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Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species

An international group of scientists is hoping to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction. With only two females left in the world, they are turn...

Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species

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Scientists create northern white rhino embryos in milestone that could save the species from extinction Scientists and conservationists have successfully created two northern white rhino embryos in a milestone that could save the species from extinction....
00:24, 09/12/2019

Scientists create rhino embryos in effort to save species from extinction Scientists have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of ...
17:36, 09/12/2019

Scientists Succeed in Creating Northern White Rhino Embryos CREMONA, Italy (AP) — Scientists announced Wednesday they have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, ...
06:12, 09/12/2019

Northern white rhino eggs successfully fertilized Nearly three weeks after a southern white rhinoceros, the only rhino species not endangered, achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth in North America, scientists in Italy have succ...
21:00, 08/26/2019

Scientists in Italy fertilize 7 northern white rhino eggs CREMONA, Italy — Silvia Colleoni’s hand holding a syringe was trembling as she injected liquid into a micro pipette to facilitate the aspiration of sperm that had been removed and later frozen from on...
00:36, 08/27/2019

Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction. Science is the ...
21:48, 08/23/2019

Near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved as vets harvest eggs There is renewed hope that the near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved after eggs were successfully extracted from the last two remaining females....
18:36, 08/23/2019

Scientists Fertilized 7 Northern White Rhino Eggs With Sperm From the Now-Dead Last Male (CREMONA, Italy) — Eggs removed from the last two female northern white rhinos have been fertilized with sperm from the now-dead last male, but it will be about 10 days before it’s known w...
13:00, 08/26/2019

Last male northern white Rhino’s sperm used to fertilize eggs of final females Wildlife experts and veterinarians are hoping that the species can reproduce via a surrogate mother rhino, since neither Najin nor Fatu can carry a pregnancy....
22:12, 08/26/2019

Rhino saved? Southern white rhino gives birth aided by artificial insemination The southern white rhinoceros, the only rhino species not endangered, could be one step further away from extinction after a San Diego-based conservation organization said it achieved the first succes...
19:24, 07/31/2019

Fertility experts aim to help save northern white rhinos from extinction Only two female northern white rhinoceroses are left, prompting Merck to work with the BioRescue Project -- to offer assisted reproductive technologies to save the species from extinction....
02:24, 08/06/2019

Scientists Went to China to Create Controversial Human-Monkey Embryos An international collaboration is claiming to have created hybridized human-monkey embryos in China. Disturbingly, the research could result in monkeys capable of producing human organs for transplant...
02:36, 08/03/2019

Saving the species: Artificially conceived rhino born at San Diego Zoo The success of the artificial insemination will reportedly help recover the near-extinct northern white rhino, of which only two females remain.       ...
05:00, 07/31/2019

Rhino born at San Diego Zoo, marking key step in protecting threatened species LOS ANGELES — A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving a...
01:24, 08/01/2019

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
00:48, 06/28/2019

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the ...
20:12, 07/02/2019

Researchers create human-monkey chimeras in China Scientists are experimenting with human-monkey chimeras in China. According to a report by Spanish newspaper El Pais, researchers are inserting human cells into monkey embryos in the lab and watching ...
23:24, 08/01/2019

Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Researchers create tiny ‘beyond 5G’ chip for 100GHz data transmission A team at the University of California, Irvine has created a 4.4-square millimeter radio that can send and receive data at 36Gbps at ultra high frequencies.Read More...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Researchers create '2D' gold a million times thinner than a fingernail Scientists have created the world's thinnest gold. At just two atoms thick, the material is one million times thinner than a human fingernail, which is big news for the tech industry. Gold is alr...
20:48, 08/06/2019

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here....
12:00, 07/09/2019

Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Syrian Kurds fear Ankara will try to expel them from ...
14:36, 08/14/2019

Here's a lesson for 401(k) investors: Don't just save, save to create wealth The story of my hardworking mother and the rise of Starbucks serve as a road map to financial success: To create wealth, you must save to invest.       ...
12:24, 07/09/2019

Specially trained dogs try to save threatened turtle species Conservation groups in the Midwest are taking an unconventional approach to tracking rare and threatened turtles on their lands by using a John Rucker, a Montana man who helps track the ornate box tur...
05:48, 06/27/2019

Killing endangered species to save them? Trophy hunters lobby at CITES As conservationists and campaigners thrash out wildlife trade rules, a debate rages over whether trophy hunting helps or hinders the protection of endangered species....
16:36, 08/27/2019

Reducing air pollution could save thousands of lives, researchers say Although air quality has improved significantly since the 1990s, a new study claims that pollution still causes lung cancer, heart attacks and strokes that kill more than 30,000 Americans a year....
22:24, 07/26/2019

Can we create new land to save the fragile Mississippi delta? Every 90 minutes, land the size of one American football field disappears from the Mississippi delta and coastal ecosystem. A giant model could be key to creating new land...
10:36, 09/17/2019

Boxing News at Five: Fury drank four beers night before Wilder fight, McCracken clarifies Joshua concussion quotes, ‘The White Rhino’ takes a time-out Tyson Fury has made changes and is taking things seriously, Rob McCracken says 'concussion' might have been the wrong word, and Dave Allen takes a break The post Boxing News at Five: Fury drank four b...
03:12, 09/14/2019

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coast...
01:24, 07/19/2019

It'll Be All White: Scientists Create Albino Lizards A team of scientists at the University of Georgia has successfully performed gene-editing on reptiles for the first time, creating a pair of albino lizards the size of a human index finger....
06:36, 08/28/2019

Researchers spot at least 9 great white sharks off Cape Cod coast Researchers have reportedly spotted at least nine great white sharks off the coast of Cape Cod Bay since Massachusetts scientists started tracking them on Monday....
13:48, 06/26/2019

Eggs from last northern white rhinos fertilized, scientists say Seven eggs from the world's last two remaining northern white rhinos have been successfully fertilized artificially, reviving hopes of saving the endangered animals, scientists said on Monday....
15:24, 08/26/2019

Scientists Fertilize Eggs From the Last Two Northern White Rhinos A mother and daughter are the only two northern white rhinoceroses left in the world. Their eggs were fertilized using sperm from males who have died....
13:24, 08/28/2019

Scientists fertilize eggs from last northern white rhinos Scientists have successfully fertilized eggs taken from two female northern white rhinos, a year after the last remaining male died. The procedure has raised hopes about saving the highly endangered a...
23:48, 08/26/2019

French government to create ‘ICO white list’ with new regulations While the world is looking at Facebook’s Libra and its recent senate hearing, France is knuckling down and is set to approve the first wave of cryptocurrency businesses under new legislation. Under th...
13:48, 07/17/2019

White Collar Watch: Should Congress Create a Crypto-Cop? The mania over cryptocurrencies has gotten the attention of regulators. But currently, the S.E.C. and C.F.T.C. can only look on at what is happening....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
15:12, 05/22/2019

Cape Cod researchers will track great white sharks’ hunting habits BOSTON — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans, including the state...
00:00, 06/20/2019

A great white shark was spotted in Long Island Sound for the first time ever, researchers say Researchers tracked a nearly 10-foot long great white shark named Cabot to the Long Island Sound on Monday.        ...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Cape Cod researchers to track, place video cameras on great white sharks in bid to keep beachgoers safe Researchers on Cape Cod are seeking to keep beachgoers safe this summer with a study on sharks’ hunting and feeding habits following two attacks involving great whites in the area last year – one of w...
20:36, 06/19/2019

Trump Administration’s Changes to The Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species To Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. ...
02:12, 08/15/2019

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. ...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
01:36, 05/29/2019

Several northern US states will be treated to a northern lights show this weekend If you live in the United States you don’t often get the opportunity to see the phenomenon known as the Aurora Borealis, commonly referred to as the “northern lights.” However, this ...
06:12, 08/31/2019

Strong performances can’t save the manipulative white-supremacist redemption drama Skin “What if I take all of this stuff off and I’m still a piece of shit?” wonders Bryon “Babs” Widner (Jamie Bell) toward the end of Skin, Guy Nattiv’s “inspired by true events” drama about a reformed ski...
22:48, 07/24/2019

The Northern Lights Could Be Visible Across the Northern U.S. This Weekend. Here’s How to See the Aurora Parts of the northern United States from Montana to northern New England could get a glimpse of the Northern Lights over Labor Day Weekend, space weather forecasters say. The Northern Lights, or the A...
21:24, 08/30/2019

Turtle Embryos May Be Able to Choose Their Own Sex, Study Finds New research suggests that turtle embryos influence their own biological sex by moving around inside their egg before they hatch, according to a new study.Read more......
23:00, 08/01/2019

Couple Entrusted Embryos To Clinic, But Their Son Was Born To A Stranger About a decade ago, Anni and Ashot Manukyan of Glendale, California, entrusted their embryos to a fertility clinic in Los Angeles that promised its in vitro fertilization technique would lead to a......
05:36, 07/11/2019

New project to unlock the secrets of how human embryos develop A new scientific project is being launched in the UK to unlock the secrets of how human embryos develop in the first weeks and months after fertilisation....
08:00, 07/25/2019

Turtle embryos may control their sex by moving inside their eggs Ambient temperature can influence the sex of reptile embryos, but turtle embryos may move to warm or cool spots inside the egg to counteract the effect...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Freezing embryos doesn't boost IVF success rate despite common use People are often advised to freeze embryos and delay implantation so the uterus can recover from drugs taken during egg removal, but there may be few benefits...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Liane Russell, Who Studied Radiation’s Effects on Embryos, Dies at 95 Her findings led to cautions against X-rays for pregnant women. She also discovered that the presence of the Y chromosome meant a mammalian embryo was male....
23:24, 08/18/2019

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....
17:12, 06/03/2019

Scientists in China are creating monkey-human embryos to fuck with our future, or maybe fix it We already have human-duck things, cat-humans things, and centipede-human things, so why couldn’t we just make our own missing link? According to a report by El País, a biologist and administrator ...
20:12, 08/02/2019

White yoga teacher holding class for white people to learn how white supremacy is in their 'body, mind and heart' A Seattle white yoga instructor is holding a class geared exclusively towards white people to teach how white supremacy is prevalent in their “body, mind and heart.”...
18:36, 06/11/2019

White-on-White Violence: How a Bedbug Diss Teaches Us Everything We Need to Know About White Male Fragility [Updated] The white male ego and Twitter don’t mix. The white male ego is a frozen raindrop falling on a bed of ice. Twitter is a flamethrower. The white male ego is freshly fallen snow. Twitter is dog piss. Th...
02:12, 08/28/2019

Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania on the up Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have started to rise again following a government crackdown on organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching....
21:48, 07/13/2019

Malaysia’s Last Known Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died The last known male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died following a months-long battle with worsening health, National Geographic reports. The death poses a further threat to the critically endangered...
09:12, 05/28/2019

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies Only one female of the critically endangered species remains in the country Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino has died, wildlife officials have said, leaving behind only one female in the ...
22:24, 05/27/2019

125kg haul of trafficked rhino horn seized Fifty-five pieces of rhino horn were found hidden inside shipments of plaster at Hanoi International Airport, Vietnam's state media reported Saturday....
11:24, 07/29/2019

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies in captivity Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhinoceros has died, an official said on Monday, dashing efforts to save the critically endangered species in the country....
13:36, 05/27/2019

Vietnam seizes 125 kg of rhino horns, seven tiger carcasses Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kg (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates, the latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case in Southeast Asia....
02:36, 07/29/2019

Eggs fertilised from final two females of near-extinct rhino Seven eggs successfully extracted from the last two remaining female northern white rhinos have been fertilised, further raising hopes that the near-extinct species could be saved....
19:48, 08/27/2019

Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino dies at 35 Tam was Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros. The 35-year-old died May 28, surrounded by his caretakers and vets at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary that had been struggling to save his specie...
01:36, 05/30/2019

Baby rhino is America's first born from artificial insemination Southern white rhino calf at San Diego Zoo raises hopes for the future of wild rhinocerosesThe bumbling, sleepy rhino calf at San Diego Zoo is sure to delight animal lovers around the world. But for c...
09:24, 07/31/2019

Hunting the Elusive Rhino-Horn Cartel of Thailand The true story of untouchable smuggling syndicate running the world's most elaborate poaching ring—and the enterprising American vigilante trying to bring them down....
15:36, 06/17/2019

Vandals carve their names into a rhino’s back at French zoo Vandals at a French zoo caused an uproar this week after scratching their names into the hide of an elderly rhinoceros, according to a report from London’s Evening Standard. The 35-year-old rhin...
22:12, 08/24/2019

Florida mom, 2 children die after she runs back into burning building to save save them: officials A Florida mother and her two children are dead after police say she heroically ran back into a burning building to try and save them early Wednesday morning....
19:48, 05/15/2019

'Save us, save the world': Pacific climate warriors taking the fight to the UN Frank Bainimarama, Enele Sopoaga and Hilda Heine hope their urgent demands for action will save their island nations from the rising wavesIt is the final night of the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu a...
05:01, 09/22/2019

Humanity must save insects to save ourselves, leading scientist warns Insects are ‘the glue in nature’, says Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, underpinning the food and water we rely onHumanity must save insects, if not for their sake, then for ourselves, a leading entomologist h...
07:36, 05/07/2019

Vietnam seizes 125-kilogram haul of trafficked rhino horn Fifty-five pieces of rhino horn were found hidden inside shipments of plaster at Hanoi International Airport, Vietnam's state media reported Saturday....
11:00, 07/29/2019

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substantial poaching....
21:24, 07/12/2019

Scientists successfully transfer first test tube rhino embryo BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Europe said Tuesday they've successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female whose eggs were fertilized in vitro, as part of an effort to save another n...
20:24, 06/25/2019

Scientists successfully transfer 1st test tube rhino embryo Scientists in Europe say they’ve successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female whose eggs were fertilized in vitro, as part of an effort to save another nearly extinct sub-speci...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler tol...
17:24, 06/25/2019

Vietnam seizes 125kg of smuggled rhino tusks worth $7.5m Shipment found at Hanoi airport is one of the biggest wildlife trafficking cases in south-east AsiaMore than 125kg of smuggled rhino horns have been seized in Vietnam in one of the biggest wildlife tr...
09:24, 07/29/2019

Mama rhino gives birth to 123-pound calf after 488 days of pregnancy (um, no thanks) A 15-month pregnancy is normal for rhinos, and this is Tashi's fourth calf. The Buffalo Zoo says mom and baby are doing well.        ...
01:24, 06/22/2019

Rare rhino conceived by artificial insemination born at Florida zoo Zoo Miami welcomed the birth of a rare rhino on Tuesday, which was the first rhino ever to be conceived from induced ovulation and artificial insemination, the Florida zoo said....
21:36, 04/28/2019

Save Nature to save ourselves, shocking new UN report pleads A landmark UN report on the state of Nature released Monday shows how humanity has wreaked havoc on the environment, undercutting Earth's essential life-support systems....
16:12, 05/06/2019

Namibia considers withdrawal from wildlife convention unless rhino trade eased Namibia is considering withdrawing from the rules that govern the global trade in endangered species, after countries voted last week to reject proposals to relax restrictions on hunting and exporting...
20:12, 08/27/2019

Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies, Fewer Than 80 Left In World Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhino died Monday, wildlife officials said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered species closer to extinction....
15:00, 05/27/2019

South Africa gets go-ahead to increase black rhino trophy hunting Conservation groups split on impact of move agreed at international wildlife summitSouth Africa has won permission to almost double the number of black rhinos that can be killed as trophies after argu...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Angry rhino flips car at German safari park in frightening footage The attack took place at the Serengeti Park in Hodenhagen in northern Germany and saw the 30-year-old bull, named Kusini, slamming his horn into the body of the car....
20:12, 08/28/2019

Baby Rhino Filmed Trying To Wake Its Dead Mother In Heartbreaking Video A video of a baby rhino trying to wake up its dead mother, killed by poachers, is being held up an example of the ugly truth of poaching wildlife. Filmed last year in South Africa, heart-wrenching......
07:36, 07/03/2019

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency sai...
17:24, 07/10/2019

Trophy Hunter Seeks to Import Parts of Rare Rhino He Paid $400,000 to Kill The federal government is considered likely to approve a Michigan man’s application for the animal’s skin, skull and horns to come into the United States....
04:24, 09/09/2019

African crime ring charged with trafficking ivory, rhino horns, heroin Four Africa-based men have been charged in Manhattan federal court with dealing more than $7 million in rhino horns and elephant ivory from the protected species, while some were allegedly dealing her...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Trump admin to allow trophy hunter to import rare black rhino parts to US The Trump administration says it will issue a permit to a Michigan trophy hunter to import the skin, skull and horns from a rare black rhinoceros he shot in Africa....
00:24, 09/07/2019

VIDEO: Arnold Schwarzenegger barely flinches when kicked in back: 'Like a mosquito kickin a rhino' After a shocking video showing Arnold Schwarzenegger being kicked in the back went viral Saturday, the star later tweeted new footage shot from a different angle, showing him barely flinching at the m...
11:48, 05/19/2019

Trophy hunter who paid $400K to kill rhino allowed to import remains by Trump admin A female Black Rhino in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, in 2007. (Dan Kitwood / Getty Images file) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will issue a permit to a Michigan trophy hunte...
21:48, 09/07/2019

Anti-poachers armed with guns and dogs are battling the illegal rhino trade in Africa. They’re ready to kill for it. Chris Minihane/Getty Images Poaching is on the rise across southern Africa, as more rhino horns, elephant tusks, pangolin, and lion parts are bought and sold on the black market. Civilian anti-poachi...
20:24, 09/15/2019

Trump administration lets trophy hunter import body parts of rare rhino he paid $400K to kill A trophy hunter from Michigan will be allowed to import the skin, skull and horn of a rare black rhino he paid $400,000 to kill in Namibia last year.        ...
01:12, 09/10/2019

Spearmint Rhino dancers turn tables on campaigners 'to sue them over secret film' Lapdancers at one of London's most famous strip clubs have launched legal action against feminist campaigners who filmed them in an undercover sting that allegedly exposed "rife sexual contact" with p...
22:00, 08/06/2019

Spearmint Rhino strip club probe after 'lap dancers breach no-touch rule' An investigation has been launched into one of London's most famous strip clubs after an undercover sting allegedly exposed "rife sexual contact" between topless dancers and punters....
13:24, 05/17/2019

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
13:00, 08/14/2019

New species of tiny T-Rex discovered by teenager A palaeontologist who found a fossil while still a high school student in 1998 has discovered it is a "new" species of dinosaur related to Tyrannosaurus rex....
18:12, 05/07/2019

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 depe...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether species even exist...
18:36, 04/28/2019

We now know what causes these two shark species to glow green Enlarge / The lighter areas on the skin of this chain cat shark contain a special molecule that absorbs the ocean's blue light and turns it into green light. (credit: David Gruber / iScience) Scien...
10:24, 08/09/2019

New species of stegosaur is oldest ever found The 186 million year old stegosaur, named Adratiklit boulahfa, discovered in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, is the first thyreophoran dinosaur found in North Africa....
10:12, 08/23/2019

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
00:12, 06/20/2019

New species of stegosaurus uncovered in Moroccan dig Scientists believe dinosaur dates back to 168m years ago during the middle Jurassic period A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovere...
05:00, 08/21/2019

UN: Humans accelerating extinction of species A new United Nations science report says nature is in trouble and 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct. (May 6)        ...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Two new species of electric eel come as a shock to biologists It was thought that there was only one species of electric eel but a new survey finds there are three, and one has set a new record for its electric discharge...
18:36, 09/10/2019

Gillibrand says she can explain white privilege to suburban white women who backed Trump Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate that she wants to go to the suburbs and explain what white privilege is to white women who voted for Trump....
09:00, 08/01/2019

No More ‘Great White Hopes’: Study Reports Women and Men of Color Are Just as Electable as White Men It’s a word that trails women and people of color like a stray dog: “electability”—a word that’s become a catch-all code for nebulous concerns that certain candidates just don’t (or can’t) inspire vot...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Is Off-White Too White? Virgil Abloh Criticized for Lacking Diversity on His Staff He has been hailed as a gamechanger in the fashion world, but is Virgil Abloh really changing the game for other black talents? That was the question raised by a now-deleted Instagram story published ...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand wants to explain white privilege to ‘white women in the suburbs’ Presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said during Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate that she can address “institutional racism” by explaining white privilege to wom...
16:12, 08/01/2019

White Tears Attempt to Drown Out the True History of Louisiana Plantation: 'Very Racist. If You're White, Don't Go' In today’s edition of white people whitepeopling, I’d like to introduce you to the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, La., where visitors are encouraged to partake in a guided tour of “the only plantation...
22:24, 08/09/2019

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more......
06:00, 08/13/2019

Crickets crucial species in Mammoth Cave CAVE CITY, Ky. (AP) — Kurt Helf crawled through Mammoth Cave National Park, holding a humidity-measuring device in one hand and a camera in the other. He leaned in awkward positions parallel to limest...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Biologists name new rat snake species after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
01:00, 05/29/2019

A new, see-through frog species discovered from its unique sound This newly-discovered glass frog looks almost identical to another species, but its high-pitched call indicated it's a new species.        ...
13:24, 05/14/2019

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
14:12, 07/18/2019

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
19:36, 07/24/2019

Trump to Endangered Species: Drop Dead Every now and then in the hellacious 24-hour news cycle that is the Trump presidency, there comes a story that is so absurd and yet utterly predictable it kinda stops me in my tracks. This is one of t...
01:37, 08/13/2019

Know These Tick Species to Stay Safe Outdoors Ticks are best known for latching on to you in the woods, sucking your blood, and spreading Lyme disease—but not all ticks are alike. There are different species, living in different areas, and they d...
21:48, 07/05/2019

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
00:12, 07/21/2019

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
21:12, 07/10/2019

Trump overhauling enforcement of Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, in a move that it says will reduce regulatory burdens but crit...
00:00, 08/13/2019

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
05:36, 08/13/2019

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
21:12, 07/12/2019

A gem hunter accidentally discovered a new dinosaur species Gem hunters and paleontologists have a lot in common. Both spend a lot of time sifting through dirt and rock in the hopes of finding things that have been hidden for countless years and every so often...
05:12, 06/05/2019

New lizard species found in guts of microraptor Paleontologists in China have recovered the complete remains of an ancient lizard from the stomach of a volant dromaeosaurid species, Microraptor zhaoianus, a small, bird-like dinosaur....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protec...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according t...
14:12, 06/11/2019

Illegal killings endanger two wolves species Illegal killings and political resistance have endangered two species of wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. (May 23)        ...
09:24, 05/23/2019

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collections for three decades....
21:36, 08/06/2019

Conservationists sue Trump administration over Endangered Species Act Conservationists sued the Trump administration Wednesday for its interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that they said considerably weakens protection for threatened animals....
01:00, 08/24/2019

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
19:24, 07/01/2019

New flying pterosaur species identified is among the largest ever Scientists have given a name to one of the largest animals to ever take to the skies. Cryodrakon boreas, a member of the Azhdarchid group of pterosaurs, boasted a wingspan of nearly 33 feet....
23:49, 09/10/2019

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
08:00, 06/22/2019

New electric eel species packs most powerful punch According to a new study, the infamous electric eel is not one species, but three; and one of the newly named species has a record breaking discharge....
04:36, 09/17/2019

UN report: Extinction looms for more than one million species Development that’s led to loss of habitat, climate change, overfishing, pollution and invasive species is causing a biodiversity crisis, scientists warn....
16:48, 05/11/2019

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, sci...
02:36, 08/03/2019

New pterosaur species had a wingspan twice the height of a giraffe Queen Mary University of London researchers just identified a new species of pterosaur that’s one of the largest flying animals ever found.       ...
15:12, 09/11/2019

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
23:36, 08/06/2019

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to meet with President Trump now that Alex Cora dropped...
01:48, 05/08/2019

Virgil Abloh Responds to Claims Off-White Is Too White After facing public backlash from photos showing a too-white staff, Off-White™’s creator Virgil Abloh clarifies that he does, indeed, have plenty of Black Friends....
19:24, 05/04/2019

White-Ass Joe Biden Claims Old White-Ass Segregationist Never Called Him ‘Boy’ Here’s a suggestion: If you are an old white man running for president and opponents and pundits claim that you’re out of touch and “old-fashioned,” you probably shouldn’t recall your work with segreg...
00:24, 06/20/2019

Forget Batman. New species of bat-winged dinosaur discovered Another dinosaur species with bat-like-wings has been discovered, scientists announced in a new study published Wednesday. The 163-million-year-old fossil, which was a complete skeleton, was found by ...
19:36, 05/09/2019

One Million Animal, Plant Species Face Extinction: UN Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity -- and ultimately our survival -- depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature released Monday....
19:12, 05/06/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
05:48, 08/22/2019

Report: One million species threatened with extinction because of humans (CNN) – One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of gl...
23:12, 05/06/2019

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesti...
18:24, 08/13/2019

168-million-year-old Stegosaur species is oldest found Named Adratiklit boulahfa, or "mountain lizard," London Natural History Museum researchers managed to figure out it was a new species of stegosaur from a few unearthed vertebrae and an arm bone. ...
11:00, 08/22/2019

Countries agree on protections for over a dozen shark species GENEVA — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves beco...
00:36, 08/27/2019

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffe...
03:00, 08/23/2019

These species went extinct in 2018. More may be doomed to follow in 2019 They'd been on our planet for millions of years, but 2018 was the year several species officially vanished forever.        ...
16:24, 08/13/2019

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction Relentless pursuit of economic growth, twinned with the impact of climate change, has put an "unprecedented" one million species at risk of extinction, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report o...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
05:24, 07/19/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of having a habitable Earth" was at stake....
04:48, 05/07/2019

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of more than 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating sh...
10:24, 08/17/2019

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways ...
21:48, 07/23/2019

Rare Species Of Tortoise Seen In Arunachal, Second Sighting Since June Another species of "impressed" tortoise, also known as "Manouria impressa" has been sighted for the second time since its discovery in Arunachal Pradesh in June this year....
08:12, 08/25/2019

Humans Made This Planet Hell. Hopefully We Can Help Some Species Adapt A new UN report paints a dire portrait of Earth's human-made biodiversity crisis. But with new genetic techniques in conservation, perhaps we can help save species before it's too late....
16:00, 05/09/2019

1 million species at risk for extinction, thanks to humans: UN report Nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday in the United Nations’ first c...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Planet on 'path to catastrophe' as million species threatened Over a million species of plants and animals are under threat of extinction, according to a major report which says nature is in more trouble now that at any time in human history....
03:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. restores Yellowstone grizzlies to protected species list The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday restored federal protections to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, abiding by a court ruling last year that removal of the bears' thre...
06:12, 07/31/2019

Atmospheric CO2 levels just hit the highest point in the history of our species The Earth is dealing with something that it hasn’t faced in at least the last 800,000 years. It’s a dramatic shift in the levels of carbon dioxide present in the planet’s atmosphere,...
23:48, 05/13/2019

GOP becoming endangered species in California, as key stronghold turns blue For decades, wealthy and suburban Orange County has been a conservative GOP stronghold in a state that has become increasingly liberal. But since the 2018 midterm elections, the so-called “Orange Curt...
10:00, 08/19/2019

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
19:48, 07/10/2019

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of ...
08:24, 06/17/2019

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Newly Identified Electric Eel Species Is Most Shocking Animal Ever Genetic data has revealed several distinct electric eel species living throughout South America, including the most shocking eel (and animal) discovered yet. Read more......
04:12, 09/11/2019

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny plastic bits to its normal diet....
18:36, 06/27/2019

Hurricane Dorian may have made a species of bird go extinct In addition to killing several people and destroying thousands of buildings in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian may have killed the last surviving Bahama nuthatches...
08:48, 09/05/2019

New species of giant salamander is the world's largest amphibian The South China giant salamander, one of two new species of giant salamander, may grow to be almost 2 metres long - making it the worlds largest amphibian...
12:24, 09/17/2019

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
01:12, 07/10/2019

How conservationists are controlling invasive species in the 21st century When humans colonized islands throughout the Pacific some 2,000 years ago, rats came along for the ride. The introduction of those rodents proved disastrous for the local island exosystem, a pattern t...
19:12, 09/17/2019

Found In Jungles Of Arunachal: A Rare Species Never Seen In India Before A chance rescue by a forest ranger in Arunachal Pradesh's remote jungles of Yazali last week has created a sensation after a photo of the critically-endangered catch went viral in conservationist......
14:00, 06/30/2019

New ‘beaked’ whale species discovered off coast of Japan Pleasure to meet you, Berardius minimus. A strange-looking new species of whale has been discovered off the coast of Japan. Though it’s similar to a previously known kind of whale also marked by...
01:12, 09/06/2019

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
17:12, 06/17/2019

One million species risk extinction: draft UN report Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report that catalogues our treatment of natural resources        ...
16:24, 04/30/2019

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
17:24, 06/20/2019

Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.        ...
23:12, 07/16/2019

New electric eel species zaps with highest voltage of any known animal A new study published in Nature Communications reveals there are actually three, one of them with the most powerful electric shock in the animal kingdom.       ...
20:00, 09/11/2019

Colossal flying dinosaur species discovered in Canada Called the "frozen dragon of the north," a new species of flying dinosaur, Cryodrakon boreas, has been discovered in Canada. The pterosaur is thought to have had the wingspan of a small airplane....
12:48, 09/11/2019

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you a...
22:00, 07/14/2019

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
18:36, 04/28/2019

| 9 black rhinos from SA relocate to Tanzania in a bid to protect species Nine black rhinos from SA have arrived in the Serengeti as part of efforts to repopulate the park with the critically endangered species, Tanzanian authorities say....
11:36, 09/11/2019

Democrats introduce bill to reverse rollbacks of Endangered Species Act Democrats introduced legislation seeking to reverse all three final rule changes to the Endangered Species Act implemented by the Trump administration earlier this year...
06:24, 09/18/2019

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....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Karl Lagerfeld spider among new Australian species identified by arachnologists Four of the five new species, which are only a few millimetres in diameter, are from Queensland and one is from NSWA Queensland Museum arachnologist has helped identify five new species of tiny brushe...
10:24, 07/02/2019

'I'm a different species': Deontay Wilder buoyant after first-round KO of Breazeale – video Deontay Wilder needed all of 137 seconds to knockout mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale in the ninth successful defence of his WBC heavyweight title. His victory at the Barclays Center comes less ...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Fossilized teeth of Ice Age predators yield clues to why certain species survived Paleontologist Larisa DeSantis studies ancient predators trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits. Courtesy Vanderbilt University. Visitors to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles are accustomed to seeing rec...
04:48, 08/07/2019

One million species risk extinction due to humans, says draft UN report "Half-a-million to a million species are projected to be threatened with extinction, many within decades," says new report, yet to be publicly released....
22:12, 04/28/2019

New species of dinosaur found 'hiding in plain sight' in museum Jurassic Park taught us that velociraptors could be seriously sneaky creatures, but their aptitude for stealth is nothing compared to that of a newly-discovered dinosaur that managed to keep hidden in...
19:12, 08/05/2019

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have d...
20:12, 08/03/2019

Animal photos show how different species are adapting to city life Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images These animal photos show what daily life looks like for animals that live in cities. As the climate changes, different species are making their way into ...
14:36, 08/03/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
10:12, 08/22/2019

Jurassic crocodile species identified 250 years after fossil discovery More than 250 years after an ancient crocodile's skull was found in Germany, scientists have finally confirmed the identity of the fossil as the now-extinct species Mystriosaurus laurillardi....
11:12, 09/13/2019

Bringing back the bluebird: 4 out of 5 species declining on Saskatchewan grasslands For more than 50 years, Lorne Scott has made it his mission to support local bird populations in Saskatchewan’s grasslands despite declining populations....
17:12, 06/20/2019

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
22:12, 08/22/2019

Scientists discover why two shark species emit green glow Previously undiscovered group of molecules found to be behind phenomenonThe secret behind the eerie glow of two shark species has been revealed in a study which sheds light on the origin and possible ...
22:24, 08/08/2019

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its habitat...
15:12, 07/26/2019

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of st...
20:01, 08/12/2019

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say t...
05:24, 07/20/2019

Scientists Discover New Beaked Whale Species Off Japanese Coast Scientists have confirmed that small, black-beaked whales spotted by Japanese whalers are an entirely new species, according to a new study.Read more......
03:36, 09/05/2019

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about every one of them. ...
18:12, 08/14/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ character inspires name for new species of bee fly A new species of bee fly discovered in Australia, the Paramonovius nightking, was named after the show’s most feared villain.       ...
19:12, 07/02/2019

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more ac...
05:36, 08/13/2019

Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark Sharks are known to stalk and sniff out prey before they attack. But all this newly discovered shark species has to do is glow in the dark, and the prey comes to them....
18:36, 07/22/2019

Dreaded lovebugs are back, swarming cars. What you should know about the invasive species Lovebugs are back, big time. Myths persist about these tiny creatures that cause huge headaches for Floridians -- and their cars        ...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Black squirrel 'super' species? No, just a darker shade of grey Black squirrel result of interbreeding between grey and fox squirrels – and they both carry virusIn popular myth they are an aggressive new “super” species pushing out the grey squirrel just as it has...
19:12, 08/13/2019

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
08:12, 07/18/2019

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) fou...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Yankees vs. White Sox: J.A. Happ will stop the White Sox Climbing Mount Everest with dad this weekend? Why not? Unprecedented amounts of people willing to risk their lives to reach the summit have turned the mountain into a crowded subway train. Numbers exp...
02:36, 06/14/2019

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species on the "most wanted" list published by the Global Wi...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Scientists searching for lost city discover species thought to be extinct Scientists exploring an area that’s thought to contain an ancient lost city in the Honduras rainforest have discovered a vast ecosystem of rare and endangered species, including some animals tha...
00:00, 06/26/2019

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. Th...
06:36, 05/07/2019

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and prot...
19:00, 08/23/2019

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05:36, 08/13/2019

Do windfarms kill birds? How Australia can limit the impact on threatened species Bob Brown’s objection to a proposed windfarm draws attention to where renewable energy projects are being builtDo windfarms kill birds? Unarguably, they have and do.The damage turbines can inflict was...
23:12, 08/04/2019

A UN report is concerned about 1 million species going extinct, but its solutions are dead wrong A new United Nations report tells us that human activity is basically slaughtering the wildlife out there, killing off the species upon which our own existence is reliant. We should stop doing that, a...
02:00, 05/07/2019

New Species Of Viper With Unique Heat-Sensing Ability Found In Arunachal A new species of snake has been found in Arunachal Pradesh's West Kameng district, an official said on Friday. The new species of reddish brown pit viper - a venomous snake with a unique heat sensing....
11:24, 05/10/2019

Newly Discovered Giant Salamander Species Is 'World's Biggest Amphibian' Researchers from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and London's Natural History Museum have identified new species of giant salamander using DNA from museum specimens. The species that is......
19:00, 09/18/2019

2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past We will start to learn what a host of ancient animal and early human remains really are, thanks to new techniques for analysing tiny fragments of fossil remains...
20:12, 04/28/2019

One million species threatened as global extinction rates speed up, U.N. report says The "unprecedented" loss of biodiversity around the globe is a growing threat to humans, according to a first-of-its-kind report by the United Nations....
16:48, 05/06/2019

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
18:12, 05/17/2019

Australia cleared 7.7m hectares of threatened species habitat since introduction of environment act More than 90% of the land cleared was not referred to the federal government for assessmentMore than 7.7m hectares of habitat have been cleared since the introduction of Australia’s national environme...
07:36, 09/09/2019

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03:48, 05/09/2019

Rich people buying cheetahs as pets push species toward extinction Blame social media for the population of cheetahs being wiped out. Every year, some 300 cubs are illegally trafficked out of Somaliland into the Arabian Peninsula, where they are often sold as pets th...
00:12, 08/29/2019

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
09:12, 08/09/2019

Rare new shark species squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
21:36, 07/22/2019

We're losing species at shocking rates – so why is conservation failing? | John Vidal One million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction, yet governments are failing to stem the tideThe number of mammals, insects, amphibians, fish and birds is in steep decline, the wor...
20:36, 09/18/2019

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book f...
05:36, 06/16/2019

Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing — yet another sign we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction Dionell Datiles/EyeEm/Getty The world may be in the throes of a mass extinction, the sixth time in the planet's history that species are experiencing a major global collapse in numbers. Historically,...
03:36, 05/04/2019

Snake mistake: CSIRO says it's a myth that Australia is home to world's deadliest species Australian science agency says there are a ‘negligible number of human deaths’ from snake bites in AustraliaThe popular suggestion that Australia is home to the world’s deadliest snakes is largely a m...
09:12, 05/26/2019

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likel...
17:24, 05/06/2019

3 Foot Tall Parrot Species Discovered On New Zealand, Island Of Feathered Giants Scientists have uncovered fossilized leg bones from a gigantic parrot that once inhabited Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. ...
08:24, 08/08/2019

1 million species face extinction as humans plunder nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate More than 1 million species are likely to go extinct, many within decades, unless their habitats are restored through dramatic change, a UN report says....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an econ...
20:52, 08/12/2019

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book f...
09:24, 06/16/2019

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey m...
12:00, 05/17/2019

World's fastest shark added to list of vulnerable species to regulate trade A record number of countries voted to restrict fishing of mako sharks in an effort to protect the endangered speciesA record number of countries have voted to protect the world’s fastest shark from ex...
08:36, 08/31/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled f...
20:00, 05/01/2019

An invasive snail species was discovered in luggage at the Atlanta airport thanks to a pair of beagles A pair of beagles discovered two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport, according to US Customs and Border Protection....
13:00, 06/30/2019

A newly identified electric eel species has the strongest shock of any living creature, study says A study published Tuesday identifies a total of three unique electric eel species that descended from one common ancestor millions of years ago.        ...
05:49, 09/12/2019

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new...
14:25, 08/11/2019

UA researchers use smartphone to detect norovirus TUCSON- A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is using a smartphone to detect norovirus, a contagious virus causing food poisoning, stomach flu or the stomach bug. Norovirus can lead to v...
06:36, 08/31/2019

How the industry's researchers are looking for new vehicle ingredients Thousands of chemists and lab-coat-wearing material science researchers at national labs, suppliers and automakers are rethinking the automobile at the molecular level....
08:48, 08/05/2019

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, in cooperation a team at Lewis Katz School of Medici...
08:48, 07/04/2019

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
19:12, 05/24/2019

Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you’re going to die Enlarge / Samples of donated blood in Vacutainer test tubes. (credit: Getty | Universal Images Group) If death is in the cards, it may also be in your blood. Measurements of 14 metabolic substances ...
08:36, 08/22/2019

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
18:12, 05/20/2019

Researchers Use CRISPR to Remove HIV From Mice An interdisciplinary team of scientists is claiming to have eliminated the HIV virus from the genomes of mice by combining the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool with an experimental new drug. It’s a promi...
02:12, 07/03/2019

Plants Are Definitely Not Conscious, Researchers Argue The remarkable ability of plants to respond to their environment has led some scientists to believe it’s a sign of conscious awareness. A new opinion paper argues against this position, saying plants ...
18:36, 07/03/2019

One and done: researchers seek lifetime flu vaccine (KGW) Getting your flu shot every year may soon be a thing of the past. Oregon Health and Science University researchers are using grant money to develop a lifelong flu vaccine. Last year marked 100 y...
05:48, 09/11/2019

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s wh...
17:12, 06/18/2019

Inbreeding crisis: hybrid helmeted honeyeaters introduced into wild to stop species dying out Only 230 of the sub-species remain in the wild, a population that will become unsustainable without interbreeding • The Guardian Australia/Birdlife Australia bird of the year poll will return in Octob...
05:00, 08/24/2019

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
21:12, 06/14/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappear from the Great Dividing Range before the end of t...
02:12, 05/16/2019

Nature Is Incredible: This Suicidal Octopus Species Can Perfectly Camouflage Itself As A Hamburger To Get Predators To Eat It Faster If you love nature and biology, then prepare to have your mind blown when you learn about this incredible miracle of evolution: This suicidal octopus can perfectly camouflage itself as a hamburger to ...
20:36, 08/02/2019

How to use AI to redefine the way we create art Historically, artists have been defined by the tools available to make their work – sculptors, painters, and music instrumentalists. Rama Allen, executive creative director of London-headquartered stu...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Can AI create real art? Robots have the potential to transform our everyday — including human-defined creativity. But always for the better? The opportunities and dangers of artificial intelligence was a key theme at DW's Gl...
11:24, 05/31/2019

Cockatoo choreographs his own dance moves, researchers believe New study of Snowball the prancing parrot points to bird at peak of his creative powersBlock-rocking beaks: Snowball’s moves reviewed by our dance criticWhen Snowball the sulphur-crested cockatoo reve...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
23:24, 07/23/2019

Researchers developing AI to stop you from cheating on your diet Artificial intelligence is putting new teeth on the old saw that cheaters never prosper. New companies and new research are applying the cutting edge technology in at least three different ways to com...
17:48, 06/10/2019

Researchers: Websites infected iPhones with spyware Suspected nation-state hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what security researchers are calling the worst general security failure yet affecting the Apple devices. A...
21:24, 08/30/2019

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
03:48, 07/17/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial o...
08:48, 05/08/2019

To Combat 'Deepfakes,' Researchers Turn to Mice Researchers have found that while humans struggle to differentiate between real and computer-generated voices, mice can tell the difference just fine....
20:48, 08/08/2019

This de-stressor app could treat migraine pain, NYU researchers say Many of the 36 million migraine sufferers in the US turn off their smartphones — any lights and sounds, for that matter — when a headache sets in, so it may come as a surprise that researc...
21:24, 06/05/2019

Researchers ask boaters to stay 100 metres away from whale The whale was seen in the Charlottetown harbour last Thursday, and more sightings were reported in the North, Hillsborough and West Rivers over the weekend....
23:48, 06/25/2019

Researchers will conduct drought study at Biosphere 2 A drought will descend on Biosphere 2. It’s a new project conducted by researchers to analyze how a rainforest responds to drought conditions. Researcher Christiane Werner said studying the tropical ...
05:00, 09/20/2019

Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable,...
14:12, 07/05/2019

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
02:12, 06/07/2019

Virtual reality needs spherical displays, say researchers Virtual reality is with us. It's real. It's here. But it's not exactly popular. Some think that's because we're social beings, and the idea of sitting on our own and being ent...
02:48, 05/06/2019

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....
10:36, 05/27/2019

1,000-pound birds once roamed Europe, researchers say If you’re going to pick a fight with a bird, the common ostrich should probably be near the bottom of your list. They’re tall, powerful, and the largest specimens can weigh in at well over...
06:24, 06/28/2019

Researchers detail the most dangerous piece of iOS malware we’ve ever seen Earlier this month, security researchers for Google’s Project Zero revealed a wild iOS exploit that would allow a malicious actor to completely take over a targeted device with absolutely no int...
05:00, 08/31/2019

Researchers may have found a way to block gonorrhea infection Researchers at Georgia State University say blocking uptake of the mineral zinc by the bacterial pathogen that causes gonorrhea could prevent infection, a finding that may lead to a vaccine for the ST...
06:00, 08/06/2019

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing so...
17:24, 08/21/2019

Carp have been farmed in China for 8,000 years, researchers say Aquaculture has deep historical roots in China. New analysis of ancient fish bones suggest humans in China were managing carp aquaculture as long as 8,000 years ago....
22:37, 09/16/2019

Researchers Designed a Video Game That Changes on the Fly to Compensate For Lag Be it from a bad controller, an over-taxed computer, or troubles with a network connection, lag—also known as latency—has been plaguing gamers for decades. Responsive controls are crucial for victory ...
20:36, 06/25/2019

Researchers Build Bots That Play Videogames With Each Other Researchers at Google’s artificial-intelligence labs said they have developed virtual videogame players that learned to play by working with other digital gamers....
21:48, 05/30/2019

To Really 'Disrupt,' Tech Needs to Listen to Actual Researchers Opinion: Silicon Valley culture often reveals the optimism of organized ignorance. Rather than lauding "new" experts, we need to respect, sustain, and strengthen the ones we already have....
22:48, 06/26/2019

Researchers have found new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars for any length of time is the planet’s weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spac...
23:36, 05/30/2019

AI researchers translate language into physical movement Carnegie Mellon University researchers created AI that turns words into human-like movement, intelligence that may instruct robotic movement in the future.Read More...
01:12, 09/12/2019

What’s a ‘normal’ bedtime for a 5-year-old? Researchers say earlier is better. Young children are getting less sleep than their parents and grandparents did at the same age, a trend with significant implications on their health and well-being....
21:24, 08/01/2019

Google researchers discovered serious iOS security flaws Six critical security vulnerabilities that were patched in the iOS 12.4 update released earlier this month were originally discovered by security researchers at Google. Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel ...
00:12, 07/31/2019

White supremacist 'Muslim Slayer' sent threats to Queen and sparked white powder terror alert A white supremacist who called himself "Muslim Slayer" sent white powder and threatening letters to The Queen, Theresa May, and David Cameron during a two-year race hate campaign, the Old Bailey heard...
00:12, 09/03/2019

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors said, because it only prohibits content which expl...
14:12, 07/02/2019

Mona's invasive species recipes: sea urchin spaghetti, venison tataki and gorse flower ice-cream Mona’s artist in residence Kirsha Kaechele has published a cookbook unlike any other. Here are some recipes that you could actually make – if you dareI am fascinated by invasive species, and the philo...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Interior's Bernhardt rejects Democratic calls to stop drilling because of climate change, species extinction Interior Secretary David Bernhardt rejected calls from House Democrats on Tuesday to reconsider the agency's efforts to expand oil and gas drilling in light of recent reports about the damaging effect...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers A new website developed by researchers in Canada and Asia showed that the world could have saved $341 billion each year if mothers breastfeed their children for longer, helping prevent early deaths an...
22:00, 07/12/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
20:24, 05/16/2019

Simple Design Changes Could Make YouTube Better for the Planet, Researchers Say YouTube is where preschoolers go for their Baby Shark fix. It’s where beauty bloggers rejoice as they unbox their new favorite lipstick. As it turns out, the website—my 3-year-old niece’s one and onl...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
23:12, 07/18/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian researchers, is dodgeball. “The message is that it’s ...
03:36, 06/08/2019

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”        ...
21:36, 06/01/2019

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue Canadian researchers interviewed students about gym class and compared their responses about dodgeball to political theorist Iris Marion Young’s “Five Faces of Oppression.”...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant research...
08:36, 06/05/2019

AI researchers developed a fully imaginary keyboard for touchscreens and VR A trio of researchers from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) recently developed an eyes-free, AI-powered, invisible keyboard interface that positions itself based on wher...
07:24, 08/02/2019

California researchers have found a new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars is the weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and w...
18:36, 05/30/2019

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
00:12, 06/07/2019

Researchers use Rowhammer bit flips to steal 2048-bit crypto key Enlarge / A DDR3 DIMM with error-correcting code from Samsung. ECC is no longer an absolute defense against Rowhammer attacks. (credit: Samsung) The Rowhammer exploit that lets unprivileged attacker...
19:24, 06/11/2019

Apple may soon hand special iPhones to security researchers Apple will start providing security researchers special iPhones and will finally launch a bug bounty program for Mac, according to Forbes. Cupertino will reportedly announce those security measures at...
20:48, 08/06/2019

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be used as a target for new treatments of the disease...
16:36, 07/30/2019

Project Zero Researchers Disclose Five 'Zero Interaction' iMessage Flaws Google Project Zero team has yet again found a number of security vulnerabilities in Apple's iOS operating system. Two members of the Project Zero team discovered five new "zero interaction"......
20:12, 07/30/2019

Here’s how researchers are making machine learning more efficient and affordable for everyone The research and development of neural networks is flourishing thanks to recent advancements in computational power, the discovery of new algorithms, and an increase in labelled data. Before the curre...
12:00, 08/05/2019

Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Apple has yet to fix a mysterious iMessage bug spotted by Google researchers Next week in Las Vegas at the Black Hat security conference, Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich is set to give a presentation about interactionless iPhone vulnerabilities that can run ...
03:48, 07/31/2019

MIT Researchers Build AI System That Can Visualise Objects Using Touch A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a predictive Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can learn to see by touching and to feel by seeing....
09:36, 06/17/2019

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping water faucet. But the physics involved is actually quite di...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Researchers make a robotic fish with a battery for blood Enlarge (credit: James Pikul) Lots of experimental robots involve a little bit of cheating. Rather than containing all the necessary electronics and energy sources, they have tethers and wires that ...
20:24, 06/19/2019

Bots targeted race during Democratic debate, researchers say Bot-like accounts pushed the hashtag #DemDebateSoWhite during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, according to a report from social media analytics firm Storyful....
19:24, 07/31/2019

Researchers: Anonymized data does little to protect user privacy Providing third-parties with data is a necessary cost of living in the 21st century. Whether it’s securing auto insurance, undergoing a routine examination at the dentist, or chatting up friends and r...
04:36, 07/30/2019

For the First Time, Researchers Eliminated HIV From the Genomes of Living Animals There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used properly, these anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can suppress HIV enough to k...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Researchers develop a new way to track blood pressure… with selfies? A team of researchers in Canada and China are working on a revolutionary new way to track blood pressure: a selfie. The teams, based at the University of Toronto and the Affiliated Hospital of Hangzho...
07:12, 08/07/2019

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
00:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or...
02:00, 05/15/2019

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that could be the best weapon to win that fight. “We belie...
04:24, 05/28/2019

Facebook researchers are building virtual spaces to improve AI and AR Will virtual assistants be able to tell the difference between your living room and your kitchen? Or even help you find a missing book or set of keys? With embodied AI -- which relies on data from phy...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Yale researchers spot a biomarker that could help to predict suicide Researchers at Yale University believe they’ve found a marker within the brain that could help to prevent suicide. The marker, known as mGlurR5, is a glutamate receptor found throughout all regions of...
05:48, 05/14/2019

Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’ Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or undermine an opponent, potentially on the eve of a Wh...
01:12, 06/13/2019

Apple extends bug bounty and provides special iPhones for researchers Apple wants everyone to know that it's taking security seriously, and it's willing to pay for it. The company announced today that it is launching a new bug bounty program that will pay peop...
05:12, 08/09/2019

U of A researchers: 5 to 10 years from implementing mosquito ‘birth control’ TUCSON- Researchers say they have invented a “birth control” for mosquitoes, and say they could implement the treatment as early as 2024. Dr. Roger Miesfeld at the University of Arizona ha...
05:24, 05/18/2019

Researchers question Einstein's theory of relativity, but it holds up While Einstein's century-old theory of relativity has been held up by recent research, scientists involved with the work say questions have been raised on the theory's durability....
18:00, 07/26/2019

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considere...
23:36, 06/13/2019

Hackers breached 3 US antivirus companies, researchers reveal Enlarge / An infographic from Advanced Intelligence showing the hacking group Fxmsp's breach-selling business model. (credit: AdvIntel) In a report published Thursday, researchers at the threat-rese...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.Read More...
00:12, 06/22/2019

Turkey: Censorship fogging up pollution researchers' work In Turkey, rapid urbanization and poor pollution control are impacting public health, according to researchers. They say the government is fully aware, and is punishing experts who've tried to warn th...
03:12, 09/18/2019

Researchers are performing integer factorization using modified MRAM Ease of scaling could make probabilistic computing competitive with current-day quantum computers, though limitations of the design prompt researchers to dub it the "poor man's qubit."...
19:48, 09/18/2019

Australia could produce 200% of energy needs from renewables by 2050, researchers say New report shows roadmap for Australia to be global green energy export leaderAustralia could run entirely on renewable electricity and produce double what it needs to create a massive green export in...
21:50, 09/19/2019

Researchers Identify Second Gene Mutation Linked To HIV Resistance A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection, Spanish scientists reported Thursday....
11:00, 08/30/2019

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainf...
22:24, 09/13/2019

Chagall's famed 'Fiddler' painted on a tablecloth - researchers Marc Chagall, the 20th century French-Russian artist who delighted fans with his vividly coloured, whimsical works, did many of his paintings using the same nine pigments - and hardly ever used black,...
21:36, 09/13/2019

Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. A team of researchers at Brown University discovered...
00:12, 08/28/2019

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software Intel Skylake die shot, built using the 14nm process. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be anal...
15:00, 05/02/2019

'Extreme' grooming, STD link is unfounded, researchers claim Though the study was small, its lead author said it’s important for women to know that the previous research on grooming habits may not be conclusive despite widespread availability on the internet....
09:36, 09/06/2019

| No cheating: Frenchwoman was world's oldest person, researchers say Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment, who died aged 122 two decades ago, should keep the title of the oldest person on record, researchers say, rejecting claims of fraud....
02:12, 09/17/2019

New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds The famed quantum physicist Max Planck had an idiosyncratic view about what spurred scientific progress: death. That is, Planck thought, new concepts generally take hold after older scientists with en...
08:12, 08/29/2019

Researchers discover climate-friendly way of extracting hydrogen from oil Scientists have discovered a way to extract hydrogen from oil without releasing greenhouse gases -- a move they've hailed as a "silver bullet" for the climate. Hydrogen is already used by some ca...
17:24, 08/21/2019

Router Guest Networks Prone to Hacking: Researchers A study by Israel-based Ben-Gurion University (BGU) indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a malicious attack....
19:12, 08/17/2019

Researchers have invented a method to prevent (or reverse) obesity Dr. Shu Wang may have stumbled upon the cure for obesity. Dr. Wang, an associate professor at Texas Tech, believes that nanotechnology could prevent, or even reverse, obesity — a problem affecting one...
17:48, 09/07/2019

Two Novartis Researchers Exit Amid Data Scandal Novartis has replaced two research executives at the unit that makes Zolgensma, the world’s most expensive drug, in the wake of a data-manipulation scandal that surfaced recently....
06:36, 08/15/2019

How Facebook plans to keep your data private while opening it up to researchers Ever since the 2016 US presidential elections, social network Facebook has been at the receiving end of criticism for its outsized influence on worldwide electoral processes, and threats to democracy ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
18:12, 09/18/2019

Researchers find Twitter is good for amplifying lies When it comes to spreading President Trump's false and misleading remarks, Twitter is a perfect storm. A study by Media Matters found that when tweeting about Trump's statements, major news ...
22:24, 05/03/2019

Swedish researchers unveil world's smallest accelerometer Engineers in Sweden have developed the world's smallest accelerometer using graphene. The accelerometer could be used to create new wearable technologies for use in medicine, fitness and gaming....
05:12, 09/04/2019

Researchers found another way to potentially clone Model S key fobs Last year, researchers discovered a vulnerability in the Tesla Model S key fob that would've allowed thieves to clone it in just a couple of seconds. The automaker and the key fob's manufact...
09:24, 08/28/2019

Researchers build robotic tail to help the elderly keep their balance Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people stay uprigh...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Create a 'Noticing Wall' for Your Kid A while ago, my mother-in-law bought some math and reading workbooks for my six-year-old daughter. When I asked my daughter if she wanted to check them out, she just looked at the big, intimidating st...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Here Is What Happens When You Try To Create A 3D Pokémon In 5 Minutes Here is the number of important things I can do in five minutes: zero. There are zero things that will truly matter to me or anyone else that I can do in five minutes. This is probably true for a lot ...
00:24, 06/19/2019

Create 'Boredom Jars' With Your Kid If you have kids, you know that kids get bored. I solidly believe that it’s good for kids to be bored sometimes, but there are also moments when you want to shake things up a bit and you’re feeling lo...
21:48, 05/06/2019

UK 'needs to create Huawei 5G competitor' Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock is against the exclusion of Huawei from the UK’s telecoms infrastructure and has instead called on the government to create a British-based rival.The cont...
16:00, 06/05/2019

You Should Create a Family Motto When we were foster parents to a nine-year-old boy a couple of years ago, my husband and I implemented a family motto. It was one that was suggested to a group of us during a foster parenting training...
19:24, 04/29/2019

Nature in worst shape in human history with 1 million species at risk of extinction, massive UN report warns In a sweeping, first-of-its-kind report, the United Nations says more species now are threatened with extinction than at any time in human history.        ...
14:48, 05/06/2019

GoFundMe for a toilet in northern Saskatchewan Churchill River Canoe Outfitters runs camping trips in northern Saskatchewan and it's organized a GoFundMe page for a composting toilet for Barker Island....
01:12, 07/11/2019

Wildcat Breakdown: Northern Arizona TUCSON – Arizona scored a program-record 51 points in the first half Saturday night on their way to a 65-41 victory over Northern Arizona at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats amassed 450 yards rushi...
23:36, 09/09/2019

Woods near last after opening 75 at Northern Trust Tiger Woods struggled to a four-over-par 75 in the first round at the Northern Trust in New Jersey on Thursday, the latest indication that all is not well with the 15-times major champion's surgically...
19:12, 08/08/2019

15 best spots for spotting the northern lights The northern lights — or the aurora borealis — are one of the most incredible natural phenomena in the world. Here are the 15 best places to see them.       ...
21:48, 08/17/2019

5 dead from storms on northern Greece Powerful storms have raged over Greece’s northern Halkidiki region, leaving at least five people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled...
02:48, 07/11/2019

$30K Stolen From Northern Kentucky Bakery KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WLWT)– A Northern Kentucky woman said that she hired someone to clean the windows at her bakery and the man stole $30,000 from the business. Lluliana Contreras, the owner of ...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Best places to see the northern (and southern) lights If seeing the aurora borealis or aurora australis is on your bucket list, some careful planning will increase your odds. Here’s what you need to know.        ...
16:24, 04/30/2019

The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) In LEX 18 News-Sunrise Weekend this morning, we had a story about “Borealis” the new polar bear cub at The Toledo Zoo, in Ohio. “Borealis” or “Bo” (for short) was named for the Aurora Borealis, more c...
16:12, 05/11/2019

Incredible Discovery: Oxford Researchers Have Determined That King Tut Would Have Been Their Best Friend A stunning discovery by an elite team of anthropologists may change the way we view ancient Egypt forever: Oxford researchers have determined that King Tut would have been their best friend....
12:00, 09/04/2019

Researchers studying Facebook's impact on democracy threaten to quit A group of philanthropies working with Facebook Inc to study the social network's impact on democracy threatened on Tuesday to quit, saying the company had failed to make data available to researcher...
04:36, 08/28/2019

A New Metal Foam Is as Bulletproof as Heavy Steel Armor, Researchers Say Making a vehicle that’s completely impervious to bullets isn’t impossible, but it would be so bulky and heavy from its thick armor plating that it would barely be able to move. Unless you build it usi...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Nuclear-powered Soviet submarine leaks radiation: researchers A Soviet submarine is leaking radiation into the Norwegian Sea "clearly above what is normal in the oceans." But researchers said it posed no serious threat, saying radiation levels "weren't alarmingl...
23:12, 07/11/2019

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
17:12, 05/28/2019

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, rando...
23:12, 06/05/2019

Researchers invent multiplayer Tetris game controlled by brainwaves A team of scientists from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University have developed a method by which three people can play a Tetris-like multiplayer decision-making game together usi...
21:48, 07/02/2019

New algorithm allows researchers to change what people say on video by editing transcript For better or worse, it’s getting easier than ever to doctor video footage, and the latest development in this field is as scary as it is impressive. A new algorithm developed by researchers from Stan...
19:24, 06/06/2019

Researchers find way to measure blood pressure with a selfie video In the near future, you might not have to traipse to your doctor or pharmacy to determine your blood pressure. Researchers have figured out a way to accurately measure it with your phone's camera...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Researchers say they used CRISPR technology to cure HIV in live mice for the first time Researchers say they've come one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after they successfully eliminated the virus in living mice for the first time in history....
17:48, 07/02/2019

Dogs mirror stress levels of owners, researchers find Scientists find higher cortisol levels in owners matched by raised levels in canine companionsIf the dead-end job, the pokey flat and the endless failings of the neighbours are getting on your wick, t...
16:12, 06/06/2019

Backpacking Researchers Accidentally Discover Grasshopper-Eating Wolf Some of the most serendipitous discoveries about nature can be prompted by just about anything, like finding the first known venomous frog by accidentally grabbing the business end of one, or revealin...
00:36, 09/19/2019

Researchers 'Lost' 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. Read more......
21:00, 06/20/2019

Apple will provide jailbroken iPhones to researchers investigating iOS security A report a few months ago revealed there’s a booming black market for developer iPhones that can be used to hunt down undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities. While they cost thousands of dollars each,...
02:48, 08/07/2019