Changes in cropping methods, climate decoy pintail ducks into an ecological trap
After a severe drought gripped the Prairie Pothole Region of the U.S. and Canada in the 1980s, populations of almost all dabbling duck species that breed there have recovered. But not northern pintails. Now, a new study suggests why -- they have been caught in an ecological trap.
Photos: Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon await next launch attempt
These photos show the 215-foot-tall Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft on pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, ready for launch on a test flight to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken when weather cooperates.
SpaceX, NASA to try again for landmark launch of two astronauts from Florida
Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was set for a repeat attempt at launching two Americans into orbit on Saturday from Florida for a mission that would mark the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years.
Fitness wearables provide early-warnings for Covid symptoms, study finds
US News: WASHINGTON DC: Preliminary research has found that constant stream of data from wearable devices such as Oura rings, Fitbits and Apple Watches reveal .
10 percent of coronavirus patients with diabetes die within a week of hospitalization, new study finds
New Sunspots Potentially Herald Increased Solar Activity
Portal origin URL: New Sunspots Potentially Herald Increased Solar Activity Portal origin nid: 461446 Published: Friday, May 29, 2020 - 14:10 Featured (stick to top of list): no Portal text teaser: On May 29, 2020, a family of sunspots — dark spots that freckle the face of the Sun, representing areas of complex magnetic fields — sported the biggest solar flare since October 2017. Portal image: A satellite image of the Sun, colorized in gold. A bright spot of light hovers over the left horizon.
Live SpaceX NASA Launch Updates
Here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s second launch attempt of NASA astronauts in the Crew Dragon spacecraft.
Engineer? Cancer expert? Physicist? They're coronavirus researchers now
Scientists of all kinds are putting their day jobs on hold and focusing their attention on trying to solve the coronavirus.
Team cracks the case of the universe’s ‘missing matter’
Researchers have solved a decades-old mystery of "missing matter"—material long predicted to exist in the universe but never detected—until now.