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After Ebola Case in Dallas, Health Officials Seek Those Who Had Contact With Patient

NY Times Science - 26 min 46 sec ago
Officials said Wednesday they believed the man had come into contact with 12 to 18 people, and they are trying to identify anyone else who may have been exposed.






Record haul-out for Pacific walrus

BBC Science - 1 hour 11 min ago
Tens of thousands of Pacific walrus have been photographed moving ashore in northwest Alaska.

Observatory: Why Some Monarch Butterflies Are Marathoners

NY Times Science - 1 hour 15 min ago
Researchers find a gene that plays a critical role in determining whether monarchs are migratory, along with details about their origins and coloring.






Sites vie for European Mars landing

BBC Science - 1 hour 33 min ago
The European Space Agency produces a list of four possible locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.

VIDEO: Japan volcano : Death toll reaches 48

BBC Science - 5 hours 7 min ago
12 more bodies have been recovered by rescue workers from from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic eruption.

Dot Earth Blog: An Expanding Menu for Locavores: Tilapia on Hudson

NY Times Science - 7 hours 15 min ago
An innovative business brings new meaning to the idea of local food by raising tilapia, salmon and year-round greens in the Hudson Valley.






Chimp culture captured on camera

BBC Science - 9 hours 2 min ago
Researchers capture the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.

US and India sign space agreement

BBC Science - 11 hours 6 min ago
The space agencies of India and the US sign an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth.

In Indonesia, Authorities Stop Sale of Endangered Manta Rays

NY Times Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:40
Indonesian authorities announced four arrests in connection with the attempted trafficking of more than 1,400 pounds of threatened manta rays.






Ebola Is Diagnosed in Texas, First Case Found in the U.S.

NY Times Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:41
Federal health officials say that hospitals in the United States have expected and prepared for the Ebola virus, for which a man is being treated in Dallas.






Limb Frailty in Children Is Studied for Link to Virus

NY Times Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:36
Federal health officials have asked the nation’s physicians to report all cases of children with limb weakness to determine whether there is a link to enterovirus 68, which is sickening thousands.

As Wild Horses Overrun the West, Ranchers Fear Land Will Be Gobbled Up

NY Times Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:41
There are now twice as many wild horses in the West as federal land managers say the land can sustain, and the system for keeping them under control is on the verge of crisis.






Panama opens biodiversity museum

BBC Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:34
Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.

Nigeria’s Actions Seem to Contain Ebola Outbreak

NY Times Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:03
Every known Ebola patient in the country has now died or recovered, and the cure rate was unusually high for an African outbreak.






In Alaska, a Battle to Keep Trees, or an Industry, Standing

NY Times Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:52
A fight continues between preservationists focused on saving ancient forests and wildlife and an agency bound by politics and tradition to loggers, mills and economic development.






Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans

BBC Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:42
Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.

VIDEO: Chimp culture captured on camera

BBC Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:06
Researchers have captured the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.

Poison Pen: A Rising Tide of Contaminants

NY Times Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:03
New chemicals are turning up everywhere in the environment, and the health risks are mostly unknown.






Well: After Surgery, Predicting a Speedy Recovery

NY Times Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:49
In a small study, researchers found that certain activity in patients’ immune systems correlated to different recovery times.






Well: Vets Face Rising Worry Over Fleas

NY Times Science - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:31
Anecdotal reports suggest fleas are getting harder to control, but vets and product makers said the products still work.






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