700CLUBNEWS.COM: Latest News of The Day 04:00, 2019-06-12

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science

Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, att...

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science

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Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
23:17, 2019-06-11

The best indoor TV antennas 2019: 6 great digital TV antennas for inside your home The fact that free HD TV channels are broadcast over-the-air is one of the industry's best-kept secrets - which is weird considering that 20 years ago, rabbit-ear antennas could be found in every home in America. Unfortunately, when everything went digital a decade ago, folks totally forgot abo...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it’...
16:51, 2019-06-13

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and the formation of asteroids and comets....
21:01, 2019-05-21

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights defender; Mae C. Jemison, the first African Americ...
03:51, 2019-06-18

Nature’s Perfect Design: Scientists Believe That Studying Woodpeckers Could Totally Revolutionize The Way We Bash Trees Apart With Our Heads To Find Bugs Studying nature has long provided humanity with insights into how to better adapt to our world, and now experts believe that a secret to improving our everyday lives may very well be perched on a tree in your backyard: Scientists are optimistic that researching woodpeckers could completely revolutio...
05:17, 2019-08-23

Why Cars Don't Have Those Long Antennas Anymore Have you ever wondered about the length of car antennae? Of course you have—you’re a human being (or advanced AI, or a brain-augmented dolphin) reading this, and as such you’re full of curiosity and wonder and almost crippling physical desires. As such, you’ve likely noticed that many modern cars ha...
06:00, 2019-09-05

How to help out a cash-strapped veteran Dear John: You seem to be in the business of helping people. I was wondering if you could help me. I’ve been feeling very desperate and depressed lately as my wife and I have been struggling to keep the rent paid, the lights on, and the kids fed. I work full time in a good......
08:51, 2019-07-21

The psychology of climate science denial – Science Weekly podcast We revisit the archive as Ian Sample looks at why some people continue to deny anthropogenic global heating, despite the scientific evidence. Could better communication be the key? And what tips can scientists and journalists take from political campaigns? Continue reading......
09:00, 2019-08-02

Cash-Strapped Jammu University Receives Rs 100 Crore Grant This is the second time the Jammu university has been granted funds under the holistic scheme of RUSA. Earlier it was granted Rs 20 crore by the Education Ministry....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Uganda's cash-strapped cops spend $126 million on CCTV from Huawei A forest of slender white poles topped with dark, unblinking eyes is quietly sprouting on the rubbish-strewn, potholed street corners of the Ugandan capital....
16:34, 2019-08-16

NASA just strapped a frickin’ laser beam to its Mars 2020 rover We’re still about a year away from the launch of the Mars 2020 mission, but NASA’s shiny new rover is rapidly taking shape already. The rover, which is far more advanced than any machine NASA has ever sent to the Red Planet, just received what NASA calls a “Super Instrument” ...
04:17, 2019-07-04

Cash-strapped Illinois counties using collection agency to badger drivers over unpaid traffic tickets Current and former Illinois residents are complaining that local counties have resorted to hiring a collection agency to harass them over unpaid parking and traffic tickets from as far back as the 1980s....
01:51, 2019-07-19

Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders on the Intersection Between Writing About Science and Writing Science Fiction io9 was founded as a website dedicated to both science journalism and science-fiction and cultural criticism. And although that mission has evolved over the years, that intersection between science and science fiction is something that still drives co-founders Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz’...
04:34, 2019-08-31

Seals remember what they just did – but only for about 18 seconds Seals and sea lions can repeat their last action on command, as long as they are asked to do so within 18 seconds , hinting at a degree of self-awareness...
22:17, 2019-07-03

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
20:00, 2019-07-18

At least 60 ice seals found dead along northwest Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal biologists are investigating the deaths of at least 60 ice seals along Alaska’s west coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says bearded, ringed and spotted seals were reported dead Monday in Norton Sound south of Nome. A hunter counted 18 c...
02:34, 2019-06-13

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large numbers."...
22:34, 2019-06-13

Spurs midfielder Nkoudou seals Besiktas move "Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal to sell French midfielder Georges-Kevin Nkoudou to Turkish Super League side Besiktas, the Premier League club said on Thursday."...
14:17, 2019-08-22

Lyles seals sprint double before world championships American Noah Lyles completed a sprint double with victory in the 200 metres at the Diamond League finals on Friday to add to last week's 100 title before he seeks to be crowned world champion for the first time later this month....
23:34, 2019-09-06

| Magical Lee seals famous series win for Proteas Women Lizelle Lee smashed a second successive half-century as the Proteas Women clinched a famous series victory over Pakistan in the final T20 International....
17:51, 2019-05-23

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Wednesday....
03:34, 2019-06-13

These seals are trained to sing the ‘Star Wars’ theme While some officials use marine animals for espionage, these Scottish researchers are teaching gray seals a much more relevant skill — how to sing John Williams’ iconic “Star Wars” theme. The scientists have been working with three gray seals since birth to study their voices, and ...
21:34, 2019-06-21

Van Dam seals place in Europe's Solheim Cup team Anne Van Dam of the Netherlands will make her Solheim Cup debut in September after sealing her place with a top-10 finish in the Ladies Scottish Open        ...
05:34, 2019-08-12

Mission accomplished as Peaty seals triple-double There were seven other swimmers standing on the blocks when Adam Peaty plunged into the pool for the 50 meters breaststroke final on Wednesday but in truth it was the clock the Briton was racing as he swept to gold at the world championships....
20:34, 2019-07-24

Airbus seals deals with big buyers, following Boeing's MAX sale Airbus sealed deals with big buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back a day after a surprise order by British Airways' owner for rival Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
05:34, 2019-06-20

The Latest: Fellow SEALs say chief shot girl and old man SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Two snipers say a decorated Navy SEAL shot a young girl and an old man in Iraq in 2017. The fellow SEALS said Friday they did not see Special Oper...
04:17, 2019-06-22

Bosch seals hybrid battery deal with China's CATL CATL will design, develop and manufacture electric car battery cells to Bosch specifications as part of the German supplier's development of a 48-volt hybrid powertrain system....
18:00, 2019-09-05

‘We Have a Problem’: Admiral Tells Navy SEALs to Restore Discipline After reports of misconduct in the ranks of the elite commando force, the head of Naval Special Warfare, Rear Adm. Collin P. Green, calls for immediate action....
20:34, 2019-08-02

Jonathan dos Santos's strike seals Gold Cup final win for Mexico over USA El Tri take home Concacaf title after 1-0 victory in ChicagoMexico win their eighth Gold Cup with Sunday’s victoryThe US couldn’t make it two titles in one day. Hours after the US women’s team won the World Cup final, the men lost to old rivals Mexico in the deciding match of the Gold Cup. Jonathan ...
05:51, 2019-07-08

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwanda, as a third case of Ebola was confirmed in Goma....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Aaron Hicks’ insane catch seals wild Yankees win MINNEAPOLIS — Devon White won seven Gold Gloves playing center field in the big leagues and gave Aaron Hicks some tips on playing in the middle of the outfield. In talking to Hicks, White said a good outfielder never has to dive to make a catch because they get the best jumps. Well, White would......
09:51, 2019-07-24

Tanak seals third straight win in Germany, Toyota sweep podium "Estonian Ott Tanak won his third consecutive Rally Germany on Sunday to extend his lead over Hyundai\u0027s Thierry Neuville in the world championship to 33 points."...
07:51, 2019-08-26

Wan-Bissaka seals meteoric rise with £45m Manchester United move Full-back is most expensive uncapped British playerWan-Bissaka: ‘I will improve every step and learn’Manchester United have completed the signing of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace in a deal that could potentially be worth £50m. The England Under-21 international, who made his first-team debut...
19:17, 2019-06-29

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Continue reading......
22:51, 2019-06-13

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kobayashi seals pole in all Toyota front row Toyota locked out its expected one-two on the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours grid after a disrupted final qualifying that prevented an early rush for fastest laps...
06:34, 2019-06-14

Euronext seals victory over Nasdaq by securing 61.4% in Oslo Bors Euronext said on Tuesday it had secured 61.4% of the shares in Norwegian stock exchange Oslo Bors, ending a five-month takeover battle for one of the last European independent stock market operators....
19:01, 2019-06-04

Seals consciously reduce blood flow to their blubber before diving The dive reflex, in which blood flow to the skin is reduced, was once thought to be an entirely automatic response – but seals have worked out how to control it...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Seals have been taught to sing the 'Star Wars' theme tune Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have found that gray seals are able to mimic human speech and songs, including the theme tune from the movie "Star Wars."...
15:17, 2019-06-21

Seals have been trained to sing the Star Wars theme - have a listen Scientists have trained grey seals to copy speech, as well as notes from music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...
00:51, 2019-06-21

Brazilian-born Elkeson seals China's World Cup win Brazilian-born striker Elkeson scored twice on his debut for China in a 5-0 World Cup qualification win in the Maldives just a month after becoming a Chinese citizen       ...
05:17, 2019-09-11

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)        ...
02:00, 2019-06-22

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
00:51, 2019-08-15

River Thames home to 138 baby seals, latest count finds Scientists’ analysis reveals English river’s ecosystem is thriving It has been a highway, a sewer and was declared biologically dead in the 1950s but the River Thames is now a nursery for 138 baby seals, according to the first comprehensive seal pup count.Scientists from the Zoological Society of Lo...
11:17, 2019-09-02

Mazda seals IMSA SportsCar victory at Mosport after late restart Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez handed Mazda its second IMSA Sportscar Championship victory in as many weeks at Mosport after a heavy crash for Victor Franzoni prompted a late-race restart...
04:17, 2019-07-08

Garcia seals one-shot victory at KLM Open for 16th European Tour win Spain's Sergio Garcia shot a final-round three-under par 69 and finished at 18-under overall to win the 100th edition of the KLM Open in Amsterdam by a single stroke on Sunday....
21:51, 2019-09-15

Nurburgring DTM: Green seals pole, Rast moves closer to second title Jamie Green sealed pole position for the DTM's second Nurburgring race by 0.001 seconds ahead of Audi stablemate Rene Rast, with two points boosting his championship hopes...
18:34, 2019-09-15

France seals 1.2 billion euro navy ship deal with Romania France's defense ministry said on Wednesday that defense firm Naval Group had won a 1.2 billion euro ($1.35 billion) contract to build four Gowind navy corvettes for Romania, as it looks to ensure security in the Black Sea....
16:34, 2019-07-03

Vuelta a España: Steven Kruijswijk abandons as Jakobsen seals stage four Dutchman forced to withdraw due to knee injuryNicolas Roche retains leader’s red jerseySteven Kruijswijk, who finished third at this year’s Tour de France, has been forced to abandon the Vuelta a España four days into the race with a knee injury as compatriot Fabio Jakobsen sealed a sprint victory o...
19:00, 2019-08-27

Eddie Gallagher says he wouldn’t trade his time in the SEALs ‘for anything’ after war crimes trial Former Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher said he has no regrets about his nearly two-decade career in the military and would do it all again, if given the chance....
01:00, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-Euronext seals victory over Nasdaq by securing 61.4% in Oslo Bors Euronext said on Tuesday it secured 61.4% of the shares in Norwegian stock exchange Oslo Bors, ending a five-month takeover battle for one of the last European independent stock market operators....
19:01, 2019-06-04

F2 Spa: Nyck de Vries seals pole as red flag ruins rivals' laps Nyck de Vries took pole position at Spa and extended his Formula 2 championship lead after a late red flag ruined many frontrunners' chances, including title rival Nicholas Latifi...
22:34, 2019-08-30

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burning would be severely punished....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Primoz Roglic seals Vuelta a España triumph as race ends in Madrid • Slovenian earns first Grand Tour win, Alejandro Valverde second• Dutchman Fabio Jakobsen beats Sam Bennett to win final stagePrimoz Roglic was confirmed as the winner of the 2019 Vuelta a España after completing Sunday’s processional final stage into Madrid.The 29-year-old became the first Sloveni...
22:51, 2019-09-15

Honda makes tactical decision to break Kvyat power unit seals Honda has made the tactical decision to break the seal on Daniil Kvyat's new MGU-H and turbocharger despite having no intention to change either Formula 1 engine component...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Ellen White’s double sinks Japan and seals top spot in group for England It was not exactly a flawless performance but England head north to Valenciennes for Sunday’s last-16 game trailing a perfect record. Three wins out of three dictates that Phil Neville’s side top Group D, clearing the way for a meeting with one of the tournament’s best third-placed finishers by the ...
03:17, 2019-06-20

Li Ying’s volley seals vital World Cup victory for China against South Africa • Striker’s first-half goal seals points for Asian side• South Africa bottom of Group B after two matchesChina kept their hopes of qualification from Group B alive with a 1-0 win over South Africa in the Women’s World Cup.Banyana Banyana’s first finals appearance is unlikely to go further than the g...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Leander Dendoncker seals Wolves’ group-stage place at expense of Torino Sometimes Nuno Espírito Santo makes it his mission to puncture hype but after watching his team reach the Europa League group stage by completing an impressive aggregate victory over Torino, the Wolves manager allowed himself to trumpet his team’s success.“It’s fantastic, isn’t it?” said Nuno in a t...
01:51, 2019-08-30

Gabriel Jesus seals Community Shield for Manchester City in penalty shootout Call it a phoney war, if you like, but the Community Shield suggested Manchester City and Liverpool are set for another epic battle. One point separated them last season and there was nothing between them on Sunday until City prevailed in the penalty shootout. So Pep Guardiola’s side won by the narr...
07:51, 2019-08-05

Rally Turkey: Ogier seals vital win as Tanak/Neuville drop points Sebastien Ogier secured his third World Rally Championship win of 2019 on Rally Turkey, beating Citroen team-mate Esapekka Lappi by almost 20 seconds...
18:34, 2019-09-15

Stipe Miocic seals his legacy with UFC heavyweight championship title over Daniel Cormier Miocic (19-3) became the most accomplished heavyweight fighter in UFC history after winning his fifth title at Saturday’s UFC 241 Heavyweight Championship....
02:17, 2019-08-19

Transfer roundup: Hernández joins Sevilla, Darmian seals Parma move Javier Hernández leaves West Ham for Sevilla in a £7.3m dealMatteo Darmian completes transfer to Parma for £1.4mSevilla have signed Javier Hernández from West Ham for £7.3m. The striker has been deemed surplus to requirements at the London Stadium after the arrivals of Sébastien Haller and Albian Aj...
05:00, 2019-09-03

Moussa Djenepo’s solo strike seals points for Saints at Sheffield United Being billed as the new Sadio Mané gives the 21-year-old Moussa Djenepo a lot to live up to, though in his brief appearances since his £15m move the Malian winger has proved he can score spectacular goals.This was his first start in Southampton colours and he decorated it with a memorable solo strik...
21:00, 2019-09-14

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League Final spot Cristiano Ronaldo sent a reminder of his sporting brilliance just as his country was turning its focus elsewhere, firing a spectacular hat-trick to send Portugal to the first ever Nations League final....
00:01, 2019-06-06

England 37-0 Italy: Dominant second-half display seals comfortable win in final World Cup warm-up England ran in four tries during a 28-point second half as they completed their 2019 Rugby World Cup preparations with a comfortable 37-0 shutout win over Italy at St James' Park....
03:34, 2019-09-07

Euro 2020: Germany 2-4 Netherlands, Scotland lose and Bale seals Wales win – as it happened Netherlands and Germany played out a six-goal thriller, while Wales left it late to beat Azerbaijan as Scotland came unstuck against Russia• O’Donnell own goal gifts Russia comeback win over Scots• Bale header keeps Wales’s Euro 2020 dreams alive 10.00pm BST Too many players doing their own thing – ...
00:34, 2019-09-07

Sharks have multiplied off Cape Cod beaches, devouring gray seals and putting swimmers on edge Great white sharks have become a new part of the daily beach life at Cape Cod. Some are now feeding off the resurgent gray seals in the area.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-20

Man Utd 1 Crystal Palace 2: Van Aanholt seals famous win as de Gea error and Rashford penalty miss cost United Patrick van Aanholt's strike in stoppage time earned a last-gasp shock victory for Crystal Palace as they condemned Manchester United to a 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
17:34, 2019-06-06

CBOE SEALS EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH 3D MARKETS FOR BENCHMARK-PRICED TRADES WITH "GWAP" OPTIONS PRICING CHICAGO, May 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, today announced it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with 3D Markets Inc., a block options crossing network.The agreement will allow CBOE to introduce ...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Atletico Madrid 1 Getafe 0: Alvaro Morata header seals narrow victory in feisty LaLiga opener Alvaro Morata scored and also saw a penalty saved in a 1-0 win for Atletico Madrid over Getafe as both sides had a man sent off at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday night....
03:17, 2019-08-19

Vergne seals back-to-back FE titles as Frijns wins New York finale Jean-Eric Vergne sealed the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E drivers title despite finishing down in seventh place in the second New York race, which was won by Robin Frijns...
09:17, 2019-07-15

You’re still you when you’re drunk, science says Many of us know that feeling of waking up, headache in tow, struggling to remember what we said and did after that extra drink the night before. And then suddenly, the memories vividly resurface. Alcohol disinhibits us, making us say and do things that we’d otherwise keep under wraps. People will of...
18:51, 2019-09-01

Seeing science – in pictures Photography and science have long been intertwined, helping to shape the way we look at the world, as Marvin Heiferman shows in Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe, published by Aperture Continue reading......
10:34, 2019-07-15

The science of the home run Professor Lloyd V. Smith and a team of scientists at Washington State University are working with Major League Baseball to understand the league's record home run numbers.       ...
01:51, 2019-08-03

Barcelona 2 Arsenal 1: Late Luis Suarez goal seals Joan Gamper Trophy win after Ainsley Maitland-Niles own goal An extraordinary own-goal from Ainsley Maitland-Niles and a last-minute winner from Luis Suarez saw Barcelona come from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 in the teams' Joan Gamper Trophy game at Camp Nou on Sunday evening....
01:51, 2019-08-05

Heads Up: A Look At This Week In Gaming and Beyond From a tactical first-person shooter with a really dope art style, a game with a handcrafted solar system to explore, and, also, Godzilla: here’s your weekly heads up for the things making waves this week in the world of games and beyond. Watch the video above or find out what’s coming in the post b...
18:17, 2019-05-27

Former heads of DHS and NSA explain how the U.S. can keep Huawei at bay Former DHS secretary Michael Chertoff and former NSA head Mike McConnell write for CNBC that Wednesday's FCC spectrum upgrades are a positive step in 5G support, and bring us another step closer to a more connected internet of things....
20:17, 2019-07-11

Oil Heads for Worst Week Since May Oil prices edged higher Friday but remained on track for their worst week since May, the latest turn lower for crude in 2019 as fears of excess supply buffet prices....
19:51, 2019-07-19

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we're aroused? It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune systemSex is the most talked-about, joked about, thought-about issue in our culture. Every grown adult is expected to know how to do it, but beyond the basic mechanics we’re not taught about it and fiction ...
09:01, 2019-05-23

Why art and science suffer in silos A major new Radio 4 series breaks down the barriers between art and science, while a revival of Joe Egg is a timely epitaph for Peter Nichols Arts people, and I very much include myself, get bewildered by science. I try to listen to Radio 4’s The Life Scientific, but am often lost, while even Melvyn...
11:51, 2019-09-15

What Seinfeld can teach us about science From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcomWhen Jerry Seinfeld starts his UK tour, listen out for a science joke. From early on in his TV career, the comedian poked fun at science. In his 1981 HBO debut, he said of weather forecasts: “And then my ...
15:00, 2019-07-12

The five: chimeras created by science A chimera is an organism with genetic material from two or more sources. Experiments in the field may save lives but are ethically controversialLast week, researchers led by Spanish scientist Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte announced they had created the first human-monkey chimera embryos in China. The...
08:34, 2019-08-11

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying to sleep off an illness. The phrase “fever dream” turns up in literature and popular cu...
13:34, 2019-06-11

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest banks and stock exchanges....
07:00, 2019-08-21

Hurricane Dorian heads for Canada Hurricane Dorian unleashed flooding and heavy winds along the southeast coast of the United States before heading off into the Atlantic. It's current track has the storm reaching Canada's Nova Scotia next....
09:00, 2019-09-07

You Should Grill Whole Heads of Garlic This Summer Roasted garlic is the ultimate finishing touch. Smear it across a steak, mix it in a dip, or toss it with some sort of grilled vegetable salad, and it will make it better. But, in the summer months, the act of roasting turns your kitchen into a sweaty, unpleasant place. The great news is that you do...
03:51, 2019-06-18

Borucki heads to injured list KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Toronto Blue Jays have placed left-hander Ryan Borucki on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation, retroactive to Sunday....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Univision heads for auction with few suitors Univision is trying to sell itself again — and investors are bracing for yet another long, dragged-out telenovela. In the middle of last month, the Spanish-language TV network quietly gathered a select group of prospective suitors in New York as it sought a price tag north of $10 billion, sources to...
10:34, 2019-08-05

Super Awesome Science Show: Me, myself and AI On this week's Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to explore how AI is involved in health care and the pitfalls that prevent our complete acceptance of the technology in public health....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Ann Widdecombe says science may 'produce an answer' to being gay Brexit party MEP sparks anger by claiming people may one day be able to switch sexualityAnn Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested science might one day “produce an answer” to being gay.The Brexit party MEP said she had once pointed out that there was a time when it was thought impossibl...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction.Read more......
00:51, 2019-06-22

Feeling the Heat? Here’s When Fans Can Help—And When They Don’t—According to Science With cities around the world hitting record-breaking temperatures, finding quick and effective ways to cool off has become a top priority. Air-conditioning is a great option, but not every country can afford or sustain the energy infrastructure required to climate cool their populations. Even in wea...
07:17, 2019-08-07

Life-Science Stocks Look Less Healthy Life-science companies have logged a strong performance this year, but disappointing revenue results from Illumina show they can’t inoculate themselves against slowing growth in the broader market....
21:01, 2019-07-12

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your organization’s needs and what you hope to accomplish. There are three main approaches that have been...
16:34, 2019-06-19

Father-son duo is 3D printing a Lamborghini for science For most people, dreaming about owning a Lamborghini is about as close as they’ll realistically get to having one in their driveway. Supercars are pricey and not terribly practical, but that doesn’t make them any less desirable, so physicist Sterling Backus decided to leverage the power ...
08:51, 2019-07-09

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community, recent promising drug trials and whether Britain can meet its target Continue reading......
08:17, 2019-06-14

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investigatesPlease note: this podcast contains discussion of sexual abuseIn the UK, sexual dysfunction is far from rare: 42% of men and 51% of women reported ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

For Christian Yelich, hitting is far from a science In this age of technicality — spread your feet, bend your knees, lower your hands, shorten your stride — the reigning NL MVP doesn’t regard it. And the results speak for themselves....
15:00, 2019-08-28

Most atheists believe in the supernatural, despite trusting science While atheists say they don't believe in a god, a survey has found that the majority hold at least one supernatural belief, such as life after death or reincarnation...
16:17, 2019-05-30

Balancing game economies is an art and a science Game economies are a delicate thing. It doesn’t take much to break them. We recently held a breakfast to address how to keep developers and players happy.Read More...
15:17, 2019-09-15

Science Has Perfected Ferrari's 458 Italia Ferrari never sold the exquisite 458 Italia you could shake hands with, and that’s an absolute travesty. The chassis and engine combination may be one of Ferrari’s best of all time, and while the paddle shift is quick and good, it can’t possibly hold a candle to the sensation that is three pedals an...
08:34, 2019-06-07

| Jordy Smith heads to JBay Open Sitting at No 4 on the leaderboard of the World Surf League Championship Tour, Jordy Smith is a top contender for this year's Corona JBay Open title....
16:17, 2019-07-09

Some people have slightly squashed heads thanks to Neanderthal DNA Many people carry Neanderthal DNA that can affect brain cell growth and the insulation around neurons – and that may have a small impact on brain performance...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Jadeveon Clowney Heads To Seattle In Trade Jadeveon Clowney’s time with the Houston Texans is coming to an end as the team has shipped off their underappreciated edge rusher to the Seattle Seahawks. Jay Glazer first reported the news that the two teams had “agreed to trade parameters,” while Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle added some d...
05:51, 2019-09-01

What to watch as IndyCar heads back to Texas Buckle up, because you never know what to expect at Texas. IndyCar Insider Jim Ayello previews Saturday's race, which has provided mayhem in the past.        ...
01:34, 2019-06-06

‘Anthem’ heads to EA Access after rocky launch Anthem, the open-world action RPG by Bioware and EA, had a less than stellar debut earlier this year. The game is now available to EA Access and Origin Access subscribers, giving the troubled title one more chance to turn around its fate. Gamers will......
15:17, 2019-09-13

Giants 3B Longoria heads to IL with plantar fasciitis Just as he was heating up, San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria wound up on the 10-day injured list Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot....
23:17, 2019-07-15

‘Power’ heads toward its finale, but its influence grows ‘Power’ heads toward its final season having transformed the Starz network, a process that executive producer 50 Cent says isn’t over with more shows in the ‘Power’ franchise on their way...
22:17, 2019-08-23

Robinson Cano heads to IL at worst possible time The Mets’ resurgence will have to continue without Robinson Cano. The team put the second baseman on the injured list Monday after he strained his left hamstring in Sunday’s win over the Pirates. Jeff McNeil likely will move to second base to fill in for Cano, giving more time to Juan La...
19:17, 2019-08-05

A Heads-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
05:51, 2019-05-27

Ancient Alien-Like Heads Discovered in Croatia Archaeologists digging in Croatia have unearthed three ancient alien-like skeletons and two have  artificially elongated skulls. Since 12,000-years-ago in ancient China ...
20:51, 2019-08-23

Denmark's left heads right in general election With the rise of the extreme far-right party Hard Line, the anti-immigration rhetoric is as sharp as ever. So why is the left also jumping on that bandwagon? Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schroder reports from Copenhagen....
02:51, 2019-06-05

Houston heads to Dallas with El Capitan on the line The Texas Derby battle between the Houston Dynamo and FC Dallas will have a lot more than bragging rights riding on it when they meet Sunday night at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Tex....
21:51, 2019-08-24

Trump goes golfing as Hurricane Dorian heads to US STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump was receiving hourly updates on Hurricane Dorian while at his private Virginia golf club. That’s according to White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham. Trump spent several hours at the club on Labor Day. The president has also been retweeting storm update...
10:51, 2019-09-03

Science on safety of chlorinated chicken 'misunderstood' Government’s assurances that there are no health problems are misleading, say food policy expertsThe government has misunderstood the science on the safety of chlorinated chicken, a group of senior food policy experts has said.It has also failed to give watertight commitments that it would not be so...
17:17, 2019-09-13

This Is Easily the Best Correction in Science Publishing This Month Science journalists around the world received one of the silliest corrections yet in our inbox over the weekend, and I would like to share it here with you.Read more......
15:34, 2019-05-21

How the Universe Came to Be: The Bible and Science Finally in Accord? For most of our history, scientists have primarily believed that the universe is eternal and unchanging. Aristotle in the fourth century BC asserted that the world is without beginning or end. But this view was not without direct opponents who believed the universe had a beginning. ...
02:51, 2019-06-06

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington....
15:51, 2019-05-21

How Rich Donors Like Epstein (and Others) Undermine Science MIT’s Media Lab, Harvard, Stanford, hospitals—they all take money from donors. Whether it's to truly help the world, or merely burnish a reputation, the money nevertheless bends the arc of the innovation universe....
14:51, 2019-09-15

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three days and three nights without sleep. The US chemist was finishing off a project in which he and a col...
23:17, 2019-08-10

Why Ian McEwan doesn’t see his latest novel as being science fiction What would the 1980s have been like if Alan Turing had lived? Ian McEwan talks about his exploration of a speculative past for AI in his novel Machines Like Me...
16:01, 2019-05-21

German AI professor wins top science prize Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field of artificial intelligence....
02:34, 2019-09-14

How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight AR headsets haven't exactly caught on with the general public -- especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnered a sizable amount of interest in a variety of professional industries, though, from medicine and educatio......
19:34, 2019-07-20

Apollo 11's Astronauts Snapped Photos For Science. Then Came MTV People collected and shared prints of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk, which also became the basis for artist Andy Warhol's coloured prints "Moonwalk" and for MTV's logo when the music channel......
13:17, 2019-07-17

The science of senolytics: how a new pill could spell the end of ageing A simple treatment to stave off the health problems of old age could be available in five to 12 years. Here’s how it would workThe science of extending life is a subject of morbid fascination, conjuring the image of old billionaires being cryogenically frozen. But imagine if, instead of a pill you c...
18:51, 2019-09-02

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
18:00, 2019-06-12

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson concludes this three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionFirst released: 03/05/2019As wildli...
22:17, 2019-08-23

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s,” wrote Mark Twain.Having writt...
12:17, 2019-06-30

The weird Upside Down science behind 'Stranger Things' Luckily, there is no analog in our reality for the demogorgon, the Mindflayer or whatever new terrors lurk in season 3 of "Stranger Things," which premieres on Netflix on Thursday. But there are plenty of connections on the popular show to real, weird science that happens every day....
16:51, 2019-07-04

Waterfall illusion: the science behind why still objects sometime appear to move Humans are fascinated by visual illusions, which occur when there is a mismatch between the pattern of light that falls on the retina, and what we perceive. Before books, films, and the internet allowed illusions to be shared widely, people were captivated by illusions in nature. Indeed, it is here ...
15:51, 2019-06-29

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the ages...
16:51, 2019-07-06

The science behind Andrew Luck's shock NFL farewell We often look at professional athletes with awe and envy, endowed with genetic gifts most can only wonder at possessing. But those gifts often come with a priceAndrew Luck is human, with tendons and cartilage that can tear and bones that can break. Though his skill might seem superhuman, his ability...
19:17, 2019-08-26

How Wearing Sunglasses Actually Impacts Your Eyes, According to Science When most people think about sun-related damage, they probably worry about their skin. But the sun’s ultraviolet rays also pose a threat to a person’s eyes. According to a 2014 study funded by the U.S. National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, UV radiation can da...
19:51, 2019-08-26

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a number of studies published in the past two decades have turned up evidence that eating charred, smoked, and well-done meat could raise cancer risk—...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to increase a below inflation 1.5% pay rise offered to mo...
20:34, 2019-08-30

No, this AI hasn’t mastered eighth-grade science Researchers at the Allen Institute for AI have engineered a brilliant mash-up of natural language processing techniques that gets high scores on Regents exam questions for high school science, but the software is not really learning science in the sense most people would think, it’s just counting wo...
04:34, 2019-09-06

How to stop MS in its tracks – Science Weekly podcast Ian Sample visits Professor Richard Reynolds at the MS Society tissue bank to hear how research on brains of patients who died with multiple sclerosis is leading to novel insights and new treatments Continue reading......
08:34, 2019-09-06

Thunberg: Trump should listen to climate science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has a message for Donald Trump - listen to the science about climate change. (Aug. 28)        ...
06:00, 2019-08-29

RPS 2019 science photographer of the year – shortlist The shortlist for the Royal Photographic Society’s science photographer of the year competition will be exhibited at the Science Museum in London from 7 October until 5 January. The competition was open to all ages and levels of expertise and the winners will be announced on 7 October Continue readi...
01:17, 2019-08-14

Prep for a career in data science with this $31 bundle It's no secret that today's businesses rely on data to guide their decisions. Unfortunately, much of that data remains unstructured, scattered like hidden gems squirreled away in unremarkable servers and data dumps. For the keys to unlocking all those juicy secrets, the training in The Complete Data...
17:00, 2019-07-02

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable energy boost...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump departed Seoul by helicopter on Sunday afternoon shortly after South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced that Kim had accepted Trump&#...
12:34, 2019-06-30

9/11 First Responders Fund Clears Senate and Heads to Trump Congress gave final approval to legislation that would extend lifetime compensation to emergency workers who became ill after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Points proven, World Cup heads into grand finale Television audience records have been smashed, global media coverage has been unprecedented and the quality of football has won over many skeptics -- now the women’s World Cup heads into its final week, the business end of the tournament....
17:34, 2019-06-30

China's Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries' strategic ties....
07:34, 2019-06-20

The Roys prove they're beyond therapy as Succession heads to "Austerlitz" In advance of the second season of HBO’s Succession, we’ve decided to revisit the first season episode-by-episode. Yes, we shared some thoughts ahead of its season one premiere and also wrote up the finale, but we’re big fans of Jesse Armstrong’s wickedly funny exploration of the ultra-rich and want...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Luxury handbag maker Mulberry heads to the pub after £5m loss Company seeking to attract younger shoppers with series of music gigs in London pubsThe luxury handbag maker Mulberry is aiming to raise its profile with younger shoppers with a series of music gigs in pubs after falling to a £5m loss.The Somerset-based company said it was investing in the UK market...
02:51, 2019-06-20

Xi heads to North Korea as fate of US nuclear deal still up in the air More than 15 months after Kim Jong Un traveled to Beijing and invited the Chinese President to visit Pyongyang, Xi Jinping is finally heading to the North Korean capital for a two-day state visit this week....
09:51, 2019-06-19

Gold Heads for Worst Day in a Year After Jobs Report Gold prices slid following an upbeat jobs report, heading toward their largest one-day decline in more than a year as traders dialed back bets that the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates....
20:17, 2019-07-05

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
10:01, 2019-06-09

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
06:34, 2019-06-10

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during the day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain tha...
20:17, 2019-07-13

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Credit Suisse exec heads to Deutsche Bank Deutsche Bank has named Steven Feinberg to manage its US investment-grade debt trading, Bloomberg reported. Feinberg had previously worked at Credit Suisse Group for almost two decades. Feinberg will be a managing director at the Frankfurt, Germany-based Deutsche Bank, reporting to Paul Huchro....
09:51, 2019-06-20

Germany's Merkel seen shaking for second time this month, but heads to G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine and she headed off to Japan for this weekend's G20 summit....
21:51, 2019-06-27

America's biggest sporting rivalry heads to London It's the first time regular-season Major League Baseball (MLB) games will be played in Europe, with the London 2012 Olympic Stadium the chosen venue....
11:17, 2019-06-28

Ex-first lady heads to runoff in Guatemala presidential race A former first lady has emerged as the winner of the first round of Guatemala’s presidential election, but she will have to compete in an Aug. 11 runoff ballot to determine the next leader of the Central American nation...
18:17, 2019-06-17

Thomas 'itching to go' as Tour heads for epic climax "Geraint Thomas believes the worst of his struggles are behind him as he bids to claw in his deficit to Julian Alaphilippe in the final week of the 2019 Tour de France."...
16:51, 2019-07-22

Nürburgring Nordschleife next as all-action WTCR heads to Germany "The 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO resumes in Germany next month when the legendary 25.378-kilometre Nürburgring Nordschleife hosts the fifth event of this enthralling season."...
12:51, 2019-05-27

BJP MPs Replace Congress Leaders As Heads Of 2 Parliamentary Panels Two crucial parliamentary panels, the standing committees on finance and external affairs, which were headed by Congress MPs in previous Lok Sabha are now chaired by BJP MPs....
07:17, 2019-09-14

Trump heads to Europe at a time of remembrance, turmoil LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe, where on previous visits he has strained historic friendships and insulted his hosts. This time, he faces an ally in turmoil and a global call to renew democratic pacts. The agenda for Trump’s weeklong journey is both ceremonial an...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Village Heads, Panchayat Members Say They Will Help Restore Peace In J&K All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC) state president Anil Sharma today said thousands of panchayat members and village heads would play their role in restoring peace and normalcy in the......
15:34, 2019-09-05

'Spyro Reignited Trilogy' heads to PC and Switch on September 3rd You won't have to stick to the living room to play the revamped Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Activision and Toys For Bob are bringing the pint-sized dragon's adventures to both PCs (via Steam) and the Nintendo Switch on September 3rd, 2019. That's near......
20:34, 2019-08-27

Iranian Tanker Heads to Greece After Leaving Gibraltar The Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar was sailing to Greece, according to ship-tracking data, as Tehran warned the U.S. against targeting the vessel after a last-minute attempt to seize it in the British overseas territory....
17:34, 2019-08-19

WRC Rally Portugal: Ott Tanak heads Toyota 1-2-3 into Saturday Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak leads Rally Portugal after Friday's seven stages, holding a 17.3 second advantage over team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Oil-carrying Iranian supertanker wanted by U.S. heads for Greece Iranian government officials have yet to publicly acknowledge the ship's next destination, or where it will discharge its cargo of 2.1 million barrels of crude oil. Iran has denied it was ever headed for Syria....
13:17, 2019-08-20

No panic stations as Barty heads to New York to do some damage "No worries" is one of Australia's more notable contributions to the English language but Ash Barty has preferred the mantra "no panic stations" over the last few weeks as she hit the American hardcourts to prepare for the U.S. Open....
06:51, 2019-08-22

Trump's ex-spokeswoman Sarah Sanders heads to Fox News Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is to join Donald Trump's favorite news outlet, Fox News. While spokeswoman, she was known for her quarrels with reporters and an uneasy relationship with the truth....
14:51, 2019-08-23

U.S.-China trade war of words heads for Fox cable TV face-off China's war of words with the United States over their escalating trade dispute will reach a crescendo of sorts when a broadcaster from Chinese state television debates a Fox Business host in prime time on the U.S. cable network....
03:51, 2019-05-30

Brazil President's Son Heads To US To "Thank" Trump For Amazon Support Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son and hopeful ambassador to the United States is set to travel to Washington Friday to thank Donald Trump for his support during the crisis surrounding the fires......
15:00, 2019-08-30

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.'s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair....
18:51, 2019-05-28

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after visit to Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:08 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the United States after a four-day visit to Japan. Trump and first lady Melania Trump said goodbye to Japanese officials on a rain-slicked tarmac in Toky...
07:17, 2019-05-28

Hurricane heads for Florida after brushing Caribbean islands Hurricane Dorian is moving over open waters after doing limited damage in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, though forecasters warn it is gaining strength and is likely to grow into a dangerous storm while heading toward the Bahamas and Florida...
09:34, 2019-08-29

Powerful Typhoon Bypasses Taiwan and Heads Toward China Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Taiwan and China because of Typhoon Lekima, and officials on the mainland are worried about torrential flooding....
16:51, 2019-08-09

School prayer zone signs turning heads in S.C. School prayer zone signs in South Carolina. (WIS) via WTHR RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WTHR) — Signs going up along streets in South Carolina are turning heads. The signs were the idea of a group called Christ Teens. Over the last several years the signs were developed and the department of transportatio...
21:51, 2019-08-08

| Indian women's heads shaved for 'resisting' rape An Indian mother and her daughter had their heads shaved and were paraded through their village after resisting an attempted rape by men including a local official, police say....
21:34, 2019-06-28

Brad Pitt Heads to Space in First Trailer for Ad Astra Fox has released the first trailer for Brad Pitt-starrer sci-fi film Ad Astra, which has been directed by James Gray (The Lost City of Z). Ad Astra will release September 20....
18:00, 2019-06-05

'Off our heads' - Cameron reveals pot-smoking school days David Cameron has revealed how he and his schoolmates would row to an island to "roll up" and get "off our heads" - and said he was nearly expelled when teachers found out....
15:34, 2019-09-14

German migrant rescue ship heads for Lampedusa The German-flagged ship had rescued 40 refugees from a sinking vessel off the coast of Libya. But the ship's operator signaled its intention to stay outside Italian territorial waters after Italy banned it from entering....
14:34, 2019-08-01

| Well-travelled former World Cup winner Schuerrle heads to Moscow Former World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle moved from Borussia Dortmund to Spartak Moscow on a season-long loan deal on Wednesday, the Russian club announced....
00:34, 2019-08-01

Heads up! There will be a record number of Memorial Day travelers, AAA predicts If you are thinking of getting out of town for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the best time to leave was last week.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Attention Apple Retro-Heads: Claris is Back! Apple revives the original name of its software subsidiary, which it abandoned in 1998. The rebranded Claris also is acquiring an Italian software company....
19:00, 2019-08-06

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at about six weeks, when many women may not know they...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destination An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization has lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar, marine traffic monitoring data showed late Sunday...
01:51, 2019-08-19

The Roys go into damage control when Succession heads to "Argestes" “We’re being punished for the sins of others. No one real gives a fuck.” So says Logan (Brian Cox) when an exposé about Waystar’s cruise cover-up—truly the Chekhov’s gun of Succession thus far—drops in New York magazine. “It’s all about me. It’s not real. It’s not honest,” he continues. “They don’t ...
09:17, 2019-09-16

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th-Grade Science Test Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college....
22:51, 2019-09-04

Pakistan may close airspace to India: science minister Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering closing Pakistan's airspace to India and blocking its eastern neighbor's land trade route to Afghanistan, the science and technology minister in Islamabad said on Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-08-27

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to the Moon by 2024 as a way to prepare to send humans...
07:51, 2019-07-02

Super Awesome Science Show: Riding bikes On this week's 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we’re going to explore what has led to an increase in Canada's cycling population and how we might be able to become a cycling nation....
07:34, 2019-08-28

Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping’s taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise our nearest neighbour. Is reality catching up with sci-fi?The moon is rising again above the horizon of the imagination, waxing into worldly relevance. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a research vessel recording the grunting of spawning codContrary to popular belief, or the writings of Jacques Cousteau, life under the ocean surface is not a s...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Fleet of Autonomous Boats Can Now Shapeshift, Which Is Nice, For Science In news that certainly doesn’t spell our doom, MIT’s fleet of autonomous boats can now break apart and reform into new configurations on their own. Great....
01:17, 2019-08-30

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to marine life by noise pollution. In this final episode he looks at solutions and discovers an unlikely role for sound artists such as himselfAs wildlif...
14:38, 2019-05-21

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 entrenched ideas vanish from the discipline. “A great scientific truth does not triumph by convinci...
15:34, 2019-08-29

Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that affect a child's development, most of it comes down to the parents. These factors and techniques are a great starting point for every aspiring great paren...
23:17, 2019-05-23

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge....
14:17, 2019-06-20

The 5 Coolest Working-Class Heroes in Science Fiction Science fiction isn’t just about the scientists, soldiers, and folks with superpowers. It’s also about everyday heroes—the working class, the people fighting to make a difference in their world....
19:51, 2019-09-02

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within the state....
07:51, 2019-06-12

150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether it might now be in jeopardy Continue reading......
09:17, 2019-06-21

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the brain) do things like automatically stretch out to catch ourselves when we fall. This particular “stumble reflex” was the subject of an inter...
03:17, 2019-06-21

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
20:34, 2019-06-21

How to find life beyond Earth - Science Weekly podcast As scientists at University College London announce the discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable ‘super Earth’, Ian Sample explores our prospects for finding life beyond our own planet Continue reading......
17:17, 2019-09-13

Three Identical Strangers review: a good film about bad science What begins as a feel-good human-interest documentary about the dance of nature and nurture will leave you feeling very angry indeed - and much better informed...
18:51, 2019-05-21

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
04:00, 2019-06-24

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th Grade Science Test Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college....
14:17, 2019-09-04

Two tactics effectively limit the spread of science denialism Debunking the flat Earth is a relatively easy task. (credit: NASA) “Vaccines are safe and effective,” write researchers Philipp Schmid and Cornelia Betsch in a paper published in Nature Human Behavior this week. “Humans cause global warming. Evolution theory explains the diversity and change of li...
23:51, 2019-06-27

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be tested? Ian Sample debates this with Eleanor Knox, David Berman and Peter Woit Continue reading......
08:51, 2019-06-28

Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme On this episode of the 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we talk about what Lyme disease is, how it's spread and how you can avoid getting bitten by ticks that carry the disease....
00:17, 2019-06-19

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
08:51, 2019-06-17

'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong Anti-abortion laws lean on the heartbeat as a defining moment of aliveness. But at six weeks, it indicates little more than cells and electrical activity....
23:17, 2019-05-21

This is no time for hunches – we need evidence and expertise in science | Ian Chubb Nobody argues that science is perfect, but it has been an essential part of making us what we areThere will always be people who call for additional review or scrutiny of science when the results of a rigorous process don’t yield the outcomes they want. Effectively they want incontrovertible evidenc...
05:51, 2019-09-04

How palaeontology got cool: Inside the revolution in dinosaur science Dinosaurs have won a huge following as new techniques revolutionise what we know about how they lived and even looked. How well are popular books keeping up?...
15:34, 2019-06-29

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
19:51, 2019-05-24

Science Museum’s Top Secret exhibition feeds spy-loving kid in us all From ciphers to cybersecurity, the child in you (and your children too) will love this amazingly detailed voyage into every nook and cranny of the secret state...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Jeffrey Epstein Sure Had Some Extremely Disturbing Thoughts on Science Jeffrey Epstein—the billionaire investor facing charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls and who hobnobbed with the rich and powerful including multiple presidents—sure had a lot of thoughts about science. Specifically, disturbing ones concerning the viability of a plan to “seed the human...
21:17, 2019-08-01

Dani Shapiro: ‘Science will bring an end to these family secrets’ As a young Jewish girl, Dani Shapiro always felt different. Years later she found out why… She reveals what she learned about family, identity – and the hard truths of DNA testsTake a look at your reflection. What do you see? Who do you think you are? When the writer Dani Shapiro was a little girl, ...
16:51, 2019-06-09

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied key positions on EU and UN regulatory panels is, in reality, an industry lobby group that masquerades as a scientific health charity, according to a p...
04:17, 2019-06-03

Anime's Bloody Nose Trope Isn't Backed By Science In anime and manga, when characters get excited—often sexually excited—blood dribbles or squirts out of their noses. But is this backed by medical science? Nope!...
16:34, 2019-08-14

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. Turing was chosen from thousands of names that were submitted by the public for possible inclusion on the British currency.Read more......
17:34, 2019-07-15

Oceans of Noise: Episode One – Science Weekly podcast During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson begins a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionFirst released: 03/05/2019Contrary to pop...
13:17, 2019-08-10

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling and screaming or crying or both,” said Martha Gilliland, who now lives in Tucson. “You just knew something re...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Dying the Christian Science way: the horror of my father’s last days The anti-medical dogma of Christian Science led my father to an agonising death. Now the church itself is in decline – and it can’t happen fast enough. By Caroline FraserWhen I was a baby, my grandfather delighted me by playing a game. He made a fist sandwich, fingers laced together and hidden in hi...
23:00, 2019-08-06

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we’re essential to research. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and advance our understanding. The backbone ...
23:51, 2019-06-05

Science could learn a lot from Mona Chalabi’s mischievous chart art Mona Chalabi's work is a compelling mix of illustration with a journalistic work ethic and a rigorous approach to statistics. The science and art worlds could do with more of this "TMI Queen"...
00:17, 2019-06-05

A Decades-Old Computer Science Puzzle Was Solved in Two Pages With a stunningly simple proof, a researcher has finally cracked the sensitivity conjecture, "one of the most frustrating and embarrassing open problems."...
16:34, 2019-08-04

There's science behind why parents leave kids in hot cars As more and more children die in hot cars every summer, parents, politicians and experts are scrambling to find ways to prevent the tragedies.        ...
19:51, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted the reality of the climate emergency.A dividing l...
06:17, 2019-06-06

An A.I. System Passed an Eighth-Grade Science Test. Can You? Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college....
11:51, 2019-09-04

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously low, warns Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
19:17, 2019-07-10

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced it has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by unveiling plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of the 2015 agreement. But how is uranium enriched?Fresh out of the mi...
11:34, 2019-07-07

Good nature: citizen science trips and holidays in the UK Passionate about wildlife and nature? These surveys and activities offer volunteers a close-up of our fauna and flora while helping to safeguard the environmentForestry England’s Big Forest Find is the country’s largest survey of forest wildlife. Volunteers can download the free iNaturalist app, the...
02:17, 2019-08-24

A rocky road to science and diplomacy in the Middle East The SESAME synchrotron in Jordan is an ambitious scientific, political and social experiment — since way before it even started producing results. DW's Zulfikar Abbany spent a week in the Middle East to find out why....
00:17, 2019-09-17

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear that, according to a just-published study in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, women exposed to common paint chemicals at work are more ...
17:00, 2019-07-05

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to how, as a society, we’ve become overweight and what ...
11:34, 2019-07-05

| Tunisia heads to polls in keenly fought presidential contest Rarely has the outcome of an election been so uncertain in Tunisia, the cradle and partial success story of the Arab Spring, as some seven million voters head to the polls to choose from a crowded field....
20:51, 2019-09-16

Iranian tanker switches course again, heads to Turkey's Iskenderun: data An Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran changed course again on Friday and was heading back to Turkey, shipping data showed....
13:00, 2019-08-30

Typhoon shuts down businesses, schools in Taiwan as it heads for China Two people were injured Saturday when a weakening Typhoon Bailu crossed southern Taiwan. The storm forced the shutdown of businesses and schools, and airlines canceled more than 350 flights as the island braced for landslides, floods and high seas, Reuters reported. Some 34,000 soldiers were deploye...
01:17, 2019-08-25

Fuell Fluid ebike: ‘Turns heads in any bike lane’ This swift new ebike from Harley-Davidson man Erik Buell has sleek lines and extended rangeFuell Fluid ebikePrice £2,313, introductory offer on indiegogo.comRange 125 milesRecharge 5 hours or 80% in 2.5 hoursSpeed up to 28mphFrame aluminiumBrakes hydraulic discSo many ebikes start out as basic frame...
13:00, 2019-08-25

RJ Barrett is turning heads in his bright pink NBA draft suit Growing up, former Duke basketball star RJ Barrett envisioned his NBA draft day — particularly, walking across the stage and greeting the league commissioner, Adam Silver. “Shaking the commissioner’s hand has always been a big thing for me,” Barrett, 19, tells The Post. “When you’re young and you wa...
17:17, 2019-06-20

Bundesliga transfers: Adam Szalai heads back to Mainz Hungarian striker Adam Szalai has returned to his first club in Germany after Hoffenheim allowed him to move to Mainz. Elsewhere, Bas Dost is back in the Bundesliga after a prolific spell abroad. Follow the moves here!...
16:00, 2019-08-27

Grisly discovery suggests the Inca used severed heads as ‘trophies’ Experts have shed new light on how the Inca civilization used “trophy heads” to maintain control over conquered peoples. At its height in the 16th century, the Inca Empire spanned modern-day Peru, as well as parts of Bolivia, Ecuador and Chile. “The Inca expansion to the southern Andes catalyzed imp...
01:34, 2019-08-29

Tehran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
13:00, 2019-08-19

'It’s all lies': Tunisia heads to the polls amid widespread disillusionment The economic crisis and security fears have dominated the presidential campaignSeven million Tunisians headed to the polls on Sunday in the country’s second presidential election since its 2011 revolution, faced with a crowded list of candidates, uncertainty and widespread disillusion over the count...
18:34, 2019-09-15

Alan Kurdi migrant rescue ship heads for Lampedusa The German-owned ship rescued 40 refugees from a sinking vessel on Wednesday night. But the migrants now face a nervy impasse after Italy banned any migrant boat from entering its waters....
11:51, 2019-08-01

Spain's Sanchez heads to confirmation vote unsure of support Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez has mere hours to secure a coalition deal with far-left Unidas Podemos and win support from smaller parties if he is to be confirmed in a vote on Thursday and avoid the risk of a repeat election....
09:51, 2019-07-25

| Bahamas braces as monster Hurricane Dorian heads for US mainland Hurricane Dorian roared towards the Bahamas as the island chain braced for a devastating direct hit, before the monster storm churns up the US coast from Florida towards the Carolinas....
12:51, 2019-09-01

Iran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
22:00, 2019-08-19

Village Heads In Jammu And Kashmir To Be Trained, Says Home Ministry The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will likely be training elected panchs and sarpanchs in Jammu and Kashmir about their role during the present situation in the state....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Trump heads for the golf course as leaders gather to mark start of WW2 Dominic Raab leads British delegation to the Polish capital, while Vladimir Putin is not invitedEuropean leaders, including Germany’s Angela Merkel, will mark the 80th anniversary of the start of the second world war in Warsaw on Sunday. But Donald Trump – who cancelled on his Polish hosts at the la...
03:51, 2019-09-02

British Grand Prix: Bottas heads Mercedes one-two in Silverstone FP2 Valtteri Bottas narrowly beat Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time in second practice for the British Grand Prix, as Mercedes moved to the top of the order...
17:00, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
17:51, 2019-07-12

Tacko Fall continuing to turn heads at NBA summer league Tacko Fall is continuing to take the Las Vegas Summer League by storm. The 7-foot-6 big man, who is seeking a roster spot on the Celtics, scored 12 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had four blocks in 17 minutes to help lead Boston to a 113-87 victory over the Grizzlies on Thursday night in Las......
18:17, 2019-07-12

Hurricane Dorian Heads For Florida, Leaving Ruins In Bahamas Hurricane Dorian smashed parts of the tourism-dependent Bahamas to ruins, leaving relief officials scrambling on Tuesday to battle an unfolding humanitarian crisis as the scale of the catastrophe......
10:51, 2019-09-04

Hurricane Dorian nudges Florida coast as it heads toward Carolinas Hurricane Dorian is moving up along the central Florida coastline on a path forecasters say will lead it to the Carolina coast, where officials have declared a federal emergency....
13:51, 2019-09-04

G20 heads struggle to narrow differences beyond their concern on global growth Many leaders of the world's top 20 economies on Friday voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose to global growth, but were at loggerheads on key issues such as World Trade Organization (WTO) reform, Japanese and Russian delegates said....
11:00, 2019-06-28

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
14:34, 2019-08-19

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported, amid rising tension between Washington and Tehran....
17:34, 2019-07-13

Starwatch: young moon heads for encounter with Jupiter and Saturn As the moon passes its first quarter phase this week, it will share the sky with the two largest planets in the Solar SystemAt the beginning of this week, keep a watch out for a young moon. The lunar month began on 30 August, and from tonight it should be relatively easy to see a thin crescent moon....
23:17, 2019-09-01

Trump Heads Into 2020 With No Clear Policy Agenda. But It May Not Matter. Mr. Trump’s primary focus, according to one Republican pollster, is to connect his actions as president to positive economic news “in such a way that people understand and see how it’s personally translating in their lives.”...
06:00, 2019-09-05

Columbia Sportswear wants sneaker heads to pay attention to its latest shoe On Monday, Columbia Sportswear unveiled a new line of sneaker-boot hybrids, in the outdoor apparel company's first venture into sneaker culture that cashes in on a growing trend of sneaker crossovers....
19:51, 2019-08-06

G20 heads to stop short of denouncing protectionism in communique: Nikkei Group of 20 leaders will agree to accelerate World Trade Organization (WTO) reforms but stop short of calling for the need to resist protectionism in a communique to be issued on Saturday, the Nikkei newspaper said....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Rugby World Cup pool stage could be hit as cyclone heads for Japan • Tropical storm Faxai expected to become a typhoon• World Cup organisers ready to move games aroundA tropical cyclone heading for Tokyo has brought into focus the potential disruption at the Rugby World Cup with the prospect of cancelled games causing havoc in the pool stage.Tropical Storm Faxai is...
22:00, 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson heads to Dublin amid fears of more resignations PM battles to keep Brexit plan on track after Amber Rudd quit the government on SaturdayBoris Johnson will fly to Dublin to meet the Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, on Monday, as he battles to show that his Brexit plan remains on track after Amber Rudd dramatically quit the cabinet.Against a bac...
00:00, 2019-09-09

Bol Bol Heads To Denver Nuggets After Agonizing Draft Night Slide Extremely fun one-and-done Oregon prospect Bol Bol showed up to Thursday night’s NBA draft decked out in a black suit featuring a garish sequined spider web on the left shoulder, smiling and optimistic and looking forward to being drafted somewhere in the lottery. His night ended with him gloomily t...
08:34, 2019-06-21

Golf: Tougher conditions at U.S. Open as early wave heads out The U.S. Open birdie-fest looked ready to come to an end as cool, overcast conditions greeted the morning wave at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Friday, with overnight leader Justin Rose and Tiger Woods out on the course....
18:51, 2019-06-14

Great white shark heads to the Hamptons just in time for Memorial Day Cabot, the great white shark that made a splash when he was tracked in the Long Island Sound off of Greenwich, Conn., clearly has posh taste — he’s now made it to the Hamptons....
09:00, 2019-05-22

Alexander Wang heads to Rockefeller Plaza for al fresco show NEW YORK (AP) — Embracing Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center as his venue, Alexander Wang offered a huge hug to his city and American fashion as he showed his latest collection al fresco Friday night. He opened his show to the public, offering a street-level view into the spot by the golden Promet...
06:17, 2019-06-01

Ronaldo heads Portugal squad for Nations League finals "Hosts Portugal named their squad for next month\u0027s inaugural Nations League finals on Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo heading the bill and an inclusion for Benfica teenager Joao Felix."...
15:00, 2019-05-23

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Watch out: Protocol pitfalls abound as Trump heads abroad WASHINGTON (AP) — The coming weeks will serve as a master class in the finer points — and potential pitfalls — of protocol as President Donald Trump meets with Japan’s newly installed Emperor Naruhito and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on state visits to Japan and the United Kingdom. Many ...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Both Kawhi Leonards are turning heads at Raptors’ title parade The star of this year’s NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors was without a doubt Kawhi Leonard. So, it’s no surprise that the two-time NBA Finals MVP stole the show at Toronto’s celebratory parade Monday. Make that two Kawhi Leonard(s) stole the show… A man who vaguely re...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Runner’s heartbroken husband posts photo of her ‘before she heads up to heaven’ A distance runner who has been battling a rare form of cancer for the past decade is now in grave condition, her heartbroken husband confirmed to The Post. Gabriele Grunewald, 32, who was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009 while at the University of Minnesota, was moved to comfort care ...
06:00, 2019-06-11

The Fiver | Swaggering close to glory only to bash their heads against the podium Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!‘Spursy’ is a relatively recent addition to football’s lexicon, an adjective used to describe a particular club’s uncanny ability to swagger to within touching distance of glory, only to trip up and bash their heads against the podium, leaving them ...
17:34, 2019-05-31

Resurgent Woods heads to PGA with Nicklaus record back in play "Tiger Woods heads to the PGA Championship just three major titles behind Jack Nicklaus\u0027 record tally of 18 thanks to his Masters triumph in April."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Fight to criminalize foie gras heads to City Council Get ready for a big honkin’ fight. Animal lovers crying fowl over “barbarically” raised birds destined to become foie gras will face off against restaurant industry folks Tuesday in a battle over whether the city should ban the goose-and-duck-liver delicacy. A bill that would make it illegal for eat...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Kadeisha Buchanan heads Canada to World Cup victory over Cameroon In a performance typical of Canada of late - dull but efficient - another of Lyon’s treble-winners, the centre-back Kadeisha Buchanan, proved the difference as they made it nine in 10 clean sheets in 2019 against slightly chaotic but exhilarating Cameroon.One would be forgiven for handing home advan...
05:00, 2019-06-11

PM Modi's 'Hand-Delivered' Letters To Village Heads A Hit. What He Wrote Concerned about the water crisis in rural areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a personal letter to 'Gram Pradhans' or village chiefs requesting them to conserve large amounts of rainwater......
11:51, 2019-06-15

Guatemala election: former first lady Sandra Torres heads for runoff Centre-left candidate falls far short of outright majorityTorres to face rightwing candidate in August second roundGuatemala’s presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave the center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lead but far short of the outright majority needed to...
18:51, 2019-06-17

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Heads Into World Cup on a Winning Note The U.S. women’s soccer team dominated its final tuneup game before the World Cup, beating Mexico 3-0 on Sunday at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, then exited amid fireworks and a swell of cheers from a near-sellout crowd....
01:51, 2019-05-27

The 2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Is The For The Real Sedan Heads If you want a nice and good and fine four-door BMW, you get a BMW 5 Series. If you want a nice and good and fine version of that four-door but want it with only two doors, you get a BMW 8 series. If you want a nice and good and fine four-door version of the two-door version of the BMW 5 Series, you ...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Mali president heads for Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali went on Thursday to visit the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, his office said....
16:17, 2019-06-13

Baltimore police hire new operations, integrity bureau heads BALTIMORE (AP) — The police department of Baltimore, Maryland, has hired new leaders for its operations and public integrity bureaus. The Baltimore Sun reports police Commissioner Michael Harrison has hired Assistant Maryland Attorney General Michelle Wilson and the deputy police chief of Louisville...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Weakened Xi heads to meet Modi and Putin at security conference Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
06:51, 2019-06-14

Serena Williams’ jacket turns heads: ‘goddess,’ ‘champion’ PARIS — “Champion,” ”queen,” ”goddess” and “mother.” Those were the words, in French, printed on a black-and-white warmup jacket that Serena Williams wore before her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. “Those are things that mean a lot to m...
01:17, 2019-05-28

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
21:00, 2019-07-15

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading......
09:34, 2019-06-07

Top university split in row over erasing ‘racist’ science pioneers from the campus University College London may rename buildings to cut links to promoters of eugenicsThey were some of Britain’s greatest scientific pioneers. Based at University College London, they developed the first fingerprinting methods, the use of statistics in health and genetics research, early birth-contro...
20:34, 2019-07-13

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower We've lost some parts of our natural world. Swathes of plants and animals have been consumed by evolution, shifting climates or the often-damaging expansion of humankind....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global News....
21:51, 2019-05-27

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been having to say everywhere I go that there is no planet B, there is no escape hatch, there is no second Earth; this is the only planet we have.” If you’re a ...
19:51, 2019-05-26

Spanish economist, science TV show host Punset dies at 82 Eduard Punset, a Spanish intellectual known for his efforts to disseminate scientific knowledge through television, has died at age 82, his family has said...
14:51, 2019-05-22

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
17:51, 2019-06-11

U.S. tells cannabis companies not to advertise disease treatments without science The top U.S. consumer and trade regulator said on Tuesday it had warned three companies selling products infused with cannabidiol that it was illegal to advertise that such products could fight disease without providing credible scientific evidence....
04:17, 2019-09-11

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Continue reading......
07:34, 2019-05-24

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Science fiction gets real: Asteroid-busting mission proposed Global warming, nuclear war, and asteroid hits. There are so many ways the world could end, but now NASA and the ESA are working on a trial to deflect would be Earth-shattering asteroids....
20:17, 2019-09-04

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission Science Operations Center (SOC)....
07:51, 2019-07-02

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant to prevent flooding. “The more information we...
18:51, 2019-07-12

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
06:17, 2019-05-22

Get MATLAB-savvy & push the boundaries of data science with this $29 bundle Aerospace and defense contractors use it prototype and test control systems, while car makers use it to monitor and feed fuel intake systems, to name just a few examples. Get a handle on the power of MATLAB with The Complete MATLAB Programming Master Class Bundle, which is now on sale at over 90 per...
22:51, 2019-07-01

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
02:34, 2019-07-12

Dark Patterns: the art of online deception – Science Weekly podcast Have you ever been caught out online and subscribed to something you didn’t mean to? Ian Sample has and so he tasked Jordan Erica Webber with finding out how companies play on our psyches to pinch our pennies and what we can do about it Continue reading......
08:17, 2019-07-12

Climate activist Greta Thunberg to Trump: 'Listen to the science' Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said her message to President Trump would be to believe the climate is in danger because of human activities....
20:00, 2019-08-30

Soundscape ecology with Bernie Krause - Science Weekly podcast Do you know what noise a hungry sea anemone makes? Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause does. Armed with over 5,000 hours of recordings, he takes Ian Sample on a journey through the natural world and demonstrates why sound is a powerful tool for conservationFirst broadcast on 15 June 2018Do you know w...
14:17, 2019-08-30

This breath sensor is built for keto dieters, and it has the science to back it up If you’ve searched Google for diet tips in 2019 you’ve almost certainly already heard of the ketogenic diet — or simply “keto.” Keto emphasizes low carb intake which pushes your body into a state called ketosis. Getting into (and staying in) ketosis is key to benefiting...
01:17, 2019-07-13

Spider new to science named after fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld A newly discovered Australian jumping spider resembles Lagerfeld’s signature style, inspiring scientists to dub it Jotus karllagerfeldi.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-02

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
23:00, 2019-05-31

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doctors say. The announcement is also a timely one. The outbreak in the war-ravaged territories of the ...
06:00, 2019-08-15

14 great science and tech books to give as presents this Christmas From the true nature of time to the world's most extraordinary brains to why you should ditch social media, Culture picks the best books to give this year...
18:51, 2019-05-21

SpaceX is launching slime into space to get kids interested in science In a partnership with Nickelodeon, SpaceX is sending a green slime to the International Space Station, where it plans to “slime a couple of astronauts” in hopes to get more kids interested in science....
00:00, 2019-08-01

Trump linked video games with mass shootings. Here’s what science actually says During a press conference Monday, Trump tacked the blame for the shootings on video games, which, according to him, harbour a culture that celebrates violence....
00:51, 2019-08-06

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so long as the trade restrictions are in place. There are......
00:51, 2019-06-02

Opinion: Science guides UN actions to curb land degradation Forest fires, droughts, flashfloods and storms: Unusual trends are destroying lives and and making the public jittery because ignorance is no longer excusable, yet policy action seems too slow, writes Ibrahim Thiaw....
17:51, 2019-09-03

'CBD lubricant is a bestseller': cannabis oil products are booming – but does the science stack up? It’s been hailed as a wonder ingredient, added to everything from ice-cream to hummus. But is CBD more than just a wellness trend?• Plus, high-street products put to the testLast month, Lisa Jenkins went for a walk alone around her local park for an hour, the first time she had done so unaided for 1...
16:34, 2019-09-14

Best deals on data science and analytics online courses for beginners Data has become an increasingly important part of our lives. It drives everything from your Instagram feed and Google Maps to Netflix recommendations and self-driving cars. So, it’s not hard to see why data analysts are so in demand; they practically keep the world spinning. But here’s the thing: de...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Find Hundreds of Science Experiment Ideas in 'Scientific American' A big part of being a kid is building things, deconstructing things and, in general, discovering how things work—that’s why we buy those starter science experiment kits and toy microscopes to encourage their curiosity. But it’s easy to run out of ideas to keep them interested in science, especially ...
22:34, 2019-08-19

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say. Medical scientists, prompted by a devastating West African...
20:34, 2019-06-18

War on science: Trump administration muzzles climate experts, critics say Whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions say administration is ignoring science and censoring expertiseThe Trump administration is disregarding science and expertise across a wide range of government work, as documented by whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions.Trump official...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Tana Joseph: The Hubble Space Telescope hooked me on science Astronomer Tana Joseph found her calling as a kid. She talks cosmic beauty, binary black holes and how even unlikely people can achieve something awesome...
19:01, 2019-06-04

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. From the increasing risk of ever stronger Atlantic hu...
12:34, 2019-05-28

The Vagina Bible: Beating bad science on women's sexual health Top Twitter gynaecologist Jennifer Gunter's new book, The Vagina Bible, attacks the bad science and downright ignorance she believes bedevil women's sexual health...
20:17, 2019-08-24

Fiji PM calls for Australia to 'unite behind the science' of climate change Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama called on Monday on Australia to "unite behind the science" and be far more ambitious in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change....
21:17, 2019-09-16

Nike acquires Celect, adds to data science team Celect's cloud analytics platform enables retailers to optimize inventory across channels. Nike plans to use that data science knowhow for its Consumer Direct Offense strategy....
00:34, 2019-08-07

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna systems, both part of the AEGIS combat system suite....
06:34, 2019-06-18

Voicemail shows Trump lawyer asking Flynn's for 'heads up' during Mueller probe President Trump's one-time attorney asked Michael Flynn's lawyer for a "heads up" if the former national security adviser intended to give Special Counsel Robert Mueller information damaging to the commander-in-chief, according to a transcript of a voicemail released Friday....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Autocar confidential: Volkswagen plans wireless updates, Audi gives us the heads-up and more Volkswagen ID 3 will be updated wirelessly, but only when the time is right Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's wander through the backstage area of motoring, we find out why Hyundai engineers need to get off the bus...
02:51, 2019-07-02

Trump heads to DMZ, dangling possibility of meeting Kim and crossing into North Korea President Trump, always one to think about the ratings, built anticipation ahead of a Sunday visit to the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea – abruptly offering to meet dictator Kim Jong Un for a handshake and even saying he’s willing to cross the border....
22:34, 2019-06-29

Florida officials breathe sigh of relief as Dorian heads to Carolinas Florida officials said they "dodged a missile" as Hurricane Dorian left the state relatively unscathed as it moved north along the shore toward the Carolinas....
02:00, 2019-09-06

Migrant rescue ship captain heads to Italian court hearing ROME (AP) — The German captain of a humanitarian migrant rescue ship is being taken in an Italian border police motorboat to a court hearing on whether she stays under house arrest. Italian state radio said Carola Rackete was being escorted Monday from the tiny island of Lampedusa to a port in Sicil...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Former Navy SEAL, 52, who was wounded in Bergdahl mission, heads to Yale as a freshman Former Navy SEAL James Hatch says heading to class as a freshman at Yale University is just about as nerve-wracking as preparing for the uncertainty of combat....
17:51, 2019-09-03

Hurricane Dorian grows in size, heads toward Florida after bashing Bahamas Hurricane Dorian grew in size and picked up speed on Tuesday, and was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast after pounding Grand Bahama Island for about a day, killing at least five people....
19:51, 2019-09-03

Hurricane Dorian heads for Florida, leaving ruins in parts of Bahamas Hurricane Dorian smashed parts of the tourism-dependent Bahamas to ruins, leaving relief officials scrambling on Tuesday to battle an unfolding humanitarian crisis as the scale of the catastrophe begins to emerge....
07:17, 2019-09-04

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
22:17, 2019-07-06

Injury-hit Osaka heads to French Open after 'rocky' clay season After pulling out of last week's Italian Open due to injury, World number one Naomi Osaka admitted she has had a “rocky” claycourt season heading into the French Open....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Is This Cardi B's Riskiest Look Yet? Rapper Turns Heads at TakeOff's Birthday Party Cardi B left little to the imagination at Migos' TakeOff's surprise birthday party on Tuesday night. The female rapper wore a black mesh mini dress that showed off her black bra......
19:17, 2019-06-19

Princess Diana musical heads to Broadway, will continue to rock the royals A musical about Princess Diana, featuring the royal wedding drama and Prince Charles' infamous affair, is headed to Broadway this spring.        ...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Heads up, Mac gamers: big-time PC game port studio to drop support for 32-bit With Apple macOS Catalina's discontinuation of all support for 32-bit coded apps, one game publisher is pulling a lot of titles from its Mac game store, reports Apple Insider.The publisher in question is Aspyr – a studio that redistributes, or 'ports', popular games on PC and c...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Judiciary committee butts heads over witnesses in Mueller report hearing Republicans on the House judiciary committee criticized Democrats for holding a hearing on the Mueller report Thursday to question experts who had no direct knowledge of the special counsel probe....
23:17, 2019-06-20

Recovery on Bahamas begins as Hurricane Dorian heads for Florida, Carolinas Debris extended for miles and floods covered much of the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, in what the archipelago's prime minister called one of the worst disasters to ever strike the island nation....
11:51, 2019-09-04

| Roord heads late Dutch winner to beat brave Kiwis Jill Roord came off the bench and headed home from close range in added time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 women's World Cup victory over New Zealand...
21:00, 2019-06-11

‘Heads must roll’: Outrage at how high-security jail could let Jeffrey Epstein die “Every single person in the Justice Department — from your Main Justice headquarters staff all the way to the night-shift jailer — knew that this man was a suicide risk, and that his dark secrets couldn’t be allowed to die with him,” Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse said....
17:34, 2019-08-11

Reigning champ Osaka heads to New York striving for form, fitness and fun "It has been a roller-coaster 12 months for Japan\u0027s Naomi Osaka since her dramatic victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final last year."...
10:51, 2019-08-22

Stanley Cup final heads to deciding Game 7 after Bruins thrash Blues Brad Marchand and Tuukka Rask star in Bruins’ 5-1 victoryElectric home crowd in St Louis can’t prevent defeatLast Stanley Cup final Game 7 came in 2011Tuukka Rask made 28 saves, Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, and the Boston Bruins beat the St Louis Blues 5-1 on Sunday night to even the brui...
18:00, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-Swedbank suspends Estonian heads in money laundering inquiry Swedbank has suspended with immediate effect the two most senior executives of its Estonian business, which is being investigated over alleged money laundering....
14:00, 2019-06-18

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups. A former general is heavily tipped to win the vote....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief, would be a walk in the park....
16:01, 2019-06-06

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
00:51, 2019-06-24

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday....
01:34, 2019-07-21

The Latest: Trump ends eventful trip to Asia, heads home SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Asia (all times local): 7:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to Washington after a four-day trip to Asia during which he became the first American president to set foot in North Korea. Trump attended the G...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Melania Trump Turns Heads In $3,500 Jumpsuit On Japan State Visit United States First Lady Melania Trump turned heads as she stepped out wearing a gorgeous sapphire jumpsuit by Loro Piana, costing USD 3,450, during her tour of a museum in Japan on Sunday....
05:34, 2019-05-28

NBA players wrap their heads around Russell Westbrook-Chris Paul trade Woj bombs can drop NBA players’ jaws to the floor, too. When news broke Thursday night of the blockbuster trade moving Russell Westbrook to the Rockets for Chris Paul and first-round picks to the Thunder, the shock wasn’t reserved for fans alone. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted t...
18:17, 2019-07-12

Connor Jennings heads Tranmere into League One with extra-time winner While Newport County seethed at the injustice of it all, Tranmere cherished returning to League One after a dramatic winner from Connor Jennings sealed successive promotions for Micky Mellon’s side.Four years after the nadir of dropping out of the Football League Tranmere were entitled not to apolog...
22:17, 2019-05-25

ANZ, Citi and Deutsche cartel case heads for 'bigger courtroom' in Australia A criminal cartel case against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and the local units of Citigroup and Deutsche Bank was adjourned on Tuesday for further legal arguments ahead of a possible trial....
05:17, 2019-07-09

Dorian makes landfall in Nova Scotia, heads to North Atlantic Dorian made landfall in Nova Scotia, Canada, on Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone, bringing damage to the coastal area, including toppling a crane onto a building, officials said....
18:34, 2019-09-08

Seals 'sing' 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' and the 'Star Wars' theme in bizarre video Scientists in the U.K. have revealed that gray seals can mimic the sound of human words and songs such as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ and even the “Star Wars” theme....
02:00, 2019-06-22

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. But because they were women, Nasa wouldn’t even consider them. One of those women was Wally Funk, who joins Nicola Davis and author Sue Nelson this week...
17:00, 2019-07-19

Graphene inventor Andre Geim: No-deal Brexit would destroy UK science Fanatics who want no-deal Brexit and remainers who refuse to compromise are risking science and the UK’s future in the process, says Nobel prizewinning physicist Andre Geim...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Science says it's safe to drink 25 cups of coffee today – so why do I feel so grim? A new study says a high intake of coffee does not damage your heart. But trust me, that doesn’t mean that you should do it10am, Monday morning. My editor asks me to attempt to drink 25 cups of coffee by 1pm and write about what that is like. It’s OK, I won’t die, he – and science – says.Coffee has b...
19:51, 2019-06-03

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move is meant to appease the president’s anti-choice political base, but the measures are a serious blow...
11:17, 2019-06-07

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) focused on the import role that science plays in achieving the Sustainab...
00:34, 2019-07-12

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-creation of the Apollo 11 mission, which took place...
14:51, 2019-07-18

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change and the public health benefits of environmental rules....
18:00, 2019-05-31

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela Saini....
19:34, 2019-05-22

Nell Freudenberger: ‘Like many women I believed I didn't have the right kind of brain for science’ While writing her latest novel, the American author became obsessed with theoretical physics. She talks about sexism in science, falling in love with teachers and griefFew things bother Nell Freudenberger more than the way girls and women are still so often held back from studying science. For her n...
13:00, 2019-06-08

SpaceX Dragon en Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and about 5,000 pounds of science investigations and supplies for the International Space Station after a 6:01 p.m. EDT Thursday launch from Florida....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Hungary eyes science research as latest target for state control Academy will be managed by nationalist government in unprecedented moveThe Hungarian government is moving to bring the country’s umbrella scientific research organisation under its control, in what scientists in the country and globally say would be an unprecedented assault on academic freedoms.The ...
08:34, 2019-06-13

'UFOs' are coming out of black holes and altering galaxies forever: 'It's all very new science' Black holes are still a mysterious force of spacetime, with the first image of one having been released just a few short months ago. Now, a new study suggests that "UFOs" are coming out of them, helping to reshape galaxies along the way....
16:17, 2019-08-20

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers at hearing on biodiversity Conservative members of Congress called on climate change deniers at hearing on endangered speciesThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a serious, manmade problem.Whe...
07:00, 2019-05-23

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017, when Nicola Davis looked at why so many women with autism are misdiagnosed and how this issue resonates with broader ideas of neurodiversity. We also...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Professor Brian Cox review – science and hair combine in arena spectacular First Direct Arena, LeedsUniversal: Adventures in Space and Time is a jaw-dropping reminder that human life is both irrelevant and hugely preciousThere are loads of mind-boggling facts in Brian Cox’s two-and-a-half-hour arena show. That our nearest neighbouring galaxy, Andromeda, is 2.5m light years...
17:17, 2019-09-13

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades.Among highlights is a 1947 passenger aircraft tha...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the horror....
08:34, 2019-06-19

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
14:17, 2019-07-01

Australian natural disasters minister's complete about face: 'I believe in climate science' David Littleproud’s comments to parliament entirely at odds with earlier statement to Guardian AustraliaAustralia’s minister responsible for drought and natural disasters, David Littleproud, now says he accepts the science on manmade climate change, and “[I] always have”.Littleproud’s comments to th...
10:34, 2019-09-12

Watch: NASA astronauts build gorgeous zero-gravity fires for science Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are tasked with conducting hundreds of experiments, but perhaps none are as pretty as recent efforts to shape fire in zero gravity conditions. The big idea behind the beautiful balls of fire is figure out how to make terrestrial flames more eff...
03:34, 2019-09-12

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with little progress made....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Dragons and white walkers aside, you can find some real science in 'Game of Thrones' In "Game of Thrones," Old Nan speaks of the Long Night, a winter that lasted a generation. Not only is this possible, it happened in real life 20,000 years ago, when an ice sheet hundreds of meters thick covered most of Canada and parts of the US. In real life, dire wolves did roam the (American) N...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and then a professor at Western Kentucky University, was walking near his tent on a remote Himalayan p...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Don't miss: Making science happen, a mega-collider and a hypnotic game Peek behind the scenes of the lab at London's Francis Crick Institute, hear all about the proposed particle accelerator at CERN and play a new video game...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Coco Gauff took a science test just before qualifying for Wimbledon. She's now an international sensation Before she could seriously think about a sensational debut at Wimbledon and beat one of her idols, 15-year-old American Cori "Coco" Gauff had to qualify for the tourney -- even while fitting in an 11 p.m. exam....
20:34, 2019-07-02

Kerbal Space Program 2 Will Have Real Science Underlying Its Wacky Spaceships One generally accepted idea about outer space is that it’s really, really hard to get there. It took pretty much the whole of human existence for any of us hairless apes to sail among the stars, and we basically had to break the concept of physics to make it happen. That in mind, the developers of K...
15:00, 2019-09-07

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree.This podcast was amended on 18 May 2019. An earlier version incorrectly claimed that Vitamin B12 is also known as Folate or Fo...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Margaret Atwood's The Testaments' anti-science world is a grim warning Thirty four years after The Handmaid’s Tale and a hit TV show later, Margaret Atwood’s intriguing sequel, The Testaments, highlights the power of narrative...
09:00, 2019-09-11

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Dorian becomes hurricane, heads for island President Donald Trump called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" in a swipe at the U.S. territory's leaders as they prepared for Tropical Storm Dorian which became a hurricane on Wednesday and headed for the island....
23:00, 2019-08-28

Trump slams 'corrupt' Puerto Rico as Storm Dorian heads for island President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Puerto Rico "one of the most corrupt places on earth" as the U.S. territory prepared for a hit by Tropical Storm Dorian, which brought back memories on the island of devastation from hurricanes two years ago....
20:00, 2019-08-28

HD Kumaraswamy Back, Deve Gowda Heads Karnataka Crisis Meeting: 10 Points Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, back in India after a private visit to the US but yet to reach Bengaluru, has already started damage control measures. Sources close to him said at least some of the 13......
19:17, 2019-07-07

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
19:34, 2019-06-11

Priyanka Gandhi Heads To Brother Rahul's Amid Grim News For Congress Amid a devastating outlook for the Congress as votes were counted on Thursday in the national election, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was seen driving to the home in Delhi of her brother Rahul......
09:51, 2019-05-23

Xi Jinping Heads To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong Un Ahead Of Trump Talks Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a historic trip to Pyongyang on Thursday, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face their own challenges with US President Donald......
05:34, 2019-06-20

Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Category 3 as It Heads for Florida. Here’s the Latest Track and Forecast Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 3 storm as it barrels toward the Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coast, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane gained strength Friday, with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, as it moved about 420 mile...
23:34, 2019-08-30

Hurricane Dorian spares Puerto Rico and heads for Florida's eastern coast Power outages and flooding were reported in the Virgin Islands and the Puerto Rican islands, but no damagesHurricane Dorian caused limited damage in the northern Caribbean as it left the region and gathered strength late Wednesday, setting its sights on the US mainland as it threatened to grow into ...
02:34, 2019-08-29

Men beat, shave heads of mother-daughter duo who resists sexual assault as punishment Police arrested two men in the sexual assault of an Indian mother and her daughter whose heads they shaved after they resisted rape Wednesday in northeastern Bihar, India. ...
05:51, 2019-06-29

U.S. bill raising debt ceiling for farm bankruptcies heads to White House With farm bankruptcies rising and agricultural debt loads soaring, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill that will make it easier for more farmers with larger amounts of debt to file for bankruptcy protection....
03:51, 2019-08-03

Pete Brownell, who heads major supplier of firearms accessories, resigns from NRA board His departure, which Brownell said was driven by the demands of his business, comes as the gun-rights organization is mired in a controversy over spending....
06:01, 2019-05-31

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
18:51, 2019-06-11

As Pence heads to Poland for World War II anniversary, an 80-year-old issue remains unresolved  Poland is the only country in the European Union that does not have comprehensive legislation to deal with the restitution of private property confiscated by the Nazis — and, in Poland’s case, later nationalized under communist rule....
04:34, 2019-08-31

Kim Jong Un's sister flies solo as she heads to DMZ to meet South Korean officials In a rare contact between North Korean and South Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’ sister met with the South’s officials following the death of a former South Korean first lady on Monday....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Tropical Storm Dorian heads for Caribbean islands, threatening to become a Category 1 hurricane Forecasters issued tropical storm warnings for several Caribbean islands as strengthening Tropical Storm Dorian approached the region Monday.        ...
07:00, 2019-08-27

After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades’ heads to Steam Early Access Hades, the next game from Bastion and Pyre developer Supergiant Games, is coming to Steam Early Access on December 10. The game has been available in early access on the Epic Games Store since December of last year....
07:17, 2019-08-23

Brad Pitt heads into space with mega daddy issues in first Ad Astra trailer Brad Pitt stars as an astronaut in search of his long-lost father (Tommy Lee Jones) in Ad Astra. An astronaut must venture to the edge of our solar system to save the planet in the first trailer for sci-fi drama Ad Astra. Director James Gray (The Lost City of Z) has said he wanted to make a film t...
23:51, 2019-06-05

Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects muscle strength and control, eventually leaving patients unable to even hold their own heads up. To improve their quality of life, researchers and engineers at Columbia Universit...
20:51, 2019-08-13

Jacksonville Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey reveals tactic he used in college to get into opponents' heads Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey is one of the best in the NFL at his position and his trash talk off the field has backed up some of his play on the field....
16:17, 2019-08-08

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through election day and beyond....
14:51, 2019-05-21

The latest 'Fortnite' weapon lets you drop heavy stuff on opponents’ heads Epic has another way to battle Fortnite's hated newcomer, giant mechs. Sure, the two-player B.R.U.T.E. mechs have 1,000 health, can travel hundreds of in-game meters in a few seconds and can blast you with rockets or stomp on you. But now, regular pl......
17:51, 2019-08-20

Elizabeth Taylor's iconic 'Green Goddess' Rolls Royce heads to auction Elizabeth Taylor's custom-made green Rolls Royce was put in display Tuesday at New York's Pierre Hotel weeks ahead of an auction to sell the iconic vehicle....
12:17, 2019-07-24

California's facial recognition ban for police body cameras heads to governor's desk California could soon become the largest state to ban the use of facial recognition technology in law enforcement body cameras, a significant milestone in the regulation of the burgeoning and controversial technology....
07:51, 2019-09-13

Kylie Jenner Turns Heads in a White Bikini on Birthday Trip to Italy Kylie Jenner is turning heads on her birthday vacay! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and Kylie Cosmetics founder turned 22 on Saturday and has been celebrating all weekend in......
04:34, 2019-08-11

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-line measures, saying "human lives are not a bargaining chip."...
02:51, 2019-07-07

Buy Strides Pharma Science, HDFC Bank August Futures, Says Choice Broking After a healthy correction from its all-time high, the Nifty has managed to take a support at its 100 weeks moving average which indicates a bounce back move in the Index....
07:17, 2019-08-10

How iRobot used data science, cloud, and DevOps to design its next-gen smart home robots iRobot has used its new design, software, and data science strategies to expand into new areas, using an approach to the smart home that is different from its big tech rivals....
08:00, 2019-05-29

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump administration’s National Security Council has sought help from advisors of a conservative thinktank to challenge the reality of a human-induced clima...
17:51, 2019-06-14

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federal climate research, the Trump administration will direct state agencies to no longer consider worst-case scenarios of global warming. Climate modelers...
15:51, 2019-05-29

Greta Thunberg tells Trump to 'listen to the science' after arriving in New York – as it happened Sweden’s teenage environmental activist says she’s going to miss ‘sitting for hours and staring at the ocean, doing nothing’ after setting foot on dry land 10.07pm BST If you want to hang with Greta Thunberg, make America Greta again, do your bit to protest inaction on the climate crisis, etc, etc, ...
19:00, 2019-08-29

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to send to the Moon’s surface, including a new ro...
02:34, 2019-07-03

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Alexa Conversations may be Amazon’s most intri...
20:17, 2019-06-15

Shamers keep coming for pregnant women’s coffee. Science roasts their reasoning One pregnant woman said she had her coffee thrown away by a customer. But a little caffeine is OK for moms-to-be. Doctors agree.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-05

American media promotes false balance on climate science, research shows According to a new study, the overwhelming consensus among climate researchers is obscured by media coverage in the United States, which lends too much weight to those who are skeptical of climate change....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Weird science: Could piling man-made snow on Antarctica stop ice sheet collapse? Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman I sat on the committee that helped select the scientist. Honouring him sends a message that the UK respects all peopleOver Christmas, I had the unusual delight of reading short biographies of 989 dead scientists. As a member of the Bank of England’s banknote character advisory committee, I was sifti...
04:34, 2019-07-17

NASA Highlights Science on 18th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 9, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station....
19:17, 2019-06-27

‘Observation’: A brilliant science fiction game that puts the player in an unfamiliar situation Rather than cast players in the role of an astronaut struggling for survival onboard a damaged space station, 'Observation' inserts players into the circuits of the AI....
06:34, 2019-08-08

Brazil's space agency chief to leave job after deforestation dispute: science ministry The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is to leave his position following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the science ministry said on Friday....
18:34, 2019-08-02

Near miss between science craft and Starlink satellite shows need to improve orbital coordination A European satellite that measures the Earth’s winds using lasers had a close encounter with one of SpaceX’s Starlink constellation yesterday in a situation that illustrates the growing inadequacy of existing systems for global coordination of orbital issues. It’s getting crowded u...
09:17, 2019-09-04

Great Barrier Reef expert panel says Peter Ridd misrepresenting science Panel head Ian Chubb compares ‘roadshow of Dr Ridd’ to tobacco industry strategy defending smokingAn expert panel led by the former chief scientist Ian Chubb has warned ministers that controversial scientist Peter Ridd is misrepresenting robust science about the plight of the Great Barrier Reef, and...
00:00, 2019-08-28

The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique insights Having survived a decade of drink and drugs as a young woman, Professor Judith Grisel focused all her determination on writing a book about addictionWhen Professor Judith Grisel sat down to write her book Never Enough (a guide to the neuroscience of addiction that has been her life’s work), she didn...
18:17, 2019-08-24

Bill Gates' former science adviser 'shocked' to be named backup executor of Epstein will A former science adviser for Bill Gates said Tuesday he was “shocked” to learn Jeffrey Epstein had named him as a back-up executor of his $578 million will, according to a report.  ...
11:34, 2019-08-21

Column: Ex-heads of U.S. Social Security Administration offer plan to fix agency's customer service A worsening customer service crisis at the Social Security Administration has prompted three of its former commissioners to urge the U.S. Congress to fix the annual budgeting process that has starved......
17:34, 2019-06-05