Sci-tech

Scientists identify earliest known animal 558 mln years ago

In 1947, for example, when scientists in Australia first discovered the segmented, pancake-shaped fossils of Ediacaran creatures dubbed Dickinsonia that can r...


10 days after Hurricane Florence, fresh chaos in S. Carolina

Ten days after the deadly hurricane hit, rivers are continuing to crest and some SC residents are preparing to evacuate. 'We were trying to help abandoned ani...


More flooding feared for SC

Trump was apparently talking to an older man whose home had been damaged after a large yacht had washed ashore and was shipwrecked against the wooden deck of ...


Seal slaps kayaker with octopus

The video shows Mr Mulinder yelling, "There's an octopus on my boat", with Mr Masuda responding, "no way, that was mental!" A stunned Mulinder can be seen win...


Kirk, reforms as tropical storm, gains strength

The regenerated Tropical Storm Kirk is one of those sequels nobody really wanted or asked for (see: "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" or "Deuce Bigelow: European Gigolo"...


Mathematician may have cracked $1 million riddle

Prime numbers have always been a source of confusion for mathematicians, so if the Riemann hypothesis were to be confirmed, it would be big news. In order to...


Tropical Storm Kirk Reforms, Expected To Pass Away From USVI

It could regain sub-tropical storm status later this week. It is moving to the west at 18 miles per hour. Whilst a Tropical Storm Watch means tropical storm...


Flights between Britain & EU could be halted after Brexit

Starmer said May was on course to fail these tests. Britain's Brexit proposal was flatly dismissed as "unworkable" by EU Council President Donald Tusk, to th...


Beluga Whale Spotted Frolicking In The Thames

A whale, believed to be a beluga, has been seen in the River Thames, marine life rescuers have said. The last sighting of a Beluga whale in the United Kingdom...


Judge restores protections for grizzly bears, blocking hunts in Idaho, Wyoming

He noted that an estimated 50,000 bears once roamed the contiguous US and said it would be "simplistic at best and disingenuous at worst" not to consider the st...


Dam breach at Duke plant in Wilmington; coal ash could spill — APNewsBreak

The 1,100-acre lake near the former L.V. Sutton Power Station is next to a landfill of coal ash residue left over from the plant, which closed in 2013. At the s...


Wyoming disappoints by grizzly bear protections

A grizzly bear roams through the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, U.S. on May 18, 2014. True biological recovery, as spelled out in the ...


Icelandic volcano eruption: Flights across Europe could be GROUNDED

The report stated Katla has been "undergoing significant unrest in recent decades". Sarah Barsotti, co-ordinator for volcanic hazards at the Icelandic Meteoro...


Power returning after Environment Canada confirms two Ottawa tornadoes

Their rural Ottawa neighbourhood of Dunrobin was one of the worst hit areas as twin tornadoes tore through Ottawa and across the Ottawa River to Gatineau, Que.,...


Japan successfully lands rovers on asteroid Ryugu

The craft has previously flown tantalizingly close to the asteroid's surface for the objective of measuring its gravitational pull; while descending to Ryugu ...


Tropical Storm Kirk moves westward over Atlantic

Heavy rain is possible. Clouds will continue to build through the morning hours over this time period, inhibiting temperatures from breaking into the 90s. Kirk ...


Japan's Hayabusa 2 mission lands on target asteroid

The rovers are part of the MINERVA-II1 program, and are created to hop along the asteroid's surface, taking photographs and gathering data. "We are very hopef...


Parker Solar Probe beams back first images

They work in tandem in order to measure the Sun's electric and magnetic fields , particles from the Sun, capture images of the environment around the spacecr...


NASA Captured Striking Photos of Electric Blue Clouds Above Earth's Poles

Noctilucent clouds, also called " polar mesospheric clouds " (PMCs), can be found at Earth's poles during winter or summer (depending on the hemisphere). Resea...


Japan spacecraft's rovers land on asteroid

After the rovers were on their way, the spacecraft raised itself back up to its typical altitude of about 12.5 miles above the asteroid's surface (20 kilometers...