The U.S. Navy expects a certain number of whale and dolphin deaths and injuries during Naval Exercises. What is the impact of sonar on marine mammals?
Archives for June 2014
Severe Weather Outbreak Elephant is causing flooding and some small tornadoes. But a ‘warm cap’ has kept tornado formation below expectations. So what’s a ‘warm cap?’
Was Justina Pelletier victimized by her parents – or by Child Protective Services? Doctors must report suspected abuse, but 16 months is a long time for a teenager and her family.
June 29 saw an M5.2 earthquake in a seismically-quiet area on the Arizona-New Mexico border. What caused the quake: fracking, volcano, or an existing fault?
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, and Socrates lead this week’s chemistry research.
Did Facebook manipulate your news feed in 2012? Social media giant experimented on users and found that happy posts make us happier and vice versa.
The cave Chauvet-Pont d’Arc paintings will now be preserved for future research, as the site has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status.
Could cooking up 1918-19 Spanish Influenza virus accidentally result in a new influenza pandemic? Recent research in virus labs could be risky for all of us.
There’s a whole generation of adults with degrees but no jobs, and they’re moving back in with Mom and Dad. What’s going on with the so-called Boomerang Kids?
A powerful and dangerous weather system will affect the central and eastern US through the middle of next week. Find out who is likely to be affected and why.