» Confederate Symbols Torn Down in US South
03/06/20 01:39 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
Civil War-era memorials are reminders of slavery and racism, African Americans say

» Tanzanian Mother Fights to Protect High-Risk Son from COVID
03/06/20 00:33 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
The 5-year-old boy is one of the estimated 11,000 Tanzanian children born with sickle cell disease each year

» Chinese Officials Raise Tensions With US Over George Floyd Protests
03/06/20 00:31 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
Chinese officials and state media take opportunity to criticize US as ties between the two countries deteriorate

» India's Modi Gets Trump Invite To Attend G-7 Summit, Ministry Says
02/06/20 23:56 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
The US president has said he wanted to invite Australia, Russia, South Korea and India to the meeting

» ‘Take Up Space’: Baltimore Youth Protest While Social Distancing
02/06/20 23:31 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
“My life is a pandemic,” one protester declared, saying police violence was more of a risk to him than COVID-19

» Pentagon Answers Criticism Amid Protests Across US   
02/06/20 23:31 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
Military, federal agents descend on DC after days of unrest 

» Media Report: Trump Suggested Taking Control of Washington, DC, Police
02/06/20 22:52 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
Several US cities are engulfed by protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died in police custody in Minneapolis

» North Carolina Governor Says Large-Scale Republican Convention 'Very Unlikely'
02/06/20 22:44 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said the party would consider other locations for the convention

» Tech Advocacy Group's Lawsuit Says Trump's Order on Social Media Is Unconstitutional 
02/06/20 22:39 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
The Washington-based Center for Democracy & Technology said in its lawsuit that Trump's executive order violates the First Amendment rights of social media companies

» Recent Attack in Western Niger Sends More Then 1,000 Fleeing   
02/06/20 21:55 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
More than 1,000 refugees and displaced people have fled a site in western Niger following an attack by unidentified armed men

» Big Oil Wanted Changes To Worker Safety Rule. Emails Show Top Trump Official ‘Agreed.’
02/06/20 19:30 from Science on HuffingtonPost.com
Newly released documents highlight the degree to which industry has shaped the rules that police it under the Trump administration.

» Hides that reveal: DNA helps scholars divine Dead Sea Scrolls
02/06/20 19:08 from Reuters: Science News
Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls has tested understandings that the 2,000-year-old artefacts were the work of a fringe Jewish sect, and shed light on the drafting of scripture around the time of Christianity's birth.

» U.S. opens national security probe into vanadium imports
02/06/20 16:21 from Reuters: Science News
The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation into whether imports of vanadium, a metal used in aerospace, defense and energy applications, impair U.S. national security.

» The WIRED Coronavirus Glossary
02/06/20 11:00 from WIRED » Science
Too many Covid-19 buzzwords? Here’s what they all mean.

» Rigorous Hand-Washing Will Be Part of Covid-19's New Normal
02/06/20 11:00 from WIRED » Science
The simplest hygiene tasks are the toughest to maintain—take it from the health care experts who have advice about how to make the habit stick.

» In Minneapolis, Neighbors Are Mobilizing—Offline
02/06/20 01:31 from WIRED » Science
Worried about infiltration from extremist groups or police surveillance, residents are turning to pre-internet tactics to help protect homes and local stores.

» The Extinction Crisis Is Accelerating, New Study Finds
01/06/20 23:39 from Science on HuffingtonPost.com
Look no further than the COVID-19 pandemic for proof.

» Meet ACE2, the Enzyme at the Center of the Covid-19 Mystery
01/06/20 23:00 from WIRED » Science
Since January, scientists have published more than 700 studies to figure out the molecule’s link to risk for the disease—and to find possible treatments.

» Crash of Galaxies May Have Created Solar System
01/06/20 21:36 from Science & Technology - Voice of America

» In-home antibody test shows promise; recovering surgery patients at risk from coronavirus
01/06/20 19:00 from Reuters: Science News
The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

» 'Lady in the well' sheds light on ancient human population movements
01/06/20 14:02 from Reuters: Science News
The bones of a woman of Central Asian descent found at the bottom of a deep well after a violent death in an ancient city in Turkey are helping scientists understand population movements during a crucial juncture in human history.

» An Onslaught of Crises Has Created a Modern Paradox
01/06/20 12:00 from WIRED » Science
Never before have humans lived more comfortably. And yet today we're overwhelmed by crises, be it inequality or economic collapse or Covid, all exacerbating one another.

» Cities in Poorer Countries Are at Risk as Covid-19 Spreads
01/06/20 12:00 from WIRED » Science
Hot spots are emerging in urban areas across Africa,  Asia, and Latin America, where social distancing is challenging and missing work can mean not eating.

» Why Uncertainty Feels So Terrifying, And How To Cope With It
01/06/20 09:45 from Science on HuffingtonPost.com
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a lot of anxiety over what we can't control. These methods can help ease the stress.

» After Anonymous Promises Retribution for George Floyd’s Death, Minneapolis Police Website Shows Signs It Was Hacked
01/06/20 03:07 from TIME » Time Sections » Tech
Websites for the police department and the city of Minneapolis were temporarily inaccessible on Saturday

» SpaceX Crew Dragon delivers two NASA astronauts to International Space Station
31/05/20 22:59 from Reuters: Science News
Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first U.S. space capsule to do so with a crew sinc...

» NASA Seeks People for Isolation Study to Prepare for Moon and Mars
31/05/20 22:01 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
NASA is seeking candidates to go into isolation for eight months in an experiment to help prepare for long-term stays on the moon and Mars. Researchers say results of the study will help them better understand the physical and mental eff...

» Researchers Call for a Use Tax to Clean up Space
31/05/20 21:57 from Science & Technology - Voice of America
Orbital structures are becoming increasingly important for worldwide communications and a new generation of technologies. But scientists are warning that the danger of space debris is increasing very quickly. Space debris can include pie...

» NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch
31/05/20 18:06 from Reuters: Science News
SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans into orbit from Florida on Saturday in a landmark mission marking the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years.

» Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'
31/05/20 18:06 from Reuters: Science News
Russia's space agency criticised U.S. President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space.

» NASA Astronauts Arrive At Space Station After SpaceX Docking
31/05/20 15:25 from Science on HuffingtonPost.com
The Dragon spacecraft carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken docked automatically and required no assistance.

» Should We Purposely Infect Healthy Volunteers With Covid-19?
31/05/20 14:00 from WIRED » Science
Such studies could speed up the development of a vaccine—but would mean deliberately giving people a disease that could kill them.

» Trump Uses SpaceX Launch To Criticize Protesting 'Thugs' And 'Angry Mobs'
30/05/20 23:31 from Science on HuffingtonPost.com
He threatened protesters, saying that "mob violence" would be stopped "cold."

» Millipede from Scotland is world's oldest-known land animal
30/05/20 20:02 from Reuters: Science News
A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in Scotland may represent the oldest-known land animal, a humble pioneer of terrestrial living 425 million years ago that helped pave the way for the throngs that would eventually inhabit E...

» SpaceX Launched Two Astronauts—Changing Spaceflight Forever
30/05/20 19:24 from WIRED » Science
The test mission will clear the way for regular crewed launches from the United States for the first time in nearly a decade.

» SpaceX Launches 2 NASA Astronauts Into Orbit In Historic Mission
30/05/20 19:24 from Science on HuffingtonPost.com
Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, aboard the Crew Dragon, are the first Americans to blast off into space from U.S. soil in nearly a decade.

» Watch SpaceX and NASA Launch Two Astronauts to the ISS
30/05/20 18:58 from WIRED » Science
The occasion will mark the first time a private company blasts NASA astronauts into space. Here's everything you need to know.

» Prototype of new SpaceX rocket Starship explodes on Texas test pad
30/05/20 17:09 from Reuters: Science News
A prototype of SpaceX's upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on Friday during ground tests in south Texas as Elon Musk's space company pursued an aggressive development schedule to fly the launch vehicle for the first time.

» Turns Out 4 ‘Blank’ Dead Sea Scrolls Actually Have Text
30/05/20 14:00 from WIRED » Science
A new analysis revealed what scientists believe is a passage from the book of Ezekiel.

» Space Photos of the Week: An Eternal Voyage of Discovery
30/05/20 14:00 from WIRED » Science
As we sunset this weekly series, we take a farewell tour of the outer planets—and pay tribute to one of the most famous last looks at Earth.

» The Quest to Purge New Zealand of Invasive Predators
30/05/20 12:00 from WIRED » Science
Rats, weasels, and other imported mammals have destroyed native bird populations. Local group Predator Free Wellington wants to turn the tables.

» What Do the Quark Oddities at the Large Hadron Collider Mean?
30/05/20 12:00 from WIRED » Science
Measurements of particles called B mesons deviate from predictions. Alone, each anomaly looks like a fluke, but their collective drift is more suggestive.

» Louisiana Bill Would Mandate 3-Year Minimum Sentence For Trespassing On Fossil Fuel Sites
30/05/20 01:09 from Science on HuffingtonPost.com
The legislation could inflict harsh new punishments on Black protesters opposing a massive complex of plastics plants on what are likely slave burial grounds.

» What's Next for SpaceX's Crewed Mission to the ISS?
29/05/20 20:48 from WIRED » Science
On Saturday, the company will take a second run at launching astronauts to the International Space Station. But only if a lot of things go right.

» Coronavirus infection rate may shift toward younger ages; death risk higher in cancer patients
29/05/20 19:46 from Reuters: Science News
The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

» FDA Finds Contamination In Several Brands Of Diabetes Drug
29/05/20 19:43 from Science on HuffingtonPost.com
U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of metformin, a widely used diabetes medication.

» Monkeys Steal Coronavirus Patient Blood Samples From Lab Tech In India
29/05/20 17:41 from Science on HuffingtonPost.com
Eyewitnesses reportedly saw one of the monkeys chewing on a sample collection kit at the top of a tree.

» Spanish dig unearths human remains in hunt for Irish rebel lord
29/05/20 16:56 from Reuters: Science News
Spanish archaeologists may have uncovered the final resting place of an Irish nobleman whose bloody 16th-century rebellion almost toppled Ireland's English rulers.

» How the Next Generation of Quantum Hacks Will Threaten the Future Internet
29/05/20 16:00 from Technology
The quantum internet promises entirely secure communication. But cybersecurity experts say quantum mechanics opens up entirely new ways to attack it.

» Coal mine in Serbia gives up new Roman treasure
29/05/20 13:46 from Reuters: Science News
As the sun sank over a vast opencast coal mine in eastern Serbia earlier this month, a small crane eased the front half of a Roman ship from the steep sides of the pit.

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