Category: Science

18 Jul by admin

A mummy’s final meal adds to an ancient mystery

HOW to prepare for a trip to the mountains concerned hikers five millennia ago as much as it does today. That is the conclusion of the latest study of the mummy dubbed “Ötzi the Iceman”, who perished 5,300 years ago in the Alps, near what is now the border between Austria and Italy. An analysis […]
18 Jul by admin

Heatwave reveals incredible hidden history of the British Isles

Cropmarks of a large prehistoric enclosure in Wales’ Vale of Glamorgan, with the faint footings of a probable Roman villa within (Crown Copyright RCAHMW) The current heatwave in the British Isles has revealed a host of long-hidden historical sites that have suddenly become visible through the parched earth. In Wales, for example, a number of […]
18 Jul by admin

Wildfires In The U.S. Are Getting Bigger

A California wildfire that started on Friday doubled in size over the weekend, killing a firefighter and threatening Yosemite National Park. And it’s not the only blaze burning. It’s looking like 2018 could be another big year for wildfires in the United States: 3,362,431 acres have already burned to date in 2018 — an area […]
18 Jul by admin

Ten newly found moons of Jupiter include a ‘wrong-way driver’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one “wrong-way driver” that appears destined to crash into other moons sharing its orbital highway. NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures Jupiter’s southern hemisphere, as the spacecraft performed […]
18 Jul by admin

EPA proposal to limit science studies draws opposition

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers joined scores of scientists, health providers, environmental officials and activists Tuesday in denouncing an industry-backed proposal that could limit dramatically the scientific studies the Environmental Protection Agency considers in shaping protections for human health. If adopted by the Trump administration, the rule would allow an EPA administrator to reject study […]
17 Jul by admin

| Time

Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads. Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices. You always have […]
17 Jul by admin

Donald Trump’s Disastrous Trip to Europe

The meeting in Helsinki between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin wasn’t the only international summit that took place on Monday. In Beijing, Chinese leaders gathered with those from the European Union at a China-E.U. summit, where, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, “China courted the European Union as an ally in its […]
17 Jul by admin

A cheap way to save rice plants from the effects of acid rain

ACID rain damages crops. In particular, it damages rice, because many rice-growing countries, which are predominantly in Asia, do not have in place the pollution-control mechanisms that are now routine in the wheat-growing continents of Europe and North America. A rice crop soaked by acid rain can be saved if it is rinsed with clean […]