Science

Over 120 pregnant whales slaughtered in Japan for 'research'

According to the report, the objective of the latest hunt was to obtain a variety of data about the whales, including their age, sexual maturity, stomach conten...


Storm Alberto path tracking: Did tropical storm make landfall?

Forecasters said Alberto could bring unsafe high water to southern coastal states when it douses an area from MS to western Georgia with up to 12 inches of ra...


NASA shares final images from camera that melted during recent launch

What was once a fancy camera was now a lump of charred and twisted plastic. NASA Photographer Bill Ingalls's remote camera setup before the NASA/German GRAC...


Ottawa plans to buy Trans Mountain pipeline project for $4.5 billion

Moe said that unlike Alberta, his government will not shelve legislation to restrict energy exports to B.C. and intends to pass it, with only days left in sessi...


Air quality alert issued for Waterloo Region

With the mercury expected to hit 30 C on Monday, Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for parts of Southwestern Ontario, including London. Expo...


Canada To Buy Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Expansion Project

The plan announced Tuesday has several stages - construction will continue this year with a Federal loan guarantee as the deal is finalized; the government will...


Subtropical Storm Alberto within 50 miles of Florida

A storm surge watch means life-threatening conditions are possible from rising water moving inland from the coast. It's also worth pointing out that extremely...


Storm in the US

The governors of Florida, Alabama and MS all declared states of emergency ahead of the storm. Heavy rainfall and tropical storm conditions will likely r...


Subtropical Storm Alberto Prompts Emergency Declarations in Florida, Mississippi, Alabama

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for ... The NWS said a flash flood watch would be in effect from Saturday evening through Tuesday evening for southeaster...


Alberto a little stronger; track shifts east

Florida and MS are under states of emergency ahead Subtropical Storm Alberto hitting the Golf Coast. Strong onshore winds may bring higher than normal water...


Hurricane season 2018 predictions: how bad will we get hit this year?

Thursday, it forecasted a 75-percent chance that the season will be near or above normal. If the forecast proves accurate, the season will produce fewer storms ...


Trump aims to make it easier for companies to get to space

We will establish a foundation for an eventual mission to Mars". The document also orders the commerce secretary to review regulations on the commercial remot...


Doctors: Two Ebola patients attended church with 50 people before dying

Two of the patients later died, while the third returned to the centre in the city of Mbandaka. "The commitment of the patient" to being quarantined "is funda...


Astronaut, Moonwalker Alan Bean Dies at 86

In total, Bean logged 69 days, 15 hours and 45 minutes in space, including 31 hours and 31 minutes on the moon's surface, according to NASA . Bean, 86, died ...


125-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Found With a Bad Case of Dandruff

The dinosaur fossils that were studied appeared to match up with those from ancient birds at the time, with dandruff being present in both cases. The results su...


Radar Reveals Hidden Canyons Deep Below Ice In Antarctica

The area under the ice in Antarctica is one of the last unexplored spots in the world, and it's where a team of scientists from the United Kingdom, the Netherla...


Birds had to relearn flight after meteor wiped out dinosaurs

The long-standing question, then, is why certain birds lived while others died in the mass extinction event at the end of the Cretaceous period? "It also expl...


Pluto May Be an Agglomeration of a Billion Comets

Lovecraft's infamous Elder God Cthulhu, partly because Pluto played such a big role in Lovecraft's stories. The scarcity of prehistoric carbon monoxide gas, the...


Alberto is 2018's first named tropical system

The storm was moving north-northeast at 6 miles per hour. Heavy rainfall is expected for Memorial Day Weekend in South Florida, as Subtropical Storm Albe...


Today’s SpaceX launch will help NASA monitor climate change

Viewers will be able to watch the lift off and separation of the satellites, but SpaceX will not be recovering this older booster as it shifts its focus to the...


Rice Becomes Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise

As carbon dioxide rises due to the burning of fossil fuels, rice will lose some of its protein and vitamin content, putting millions of people at risk of malnut...


Newest weather satellite suffers critical malfunction

Stephen Volz, NOAA's assistant administrator for satellite and information services, told reporters that the glitch is a "serious problem". This instrument im...


Subtropical Storm Alberto forms in western Caribbean

Alberto's winds remained at 40 miles per hour and the barometric pressure had not changed from 1005mb. Another great resource would be the National Weathe...


Researchers are DNA testing Loch Ness to identify the monster

Successive scientific examinations, including a 10-year study by the Loch Ness Phenomena Investigation Bureau in the 1960s and 70s - have produced no evidence...


SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Melted This NASA Photographer’s Camera

Bill Ingalls, NASA photographer has experienced this firsthand as he lost his valuable camera kit during the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch. Having set up six rem...


1st named storm of 2018 Atlantic hurricane season expected to impact Carolinas

Original story: According to the National Hurricane Center , a low pressure system known as "Invest 90L" is headed for the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to f...


Giant Flatworms are Invading France

They prey on earthworms in the soil and produce a potent cocktail of chemicals to immobilize their prey. Giant hammerhead flatworms, or land planarians, up to 4...


Notley to skip premiers conference to focus on pipeline deal

The conference in Yellowknife wrapped up with commitments to co-operate on free trade, cannabis regulation and pharmacare funding. But Cheryl Oates, a spokesp...


Jeremy Corbyn Makes First Official Visit To Northern Ireland

He also said there should not be a border in the Irish Sea. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has supported the possibility of a united Ireland , with a spokes...


PCs, Liberals aim attacks at NDP as party climbs in the polls

Polls suggest his party is tied for popular support with the New Democrats . Facing a barrage of poor polling numbers for her Ontario Liberals , a subdued K...


Watch SpaceX launch the GRACE-FO and Iridium NEXT satellites here

The new rocket had its first successful launch May 11, when it carried Bangladesh's first geostationary communications satellite toward orbit. The planned G...


1st Drilled Samples on Mars - NASA's Curiosity Rover

The new technique was successfully tested 20 May to bore a 5-centimetre (2-inch) deep hole in a target rocket dubbed " Duluth ". After those tests returned posi...


Actor Morgan Freeman apologises after sexual harassment allegations surface

According to Melas, Warner Bros. could not corroborate the account because only one of Freeman's remarks was caught on tape. A young production assistant, w...


Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History

She will test her theory as the underdog against either Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle or Secretary of State Brian Kemp , who will meet in Republican runoff in July. T...


Partner of Trump's lawyer pleads guilty to felony tax fraud

Mr. Cohen, who was not registered as a representative of Ukraine , was brought in because Ukraine's registered lobbyists and its embassy in Washington coul...