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Off Long Island, Wind Power Tests the Waters

NY Times Science - 4 hours 58 min ago
The nation’s biggest offshore wind project is up for approval, a test of how far states can pursue a clean-energy agenda in the Trump era.

Project aims to grow a 'city of trees'

BBC Science - 11 hours 36 sec ago
A project aims to plant three million trees - one for every man, woman and child - in Greater Manchester over the next 25 years.

Roger Harrabin: World v Trump on climate deal?

BBC Science - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 16:50
As the new president settles in, much of the world reaffirms its commitment to the Paris agreement.

Trilobites: Tasmanian Tigers’ Brains Yield Clues Long After Extinction

NY Times Science - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:12
The last thylacine died in a zoo in 1936, but neural scans of preserved specimens revealed that they may have been more intelligent than previously believed.

N.Y.C. Nature: English Ivy, Spread by Admiring Humans and Hungry Birds

NY Times Science - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 06:00
The plant’s thick green foliage, seemingly immune to winter’s freezes, has had longstanding appeal, while its berries are valuable food for wildlife.

Gore 'hoping for best' from Trump over climate

BBC Science - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 05:25
Ex-US Vice President Al Gore, who has made a new climate change film, says he thinks campaigners will "win" the debate.

A Conversation With: What Did Neanderthals Leave to Modern Humans? Some Surprises

NY Times Science - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 02:00
Genes inherited from Neanderthals may have made some modern humans heartier, but also more prone to depression and other diseases.

Editorial: Rick Perry Studies His Job Description

NY Times Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 18:16
The nominee for energy secretary discovers that the job involves overseeing a vast nuclear weapons complex.

Larsen ice crack continues to open up

BBC Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 17:55
The crack in Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg has spread a further 10km.

Eugene Cernan, Last Human to Walk on Moon, Dies at 82

NY Times Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 17:40
A ferocious competitor, Mr. Cernan rocketed into space three times, went to the moon twice and shattered aerospace records on the Earth and the moon.

Scientists Glimpse New York’s Perilous Path in an Ancient Patch of Marsh

NY Times Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 14:23
In a rare urban remnant of wetlands and its 1,500 years of sediment, climate experts find more proof of rising seas, a looming hazard for much of the region.

Trilobites: How Some Frolicking Fish Got Stuck in a Moment

NY Times Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:18
A picture of fish seemingly trapped in a frozen wave on a South Dakota lake has amazed and bewildered viewers on social media. Here’s what happened.

Ants use Sun and memories to navigate

BBC Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:02
Scientists say ants can plot a route home even when travelling backwards.

'Lost kingdom' linked to Galloway

BBC Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 08:38
Archaeological research at a site in Galloway suggests it may have been at the heart of a "lost kingdom" from the Dark Ages.

Trilobites: Fishing for Clues to Solve Namibia’s Fairy Circle Mystery

NY Times Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:59
The new study suggests that both termites and plants may be jointly responsible for forming fairy circle landscapes in Namibia.

Ticks, Thriving in Warm Weather, Take a Ghastly Toll on New England Moose

NY Times Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 05:14
Researchers say droves of winter ticks, which flourish when fall is warm and the winter comes late, are killing moose calves. They have “wasted away.”

A 45.7-Meter Field Goal? The Indy 805K? Florida Stokes the Metric Debate.

NY Times Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 02:00
Florida’s high schools will apparently become the first in the country to measure field events using the metric system.

Why are we running out of courgettes?

BBC Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 01:53
Bad weather in Italy and Spain is significantly increasing the price of vegetables across northern Europe

BBC Breakfast presenters meet 'Orangu-cam'

BBC Science - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 00:11
The Breakfast team have been monkeying around with one of the stars of new series 'Spy in the Wild'.

Robotic sleeve 'hugs' failing hearts

BBC Science - Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:05
US scientists develop a robotic sleeve that can help hearts pump when they fail to work properly.
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