open-world shooting game, and a direct sequel ...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
08:16, 06/01/2019

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launche...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
18:00, 06/01/2019

Senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan Republican and Democratic U.S. senators blasted President Donald Trump's proposal for a 23 percent cut in the U.S. budget for foreign aid and diplomacy as "insane" and "short-sighted" on Tuesday, and said it would not pass....
13:16, 04/30/2019

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 D...
00:00, 06/09/2019

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Missing climbers in Himalayas, including 2 Americans, face 'bleak' chance of survival, official says A group of eight climbers -- including to Americans -- have gone missing while attempting to scale India's second-highest mountain, sparking a massive search as one official disclosed Sunday they are unlikely to be found amid reports of a "sizeable a...
07:16, 06/02/2019

Want a free copy of Rage 2 and a free haircut? Here's what you need to do Bethesda has teamed up with one of London's biggest hairdressers to deliver Rage 2 fans a free haircut and a free copy of the game - here's what you need to know....
15:48, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump Trolled After Calling Prince Charles "Prince Of Whales" US President Donald Trump's erratic spelling habits on Twitter spouted again Thursday when he wrote about having recently met with the "Prince of Whales."...
22:32, 06/13/2019

President Trump refers to Charles as 'Prince of Whales,' Twitter mocking ensues In a now-deleted tweet, President Trump recalled meeting with "the Prince of Whales," referring to Queen Elizabeth II's son, Charles, Prince of Wales.        ...
13:48, 06/13/2019

Gluten-Free Diet: Watch How To Make Gluten-Free Vegan Zucchini Pasta At Home Famous vlogger Manjula Jain has shared an amazing recipe of gluten free vegan zucchini pasta on her YouTube channel. The recipe is not only gluten free but is also weight-loss-friendly....
07:00, 05/30/2019

Free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 purchase are back with free YouTube Premium on top Samsung’s 2019 lineup of Galaxy S flagships made quite an impression at its release. The four S10 devices have gorgeous displays and elegant design which captured people’s attention. To make them even more lucrative, Samsung began selling the phones ...
07:32, 06/04/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' survival guide: How to make it through the three-hour Marvel finale What's more heroic than the onscreen battle? Moviegoers' struggle to sit through three hours of 'Avengers: Endgame' without a bathroom break.        ...
13:00, 04/28/2019

After downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they would call the FBI if offered foreign opposition research again....
05:32, 06/14/2019

This Free People Apparel Isn't Free, People, But It's Cheaper Than Usual Ultimate boho brand Free People’s effortlessly cool, vintage-y styles don’t come without some heavy lifting on the part of your wallet. But today, flower children should head over to Nordstrom Rack, where Free People clothing and lingerie is marked w...
12:00, 05/09/2019

What are the side effects and risks of Ritalin? Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. Ritalin can cause side effects and has the potential for misuse and addiction. Researchers are investigating the long-term safety and effectiveness of this ...
20:16, 05/30/2019

Analysis: The risks of a Renault-FCA partnership Renault is evaluating FCA’s proposal to merge the two groups Proposed 50/50 merger could be good news for both parties but there are dangers The mega-merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Renault, poised to create the world’s biggest car g...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Powell: Fed will act 'as appropriate' in face of trade, other risks The Federal Reserve will respond "as appropriate" to the risks posed by a global trade war and other recent developments, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday in remarks that seemed to open the door to the possibility of a rate cut....
08:48, 06/04/2019

Car sex is fun in movies — but the real-life risks are shocking “You still have the Corolla?” actress Ali Wong asks Randall Park in the just-released Netflix rom-com “Always Be My Maybe.” Their characters, Sasha and Marcus, are kid friends in San Francisco who reconnect later in life — years after a particularly ...
14:48, 06/01/2019

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
03:32, 05/24/2019

Wehrlein took too many risks too early before Monaco FE error Mahindra Racing's Pascal Wehrlein says he should not have taken so many risks early in the Monaco E-Prix, after a mistake cost him an ABB FIA Formula E podium...
14:16, 05/14/2019

The Risks in Overusing America's Big Economic Weapon These days, the biggest, baddest weapon in the American arsenal isn’t a missile, or a tank, or a fighter jet. It is America’s economic clout. But is it being overused, at the risk of undermining the very economic strength that makes it so powerful, a...
06:48, 05/13/2019

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly ...
01:00, 06/08/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them....
08:32, 05/07/2019

Weighing Peloton’s opportunity and risks ahead of IPO Exercise tech company Peloton filed confidentially for IPO this week, and already the big question is whether their last private valuation at $4 billion might be too rich for the appetites of public market investors. Here’s a breakdown of the pros an...
10:32, 06/07/2019

Furniture company recalls more than 300,000 chests due to tip over risks A potentially deadly furniture tip over hazard is prompting a massive recall. South Shore Furniture is recalling more than 3-hundred thousand chests due to serious tip-over and entrapment hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning tha...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Medical tourism: Are the savings worth the risks? You don't want to cut corners on some medical procedures. Here are some tips on figuring out when to go and when to stay closer to home.        ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

US warns airliners about risks of flying over Persian Gulf US diplomats have warned that US air carriers and commercial operators flying over the Persian Gulf face a risk from being "misidentified" as tensions between US and Iran continue to escalate....
02:48, 05/18/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers faced fresh market volatility and a renewed set of risks....
15:48, 05/13/2019

METALS-Copper rises as supply risks mount Copper prices rose on Friday, heading for their first weekly gain in nine weeks, on concerns that supply would tighten further as unionised workers at a Codelco mine decided to strike after a labour deal fell through....
20:16, 06/13/2019

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
06:32, 06/04/2019

Wolff: Ferrari risks team orders 'can of worms' "Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff believes Ferrari risks opening \"a can of worms\" by ordering its Formula 1 drivers to swap positions but is not alone in facing that problem."...
07:48, 05/01/2019

China warns students, academics of risks of studying in U.S. China warned students and academics on Monday about risks involved in studying in the United States, pointing to limits on the duration of visas and visa refusals, amid a bitter trade war and other tension between the two countries....
03:00, 06/03/2019

China is warning students of risks of studying in US during trade war BEIJING — China warned students and academics on Monday about risks involved in studying in the United States, pointing to limits on the duration of visas and visa refusals, amid a bitter trade war and other tension between the two countries. R...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea’s leading company weathers slowing demand and the impact of trade clashes between Washingto...
04:00, 06/03/2019

China Warns Students, Academics Of Risks Of Studying In US China's education ministry urged students and scholars planning to visit the United States to more carefully evaluate the associated risks, state media said....
03:00, 06/03/2019

Instant View - Fed will respond 'as appropriate' to risks like trade war: Powell The Federal Reserve will respond "as appropriate" to the risks posed by a global trade war and other recent developments, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday in remarks that seemed to open the door to the possibility of a rate cut....
08:48, 06/04/2019

Investors Are The Main Lenders To U.S. Businesses, And They May Not Understand The Risks Businesses offset a decline in bank lending by flooding the marekt with bonds. This is a transfer of lending risk from banks to bondholders, especially in the U.S.. With the ratio of corporate debt to GDP at an unprecedented high, bondholders face ri...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
04:48, 06/14/2019

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of daily risk mitigation. But when called to defend how you are mitigating the brand and PR risk of a Tay C...
05:32, 06/09/2019

Ball Boy's Face Gets A Painful Reminder Of The Risks Of His Profession This poor Greek kid discovered the dangers of being a ball boy today when Italian midfielder Nicolò Barella accidentally punted the ball straight into the kid’s face in Italy’s match against Greece:...
16:32, 06/08/2019

GM recalls 368,000 larger duty trucks for fire risks General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Risks, rewards in speedier nuclear plant closures Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to nuclear waste management company for quicker decommissioning. Questions have been raised about whether the companies have the experience and funds to do the job. (May 21) &#...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban - FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
22:16, 06/06/2019

Some in Tulsa urged to leave home because of flooding risks TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma officials are urging residents to prepare to evacuate some Tulsa neighborhoods that are near stressed, old levees along the Arkansas River. City officials said Saturday that people living west of downtown should consider ...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
22:00, 06/06/2019

GM recalls 368,000 heavy-duty trucks for fire risks General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires....
07:32, 05/03/2019

EU's Tusk warns of risks in rise of U.S. tech giants The world needs to be wary of the rise of tech giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, comparing their powers to those of countries such as China, European Council President Donald Tusk said in Warsaw on Friday....
07:32, 05/03/2019

Perez: F1 needs to change 'massively' or risks losing drivers Racing Point's Sergio Perez says that Formula 1 risks drivers walking away unless it changes 'massively' to move the championship away from being decided by teams...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Inter draws at Udinese and risks Serie A 3rd place MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan missed the chance of consolidating third place in Serie A on Saturday and could even find itself struggling to hold onto a Champions League berth. The Nerazzurri were held to 0-0 at relegation-threatened Udinese. That left In...
16:00, 05/04/2019

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly ...
17:32, 06/07/2019

Why a Weaker Yuan Risks Inflaming the U.S.-China Trade War China’s management of its currency, the yuan, is under fresh scrutiny after recent weakening brought it back into focus in the U.S.-China trade war. The yuan slid closer to 7 to the dollar, a line it hasn’t crossed in more than 10 years, just as the ...
07:32, 05/20/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
01:00, 05/29/2019

BOJ Kuroda: G20 reaffirms commitment to use all tools to fight risks Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Sunday the Group of 20 finance leaders reaffirmed their commitment to use all policy tools if risks to their economies materialize....
03:48, 06/09/2019

G20 says global growth to pick up; trade, geopolitics among risks Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies will say on Sunday that global growth is likely to pick up this year and next, but that intensified trade and geopolitical tensions were among the key downside risks, the final draft communique showe...
03:48, 06/09/2019

Here’s how the Earth got so wet, according to scientists Water is essential for life on Earth and is one of our most precious natural resources. But considering how our planet formed, it is quite surprising how much water we still have. The Earth aggregated from a cloud of gas and dust – a protoplanetary d...
04:32, 05/09/2019

Wi-Fi is not actually bad for your health, scientists say Electronics have used the 2.4 and 5 GHz spectrum for years. These are not harmful, nor is any property unique to Wi-Fi harmful, according to new scientific evidence....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn’t confront challenges VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don’t reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers. Francis appealed for prayers and hope that E...
15:00, 06/02/2019

Jews in Germany warned of risks of wearing kippah cap in public Government commissioner says lifting of inhibitions and rise of uncouthness are factors behind rising incidence of antisemitismGermany’s government commissioner on antisemitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional ki...
19:48, 05/25/2019

Hamilton: Mercedes doesn't take Ferrari's costly Monaco GP "risks" Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes does not "take many risks" like the one that knocked Ferrari's Charles Leclerc out of the first part of qualifying for Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Hong Kong extradition law seen raising risks for U.S. interests: commission A proposed new extradition law in Hong Kong could extend China's "coercive reach" into the financial hub and create serious risks for U.S. national security and economic interests there, a U.S. congressional commission said....
03:16, 05/08/2019

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn't confront challenges Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don't reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers....
13:32, 06/02/2019

House panel highlights risks over nuclear storage stalemate LAGUNA NIGEL, Calif. (AP) — Southern California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant was permanently closed in 2013, but the site remains home to 3.5 million pounds of nuclear waste that has nowhere else to go. That problem was highlighted Friday a...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Generic drugs manufactured abroad bring savings and risks Generic drugs offer US consumers savings over brand medications, but as they are increasingly manufactured overseas, they can also pose dangerous side effects as companies cut corners and even engage in fraud, investigative journalist Katherine Eban ...
03:48, 05/15/2019

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Huawei is not allowed access to Android updates, it could develop its own, similar software, which woul...
08:32, 06/07/2019

The evolving security risks, and business rewards, of AI and machine learning The same kind of algorithms designed to identify threats and micropatterns in malicious activities in real time can be leveraged to wage attacks.Read More...
05:32, 06/06/2019

G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how 'pressing' Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick-up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers were divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing"....
07:32, 06/08/2019

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
01:48, 06/04/2019

New blood test diagnoses preeclampsia faster, reduces risks Preeclampsia is a potentially life-threatening complication for pregnant women worldwide. Although doctors monitor blood pressure and proteins in urine throughout pregnancy, the condition is often not diagnosed until close to delivery. The most serio...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Trade Risks Prompt Growing Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts Economists are projecting that uncertainty created by the Trump administration’s actions on tariffs will prompt the Fed to cut rates later this year....
04:48, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-GM recalls 368,000 larger duty trucks for fire risks General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires....
07:32, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to mai...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Britain risks heading to US levels of inequality, warns top economist Sir Angus Deaton says UK is at risk of extreme inequality in pay, wealth and healthRising inequality in Britain risks putting the country on the same path as the US to become one of the most unequal nations on earth, according to a Nobel-prize winnin...
18:32, 05/13/2019

Fed's Powell Warns of Economic Risks From Rising Business Debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said financial regulators must take seriously potential dangers that rising levels of business debt pose to the U.S. economy but said some comparisons to last decade’s subprime mortgage bubble overstate the risk...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
11:32, 05/30/2019

Climate change can pose big risks to real estate investments Climate changes pose big risks to real estate investments. The good news for REIT investors is that environmental, social and corporate governance-focused products are growing at a rapid clip....
11:00, 05/28/2019

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but Colombia still rates investment grade....
14:32, 05/28/2019

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
03:48, 05/31/2019

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
23:32, 05/19/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Steady as Investors Weigh Global Risks U.S. government-bond prices were little changed, with yields hovering near the bottom of their 52-week range, as uncertainty about the global political and economic environment continued to support demand for safer assets....
08:16, 05/20/2019

Loeb greenlit to take risks and pass Ogier for second on Rally Chile Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Sebastien Loeb has been given the green light to race his countryman Sebastien Ogier for second place during Sunday's Rally Chile finale...
06:32, 05/12/2019

Trump’s go-it-alone approach on trade, immigration poses economic risks The self-described dealmaker has embraced an “I alone can fix it” attitude on two intractable problems that Republicans and Democrats have long failed to resolve....
18:48, 05/12/2019

Former FIFA boss Blatter says money risks ruining the sport Sepp Blatter, the former boss of soccer's world governing body FIFA who was ousted during a corruption scandal, has said money risks ruining the sport....
09:48, 05/11/2019

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage f...
07:32, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 4-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake * Unions say: Save the steelworks (Adds context on EU steel equities, the EU ETS, comment from British Steel, from the British government, from UK Steel.)...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
01:00, 05/31/2019

Blindsided by FCA-Renault talks, Nissan risks being left by the roadside Nissan found out about Renault's merger talks with Fiat Chrysler just days before they became public, four sources told Reuters, stoking fears at the Japanese carmaker that a deal could further weaken its position in a 20-year alliance with Renault....
10:00, 05/28/2019

Cirrhosis, cancer risks higher with fatty liver - especially in diabetics (Reuters Health) - Fatty liver disease that's not related to alcohol use is linked with an increased risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer, especially in people with diabetes, according to a large study from Europe....
00:16, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 3-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Risks, rewards accompany speedier cleanup of closed nukes PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to a nuclear waste management company for accelerated decommissioning. Holtec International says it could finish cleanup and demolition of the plants in e...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
07:48, 06/04/2019

Ethiopia offers opportunities as high risks gently subside Risk analysts have become more optimistic since Abiy Ahmed was appointed prime minister, thanks to a positive start translating vision into practice....
07:48, 05/03/2019

One of Amazon's biggest bulls explains four risks that could cause the 'demise' of the company D.A. Davidson's Tom Forte, who has the third highest target price for Amazon at $2,550 per share, according to FactSet, is closely monitoring four warning signs that could potentially result in the "demise of Amazon."...
16:00, 05/30/2019

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 a...
00:16, 06/16/2019

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......
16:00, 06/03/2019

Britons increasingly fearful of internet risks, Ofcom research shows Support for regulation grows as 78% express concern over harmful experiencesBritish people are increasingly fearful of the risks posed by the internet, prompting greater support for more regulation following recent headlines about the theft of person...
19:00, 05/29/2019

US warns Beijing's Arctic activity risks creating 'new South China Sea' Secretary of state chides China’s ‘aggressive behaviour’Pompeo also accuses Russia of ‘provocative actions’The US plans to beef up its Arctic presence to keep Russia’s and China’s “aggressive behaviour” in check in the resource-rich region, the secre...
18:48, 05/06/2019

G20 finance chiefs express concern over risks from 'intensified' trade conflict Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict....
12:00, 06/09/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but the reception - at least in some key states - may not be as euphoric....
13:00, 05/12/2019

Top-performing fund manager who takes big risks says buy tech and utility stocks Margaret Patel's fund is up 16.5% this year and is outperforming 97% of its counterparts. The five-star-rated fund has also done well long term....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Players hear of match-fixing risks ahead of Women's World Cup Norway's preparations for the Women's World Cup in France took a turn last week when the players were given a presentation about what to do if they are approached to fix a match....
04:48, 05/29/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs threatened British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Escalating US-China trade rift risks causing ‘bad’ Black Friday You’ve heard of Black Friday. That’s a good day for business because consumers start their Christmas shopping. Well, May 10 is also a sort of Black Friday — but the bad kind. It’s the day that President Trump says he’ll increase tariffs on some Chine...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Companies in Cuba Face Legal Risks as U.S. Changes Stance on Seized Property The Trump administration’s decision to implement a long-suspended provision of a 23-year-old federal law is expected to pose legal quandaries for companies operating in Cuba....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Moody's warns no-deal Brexit risks are rising - business live Escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing worry investors, as markets digest Theresa May’s resignationMoody’s: Uncertainty around Brexit is swirlingPound back over $1.27 as May resignsClothing demand supports UK retail salesIntroductio...
04:48, 05/24/2019

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem. ...
10:48, 05/11/2019

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
08:48, 06/03/2019

Before the Sri Lanka attacks, much of South Asia seemed resistant to ISIS. Now it’s reassessing the risks. In the wake of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people, governments throughout the region are reviewing their assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State. Here’s a look at the threat around the region....
19:48, 05/03/2019

Huawei's Main Chip Maker Faces Long-Term Risks From U.S. Ban Huawei Technologies Co. has spent 15 years and billions of dollars building an advanced semiconductor maker, with the goal of making the Chinese telecom giant self-sufficient. A U.S. blacklisting stands to set it back years in that goal....
05:16, 06/02/2019

Japan's first quarter GDP growth revised up, trade war poses risks to outlook Japan's economy grew slightly faster than initially estimated in the first quarter, thanks to stronger capital spending, but analysts say global trade tensions remain a drag on growth....
04:32, 06/10/2019

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....
12:32, 06/07/2019

Scientists find cocaine in UK shrimp (CNN)–Researchers in the UK have found traces of illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals and pesticides in samples of freshwater shrimp. A study carried out by scientists from King’s College London and the University of Suffolk tested the exposur...
22:00, 05/03/2019

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....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Scientists think Leonardo da Vinci probably had ADHD Legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci may have had ADHD, according to a shocking paper published 500 years after his death. It’s claimed that da Vinci — who famously left behind a number of unfinished works — had all the hallmarks of someone with ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

‘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...
09:48, 04/28/2019

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...
05:48, 06/16/2019

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 some...
12:00, 05/29/2019

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 eas...
09:00, 05/23/2019

China's retail sales growth slumps to 16-year low as trade war risks rise China reported surprisingly weaker growth in retail sales and industrial output for April on Wednesday, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more stimulus as the trade war with the United States escalates....
03:00, 05/15/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels of active ingredients into their bodies. But the scientists caution that it’s still unclear whether t...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Trump bans use of foreign telecom technology that poses national security risks President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the use of information and communications technologies from nations deemed a threat to national security....
23:16, 05/15/2019

Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisis....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Hamas shifts tactics in bitcoin fundraising, highlighting crypto risks: research The armed wing of Hamas is using increasingly complex methods of raising funds via bitcoin, researchers say, highlighting the difficulties regulators face in tracking cryptocurrency financing of outfits designated by some as terrorist groups....
17:32, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
02:00, 05/31/2019

Mounting climate change fears push U.S. investors to assess geographical risks With an above-average percentage of its power generated from renewable sources and one of the largest battery storage operations in the United States, utility Sempra Energy seemed to check all the......
03:16, 06/04/2019

Strategists see Wall Street moving higher despite trade war risks: Reuters poll U.S. stocks will build on this year's already strong gains over the rest of 2019 despite growing U.S.-China trade tensions that represent the biggest threat to the market, according to a Reuters poll of strategists....
00:32, 05/29/2019

As Queen’s Park rises, any campaign help from Ford carries both risks and rewards for Scheer "He needs to be seen as a standalone leader, not the little brother to better-known premiers," one strategist said of the risk Andrew Scheer may run by taking help from Doug Ford....
13:16, 06/07/2019

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
20:32, 06/13/2019

Warm on North, chilly to South: Japan's Korea strategy could pose risks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is reaching out to North Korea in the hope of arranging a summit, a strategy critics say poses risks given doubts about chances of a breakthrough, even as ties with U.S. ally South Korea deteriorate....
05:32, 05/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
17:48, 06/06/2019

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
21:32, 06/06/2019

What Scientists Are Saying About Army's "Yeti" Footprint Photos Yeti Images: The Army surprised the world by releasing photos late on Monday night of what it claims to be the footprints of the elusive mythical creature, Yeti. The "Abominable Snowman", as the Yeti......
11:00, 04/30/2019

Scientists must worry in public about the dangers of their creations The US Department of Defense is ending its contract with cold war-era advisory group JASON. That’s OK – today’s scientists need to air concerns in public, says Audra J. Wolfe...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Scientists who pose for selfies are more trustworthy: study It’s hardly up there with the discovery of say, radium, but scientists are finding that selfies can really boost their image. “Scientists posting self-portraits (‘selfies’) to Instagram from the science lab/field were perceive...
18:48, 05/13/2019

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...
00:32, 05/18/2019

Scientists figure out new way to remove salt from water Brine water produced by the oil and gas industry contains even more dissolved salts than ocean water, and is a growing environmental concern - but scientists have figured out a new way to treat it....
06:16, 05/07/2019

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....
15:00, 05/22/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth....
23:32, 04/29/2019

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......
08:48, 06/14/2019

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 dr...
16:48, 06/11/2019

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....
00:16, 06/05/2019

Scientists Say They've Cooked Up an Endlessly Recyclable Plastic Plastics aren’t recycled nearly as much as we’d like them to be, but a team from Berkeley Lab has developed a method to hopefully make that process easier. In a recently published study, these researches describe a new type of plastic that can be bro...
15:32, 05/07/2019

China's Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated China this week for using its growing Arctic research program as a Trojan horse for its military and commercial goals....
15:48, 05/07/2019

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...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Scientists Discover Nearly 200,000 Kinds of Ocean Viruses Far more viruses appear to populate the seas than was previously thought, a discovery that could help clarify viruses' role in the global carbon cycle....
09:32, 04/28/2019

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....
01:48, 05/27/2019

Scientists found these old photographs contain metallic nanoparticles Enlarge / The earliest reliably dated photograph of people, taken by Louis Daguerre one spring morning in 1838. (credit: Public domain) Daguerreotypes are one of the earliest forms of photography, producing images on silver plates that look subtly ...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ability to become resistant to even the newest treatments and recur in many patients....
21:48, 05/15/2019

Scientists Say They've Created a Smartphone App That Can Hear Ear Infections Wondering if your kid is dealing with an ear infection? Soon, according to researchers at the University of Washington, there’ll be an app for that. They claim to have created a simple test that uses a smartphone and folded up paper to detect one of ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
16:00, 04/28/2019

| 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....
14:16, 06/06/2019

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...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Scientists create mind-controlled hearing aid Development could transform ability of hearing-impaired to cope with noisy environmentsA mind-controlled hearing aid that allows the wearer to focus on particular voices has been created by scientists, who say it could transform the ability of those ...
12:16, 05/15/2019

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....
12:16, 06/03/2019

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 Nan...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Voters happy with their healthcare, survey finds, highlighting risks of sweeping reform plans Voters perceive the U.S. healthcare system as deeply flawed, even as the majority of them report they're satisfied with what they have, according to a survey released Wednesday by RealClear Opinion Research....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Heart Disease Risks In Overweight, Obese Kids Similar: Eat These Foods To Avoid Obesity According to a recent study published, in the journal Cardiology in the Young, obese and overweight adolescents have similar increased risks of developing cardiovascular disorders....
12:16, 05/21/2019

WRAPUP 4-China's retail sales growth slumps to 16-year low as trade war risks rise China reported surprisingly weaker growth in retail sales and industrial output for April on Wednesday, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more stimulus as the trade war with the United States escalates....
04:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. urges S. Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks - Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
18:16, 05/22/2019

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
01:16, 06/13/2019

White House economist: Jobs report shows risks to economy, but still reasons for optimism Top Trump economic adviser Kevin Hassett said that Friday’s jobs report indicates higher risks to the economy but that he remains hopeful job growth will pick up in June and the U.S. will avoid a recession....
12:32, 06/07/2019

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections t...
09:32, 04/28/2019

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 surprisin...
11:48, 06/07/2019

Scientists Are Mapping the Industrial Hums That Travel Through the Earth Across the U.S., industrial machinery creates a constant underground hum that sends vibrations through the surface of the Earth. Scientists are now mapping that subterranean humming.Read more......
08:00, 04/30/2019

| WATCH: Scientists create world's first 3D-printed heart Researchers at Tel Aviv University have produced a heart using 3D printing technology and human tissue, according to a study published in the journal Advanced Science....
01:16, 05/18/2019

These Scientists Want to Redefine Alzheimer's as a 'Double-Prion' Disease Researchers this week say their work should upturn the conventional narrative of how Alzheimer’s disease happens. They argue the progression of Alzheimer’s is driven by a very specific form of two proteins that play a crucial role in the disease, and...
06:32, 05/03/2019

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.       ...
11:48, 06/11/2019

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....
13:32, 04/29/2019

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....
03:32, 05/21/2019

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...
23:32, 06/05/2019

Scientists used lasers to reproduce exotic ice that might fill Uranus Earth orbits the Sun at a distance that allows both liquid water and water ice to exist on its surface in ample amounts. We like to think we’re pretty familiar with the various forms water can take, but new research suggests that water ice on U...
19:32, 05/09/2019

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....
08:32, 05/27/2019

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....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Biodiversity crisis is about to put humanity at risk, UN scientists to warn ‘We are in trouble if we don’t act,’ say experts, with up to 1m species at risk of annihilationThe world’s leading scientists will warn the planet’s life-support systems are approaching a danger zone for humanity when they release the results of the ...
11:32, 05/03/2019

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 ...
09:32, 05/24/2019

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 b...
23:32, 06/05/2019

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction One million animal and plant species are at imminent risk of extinction due to humankind's relentless pursuit of economic growth, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the devastating impact of modern civilization on the natural world....
08:48, 05/06/2019

'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole Using a global network of telescopes to see "the unseeable," an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - in an achievement that validated a pillar of science put forward...
16:00, 04/28/2019

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 h...
03:32, 06/05/2019

Scientists Say Octopus Farms Would Be 'Unethical' and Awful for the Planet I still remember the first time I tasted octopus. After an exhausting day reporting the troubles in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria, Gizmodo video producer Raúl Marrero and I headed to a seaside restaurant where I tried ensalada de pulpo as an appet...
20:00, 05/13/2019

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 c...
12:16, 06/12/2019

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’...
17:16, 05/31/2019

Scientists bio-hacked E. coli to create synthetic life Escherichia coli, nobody’s favorite dinner guest, just had the distinction of becoming the first living organism to have its entire DNA code successfully replaced with a synthetic genome. We’ve played with nature’s creations before, but this is the f...
19:48, 05/16/2019

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 captivi...
14:32, 05/23/2019

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....
18:16, 06/08/2019

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.        ...
21:16, 05/31/2019

Scientists figure out why grocery store tomatoes suck Have you ever eaten a perfectly ripe tomato and wondered why you even bother? Tomatoes are a staple in sandwiches and salads and you can throw them into just about any dish and come up with something edible. Tomato flavor, however, has apparently bee...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Scientists discover why grocery store tomatoes don’t taste like anything Have you ever eaten a perfectly ripe tomato and wondered why you even bother? Tomatoes are a staple in sandwiches and salads, and you can throw them into just about any dish and come up with something edible. Tomato flavor, however, has apparently be...
15:48, 05/14/2019

Scientists solve mystery of Egyptian desert glass Scientists believe they have solved the mystery regarding the origin Egyptian desert glass, fragments of which have been found scattered across the Sahara....
04:16, 05/16/2019

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....
12:32, 06/01/2019

Scientists call for better research on planetary internal dynamics A group of scientists have called for more researchers to explore the role a planet's interior dynamics play in producing and maintaining a habitable environment....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Would you eat insect ice cream? Scientists are developing more bug-based foods Will we be eating maggot sausages and insect ice-cream in the near future? Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
06:16, 05/02/2019

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 tha...
10:32, 06/05/2019

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 th...
23:16, 06/11/2019

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....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Scientists testing gas that kills 99.9% of deadly airborne germs Coming down with a cold is a major pain and sometimes it’s impossible to know when or where you even got it. That’s the nature of airborne sickness and the common cold is just one of many that make life difficult for individuals unlucky enough to bec...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about forever. Unfortunately, those upsides are also terrible news for the environment, as plastic waste cont...
10:16, 05/08/2019

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 i...
05:48, 06/09/2019

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its strengths.  ...
01:48, 06/06/2019

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri risks wrath of Roman Abramovich after giving the silent treatment Of all the times Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri decides to give the silent treatment, it coincides with owner Roman Abramovich attending a game for the first time in over a year....
04:32, 05/16/2019

President Trump is 'interfering in British politics,' risks 'going off script' and worsening crises: NBC's Chuck Todd NBC Political Director Chuck Todd has argued that Trump's presence has the potential to interfere with British politics at a time when the country is particularly divided....
08:32, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. urges S. Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks - Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
22:16, 05/22/2019

Report Finds Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot Function May Pose Serious Safety Risks Without Driver Engagement A newer Tesla feature to allow its cars to switch lanes automatically may present safety risks for drivers who aren’t actively engaged while the setting is enabled, according to findings by Consumer Reports.Read more......
20:48, 05/22/2019

Burger King faces backlash over mental health ad campaign, showing risks of cause-based marketing While some have applauded the campaign for helping raise awareness around mental illness, others have criticized it for seeming to make light of mental health issues....
08:32, 05/03/2019

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
05:48, 05/23/2019

Scientists Recreate Hallmark Quantum Physics Experiment Using Antimatter Scientists recreated one of the most important experiments in the history of physics—but this time, they used antimatter instead of regular matter.Read more......
16:32, 05/09/2019

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can...
14:16, 06/09/2019

Scientists warn of grave impacts from loss of natural world The accelerating loss of plant and animal species will have grave consequences for people worldwide, scientists warned on Monday in the largest comprehensive study into the impact of modern civilization on nature....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, according to a new study....
15:00, 04/28/2019

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 d...
10:00, 05/23/2019

| WATCH: Israeli scientists ferment beer using ancient yeast Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy Land....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Scientists create bizarre form of hot ‘superionic ice’ using powerful lasers Hot ice that can remain frozen at thousands of degrees of heat has been created by scientists. One of the most powerful lasers on the planet was used to make the bizarre creation, which could teach us more about the structure of giant ice planets lik...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change, scientists say As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than snow during this period, something that is directly affecting wildlife like the Svalbard reindeer....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98...
10:32, 06/15/2019

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 banne...
19:16, 05/22/2019

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 ...
22:48, 05/22/2019

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 disco...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Scientists discover the moon is covered in miles-deep cracks Asteroids have been bombarding the moon for billions of years, and apparently, the impact goes much deeper than just the main crater region.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Extinct species of bird came back from the dead, scientists find A previously extinct species of bird returned from the dead, reclaiming the island it previously lived on and re-evolving itself back into existence, scientists have said....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Scientists Restore Some Brain Activity in Recently Slaughtered Pigs (NEW YORK) — Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death. The brains could not think or sense anything, ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Scientists model DNA gene with first billion-atom biomolecular simulation Scientists have for the first time created a billion-atom biomolecular simulation. Researchers designed the computer model to simulate a single DNA gene....
10:48, 04/28/2019

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...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the Nationa...
07:32, 06/08/2019

Google to Share Street View's Air Quality Data With Scientists As part of a larger effort to track pollution, Google is releasing air quality data for scientists that it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley....
00:32, 06/06/2019

Saturn’s moon Titan has a massive strip of water ice, and scientists don’t know why Like many of the larger bodies in our solar system, Saturn’s massive moon Titan has long been of interest to astronomers due to its unique surface features. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which studied Saturn for over 13 years, spent a great ...
09:32, 05/02/2019

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09:48, 06/04/2019

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....
13:48, 06/04/2019

Scientists Identify New Type of Brain Degeneration That Mimics Alzheimer’s. Here’s What to Know (WASHINGTON) — Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease — and scientists say even though neither is yet curable, it’s critical to get better at telling different kinds of ...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Scientists have created a new space blanket inspired by squid skin Scientists developed a new kind of space blanket that was inspired by the skin of sea creatures like squid and cuttlefish.        ...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
05:48, 06/12/2019

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 ...
22:16, 06/04/2019

Scientists create a four-winged robot insect that flies with grace It's difficult to make an insect-like flying robot -- realistic four-winged bots are typically too heavy, while lighter two-winged models tend to fly erratically. USC researchers have edged one step closer to the dream machine, however. They&#...
12:00, 05/17/2019

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 ...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Protect solar system from mining 'gold rush', say scientists Proposal calls for wilderness protection as startup space miners look to the starsGreat swathes of the solar system should be preserved as official “space wilderness” to protect planets, moons and other heavenly bodies from rampant mining and other f...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the U...
15:00, 05/29/2019

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....
07:48, 06/04/2019

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...
09:00, 05/26/2019

Incredible Breakthrough: MIT Scientists Have Successfully Swapped The Brain Of A Man With An Almond Prepare to have your mind blown, because a medical procedure that was once the stuff of science fiction has finally become science fact: MIT scientists have successfully swapped the brain of a man with an almond....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists Finally Closing in on Nessie, The Loch Ness Monster Ever since the Irish Missionary St. Columba confronted a ‘great serpent’ in the River Ness in 565 AD, Loch Ness in Scotland has been the traditional home of the famous monster by the same name. ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

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....
11:48, 06/03/2019

Scientists crack secret of dragonfish’s deadly ‘invisible’ teeth A deep-sea fish can hide its enormous, jutting teeth from prey because its chompers are virtually invisible — until it’s too late. What’s the dragonfish’s secret? The teeth are transparent, and now scientists have discovered how the fish accomplished...
11:32, 06/06/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
22:00, 05/14/2019

Scientists discover why our galaxy’s black hole is so quiet NASA’s SOFIA project is looking at what makes black holes active versus quiet, which has revealed why the Milky Way’s black hole is so docile.       ...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Scientists found a tree in North Carolina that’s a jaw-dropping 2,624 years old Humans have a habit of shortening the lifespan of trees. We just love to cut them down, and we do so with startling efficiency, damaging or wiping out forests that have been around for centuries and some for much, much longer. The United States is no...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) On January 19, 2019, a lunar eclipse dazzled observers throughout the Americas (and a sliver of Afri...
04:48, 05/02/2019

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....
04:16, 06/05/2019

Scientists on a sailboat just found nearly 200,000 viruses hiding in Earth's oceans Scientists aboard a single sailboat have identified nearly 200,000 marine virus species, increasing the number of known marine viruses from the 15,000 documented in previous surveys....
03:16, 04/29/2019

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic an...
12:32, 06/13/2019

Google shares its Street View air-quality data with scientists Google is releasing air quality data it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley with its Street View cars, part of a larger effort by the company to track pollution around the world. The data was captured over the last three year...
13:32, 06/05/2019

Back-seat passengers in Uber, Lyft, ride-hailing vehicles face germs, safety risks Rising awareness about the dangers of sitting in the back seat could give you pause the next time your Uber or Lyft rolls up to the curb.        ...
04:32, 05/10/2019

Cambridge scientists create world’s first living organism with fully redesigned DNA Researchers create altered synthetic genome, in move with potential medical benefitsScientists have created the world’s first living organism that has a fully synthetic and radically altered DNA code.The lab-made microbe, a strain of bacteria that is...
12:16, 05/15/2019

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Scientists liken Anglo-Saxon burial site to King Tut’s tomb SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, England (AP) — Archaeologists say an underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers may be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial in Britain. The chamber was uncovered between a road and a railway line in the vi...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something ...
12:16, 06/04/2019

Scientists have found a 'fossil graveyard' linked to the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs An international team of scientists has discovered a fossil graveyard containing what it describes as "extraordinary evidence" that an asteroid that hit the Earth around 66 million years ago was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Scientists are testing new plasma tech that can kill 99.9% of deadly airborne germs Coming down with a cold is a major pain, and sometimes it’s impossible to know when or where you even got it. That’s the nature of airborne sickness, and the common cold is just one of many that make life difficult for individuals unlucky...
09:32, 05/02/2019

India's Monkeys Keep Killing People, so Scientists Are Trying Radical New Sterilization Strategies One evening last November, a young woman named Neha was feeding her infant son inside their house in Runkata, a small town in the outskirts of Agra, India. Suddenly, a monkey broke into the house, snatched the baby boy from her arms, and made away wi...
08:16, 05/25/2019

Scientists catch chimpanzees cracking open and eating tortoises for first time BERLIN — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat. In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers f...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering....
14:48, 06/14/2019

Scientists Created a Display With Pixels a Million Times Smaller Than Those on a Smartphone Smartphone makers might soon not have much to brag about when it comes to the number of pixels they can fit on a pocket-sized screen. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have come up with a way to create pixels that are a million times smaller...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Packs of wolf-dogs could wipe out wolves in Europe, scientists warn Europe's population of wolf-dog hybrids is growing. In a new paper, scientists warn packs of wolf-dogs could soon erase the genetic identify of wolves....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website reports Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientific activity, the news website index.hu reported on Tuesday....
04:48, 05/28/2019

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence th...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Asteroid impact exercise offers practice for NASA, ESA scientists and engineers This week, scientists and engineers from NASA and the European Space Agency, as well as other federal officials and policy makers, are participating in a hypothetical asteroid impact scenario....
02:16, 05/02/2019

The trees told us: Scientists see fingerprint of warming climate on droughts from 1900 The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of human-caused global warming on drought.        ...
18:16, 05/01/2019

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-o...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
12:48, 06/11/2019

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research 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....
04:16, 05/29/2019

California moves to ban toxic pesticide deemed by scientists to be harmful to children LOS ANGELES (AP) — California moves to ban toxic pesticide deemed by scientists to be harmful to children ....
11:16, 05/08/2019

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
18:16, 05/22/2019

Chinese Astronomers Saw an Exploding Star 2,000 Years Ago. Scientists May Have Just Found the Remains Scientists think that they’ve stumbled upon the remains of a stellar explosion first observed by Chinese astronomers over 2,000 years ago, according to a new paper.Read more......
11:48, 04/30/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Scientists dunked test tubes in hot springs to recreate life’s origins Nearly 4 billion years after life arose on Earth, researchers have been trying to recreate the first steps towards life in hot, bubbling pools in New Zealand...
05:16, 05/08/2019

Scientists developed a light-activated bio-glue that can seal a heart wound in seconds Reuters / Luisa Gonzalez A new "bio-glue" developed by Chinese researchers could one day be used to stop emergency bleeding. The glue, which is activated by UV light, could stop hearts and arteries from bleeding in less than a minute. The bio-glue...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Scientists suggest a nearby supernova may have prompted human ancestors to walk upright For scientists studying the history of human evolution, determining when certain changes happened and what may have prompted those changes are very important questions to answer. It’s only natural that we wonder where we came from, but there&rs...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
11:48, 06/05/2019

Oops! Scientists accidentally create new material that makes batteries charge much faster Some of the most famous scientific discoveries happened by accident. From Teflon and the microwave oven to penicillin, scientists trying to solve a problem sometimes find unexpected things. This is exactly how we created phosphorene nanoribbons – a m...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Wary of Chinese Espionage, Houston Cancer Center Chose to Fire 3 Scientists The director of the National Institutes of Health said that 55 similar investigations into possible foreign exploitation of American research are happening nationwide....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Scientists simulating an asteroid strike last week couldn’t save New York from being obliterated Some of the world’s top scientists and disaster response teams spent a big chunk of last week simulating what might happen if a large asteroid were headed straight for Earth. The idea was to see if mankind could find a way to prevent a deadly i...
09:16, 05/06/2019

Scientists Locate Neutron Star Collision That Could Have Created Our Solar System's Plutonium In 2017, observatories around the world observed a high-energy collision between a pair of dense objects, each slightly more massive than the Sun but only the size of a city. A similar collision closer to home could have been responsible for producin...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Scientists invented a wearable band that controls your body temperature like a personal thermostat Everyone loves to be comfortable, but what you consider to be a perfect temperature might be drastically different than the temperature preferred by a person sitting just a couple feet away. Whether you work in a large office, or even just live with ...
08:48, 05/20/2019

Earther Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical | Jalopnik You Earther Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical | Jalopnik You Can Now Get the 6.2-Liter V8 in More, Cheaper Chevy Silverado Trims | Kotaku The Sims 4 Is Free Right Now, So Here Are The 4 Most Essential Expansion...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict A new study ranks the risks in U.S. counties by the numbers of unvaccinated children and proximity to international airports. But no one predicted the outbreak in Brooklyn....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
20:48, 05/21/2019

Scientists found the upper limit to human endurance, right before your body starts eating itself Shutterstock A new study says there is a definite limit to human endurance — beyond which our bodies start breaking down. For long-term levels of exertion, that limit is burning calories at 2.5 times our resting metabolic rate. After that, ou...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Ultra-processed food linked to early death, health problems: scientists A poor diet could have grave consequences. People who consume a large amount of heavily-processed foods are at risk for early death and a greater chance of having a heart attack or stroke, two European studies found. Eating five or more servings of u...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Scientists take first-ever image of a faint swirling ring of hydrogen around our galaxy's black hole Astronomers, for the first time, have snapped an image of a cool, gassy ring swirling around the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Scientists went to one of the world's most remote island atolls. They found 414 million pieces of plastic The amount of plastic pollution previously thought to exist around the world may be a dramatic underestimate — because the vast majority of plastic pollution may actually be below the surface....
08:48, 05/21/2019

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient figures with round horns and feathers on their heads....
13:32, 06/15/2019

Indian Scientists Test Effectiveness Of Zinc Oxide Supplements In Preventing NAFLD A new research study by scientists at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT Mandi) has indicated that zinc oxide supplements may be beneficial against fatty liver disease....
02:48, 05/01/2019

Buy a round-trip ticket, get a free round-trip ticket free on Frontier Airlines (with a catch) The discount airline's latest promotion will let travelers get one free-round trip ticket when they buy a "Discount Den Fare."        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Best free games: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to install on your PC, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to the best PC games. There are so many awesome free games out there right now on ...
10:16, 05/08/2019

In Victory for Abortion Foes, Trump Administration to End Government Scientists’ Fetal Tissue Research (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems c...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Reuters Scientists discovered fossils of the oldest known fungus in the Canadian arctic. Fungi include mushrooms, yeasts, and molds. The billion-year-old fungus, called Ourasphaira giraldae, provides clues about ho...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Scientists think they've found the ancient neutron star crash that showered our solar system in gold Two astronomers think they've pinpointed the ancient stellar collision that gave our solar system its cache of precious gold and platinum — some of it, anyway....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of t...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Scientists in Chile have found a 15,000-year-old footprint, the earliest sign of humans' presence in the Americas A team of scientists in Chile say they've found a human footprint that dates back more than 15,000 years -- the oldest one ever found in the Americas....
19:48, 04/29/2019

Dead dolphin calf's stomach held plastic bags and balloon, scientists discover A dolphin calf found stranded on Fort Myers Beach had a belly full of garbage, scientists found during post-mortem exam.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

$2.5 trillion 'Holy Grail' found? Breakthrough discovery could lead to 100 percent recyclable plastics, scientists say Plastic pollution in the world's oceans may have a $2.5 trillion impact, negatively impacting  "almost all marine ecosystem services," including areas such as fisheries, recreation and heritage. But a breakthrough from scientists at Berkeley Lab coul...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan; new elections at the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOS...
13:16, 06/14/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
09:32, 04/28/2019

‘Disaster resilient’ farming reduces agriculture risks, yields economic gains, says new UN agriculture agency report A scale of economic gains through easy-to-implement "disaster resilient" farming practices was revealed on Monday at the launch of a new study by the United Nations agriculture agency....
14:00, 05/13/2019

In limbo: the dirty Russian oil no one wants to pay for The bills are due for millions of barrels of contaminated Russian oil that have been stuck for weeks in pipelines from Belarus to Germany - but no one wants to pay....
07:16, 05/15/2019

Russian Doll Season 2 Will Be All About a Cat? Russian Doll season two is officially happening! So, what's next for "sweet birthday baby" Nadia and Alan? "I don't know, maybe season two is all about Oatmeal the......
17:32, 06/12/2019

Narva: The EU's 'Russian' city What are the concerns of people in the Estonian border city of Narva? And how much significance does the EU election really have in a "Russian city"?...
05:16, 05/26/2019

Top Russian skateboarder hit with doping ban MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian skateboarder has been handed a four-year doping ban, just as his sport prepares to make its Olympic debut. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency says Maxim Kruglov, known as “Mad Maxim,” was punished under a rule agai...
07:00, 05/14/2019

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 ...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Why Does Coffee Make Us Poop? Scientists Gave Coffee to Rats to Find Out A good chunk of regular coffee drinkers know that coffee isn’t just great at getting them awake in the morning—it also makes them get up and go poop. But while coffee’s laxative powers are well-known, it’s not clear why exactly this happens. To get t...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Medicinal Mint Decoded: Scientists Learn Ancient Secrets of Chinese Skullcap Mint The precious chemistry of a plant used for 2000 years in traditional Chinese medicine has been unlocked in a project that raises the prospect of rapid access to a wide array of therapeutic drugs. ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

'The universe is a violent place:' Black hole collides with neutron star, scientists say Forget Game of Thrones, now we may have detected a real-life "battle" going on in outer space between a black hole and a neutron star.        ...
16:32, 05/03/2019

Why Russian Missiles (Again) Divide Turkey and the U.S. Understanding Turkey’s rollercoaster relations with the U.S. requires a grasp of advanced military hardware. The Turkish government is on the brink of buying Russia’s S-400 missile-defense system, angering President Donald Trump’s administration, whi...
21:16, 05/05/2019

Russian, U.S. top diplomats to meet on May 6 in Finland: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov may meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on May 6 in Finland, RIA news agency reported on Thursday citing a Russian official....
11:48, 05/02/2019

79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the ...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Russian athlete Savina gets 12-year ban Russian middle distance runner Kseniya Savina has been suspended for 12 years after she was found to have taken a banned substance and then provided false medical documents to avoid sanctions, the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Wednesday....
05:16, 05/08/2019

The Russian da Vincis: Originals or imitations? "Madonna Benois" and "Madonna Litta": Of Leonardo da Vinci's nearly 20 preserved paintings, two are located in Russia. From June on, they are on show in Italy for a brief period. But are they authentic?...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Explosion at Russian TNT plant injures 79 MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the c...
11:00, 06/01/2019

INSIGHT-In limbo: the dirty Russian oil no one wants to pay for The bills are due for millions of barrels of contaminated Russian oil that have been stuck for weeks in pipelines from Belarus to Germany - but no one wants to pay....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Is That Whale a Russian Agent? The Beluga Won't Tell Some Norwegian scientists are convinced a beluga whale stalking boats off Norway’s Arctic coast is an operative from the Russian base in Murmansk that trains sea mammals for military missions....
11:00, 05/11/2019

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a great way to rally a team!"...
14:32, 05/30/2019

North Korea’s new missile has Russian fingerprints ‘all over’ it FILE – This May 4, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government shows a launch of a missile in the east coast of North Korea. Experts say North Korea’s latest launches suggest it may have acquired or cloned a short-range missile t...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Russian plane lands in flames, killing 13 Officials say 13 people died and at least four were injured after a plane belonging to Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot caught fire and made an emergency landing in Moscow. (May 5)        ...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with Washington on the issue....
13:32, 06/12/2019

Updates From Child's Play, Russian Doll, and More Mark Hamill talks about defying expectations while lending his voice to Chucky. Robert Kirkman’s sci-fi series Oblivion Song is being turned into a movie. Chip and Dale are heading to Disney+. Plus, what’s to come on The 100, good news for Russian Do...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday....
01:32, 06/14/2019

Pack up a Russian picnic | Four favourite recipes Bundle up a basket with a refreshing cold soup, a buckwheat salad with a side of pickles, and a semolina cake to finishPrep 20 minCook 9 minServes 4 Continue reading......
05:48, 06/08/2019

Videos Show Russian Plane on Fire An Aeroflot aircraft landed at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport partly engulfed in flames on Sunday. The crash landing killed 13 people, Tass, a Russian news agency, reported....
13:32, 05/05/2019

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Netflix renews 'Russian Doll' for a second season Natasha Lyonne's time-looping Netflix series Russian Doll is getting a second season. The streaming service hasn't revealed the new season's plot yet, though The Hollywood Reporter says it will follow the same format in eight episodes....
06:48, 06/12/2019

Bears in Russian zoo predict Ukrainian election "Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
13:32, 05/22/2019

Russian embassy visits Butina in prison MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s embassy in the United States says its diplomats have visited the gun-rights activist who was sentenced to prison last week for being an unregistered agent of Russia. In a Facebook statement on Friday, the embassy said Mar...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Turkey chafes at U.S. pressure over Russian defenses Turkey said on Tuesday a U.S. House of Representatives' resolution condemning Ankara's purchase of Russian defense systems and urging potential sanctions was unacceptably threatening....
01:16, 06/11/2019

6 Russian planes intercepted by US off Alaska coast ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. military officials say four Russian bombers and two fighter jets were intercepted off Alaska’s western coast by U.S. aircraft but had not entered U.S. or Canadian air space. The North American Aerospace Defense Com...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Druzhba pipeline: The dark side of Russian oil The oil pollution that has halted flows via the Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline was deliberate, according to the Kremlin. But who might want to pull such a dirty trick? DW's Jo Harper has asked around....
13:16, 05/21/2019

'Kommersant' Russian journalists quit over censorship Two veteran reporters were fired, and their colleagues on the political desk quit in protest at the 'Kommersant' business newspaper. The billionaire owner apparently disapproved of an article....
11:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. Navy says Russian destroyer almost collided with cruiser The U.S. Navy said on Friday a Russian destroyer almost collided with one of its guided missile cruisers in the Philippine Sea in an incident it denounced as "unsafe and unprofessional"....
04:16, 06/07/2019

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk regulation....
11:00, 06/14/2019

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story After success of HBO series, Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unlike the HBO series, which has transfixed viewers ar...
05:16, 06/07/2019

US Navy says Russian warship nearly collided with US cruiser The U.S. Navy has accused a Russian warship of unsafe and unprofessional actions after it came within 100 feet (30 meters) of an American guided-missile cruiser in the Philippine Sea....
07:00, 06/07/2019

Putin on Victory Day: Russian military to be strengthened Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the annual massive military Victory Day parade in Red Square that the country will continue to strengthen its armed forces...
04:32, 05/09/2019

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova expressed concern about disinformation campaigns, particularly from Russia. Her warning comes just two weeks before key European Parliament elections in the bloc....
01:32, 05/13/2019

Netflix renews Russian Doll for another season In a somewhat surprising decision, Netflix has decided to grant time-looping series Russian Doll for another season. This comes from Variety, which says the next season will consist of eight episodes, but that seems to be pretty much all that’s been ...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
09:32, 06/07/2019

China's Alibaba to invest $100 mln in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesday....
09:00, 06/05/2019

Cyprus gas discoveries spark US-Russian gamesmanship To counter Russian influence in the Eastern Mediterranean and Turkish ambivalence, the US is strengthening its involvement in the region's energy development. Diego Cupolo reports from Nicosia....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Russian 'spy whale' may have provided therapy for children The tame beluga whale which appeared in Norwegian waters may have previously served as a child therapy animal in Russia, according to Fiskeribladet. There had been media speculation that the whale was a Russian navy spy....
11:32, 05/08/2019

US warplanes intercept Russian bombers for second straight day US warplanes for the second day in a row encountered Russian bombers and jet fighters off the coast of Alaska and intercepted them, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement Wednesday. Two US F-22 jets intercepted two Russian T...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Huawei signs deal to work on Russian 5G Huawei has agreed a deal with Russian mobile operator MTS to cooperate on the development of 5G networks.The Chinese giant and MTS will work together in areas such as indoor coverage, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) broadband, the Internet of Things (IoT...
08:16, 06/06/2019

At least 38 people injured in Russian factory explosion Four people are in a serious condition after blast in DzerzhinskAt least thirty-eight people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 250 miles (400km) e...
09:00, 06/01/2019

WhatsApp 'Will Never Be Secure', Says Russian Rival Telegram The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world's top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance...
06:32, 05/16/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded Venezuela's foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country's crisis....
05:48, 05/06/2019

VPN services reject Russian government requirements Earlier this year Russia's internet censor demanded that VPN providers comply with local laws or face a ban and now the deadline has expired and 12 popular services have refused to cooperate.While most of the VPN companies are removing their ser...
13:48, 05/16/2019