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Australia Zoo asks public to name white koala joey

BBC Science - 1 hour 33 min ago
Australia Zoo has asked the public to name a white koala joey.

'Cyborg' bacteria deliver green fuel source from sunlight

BBC Science - 3 hours 48 min ago
Scientists create bacteria covered in tiny solar panels that generate a potential new fuel from the Sun.

$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:12
A Los Angeles jury voted the damages for a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talc for decades.

Eclipse Briefing: The Solar Eclipse: Highlights From Its Path Across the United States

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:34
For the first time since 1918, an eclipse traveled across the entire United States. Where the weather cooperated, those in the path took in a remarkable show.

A Total Solar Eclipse Leaves a Nation in Awe

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:29
A total eclipse that crossed the sky from Oregon to South Carolina brought out throngs of spectators, who exulted in seeing the midday sky go briefly dark.

Experience Eclipse Totality

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:22
Squeeze in among the crowds and witness the first total solar eclipse to cross the entire continental United States since 1918. An exclusive video by The New York Times in partnership with NOVA/PBS.

Perspectives on the Eclipse

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:15
The 2017 solar eclipse seen from up above and down below.

High view

BBC Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:10
BBC correspondent James Cook views the total eclipse from 40,000ft above the Pacific Ocean.

Chile rejects iron mine to protect penguins

BBC Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:13
Ministers said plans to extract iron near a penguin reserve lacked sufficient environmental guarantees.

Pictures From the Great American Eclipse

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:10
Visual highlights from Times photographers’ work on the eclipse from across the United States.

Missed the Solar Eclipse? You’ll Have Another Chance in 7 Years

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:31
On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will traverse the United States from Texas to Maine. After that, your next shot won’t be until 2045.

Coal Mining Health Study Is Halted by Interior Department

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:17
The study, begun under the Obama administration, was examining the health and environmental impacts of mountaintop-removal coal mining in Appalachia.

Q&A: Do Animals Overeat in the Wild?

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:13
Gluttony can be a survival strategy for some species, scientists say.

Out There: A Reverie for the Voyager Probes, Humanity’s Calling Cards

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:11
Launched 40 years ago, the spacecraft have sailed beyond the solar system, artifacts of a civilization that may be gone before they’re found.

Take a Number: Hospitals Are Clogged With Patients Struggling With Opioids

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:05
As President Trump declares a national emergency, new data indicates hospitalizations for problems linked to prescription and illicit opioid abuse have risen sharply.

How Deep Sea Creatures Emit Their Own Light

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 14:00
The depths of the ocean are a lot brighter than you might think. New research from the Monterey Bay Aquarium shows that nearly three quarters of deep sea creatures emit their own light using bioluminescence.

Stitching Together Forests Can Help Save Species, Study Finds

NY Times Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:01
As the world’s forests are carved up by roads and farms, the animals in them are vanishing. A simple fix may help.

Solar eclipse: See it in 60 seconds

BBC Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:45
A Nasa telescope captures the total solar eclipse as it passes over the western US state of Oregon.

Solar eclipse 2017: Americans gaze at sky spectacular

BBC Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:22
Skywatchers in the US are treated to a spectacular coast-to-coast eclipse.

Solar eclipse: Watch it happen

BBC Science - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:48
The US witnesses the spectacular effects of its first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 100 years.
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