Science

Counting whales from space pitched as key to saving them

Jan 5, 2020

An aquarium and engineering firm in Massachusetts are partnering on a project to better protect whales by monitoring them from space

Tennessee Valley Authority addresses coal ash leaks

Dec 11, 2019

The Tennessee Valley Authority has acknowledged leaks at one of its coal ash dump complexes

SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

Nov 11, 2019

SpaceX has launched 60 mini satellites, the second batch of an orbiting network aimed at providing global internet coverage

US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

Nov 4, 2019

The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement

3-2-1-Cookoff! Astronauts to bake cookies with new test oven

Oct 31, 2019

Space station astronauts are about to get a new test oven for baking chocolate chip cookies from scratch.

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

Oct 20, 2019

The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals

Native American group seeks to slow Alamo church renovation

Oct 15, 2019

A Native American group is calling on officials to slow down the renovation of the Alamo church in San Antonio, after archaeological reports showed human remains were found at the property

NASA moves up 1st all-female spacewalk to fix power unit

Oct 15, 2019

NASA moves up 1st all-female spacewalk to this week because of power system failure at International Space Station

Does technology make moving nukes safe? Depends whom you ask

Oct 14, 2019

U.S. officials pressed to say how they can transport nuclear waste without disaster are clashing with critics over the risk and how far technology has come

3 get Nobel prize for showing how cells sense low oxygen

Oct 7, 2019

Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering how cells respond to differing oxygen levels, paving the way for promising strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases

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