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Fossilized Tooth Captures a Pterosaur’s Failed Squid Meal

NYT Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 13:46
The unlikely fossil sheds new light on the flying reptile’s dining habits.

Coronavirus Anger Boils Over in China and Doctors Plead for Supplies

NYT Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:41
A man was detained after beating up a doctor in Wuhan, and medical staff members are wearing raincoats to protect against infection.

W.H.O. Declares Global Emergency as Wuhan Coronavirus Spreads

NYT Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:15
The announcement came as nearly 8,000 cases have been reported worldwide, almost all of them in mainland China.

Wisbech bees killed by 'morons' in hive attack

BBC Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 10:16
Conservationists believe as many as 10,000 endangered black bees died.

German Nurse Accused of Poisoning Five Infants With Morphine

NYT Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 09:04
The babies, who ranged in age from a day to a month old, started experiencing respiratory difficulties about the same time, leading a hospital to investigate.

Bill proposes ban on plastic waste exports

BBC Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 07:16
Plastic waste exports to developing countries to be banned or restricted under new law.

Trump Administration Moves to Ease Rules Against Killing Birds

NYT Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 06:23
A proposed regulation would codify a legal opinion in 2017 that declared the 'incidental' killing of birds during the course of business as no longer subject to punishment.

'Bald' hedgehog returns to wild after re-growing spines

BBC Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 04:08
The animal weighed just 324g and was missing its fur and most of its spines when it was found in Comrie.

Jersey 'drowned landscape' could yield Ice Age insights

BBC Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 02:59
Archaeologists plan an ambitious survey of part of the seabed off Jersey where Neanderthals once lived.

Essex beaver flood defences 'stood up well' in winter rain

BBC Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 02:47
The two dam-builders are the first beavers to live in the wild in Essex for 400 years.

Greta Thunberg to trademark 'Fridays for Future'

BBC Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 02:21
The climate change activist said people had tried to sell products and make money in the movement's name.

Farewell to NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and Its 16 Years of Discovery

NYT Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 02:00
The space-based observatory’s infrared eyes spotted 7 Earth-size worlds orbiting another star, a new ring around Saturn and many more cosmic wonders.

In Paris, a Mathematician Confronts the Political Odds

NYT Science - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 02:00
Is a scientist in politics incongruous? Cédric Villani, Fields Medal winner and mayoral candidate, doesn’t think so.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Death Toll From Mystery Illness Rises to 170

NYT Science - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 21:46
Over 7,700 people have fallen ill, with China now having more cases than it saw during the SARS epidemic.

Coronavirus: The US laboratory developing a vaccine

BBC Science - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 21:02
US scientists have told the BBC they could have a vaccine ready for use before the end of the year.

Sun's surface seen in remarkable new detail

BBC Science - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 18:49
A telescope positioned atop a Hawaiian volcano acquires remarkable pictures of our convulsing star.

Two satellites in close shave over US city of Pittsburgh

BBC Science - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 18:40
Experts said a collision would have created a debris field, risking damage to other satellites.

As Coronavirus Explodes in China, Countries Struggle to Control Its Spread

NYT Science - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 16:18
The time to prevent more epidemics is now, and countries are trying to seize the moment.

Coronavirus Face Masks: Hoarders May Raise Risk of U.S. Outbreak

NYT Science - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 14:35
Stores are selling out of masks, and health care workers risk infection if they cannot get the protective gear.

Mr. Sun Is Ready for His Close-Up

NYT Science - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 13:25
A new telescope in Hawaii takes aim at our nearest star and its mysteries.

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