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September 19, 2017

Puerto Rico in the crosshairs of Category 5 Maria

Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with “widespread devastation,” according to the prime minister of the Caribbean island […]
September 19, 2017

Richard Branson: Hurricanes are the 'start of things to come'

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson rode out Hurricane Irma in his wine cellar on his private island in the British Virgin Islands. {$excerpt:n} Source: […]
September 19, 2017

See Maria intensify from space

NASA shared views of Hurricane Maria from space as the storm intensified into a Category 5. {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
September 19, 2017

Maria roars through Caribbean

Hurricane Maria has made its first landfall in Dominica, causing “widespread devastation” {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
September 19, 2017

Tensions in St. Louis: How did we get here?

Since white ex-St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, demonstrators have […]
September 18, 2017

St. Louis had law-and-order crisis long before these protests

Jason Stockley, the white ex-police officer whose Friday acquittal in the death of Anthony Lamar Smith has sparked days of protests, may not have even faced […]
September 18, 2017

Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes Emmy history

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has made Emmy history.  {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
September 18, 2017

Hurricane Maria forecast to become Category 4

Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago. […]
September 18, 2017

Third night of protests in St. Louis after ex-cop acquitted in fatal shooting

More than 80 people were arrested after a third night of demonstrations in St. Louis over the acquittal of a former police officer who had been […]
September 18, 2017

Another night of unrest in St. Louis

The acquittal of Jason Stockley, the former police officer involved in the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith, led to more violent protests in St. Louis. […]
September 17, 2017

3 storms rage in Atlantic — one may follow Irma's path

Three storms are swaggering through the Atlantic, with one already a hurricane and another forecast to strengthen and threaten areas battered by Hurricane Irma last week. […]
September 17, 2017

Why did 19-year-old walk into hotel freezer and die?

Surveillance video may shed light on the mysterious death of a young Chicago woman whose body was found in a hotel freezer last week. The case […]
September 16, 2017

Florida Keys residents get to go home

Florida Keys residents will be allowed to return home this weekend to assess damage to their properties caused by Hurricane Irma. {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
September 16, 2017

St. Louis ex-officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black driver

Protesters in St. Louis blocked highways and threw rocks at the mayor’s house Friday after white former police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted in the 2011 […]
September 15, 2017

Yes, climate change is making hurricanes worse

The right time to talk climate change is now. {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
September 14, 2017

As electric motors improve, more things are being electrified

HENRY FORD may have brought motoring to the masses in 1908 with the Model T, but his wife, Clara, preferred to drive an electric car. Combustion […]
September 14, 2017

As electric motors improve, more things are being electrified

HENRY FORD may have brought motoring to the masses in 1908 with the Model T, but his wife, Clara, preferred to drive an electric car. Combustion […]
September 14, 2017

Faking cellular suicide could help control inflammation

What a good death looks like AS PARACELSUS first pointed out in the 16th century, it is the dose that makes the poison. Inflammation, in particular, […]
September 14, 2017

Two years on, the Kuiper Belt is in sight

The heart of the matter ON SEPTEMBER 11th, nearly 6bn kilometres from Earth, beyond the orbit of Neptune, a spacecraft emerged from hibernation. The primary task […]
September 13, 2017

The giant panda is on a bit of a roll

Climbing out of a hole PANDAS are famously shy. Rather than counting them directly, surveyors must infer their presence from dung and semi-chewed bamboo stalks scattered […]
September 13, 2017

The giant panda is on a bit of a roll

Climbing out of a hole PANDAS are famously shy. Rather than counting them directly, surveyors must infer their presence from dung and semi-chewed bamboo stalks scattered […]
September 13, 2017

A clever way to transmit data on the cheap

THE word “smart” is ubiquitous these days. If you believe the hype, smart farms will all employ sensors to report soil conditions, crop growth or the […]
September 13, 2017

A clever way to transmit data on the cheap

THE word “smart” is ubiquitous these days. If you believe the hype, smart farms will all employ sensors to report soil conditions, crop growth or the […]
September 13, 2017

A clever way to transmit data on the cheap

THE word “smart” is ubiquitous these days. If you believe the hype, smart farms will all employ sensors to report soil conditions, crop growth or the […]
September 7, 2017

After exploring Saturn, Cassini faces a fiery end

On a mission to the end ON SEPTEMBER 11th, around 1.2bn kilometres from Earth, Cassini, a robotic spacecraft that has been orbiting Saturn for 13 years, […]
September 7, 2017

After exploring Saturn, Cassini faces a fiery end

On a mission to the end ON SEPTEMBER 11th, around 1.2bn kilometres from Earth, Cassini, a robotic spacecraft that has been orbiting Saturn for 13 years, […]
September 7, 2017

After exploring Saturn, Cassini faces a fiery end

On a mission to the end ON SEPTEMBER 11th, around 1.2bn kilometres from Earth, Cassini, a robotic spacecraft that has been orbiting Saturn for 13 years, […]
September 7, 2017

Antibiotic resistance in fish farms is passed on from fish food

THE mucky sediment below fish farms usually teems with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The presence of such bacteria is a cause of increasing concern because resistance can limit […]
September 7, 2017

Antibiotic resistance in fish farms is passed on from fish food

THE mucky sediment below fish farms usually teems with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The presence of such bacteria is a cause of increasing concern because resistance can limit […]
September 7, 2017

Antibiotic resistance in fish farms is passed on from fish food

THE mucky sediment below fish farms usually teems with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The presence of such bacteria is a cause of increasing concern because resistance can limit […]