In an unusual - and somewhat controversial - move, federal wildlife officials in California are teaming up with a wind power company to breed endangered California condors in captivity to replace any that could be felled by turbine blades.Avangrid...
Coronavirus vaccinations can cause enlarged lymph nodes in the armpit or near the collarbone, which may be mistaken for a sign of cancer.As vaccines roll out across the country, doctors are seeing more and more of these swollen lumps...
Officials in Miami-Dade County, where climate models predict sea levels will rise by two feet or more by 2060, have released an optimistic strategy for living with more water, which may include increasing homes and roads, building denser inland...
The world's lithium is mined either in Australia or in salt marshes in the Andean regions of Argentina, Bolivia and Chile. Large amounts of groundwater are used to pump out the brine to suck up the water available...
20H / 501Y.V2.VOC 202012/02.B.1.351.Those were the charming names that scientists had suggested for a new variant of the coronavirus identified in South Africa. The intertwined sequences of letters, numbers, and dots are of great importance to the scientists...
WASHINGTON - As the Home Office awaits its new secretary, the agency is already trying to anchor key parts of President Biden's environmental agenda, particularly on oil and gas restrictions, in laying the foundations for fulfilling some of the...
The old letters were hidden from prying eyes as the sheets of writing paper were carefully folded to become their own secure enclosures.The first step in their digital opening is to scan a destination letter with an advanced x-ray...
Three and a half billion years ago, waves and currents splashed across this dusty area on Mars now known as the Jezero Crater. On a nascent earth, chemistry coagulated towards the exalted state we call life.Astronomers, philosophers and...
What could be Asia's longest-missing bird just came out of hiding. For the first time in 170 years, researchers reported last week that a black and brown babbler was found in Indonesia. The discovery of the muted...
Within a few weeks, two variants of the coronavirus have become so popular that you can regularly hear their unfathomable alphanumeric names on the television news.B.1.1.7, first identified in the UK, has demonstrated the ability to spread widely and...

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