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Fishing 'best argument for seagrass conservation'

BBC Science - 1 hour 47 min ago
Seagrass meadows are diminishing worldwide, which has serious implications for fishing activity.

New Quay Journal: A Cliff-Edge Town Visited by Poets, Dolphins — and Octopuses

NY Times Science - 4 hours 30 min ago
Octopuses and giant barrel jellyfish come and go in a town where Wales’s best-known alcoholic drank. The dolphins seem to be staying, so far.

Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster

BBC Science - 7 hours 17 min ago
Tesla has shown off the long awaited Tesla Semi truck, but surprised many with its new Roadster sports car.

Science Is Dry, Obscure, Complex? Well, It Makes for Great Comedy

NY Times Science - 7 hours 30 min ago
In podcasts and live shows, comedians are extracting the funny from astronomy, climate change and even the physics behind urinal cakes.

Interstellar asteroid is given a name

BBC Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:56
The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has been given a name.

Modern Love: 17 Million Frozen Sperm Await the Perfect Moment

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:00
A woman trying to get pregnant on her own finds connection and hope during a total solar eclipse.

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:38
The spill in South Dakota comes just days before Nebraska regulators will decide on a permit needed for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline

F.D.A. Speeds Review of Gene Therapies, Vowing to Target Rogue Clinics

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:35
The agency plans to speed approval of treatments to get them to the market faster, signaling the quickened pace of advancements in this field.

Matter: ‘Gene Drives’ Are Too Risky for Field Trials, Scientists Say

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:32
New research casts doubt on a gene-editing strategy that scientists had hoped to use against invasive species and epidemic diseases.

Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the U.S. Is Experimenting.

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:34
Buried in an emergency funding request to Congress lie hints of new ways to confront Pyongyang, like cyberweapons and armed drones.

The Bonn Climate Conference: All Our Coverage in One Place

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:28
Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are meeting in Bonn, Germany, in the biggest climate change talks of the year. Here’s all of our coverage.

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:17
Medical guidelines have changed, and now about half of Americans may qualify for the diagnosis of hypertension. Here’s what to do about it.

A More Conciliatory Tone on Climate from the U.S. at Global Talks

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:25
In a brief address at the United Nations climate conference in Bonn, a State Department official mentions climate change and not coal, drawing (polite) applause.

Trilobites: A Population of Billions May Have Contributed to This Bird’s Extinction

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:31
A new study suggests passenger pigeons were hyper-adapted to living in a large, stable population, leaving them unable to cope when humans hunted them en masse.

U.N. Climate Projects, Aimed at the Poorest, Raise Red Flags

NY Times Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:22
The Green Climate Fund was meant to help developing countries tackle climate change, but many of the most vulnerable nations have not seen any grants.

UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal

BBC Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:29
A significant group of nations take a stand against using coal for electricity generation at UN climate talks.

Colombia zoo gives trafficked elephant root canal surgery

BBC Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:10
The procedure took 30 people three hours to complete. Tantor had been rescued from a ranch in Colombia.

'Routine' detection of space ripples

BBC Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:54
Laser labs sense black holes merging at a distance of about a billion light-years from Earth.

Epic India leopard rescue photo wins award five years later

BBC Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 02:56
In a rare instance, Indian villagers and forest officers worked together for hours to save the animal

First gene-editing in human body attempt

BBC Science - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 01:40
Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.
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