Glasgow Climate Change Conference Postponed Until 2021

Almost five years after the landmark Paris agreement , governments were supposed to announce their ramped-up targets to curb rising greenhouse gas emissions. Climate activists recognised the need to delay the conference because of the global healt... More..

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Evidence of ancient rainforest in Antarctica point to warmer prehistoric world
by | Saturday, April 04, 2020

Evidence of ancient rainforest in Antarctica point to warmer prehistoric world

Klages said they now hope to create more detailed models based on their findings: "Temperate conditions around the South Pole are hard to simulate by models because in return temperatures in subtropics and trop...More..

Above-normal Atlantic basin hurricane season expected
by | Friday, April 03, 2020

Above-normal Atlantic basin hurricane season expected

In fact, the probability of landfall is about 130 percent, according to experts at Colorado State University . "Current warm neutral ENSO conditions appear likely to transition to cool neutral ENSO or potent...More..

Apeiron’s drug shows promise to fight COVID-19
by | Friday, April 03, 2020

Apeiron’s drug shows promise to fight COVID-19

Monash University in Melbourne, Australia said on Wednesday they were conducting animal trials on three different proposed vaccines, while Russian authorities said the first phase of their vaccine candidate w...More..

Significant progress made toward COVID-19 vaccine
by | Friday, April 03, 2020

Significant progress made toward COVID-19 vaccine

When tested on mice, the Pittsburgh Coronavirus Vaccine - PittCoVacc - generated " a surge of antibodies " within two weeks. We've started doing tests in animal models in the USA of the vaccine. An global col...More..

Over 12,000 apply for NASAs next class of astronauts #56590
by | Friday, April 03, 2020

Over 12,000 apply for NASAs next class of astronauts #56590

An official introduction of the new astronaut class is expected to take place in the summer of 2021. " Artemis Generation " is a different class of astronauts that will help agency in returning humans back to...More..

Pet cat tests positive for COVID-19 virus in Hong Kong
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Pet cat tests positive for COVID-19 virus in Hong Kong

After experiences of 2 canine trying out certain for SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong, the newest information to reason alarm amongst animal homeowners is that of a cat in Belgium with obvious signs of the virus that re...More..

A rare Pink Supermoon will be visible in the sky in April
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

A rare Pink Supermoon will be visible in the sky in April

On April 7, the "Super Pink Moon" will be 356,907 km from Earth. Thanks to its positioning, April's will be the biggest and brightest of the trio. According to the Farmer's Almanac , the full moon is call...More..

Astronomers find best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Astronomers find best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole

As a substitute, says NASA , it was discovered to be positioned insidsupermassive black gap e a distant, dense star cluster on the outskirts of one other galaxy -- simply the type of place astronomers anticipa...More..

West Midlands Chief Constable dismisses
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

West Midlands Chief Constable dismisses "police state" accusations

Lancashire Police issued 123 fines for breaches of the rules over the weekend, while officers in Cheshire summonsed six people for various offences, including multiple people from the same house going out to ...More..

by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

As new virus spreads, Israel issues travel warning for Wuhan, China

On the first day of the Lunar New Year, China's President Xi Jinping stressed the urgency of controlling the outbreak - which has seen hundreds more confirmed cases since Friday - and urged state authorit...More..

Harry Potter Fans Can Now Take Hogwarts-Themed Classes While In Lockdown
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Harry Potter Fans Can Now Take Hogwarts-Themed Classes While In Lockdown

Jennifer Garner and Jimmy Fallon are reading out from books for kids in order to keep them entertained. Rowling said she launched the site because the children, teachers and parents working from all deserve "...More..

A second person has died from coronavirus in Tasmania
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

A second person has died from coronavirus in Tasmania

New South Wales and Victoria will fine people between $A1000 ($NZ1019) and $A1600 for breaching the rules. "SA Police have established a new team dedicated to enforcing quarantine rules, social distancing re...More..

WHO calls for stepped-up production of medical equipment to fight coronavirus
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

WHO calls for stepped-up production of medical equipment to fight coronavirus

The report noted that COVID-19 found in air samples provided limited evidence that there is the potential for airborne transmission. The researchers said the study does not assess whether the virus is conta...More..

Trudeau reveals new details on wage subsidy prorgam
by | Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Trudeau reveals new details on wage subsidy prorgam

Trudeau said the measure will be open to all companies and charities that meet the criteria and won't be limited to just small and medium-sized businesses. The number of employees will not determine eligibility...More..

First death in Washington County related to COVID-19 | By Valerie Grimm
by | Tuesday, March 31, 2020

First death in Washington County related to COVID-19 | By Valerie Grimm

The patient is now in home isolation. It's believed he was exposed to the virus through travel to Chicago and the east coast, according to the release. Anyone experiencing a fever, cough or difficulty breathing...More..

NASA selects SpaceX to supply agency's planned lunar space station
by | Monday, March 30, 2020

NASA selects SpaceX to supply agency's planned lunar space station

In a tweet, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said by structuring Gateway Logistics Contract as a public-private partnership, one in which NASA employs a delivery service and does not own or operate the ha...More..

EPA to step back from enforcing environmental laws during outbreak
by | Monday, March 30, 2020

EPA to step back from enforcing environmental laws during outbreak

Oil and gas companies were among the industries seeking an advance pass on the environmental and public health enforcement during the outbreak. However, there's a catch! Civil and criminal enforcement of po...More..

Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician who inspired ‘Hidden Figures,’ dies at 101
by | Sunday, March 29, 2020

Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician who inspired ‘Hidden Figures,’ dies at 101

However, she dropped out of college after the first semester as she was pregnant. Johnson worked at Langley for 33 years, retiring in 1986. "Her Presidential Medal of Freedom was a well-deserved recognition...More..

Ozone layer is RECOVERING in rare good news for the planet
by | Saturday, March 28, 2020

Ozone layer is RECOVERING in rare good news for the planet

The researchers put the restrengthening of the ozone layer down to the 1987 Montreal Protocol which was an global treaty that banned chemicals such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and other ozone-depleting substa...More..

Idris Elba Seemingly Slams Cardi B Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory
by | Saturday, March 28, 2020

Idris Elba Seemingly Slams Cardi B Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory

I don't see what people get out of that. "I'm starting to feel like you're all n ***, just like you pay n *** to say they got it", she said in a recent Instagram Live video. Idris Elba is just one of the...More..

Space Force launches its 1st mission with virus precautions
by | Friday, March 27, 2020

Space Force launches its 1st mission with virus precautions

Built by Lockheed Martin, the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) family of satellites is created to provide constant, protected communications services for U.S. The new network provides global coverag...More..

Ontario looks at closing playgrounds to slow spread of COVID-19
by | Friday, March 27, 2020

Ontario looks at closing playgrounds to slow spread of COVID-19

Numerous ill individuals are in isolation, and five of all the cases confirmed have been hospitalized. Public Health Units data shows that there are now 46 confirmed cases of people who contracted the virus...More..

Great Barrier Reef hit by mass bleaching, climate council says
by | Friday, March 27, 2020

Great Barrier Reef hit by mass bleaching, climate council says

A outcome of climate change and rising ocean temperatures, coral bleaching occurs when water is too warm, causing corals to expel algae living in their tissue, which turns them white. "We could see that some of...More..

FDA approves the first U.S. coronavirus treatment with recovered plasma
by | Thursday, March 26, 2020

FDA approves the first U.S. coronavirus treatment with recovered plasma

That effort, officials said, would likely start in New Rochelle, the New York City suburb that was the center of the state's initial outbreak a few weeks ago, because of the concentration of people there who ...More..

Ontario reports 85 new coronavirus cases, provincial total at 588
by | Thursday, March 26, 2020

Ontario reports 85 new coronavirus cases, provincial total at 588

Dr. Theresa Tam told the Senate on Wednesday that both Canadian Blood Services and Hema-Quebec have put "amazing" systems in place to screen donors for symptoms of COVID-19 before allowing them into the blood...More..

Waste & recycling centres closed
by | Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Waste & recycling centres closed

The service is reviewed daily so please continue to visit this page ". The council has already issued information on how it's planning to ensure this essential service remains in place . Keep this waste separ...More..

The first one-on-one debate between Biden and Sanders
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The first one-on-one debate between Biden and Sanders

Later on in the debate, Biden continued to cough just a bit. Sanders said he would always defend his "Medicare for all" proposal for government-provided health insurance, he supports an incremental step for t...More..

Queensland imposes state border restrictions from midnight Wednesday due to coronavirus crisis
by | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Queensland imposes state border restrictions from midnight Wednesday due to coronavirus crisis

Officials are working with airlines to ensure passengers know what will happen when they arrive in Queensland before they board flights. "This is the season to stay at home with your family", she said. "We're w...More..

World Voyager 2 probe which launched 42 years ago reaches interstellar space
by | Saturday, March 21, 2020

World Voyager 2 probe which launched 42 years ago reaches interstellar space

It is an elusive boundary that marks the edge of the sun's realm and the start of interstellar space . Voyager 1 , the faster of the two probes, is now over 13.6 billion miles ( 22 billion kilometers ) from...More..

SpaceX plans first manned flight to space station in May
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

SpaceX plans first manned flight to space station in May

Both the Stennis Space Center in southern MS and the Michoud Assembly Facility about 40 miles away in New Orleans will halt operations, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said in a statement on Thursday...More..

'Wonderchicken' fossil reveals early ancestor of modern birds
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

'Wonderchicken' fossil reveals early ancestor of modern birds

Researchers used high-resolution X-ray CT scans to peer through the rock and view the skull just one millimetre beneath. The beak doesn't seem tailored to a specific kind of diet, either; in fact, the entire sk...More..

FDA releases approved Covid-19 test kits
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

FDA releases approved Covid-19 test kits

Although this decision will help increase testing capacity for COVID-19, it is important to the clinical lab community that Congress amend language in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that now does n...More..

Ryan's
by | Friday, March 20, 2020

Ryan's "Early Spring" Thursday Evening Forecast

Storms are expected to develop ahead of a cold front but are forecast to weaken after the sun goes down and the front loses its forward momentum. This will help us get the mid and low 60s for afternoon highs. R...More..

by | Friday, March 20, 2020

NASA Eyes Up to 12 Artemis Moon Missions With New Contract

Then in fiscal year 2022, the agency plans to order three additional Orion spacecraft for Artemis missions VI-VIII for $1.9 billion. Those spacecraft will be ordered under cost-plus contracts. However, ...More..