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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 m...

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding

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New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
19:39, 07/10/2019

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 t...
16:26, 07/12/2019

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
04:39, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
04:52, 07/14/2019

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
01:52, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River valley and warnings by officials to stay out of the...
20:39, 07/14/2019

Tropical storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
20:39, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; 50,000 without power - so far Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
13:52, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
00:13, 07/13/2019

Deadly tornadoes, ‘catastrophic’ flooding and extreme heat grip parts of U.S. Deadly Tornadoes, historic flooding and record-breaking heat waves are hitting parts of the central and southern United States, resulting in at least five deaths in a span of a week....
00:00, 05/28/2019

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severity and extent of flooding over the central United States this week....
02:52, 06/04/2019

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
08:52, 07/11/2019

Mississippi River rising to 'near historic' level as 'catastrophic' flooding possible on Arkansas River Floods that have caused months of misery across the Midwest are expected to get even worse this week as major rivers are forecast to reach record levels and communities near them brace for potentially catastrophic damage....
20:00, 05/28/2019

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 mile...
23:26, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
08:26, 07/14/2019

New tropical storm forms off southern Mexico A new tropical storm has formed far off Mexico’s southern coast, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it’s likely to reach hurricane strength, though without threatening land...
18:13, 06/30/2019

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding along the U.S. coastline. The state of Louisiana appears to be in its crosshairs f...
03:52, 07/10/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
19:13, 07/11/2019

Tropical storm strengthens in Pacific, but no threat to land MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Alvin has been gaining strength in the Eastern Pacific far off the coast of Mexico, though it’s no threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds have grown to 60 ...
14:39, 06/27/2019

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
00:00, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category-1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
22:52, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
09:26, 07/12/2019

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
14:39, 07/12/2019

Oil prices firm on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday and were on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
16:26, 07/12/2019

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
12:13, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (July 11)        ...
02:39, 07/12/2019

Oil prices climb on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
14:00, 07/12/2019

'Water is what's killing people': Hurricanes could cause catastrophic flooding in Florida Floodwater forecasts and warnings are rising to the forefront among emergency managers across the Southeast.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barr...
19:00, 07/12/2019

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding of the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane sp...
21:52, 07/12/2019

'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....
20:52, 07/12/2019

Oil heads for weekly gain on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices were on track to post weekly gains on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
17:39, 07/12/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
02:52, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry picks up power as it bears down on Louisiana New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerTropical Storm Barry was strengthening as it approached the Louisiana coast on Saturday. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 8am advisory the stor...
16:39, 07/13/2019

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the area in 2005....
00:00, 07/15/2019

Tropical Storm Barbara forms; danger to Hawaii unknown Newly-formed Tropical Storm Barbara is set to become the next hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and take a track farther to the west than Alvin....
04:26, 07/01/2019

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
21:00, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Barry weakens to tropical storm after making landfall: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120 kph or higher....
00:52, 07/14/2019

Houston braces for more serious flooding from another storm HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation’s fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams over their banks. The National Weather Service said ...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall over Louisiana by the start of the weekend....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
21:13, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barry on Louisiana refineries....
18:39, 07/12/2019

Oil flat as tropical storm limits output, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global crude surplus in the months ahead limited gains....
23:13, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is e...
16:00, 07/13/2019

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
20:13, 07/10/2019

Tropical depression or storm to form along Gulf, could hit land near La. as hurricane Saturday The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
22:39, 07/10/2019

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall by early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
07:52, 07/12/2019

'Unprecedented, catastrophic:' Cyclone Kenneth slams into storm-battered Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth slammed into northeastern Mozambique on Thursday, only six weeks after Cyclone Idai ravaged the African nation.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaster?       ...
02:39, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
04:00, 07/14/2019

Tropical Cyclone Fani: biggest storm in decades makes landfall in India One million people evacuated as huge storm hits small city of Puri on east coast at about 8am Tropical cyclone Fani, the most severe storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in two decades, has made landfall on the coast of the eastern state of Odisha, w...
09:26, 05/03/2019

Gulf Coast put on alert for potential tropical storm to form late week After more than a month of inactivity in the tropical Atlantic basin, there is concern for development in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with potential impacts to residents and visitors later this week....
21:26, 07/07/2019

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; expected to hit as a hurricane Saturday Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
21:26, 07/11/2019

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
16:26, 07/12/2019

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
22:39, 05/26/2019

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
17:52, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
16:13, 07/13/2019

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
16:13, 07/13/2019

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as the city and state of Louisiana prepare for what ...
18:39, 07/11/2019

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, forecast to hit land as hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
18:52, 07/10/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
02:39, 07/15/2019

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-ca...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
20:52, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warning is in effect for New Orleans and other parts of...
12:39, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane but its danger is more likely flooding from slow, heavy rains than high winds in Louisiana.        ...
22:13, 07/12/2019

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though cockroaches typically prefer to hide in dark, moist areas, the flooding caused by the storm in Louisian...
00:52, 07/14/2019

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
02:39, 07/12/2019

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather pattern is expected to develop into a tropical stor...
12:52, 07/11/2019

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop into a Category 1 hurricane by the end of the week, forecasters warned. Flash flood watches are in eff...
16:26, 07/11/2019

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
21:26, 07/11/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
23:52, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion dollar post-Katrina flood defenses, put into use for the first time when the storm hit....
03:26, 07/17/2019

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
18:39, 06/18/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
13:13, 07/12/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment....
03:00, 05/13/2019

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
18:00, 07/14/2019

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Sto...
17:52, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
00:52, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
16:13, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 4-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
01:13, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
09:52, 07/12/2019

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane right before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. Earlier Saturday: an island helicopter rescue        ...
20:39, 07/13/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
02:00, 07/10/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: The science of moms This week's 'Super Awesome Science Show' looks at some of the science that makes mothers who they are and how we can support them every day of the year....
15:13, 05/07/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
07:00, 06/19/2019

How to avoid making catastrophic innovation bets Business executives must make big bets to sustain leadership or else risk obsolescence. But there's a right way and a wrong way to take on those risks.Read More...
07:13, 06/09/2019

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
09:26, 06/12/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have their way....
21:26, 07/15/2019

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of “catastrophic” and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after childbirth, UNICEF said on Monday....
19:13, 06/03/2019

Nike and Adidas to Trump: Tariffs on shoes would be 'catastrophic' Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Foot Locker and other sneaker brands and retailers told President Donald Trump on Monday that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be "catastrophic" for American consumers....
17:13, 05/21/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared dead....
19:13, 05/04/2019

Adidas, Nike, PUMA Say New Tariffs On China Would Be 'Catastrophic' Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be "catastrophic."...
15:39, 05/22/2019

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for the EU not to send asylum-seekers back to the country....
10:26, 07/16/2019

'Catastrophic' no deal could see imports of food illegal to produce in UK A no deal Brexit would be "catastrophic" and could lead to food being imported that would be illegal to produce in the UK, the head of the National Farmers' Union has warned....
15:52, 07/08/2019

‘Of Course I Could.’ Anita Hill Says She Could Potentially Vote for Joe Biden Despite their complicated history, Anita Hill said she would consider voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election if he were to win the Democratic nomination. In an NBC News interview that aired Thursday evening, Hill did not hesitate when...
11:13, 06/14/2019

Kik raised $98M with a potentially illegal ICO. Now it wants your money to fight the SEC Kik, the embattled messaging startup behind the Kin cryptocurrency, is now crowd-sourcing donations to help fund its legal battle with US regulators. The Defend Crypto Fund is said to be tailored specifically to fight the US Securities and Exchange C...
02:13, 05/29/2019

Over 12,000 potentially violent right-wingers in Germany, government says Over half of the 24,000 far-right extremists in Germany are potentially violent, the Interior Ministry has said. The opposition FDP wants extremists tracked where they communicate: in online game platforms....
10:39, 05/04/2019

Loss of biodiversity is just as catastrophic as climate change | Robert Watson Nature is being eroded at rates unprecedented in human history but we still have time to stave off mass extinctionsA colleague recently described how fish would swim into her clothing when she was a child bathing in the ocean off the coast of Vietnam...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain. At least 53 residents of Catalonia, in the northeastern part of the country, ...
20:13, 06/28/2019

| Osaka narrowly avoids catastrophic Roland Garros shock Japan's Naomi Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to defeat Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova to reach the Roland Garros second round....
19:00, 05/28/2019

A drastic plan might prevent catastrophic Antarctic ice sheet collapse Pumping huge volumes of ocean water onto the West Antarctic ice sheet may stop it collapsing and causing a dramatic sea level rise that would threaten New York...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Continental Europe braced for 'potentially dangerous' heatwave High pressure pulling hot air northward from Africa will send temperatures soaringA potentially record-breaking heatwave is forecast to grip much of continental Europe next week, with temperatures in cities from Spain to Germany expected to exceed 32...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Florida's Potentially Deadly Autonomous Car Experiment Is Just Beginning On June 13, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law new legislation that opens the door to fully autonomous vehicles in a way no other state has. “A fully autonomous vehicle may operate in this state regardless of whether a human operator is ph...
01:13, 06/25/2019

Potentially damaging storms begin to rumble across central U.S. People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms erupted over the central United States causing major damage....
06:00, 05/29/2019

UK Porn Block is 'pointless misleading and potentially dangerous' With just one month until the UK Porn Block comes into effect, a new report has warned that the government is failing to protect the privacy and security of those who view adult content online.The Open Rights Group has analyzed the BBFC's Age-ve...
09:52, 06/17/2019

Ranking colleges that produce the most potentially impactful NBA players Duke could be the first school to have three players drafted in the top 10 since 2007. Which other schools have produced the most potentially impactful draftees in the past 10 years? We rank them....
21:13, 06/17/2019

Unbearably hot: 'Potentially lethal' heatwave engulfs Europe Countries across Europe are taking extraordinary measures as a "potentially lethal" heatwave bringing record-breaking June temperatures takes hold. ...
01:39, 06/27/2019

Prisoners settle suits over potentially tainted injections HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut prison inmates who say they received injections from a vial of insulin that was potentially tainted with hepatitis have settled their lawsuits against the state. The settlements, finalized last month, call for the i...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Duncan Hunter Rushes to Admit He Potentially Did War Crimes Too California Rep. Duncan Hunter is known for several things: allegedly misappropriating campaign funding to buy vacation shorts, vaping in Congress, and staunchly defending accused war criminal Eddie Gallagher. The latter point is Hunter’s pet project ...
23:00, 05/27/2019

White House insists Trump Huawei reversal not 'catastrophic mistake' Larry Kudlow defends move on sales ban after China talksRubio and Barasso among Republicans concerned by ployWhite House economic adviser Larry Kudlow insisted on Sunday Donald Trump is not backing off national security concerns, despite agreeing to ...
23:13, 06/30/2019

‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm Struggling to compete against online rivals, retailers could be forced to close more stores if tariffs hit Chinese footwear, toys and apparel, analysts say....
12:52, 06/16/2019

Bosnia’s once-famous rivers now highlight country’s catastrophic garbage problem Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia’s waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions in a region where joblessness and poverty are widespread and where corruption routinely stalls implementation of reform ...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Gulf of Mexico’s catastrophic ‘dead zone’ could be historically huge this summer Scientists warn that the “dead zone” wreaking havoc on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico will cover almost 9,000 square miles this summer. “A recent forecast of the size of the ‘Dead Zone’ in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2019...
07:00, 06/12/2019

‘World’s most dangerous glacier’ could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns The Thwaites Glacier has more than 50 times the amount of ice than all the mountain glaciers in the world combined, and eight times as much ice in the Greenland ice sheet. And when it becomes unstable, the after-effects would be "catastrophic."...
22:00, 07/09/2019

'World's most dangerous glacier' could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns A glacier in West Antarctica, known as "the world's most dangerous," could completely melt away and cause a rapid and "catastrophic" sea-level rise, a new study warns....
01:13, 07/10/2019

Three cases of potentially deadly rat lungworm infections confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease...
03:52, 05/28/2019

Few at risk for opioid overdose get potentially life-saving naloxone (Reuters Health) - A tiny percentage of people at high risk for opioid overdose are getting prescriptions for naloxone, a medication that could potentially save their lives, a new study finds....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Netflix fixes potentially devastating Linux SACK vulnerability Eagle-eyed researchers from streaming titan Netflix have uncovered several troubling security vulnerabilities within the TCP implementations on Linux and FreeBSD kernels. The most severe specimen, called SACK Panic, could permit an attacker to remote...
02:39, 06/18/2019

A Potentially Record Setting Heat Wave Is About to Scorch Europe Last year’s climate change-fueled European heat wave shrunk mountains and and revealed ancient history. So it’s with great trepidation that Europe is bracing for another scorching heat wave to descend this week.Read more......
03:00, 06/25/2019

Google Maps is getting new features that could potentially save thousands of lives Over the past couple of years, software and technology have become considerably more aware of the user. This extends from using biometrics to unlock your phone, to having your vitals regularly checked by a smartwatch on your wrist, to getting pestere...
02:26, 06/07/2019

Audi recalls 2020 e-tron over potentially faulty grommet Audi of America is voluntarily recalling its new e-tron battery electric vehicle, which went on sale in April in the U.S., to replace a wiring grommet in some vehicles that protects the vehicle's battery pack from moisture....
19:39, 06/10/2019

The U.S. Is Set to Roast This Week Under a Potentially Record-Setting Heat Wave The only thing worse than the hottest time of summer is a heat wave on top of the hottest time of summer. And lo and behold, that’s exactly what the eastern U.S. is to deal with.Read more......
19:26, 07/17/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in Lake County, Ill., U.S. media reports say....
20:52, 05/04/2019

Potentially Historic Early-Summer Heat Wave To Roast Europe An intense heat wave is set to bake Europe in the coming days, and it could be historic, potentially shattering records across a large portion of the continent....
17:39, 06/25/2019

Sleep Drugs Like Ambien Will Get a New FDA Warning About Potentially Fatal Side Effects The Food and Drug Administration is forcing certain sleep drugs to carry a deadly serious warning about the rare, frightening side effects they can cause. The side effects, which have reportedly caused serious injuries and even deaths, include sleepw...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Boeing falls to a nearly 5-month low after disclosing potentially faulty parts on 737 jets Boeing shares fell to the lowest level since January after it warned that some parts on board some of its 737 planes could be faulty. The FAA plans to order airlines whose aircraft are affected to remove and replace the parts in question....
17:52, 06/03/2019

Court wants Jeffrey Epstein’s potentially defaming documents made public They could reveal new allegations of abuse against “numerous prominent American politicians, powerful business executives, foreign presidents, a well‐known Prime Minister and other world leaders.”...
23:26, 07/03/2019

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three all-NBA teams....
06:52, 05/24/2019

Young Kansas mother who lost both legs to a potentially deadly infection is walking again (KSNW) A Kansas woman has gone from nearly losing her life to thriving. “I look back and I never thought that my life would be like this,” Lucie Kline says. Kline, 23, went in for a routine hysterectomy on November 28, 2018. By November 3...
09:52, 06/18/2019

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at least one class of antibiotics. British researcher...
01:13, 06/24/2019

Starbucks customers sue claiming exposure to potentially fatal pest-control chemicals Starbucks is being sued by a group of New York City customers concerned about exposure to potentially-fatal pest-control chemicals.        ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Hundreds of promgoers potentially exposed to hepatitis A after venue worker tests positive Students at two Florida high schools may have been exposed to hepatitis A after a worker at the venue that hosted their proms tested positive for the virus....
09:13, 05/04/2019

Detroit Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to harmful PFAS chemicals Several Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to chemicals while staying at host family's home during time with West Michigan Whitecaps.        ...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was reall...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Swapping Spark Plugs for Quick Plasma Pulses Could Potentially Improve Efficiency by 20 Percent I’m not sure if you realize this, but spark plugs are older than the American Civil War. Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir first used electric spark plugs on his 1860 gas engine, and in the intervening 159 years since then, they really haven’t changed all t...
04:39, 06/28/2019

Nike, Adidas Join Footwear Brands Urging Trump to Drop ‘Catastrophic’ Tariffs on Shoes Made in China Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be “catastrophic for our consumers, our companies and the American economy as a whole.” ...
09:39, 05/21/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
20:26, 05/17/2019

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.        ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Trials of vaccine to save newborns from potentially deadly CMV 'stealth virus' Trials are under way for a vaccine that could help protect thousands of babies and transplant patients from a common but potentially deadly "stealth virus"....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the north-central gulf coast over the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
09:52, 07/11/2019

These 5 tropical plants may 'provide anticancer benefits' New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer benefits....
12:00, 05/27/2019

Early tropical disturbance heads to Florida The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially begin for another month, but a tropical disturbance off Florida is threatening to get things kicked off early this year....
02:39, 05/02/2019

‘There’s Poison in the Sea’: An Oil Spill Fouls a Tropical Eden On Rennell, an impoverished Pacific island, mining had already scarred the land. Now an oil spill has polluted the water and threatens a World Heritage site....
14:50, 04/28/2019

More mangroves? Economies recover faster after tropical cyclones Enlarge / Dark green mangroves along Senegal's Casamance River as it meets the sea. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Where humans have the money, we sometimes build storm defenses like seawalls to protect our coastal cities. But coastal development...
21:52, 06/04/2019

7 killed as Tropical Cyclone Fani hits India The strongest storm to hit India in 20 years made landfall Friday, killing seven people and lashing the country's eastern coast with ferocious winds and torrential downpours....
18:13, 05/03/2019

Inside Kim and Kourtney Kardashian's Tropical Family Vacation Soaking up the sun! Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick enjoyed a family vacation with their kids this week. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars took a......
00:00, 06/21/2019

Man spends two years and $44K bringing tropical holiday to wife A devoted husband dedicated two years and $44,000 to transform his garden into a tropical paradise for his wife as he was unable to take her on holiday. Construction worker Chris Lodge, 44, and business owner Sharon Lodge, 45, are so busy with work a...
07:52, 06/21/2019

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages....
07:39, 07/15/2019

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild The French Open has a stunning new court, surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants        ...
20:52, 05/26/2019

A tropical depression is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week (WDSU/NBC News) New Orleans is bracing for heavy rains and wind as forecasters warn a possible tropical depression could form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week. City leaders are in constant communication with the National Weather Service and city...
07:52, 07/10/2019

India evacuates 800,000 people as country braces for Tropical Cyclone Fani Emergency crews deployed to Odisha state as storm packing 205km/h winds bears down on the east coast India has begun the evacuation of 800,000 people and deployed emergency personnel as the country’s east coast braces for a severe cyclonic storm.Trop...
10:26, 05/02/2019

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
21:26, 07/08/2019

Teen Mom's Briana DeJesus Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary With Tropical Getaway Happy anniversary to Briana DeJesus and John Rodriguez! The Teen Mom 2 star and her boyfriend are celebrating a year of dating with a tropical trip to Punta Cana. Briana took to Instagram......
18:00, 05/25/2019

Tropical downpours to unleash 12 inches over flood-weary south-central U.S. The combination of a slow-moving non-tropical storm and a weak tropical disturbance loaded with moisture will unleash torrential rain and raise new concerns for flooding over the south-central U.S. into this weekend....
05:13, 06/06/2019

Raptors' Danny Green on potentially visiting Donald Trump White House: 'Hard no' An NBA champion hasn't been to the White House since 2016. It appears the Raptors will make it three consecutive years without the customary visit.       ...
03:52, 06/23/2019

Widespread flooding in New Orleans A storm swamped streets in New Orleans and prompted a tornado warning as concerns grew that even worse weather, including a possible hurricane, could strike Louisiana and other states along the Gulf of Mexico within days. (July 10)    ...
22:39, 07/10/2019

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a potentially devastating direct hit. But torrential...
05:39, 07/15/2019

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico, may bring heavy rainfall, forecasters say Just over a month into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing along the Gulf Coast that could bring heavy rain across portions of the Southeast....
00:52, 07/09/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
22:26, 07/09/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
03:26, 07/09/2019

Tropical Cyclone Idai affects 1.5 million across Mozambique and Malawi, as UN ramps up response A major aid operation is under way in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has reached the densely-populated Mozambican port city of Beira, after registering maximum wind speeds of nearly 200 kilometres per hour, UN a...
14:51, 04/28/2019

'Catastrophic breeding failure': Second largest emperor penguin colony 'all but disappeared' Antarctic's Halley Bay colony of emperor penguins has seen a "catastrophic breeding failure" over the past three years linked to melting sea ice.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

Nearly 400 Missouri roads closed by flooding ST. LOUIS (AP) — The swollen Missouri and Mississippi rivers are closing hundreds of roads and inundating homes and businesses. Locks and dams upstream of St. Louis are shut down as the Mississippi River crests at its second-highest level on record i...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
04:26, 06/18/2019

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Britney Spears Is All Smiles in Bikini on Tropical Vacation: Inside Her Mother-Daughter Trip It's Britney beach! Britney Spears is looking happy and healthy as she enjoys some more R&R after months of personal turmoil. The 37-year-old pop star and her mom Lynne......
04:39, 06/23/2019

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
23:13, 07/10/2019

Tropical system could develop in Gulf of Mexico and Euro model predicts swing into Louisiana A tropical system could form in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, a spark of activity in what has so far been a sleepy Atlantic hurricane season....
22:13, 07/08/2019

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......
14:39, 07/15/2019

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of Tulsa, and other communities along the river had been evacuated. (May 28)     ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock have been lost in the summer floods....
11:52, 07/02/2019

Flooding continues in Ontario cottage country Ontario cottage country continues to grapple with flooding as water levels begin to decline and stabilize in the Bracebridge area and rise in the Muskoka Lakes region....
00:52, 05/04/2019

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May...
21:00, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: 70 000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70 000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country's weather bureau says....
21:26, 05/27/2019

Heavy flooding hits eastern Canada Thousands of people were told to evacuate their homes near Montreal in eastern Canada early on Sunday after rising floodwaters breached a dyke following heavy rain....
17:26, 04/29/2019

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. The National Weather Service said in a ...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall and Citizens National Bank. Officials say water is across ...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Severe weather spurs flooding in New Jersey Severe storms containing heavy rains and strong winds spurred flooding across New Jersey, disrupting travel and damaging some property. The storms started Wednesday night and continued for several hours through early Thursday. (June 20)   ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption across the country.Homes were left without power an...
10:13, 06/19/2019

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet Hundreds of homes have been evacuated in a Lincolnshire town following severe flooding as the local MP warned that residents are “by no means out of the woods ye...
00:39, 06/16/2019

Ottawa and Montreal brace for rain and more flooding Canadians already deluged by floodwaters in recent days braced for more rain over the weekend as federal and local authorities marshaled resources to help beleaguered residents....
14:49, 04/28/2019

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
09:39, 05/25/2019

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so t...
02:00, 06/08/2019

| Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Record flooding causes Arkansas levee breach A levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. Emergency officials have recommended that about 160 homes be evacuated. (May 31)        ...
22:39, 05/31/2019

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
03:13, 05/26/2019

Residents deal with Mississippi River flooding Iowa, Illinois residents along the Mississippi River fill sandbags to slow rising floodwaters. (May 2)        ...
06:13, 05/03/2019

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to swell rivers causing floods....
04:13, 05/09/2019

10 dead, more than 1 million displaced in India flooding The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas into India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages in the state....
00:52, 07/14/2019

Why race science is on the rise again After the second world war, the belief that differences between so-called ‘races’ are genetic became taboo. Now, with the far right resurgent, it’s backIn 1985, historian Barry Mehler had a dream. His research was taking him deep into the murky terri...
14:26, 05/18/2019

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 ...
14:00, 06/11/2019

What Seinfeld can teach us about science From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, how 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 ...
12:39, 07/12/2019

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 basi...
10:52, 05/23/2019

'Nightmare scenario': At least 2M people in the path of 'potentially violent' tornadoes A dangerous day for weather was forecast Monday in portions of Texas and Oklahoma with at least 2 million people in the path of possible tornadoes.        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Flooding grips Mozambique in Cyclone Kenneth's wake Massive flooding hit Mozambique on Sunday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, which ravaged northern parts of the country three days ago with high winds and torrential rain....
17:52, 04/28/2019

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday. (June 6)        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; hurdles to overcome in July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
12:13, 06/12/2019

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more......
00:13, 05/31/2019

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
23:52, 05/25/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday....
05:00, 07/16/2019

Sandbags deployed along Lake Ontario to prepare for flooding OSWEGO, N.Y. — New York state says it has deployed more than 800,000 sandbags, hundreds of pumps and 920 feet (280 meters) of temporary dams in eight counties along Lake Ontario in preparation for potential flooding. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday tha...
07:52, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Kayaker’s body found; 4th death from flooding ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The body of a kayaker missing since Wednesday has been found in a swollen southwest Missouri creek, the fourth person to die in the latest round of spring flooding. M...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where rivers are already swollen from previous rains, the National Weather Service said....
01:13, 05/03/2019

Rescuers rush to help as serious flooding starts in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were moving in to help people trapped by rapidly rising floodwater in the northern Mozambique city of Pemba on Sunday, home to 200,000 people, a United Nations (U.N.) spokesman said, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped more rain on the region....
14:53, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Coming rounds of rains hold key to flooding OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on flooding along the Mississippi River (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The National Weather Service at St. Louis says rain in the coming days will determine whether Mississippi River levels will rise more than expected. L...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; trouble forecast for July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
20:52, 06/12/2019

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane. More than 8 inches of rain fell on the city, which was also placed under a tornado warning when a wa...
13:52, 07/11/2019

Emergency declared in Paraguay as torrential rains cause flooding About 40,000 Paraguayans have been forced to evacuate their homes in recent weeks due to rising waters. Although, they were moved to higher ground at military bases, public squares and roadsides, some have complained of an inefficient government resp...
11:00, 05/09/2019

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say some residents west of Tulsa have already evacuated their h...
18:26, 05/27/2019

Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest We often focus on coastal cities when we talk about rising waters, but massive rainfall in the middle of the US has put millions at risk, harming the nation’s ability to produce food....
17:13, 05/25/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country....
11:13, 05/25/2019

Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying millions of tons of grain to market and bringing agriculture-related products to farmers in the Midwest for the new growing season. But...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Don't expect big tax breaks on losses from flooding, storms Changes under Trump's tax reform put a new limit on the casualty losses that can be claimed on a federal tax return after a major storm.       ...
13:13, 06/22/2019

Water levels declining but flooding remains in Muskoka "If we continue where we're going, we're going to be in OK shape, but if things change then we're going to be in trouble," Muskoka Lakes Mayor Phil Harding said....
03:52, 05/07/2019

Tiny cocktails are the latest bar trend flooding Instagram Honey, they shrunk your cocktails. Tiny tipples — complete with miniature garnishes and ever-so-slight buzzes — are becoming the itsy-bitsy menu stars at local bars. At East Village gastropub Boulton and Watt, four teensy cocktails — $7 and 1 ¹/₂ oun...
02:26, 05/15/2019

Trial to determine if government liable for Harvey flooding HOUSTON (AP) — A trial has begun to determine if residents can be compensated after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The two-week trial in Houston federal court, which started Monday, is focus...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Record flooding causes levee breach in western Arkansas DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. The levee breached early Friday at Dardanelle, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) nor...
14:13, 05/31/2019

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will bake the Deep South and Carolinas....
21:39, 05/24/2019

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 physic...
20:00, 07/09/2019

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....
22:13, 07/12/2019

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 fa...
09:13, 05/10/2019

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......
02:00, 06/22/2019

Asking the biggest questions is the very essence of science New Scientist is kicking off a new series of articles entitled The Biq Question to attempt to answer the unanswerable and crack open life's greatest puzzles...
14:51, 04/28/2019

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 t...
06:00, 06/03/2019

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...
17:13, 05/30/2019

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 ...
09:13, 06/14/2019

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 accompli...
20:39, 06/19/2019

Why did last night’s ‘Game of Thrones’ look so bad? Here comes the science! Last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones” was a wild ride and inarguably one of an epic show’s more epic moments — if you could see it through the dark and the blotchy video. It turns out even one of the most expensive and met...
22:39, 04/29/2019

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....
20:13, 06/04/2019

Higgs says New Brunswick should be prepared for hard choices after second year of flooding Blaine Higgs said the decisions made by the government this year may be different from the actions of the provincial government under Brian Gallant in 2018....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Midwest flooding leads to evacuations; road, school closings MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — As the Mississippi River continues to surge, flash flooding along Kansas creeks and streams is forcing people from their homes, closing roads and prompting schools to call off classes. Emergency management officials began evacu...
16:52, 05/08/2019

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding out.The rate at which water was pouring out of th...
10:52, 06/03/2019

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charged a former president of a major pharmaceutical distributor with flooding parts of Appalachia with mi...
19:52, 07/19/2019

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam...
13:52, 07/16/2019

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Oklahoma driver goes around roadblocks set up for flooding, ends up crashing into sinkhole A driver in Oklahoma who ignored barricades set up amid ongoing flooding ended up needed to be rescued on Wednesday after crashing into a sinkhole, according to officials....
20:39, 06/02/2019

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
00:26, 07/11/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepare for an average global temperature rise of 4C, th...
02:39, 05/09/2019

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
04:00, 07/17/2019

Canadian capital Ottawa, Montreal brace for heavy flooding Canada's capital city of Ottawa readied on Friday for heavy flooding as rains were set to further engorge the swollen Ottawa River, while Montreal declared a state of emergency as it too braced for an inundation of flood waters....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Dallas, Little Rock, Indianapolis at risk for severe weather, flooding After tornadoes over the southern Plains on Tuesday, more severe weather is in store Wednesday to Thursday over a more broad area of the central United States. The risks include isolated tornadoes....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has bee...
23:52, 07/05/2019

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part of the state that’s been underwater for four months. U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith made the reques...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Thunderstorms bring flooding, power outages to Houston area HOUSTON (AP) — Heavy rain is battering parts of southeast Texas prompting flash flood warnings, power outages and calls for water rescues. The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for central Fort Bend County Tuesday evening and says thund...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
21:39, 05/27/2019

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
23:39, 07/14/2019

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for flash flooding. All of the recent rainfall caused Benson Creek to rise up, and with about four to six mo...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Memorial Day: sweltering heat and storms follow tornadoes and flooding 100F forecast from Florida to South CarolinaTwo dead and 29 injured in Oklahoma tornadoSweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the southern plains and south-eastern states on Memorial Day, after a spate of deadly tornadoes ...
15:26, 05/27/2019

Houston braces for more flooding; Louisiana declares state of emergency After a one day break from heavy rain, water-logged Houston braced for another round from a lingering storm system that has prompted the governor of Louisiana to declare a state of emergency.        ...
20:39, 05/11/2019

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major storm pushed north: flooding....
03:00, 07/16/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India’s Assam stat...
12:39, 07/20/2019

River flooding to inundate hard-hit areas of south-central US Parts of the south-central United States hammered by severe weather and flash flooding this week will face long-term river flooding through the rest of May and even into June....
22:00, 05/11/2019

Ohio pharmaceutical distributor accused of flooding Appalachia with opioids A criminal indictment this week accuses an Ohio pharmaceutical distributor of scheming to flood parts of rural Appalachia with millions of painkillers, contributing to the opioid epidemic....
04:26, 07/21/2019

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......
02:13, 05/21/2019

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 edu...
18:52, 07/20/2019

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond As a focal point for statistics at MIT, the Statistics and Data Science Center (SDSC) reflects the unique nature of statistics at MIT: steeped in cutting-edge computation, with both theoretical explorations and novel applications across departments a...
22:52, 05/10/2019

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,...
17:52, 06/25/2019

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 ...
12:13, 06/30/2019

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 believ...
05:13, 06/06/2019

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list includes "How to Change Your Mind," Michael Pollan's book on the the science of psychedelics, and "Vaccinat...
03:00, 06/26/2019

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......
15:39, 07/17/2019

YouTube science videos: The channels you should subscribe to Meet the science YouTubers Simon Clark, Inés Dawson, Simone Giertz and more who make videos spanning rubbish robots, Star Wars planets and hijacking a Bieber hit...
21:13, 04/28/2019

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social media we thought we'd take a look back at the last ten years in science and New Scientist...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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...
21:13, 04/28/2019

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 capt...
14:26, 06/29/2019

The psychedelic science behind dreamy new Netflix hit, Maniac Emma Stone and Jonah Hill cavort in multiple roles in a show exploring the use of hallucinogenic drugs to treat mental trauma and psychological disorders...
14:53, 04/28/2019

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....
20:26, 06/12/2019

Who can convince those who reject climate science? Maybe their kids Enlarge / Give kids something to talk about, and they'll take it home with them. (credit: Courtney Celley/USFWS) There are significant generational differences when it comes to opinions on climate change in the US. Students are more open to learnin...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Making a pickle-infused cake, for science Although I haven't had any formal training as a chef, I consider myself an above-average eater. So when I was presented with a whipping siphon -- the ruffian responsible for the foam craze that once plagued high-end restaurants and now appears i...
03:39, 05/06/2019

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 thos...
16:26, 07/02/2019

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 ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

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...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more critical data analysis tools like Hadoop, this traini...
15:26, 05/28/2019

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...
16:26, 07/06/2019

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....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
07:26, 05/22/2019

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catastrophic flooding along the Arkansas River” and “ne...
12:52, 05/27/2019

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jo...
16:39, 06/03/2019

Historic Mississippi River flooding could extend into June, experts warn Flooding along the Mississippi river could persist through the end of the month and even into June as relentless rains continue to saturate the Midwest, forecasters say.        ...
09:52, 05/05/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri towns brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksville.        ...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Spring flooding in Midwest will begin to unclog America's soybean backup The historic spring flooding that prevented Midwest farmers from planting millions of acres of corn and soy will help to unclog the nation's soybean market this fall....
11:13, 07/16/2019

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concerns are growing that the worst is yet to come....
19:52, 07/11/2019

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Schools close in water-soaked Houston as serious flooding continues for 20 million The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gulf of Mexico.        ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri town brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksville.        ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one neighborhood and heavy rain raised fears of worse to come....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
01:52, 07/15/2019

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
01:52, 05/31/2019

Powerful EF3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in Oklahoma town recovering from flooding A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
06:26, 05/27/2019

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
19:39, 05/30/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap 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....
18:00, 06/21/2019

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 “...
23:00, 06/20/2019

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. Evolut...
23:52, 06/27/2019

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....
23:39, 06/18/2019

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...
12:26, 06/09/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
14:49, 04/28/2019

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......
14:13, 06/28/2019

Science Has Perfected the Ferrari 458 Italia With a Manual Transmission 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...
20:00, 06/07/2019

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...
18:00, 07/10/2019

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....
13:52, 06/12/2019

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 t...
23:39, 07/01/2019

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....
02:26, 06/24/2019

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. But how is uranium enriched?Fresh out of the mine, uranium ore contai...
23:39, 07/07/2019

SpaceX will launch Bill Nye's science experiment into orbit A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle in the world, is standing on a pad in Florida ready to make the "most difficult launch" the rocket company has ever attempted, according to CEO Elon Musk....
16:26, 06/24/2019

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 e...
04:52, 07/06/2019

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....
13:26, 06/20/2019

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....
09:26, 06/17/2019

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......
11:39, 06/22/2019

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 ho...
09:26, 07/05/2019

The Science Behind Nike's New ZoomX Vaporfly Next% Marathon Shoe At Sunday's London Marathon, Eliud Kipchoge will wear the ZoomX Vaporfly Next%, the latest installment in Nike's performance-boosting Vaporfly line of shoes....
15:00, 04/28/2019

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?...
02:26, 06/30/2019

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...
14:53, 04/28/2019

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, attempted to explain th...
05:00, 06/12/2019

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 o...
13:39, 05/18/2019

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 ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

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...
00:39, 05/04/2019

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 masquerade...
06:00, 06/03/2019

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 unlikel...
00:39, 05/04/2019

Undercover cop ridiculed by students at Bronx Science while acting on tip The Bronx High School of Science welcomed an unusual visitor to its campus recently — and it wasn’t one of its eight Nobel Prize-winning alumni or a Harvard recruiter. It was an undercover cop, acting on a tip, the Department of Education confirmed. ...
19:13, 05/05/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans in southern Louisiana. Home to about 45,000 people...
13:39, 05/06/2019

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...
17:52, 07/15/2019

Pak Science Minister Says Pakistan Sent Hubble To Space; Gets Trolled Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati after he claimed that the Hubble Space Telescope was sent into space by the country's aeronautics......
19:00, 05/06/2019

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....
21:39, 05/24/2019

Black holes: seeing 'the unseeable' – Science Weekly podcast Using a global network of telescopes, scientists have managed to capture an image of a black hole for the first time. Hannah Devlin investigates why it’s more than just a pretty pictureBlack holes have long featured in science fiction movies as dark ...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Why fast fashion should slow down – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly teams up with the Chips with Everything podcast to examine the environmental price tag of our throwaway culture and explore how technology could help the clothing industry follow a more sustainable model. Graihagh Jackson and Jordan Er...
22:00, 05/01/2019

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 g...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnger is the flash of fire that sparks in your brain when you feel you have been shortchanged. Perhaps a...
11:13, 05/12/2019

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro’s brain may be donated to science The brain of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro may be donated to a prominent doctor who researches chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a condition associated with multiple head injuries, he lawyer told The Post on Saturday. Massaro, 39, best ...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Physicist breaks down the science behind 10 iconic Marvel scenes Turns out, there's a scientific basis for a lot of the movie magic seen in the Marvel universe, from "Iron Man" to "Avengers: Endgame." Dr. James Kakalios is a physicist and science consultant for films like "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Watchmen." D...
04:00, 05/04/2019

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 experi...
12:00, 06/05/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode One – Science Weekly podcast 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 pollutionContrary to popular belief, and the writings of Jacque...
00:39, 05/04/2019

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"...
21:13, 06/04/2019

'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....
12:39, 05/14/2019

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
21:52, 06/09/2019

Month of rain in a day: Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues Roads became rivers, high-water rescues were underway, and states of emergency were declared in parts of the Southeast.        ...
19:13, 06/09/2019

Record heat hits U.S. Southeast, threat of flooding remains in Central states A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region since last week, forecasters said....
20:39, 05/27/2019

Heavy rain to threaten parts central U.S. with river flooding, travel disruptions The risk for severe weather will continue this weekend and again next week across the southern and central Plains while at the same time, heavy rain will threaten an area farther north....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Central US braces for severe storms, flash flooding as some parts see tornado warnings States throughout the Central U.S. and parts of the Midwest are bracing for extreme weather this weekend as they expect to see severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and tornadoes...
23:39, 05/18/2019

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
03:13, 06/02/2019

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
19:00, 06/15/2019

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.       ...
15:00, 07/03/2019

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....
06:13, 07/04/2019

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 Conti...
21:00, 05/24/2019

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...
14:53, 04/28/2019

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....
02:39, 06/18/2019

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...
02:52, 05/28/2019

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 read...
12:39, 07/12/2019

Permafrost in Arctic is melting so fast it’s swallowing science equipment Merritt Turetsky, a University of Guelph biologist, warns the rapid melt could dramatically increase the amount of greenhouse gases released from ancient plants and animals frozen within the tundra....
19:00, 05/02/2019

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. Fro...
15:52, 05/28/2019

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 Ear...
19:26, 05/27/2019

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....
18:00, 05/24/2019

Cross Section: David Spiegelhalter – Science Weekly podcast Prof Sir David Spiegelhalter has a passion for statistics but some argue this type of number crunching is losing its influence and its ability to objectively depict reality. Nicola Davis and Ian Sample investigate how significant statistics are in to...
22:00, 05/01/2019

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...
21:13, 05/31/2019

"Science Student" Akhilesh Yadav's Take On Failed Alliance With Mayawati Akhilesh Yadav, dumped by Mayawati after their alliance flopped in the national election, sought to explain it away as an experiment that had failed but had exposed weaknesses. Unlike the Bahujan......
11:39, 06/05/2019

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....
19:39, 04/29/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Science of uranium enrichment amid Iran tension NEW YORK (AP) — Iran made a veiled threat this week to enrich uranium stocks closer to weapon-grade levels amid rising tensions in the region. That would mean going beyond the level of potency allowed by the 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

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....
16:26, 06/07/2019

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...
16:13, 06/04/2019

NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011, respectively: faulty materials provided by al...
11:13, 05/01/2019

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...
16:26, 07/01/2019

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 i...
19:00, 07/13/2019

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...
23:39, 07/01/2019

Forensic science labs are on the brink of collapse, warns report Fears raised about miscarriages of justice and unsolved crimes A crisis in forensic science has brought some of the country’s largest private laboratories to the brink of collapse, risking miscarriages of justice, an inquiry has warned.The House of L...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Is Science Broken? Major New Report Outlines Problems in Research A new report released this week by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is weighing in on a contentious debate within the science world: the idea that scientific research is fundamentally flawed, rife with published findings ...
22:52, 05/07/2019

Cross Section: Barry Smith - Science Weekly podcast Coffee is a drink adored the world over. But have you ever wondered why a fresh brew smells better than it tastes? Prof Barry Smith has spent his career pondering how the senses work together to produce flavour perception and so Graihagh Jackson invi...
22:00, 05/01/2019

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....
21:13, 07/15/2019

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....
03:00, 06/11/2019

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...
17:39, 05/22/2019

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 ...
11:00, 07/13/2019

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...
08:00, 06/02/2019

Illegal drug classifications are based on politics not science – report Global Commission on Drug Policy calls for a reclassification of drugs including cocaine, heroin and cannabisIllegal drugs including cocaine, heroin and cannabis should be reclassified to reflect a scientific assessment of harm, according to a report...
10:52, 06/26/2019

Buildings, northern cities, coastlines at risk of climate change-related flooding: report New research for the federal Treasury Board has concluded that buildings, coastlines and northern communities face the biggest risks from climate change in Canada....
14:13, 07/04/2019

US nearly drought-free as wet weather results in Mississippi River having longest stretch of flooding since 1927 Those April showers brought more than just May flowers as record-breaking flooding continues along the nation's second-longest river while most of the country is nearly drought-free....
21:00, 05/15/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
03:52, 05/21/2019

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in Northamptonshire....
00:52, 06/14/2019

Former Drug Company Execs, Pharmacists Arrested for Allegedly Flooding Small Towns With Opioids Federal officials have indicted two former executives at the pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken for allegedly distributing millions of opioid pills illegally in rural Appalachia. Two pharmacists have also been charged, according to a statement fro...
18:00, 07/19/2019

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding prompts transport chaos Commuters have been warned not to travel on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads left gridlocked....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Washington area hit by flash flooding, stranding drivers and soaking White House basement A morning rainstorm creating a treacherous commute across the nation’s capital on Monday, as numerous roads were washed out and the White House basement ended up getting soaked....
00:52, 07/09/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the ...
23:52, 06/06/2019

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archives....
10:13, 07/09/2019

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
02:39, 07/11/2019

Steve King Tells Iowans Hit By Flooding Not to Worry Because Maybe All That Rain Will Make Deserts Green On Tuesday, parts of downtown Davenport, Iowa dramatically flooded after temporary flood barriers failed to stave off the gushing Mississippi River—which has crested to near record-setting levels in parts of Iowa and Illinois after hard-hitting snowf...
10:39, 05/02/2019

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...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Science tells us exactly how stupid that dragon-killing ‘Game of Thrones’ scene really is The last Game of Thrones episode that we saw isn’t just the worst in season 8 when it comes to IMDB ratings, it’s also the worst in the entire history of Game of Thrones. The Last of the Starks annoyed people for various reasons, as we&rs...
20:00, 05/10/2019

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...
16:13, 07/01/2019

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....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
02:00, 05/23/2019

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....
22:13, 05/31/2019

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....
01:39, 07/03/2019

Diplomat to donate brain to science after suffering mysterious injury in China A US diplomat who suffered a mysterious brain injury in China — and believes it was a microwave attack by a foreign government — has pledged to donate his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Mark Lenzi, now 44, was working as a security engine...
16:39, 05/11/2019

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 s...
20:39, 06/08/2019

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....
19:26, 06/27/2019

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,...
08:26, 05/16/2019

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 p...
05:39, 06/07/2019

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...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Profiles in Science: How Do You Find an Alien Ocean? Margaret Kivelson Figured It Out For forty years, the physicist at U.C.L.A. has been uncovering the outer solar system’s secrets. Few scientists know more about the mysteries of Jupiter and its icy moons....
22:39, 04/28/2019

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. Continue reading......
21:52, 05/17/2019

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. I...
00:13, 05/20/2019

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,...
20:00, 06/03/2019

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 Internatio...
20:52, 04/28/2019

HBO’s new Chernobyl mini-series shows how good science is undermined by secrecy Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO When reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded in April 1986 outside of Pripyat, Ukraine, the whole world watched in horror as tidbits of information leaked out of the tightly controlled Soviet U...
03:39, 05/07/2019

Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia....
16:13, 04/28/2019