Today: April 21, 2024
Today: April 21, 2024

Science

Chick-Fil-A backtracks from its no-antibiotics-in-chicken pledge, blames projected supply shortages

The fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A backtracked from its decade-old “no antibiotics ever” pledge intended to help prevent human antibiotic resistance linked to the rampant use of the drugs in livestock production

Geomagnetic storm from a solar flare could disrupt radio communications and create a striking aurora

Space weather forecasters have issued a geomagnetic storm watch through Monday

Nevada's first big-game moose hunt will be tiny as unusual southern expansion defies climate change

It will be a very tiny big-game hunt for one of the largest animals in North America

A Russian Soyuz rocket with 3 astronauts blasts off to the International Space Station

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station has blasted off two days after its launch was aborted at the last minute

Fill up your gas tank and prepare to wait. Some tips to prepare for April's total solar eclipse

Small towns and rural enclaves along the path of April’s total solar eclipse are steeling for huge crowds of sun chasers who plan to catch a glimpse of day turning into dusk in North America

With all the recent headlines about panels and tires falling off planes, is flying safe?

It's been 15 years since the last fatal crash of a U.S. airliner, but you wouldn't know that from a torrent of flight problems that made news in the last three months

With organic fields next door, conventional farms dial up the pesticide use, study finds

Champions of organic farming have long portrayed it as friendlier to humans and the earth

April's total solar eclipse promises to be the best yet for experiments

April's total solar eclipse promises to be a scientific bonanza, thanks to new spacecraft _ and cosmic chance

Higher temperatures mean higher food and other prices. A new study links climate shocks to inflation

A study by an environmental scientist and the European Central Bank finds that food prices and overall inflation will rise as temperatures climb with climate change

The US may catch a spring break on weather. Forecasters see minimal flooding and drought for spring

Federal meteorologists predict that the United States can expect a nice spring break from past too rainy or too dry extremes

Japan’s space agency says it hopes to forge a profitable launch business with its new H3 rocket

Japan’s space agency and its prime contractor say they hope to be able to forge a profitable launch business with their new H3 rocket after its first successful flight last month in an increasingly competitive market dominated by Space X

New rankings show French bulldogs reign on as top US breed, making many fans shudder

The American Kennel Club says French bulldogs are still the United States’ most commonly registered purebreds

Man to plead guilty in eagle ‘killing spree’ on reservation to sell feathers on black market

A Washington state man accused of helping kill thousands of birds is expected to plead guilty to shooting eagles on an American Indian reservation in Montana and selling their feathers and body parts on the black market

Things to know about the risk of landslides in the US

Landslides occur around the world and have helped shape the Earth as we know it

A southeast Alaska community wrestles with a deadly landslide's impact

Communities in southeast Alaska have long co-existed with landslide risks

10 years after the deadliest US landslide, climate change is increasing the danger

Friday marks 10 years since the side of a mountain collapsed, raced across a river and buried an entire neighborhood in rural Washington state, killing 43 people in the nation’s worst landslide disaster

An AI robot is spotting sick tulips to slow the spread of disease through Dutch bulb fields

An artificial intelligence robot is a new high-tech weapon in the battle to root out disease from Dutch tulip fields as they erupt into a riot of springtime color

Images taken deep inside melted Fukushima reactor show damage, but leave many questions unanswered

Images taken by miniature drones from deep inside a badly damaged reactor at the Fukushima nuclear plant show displaced control equipment and misshapen materials but leave many questions unanswered, underscoring the daunting task of decommissioning the plant

US and Japan seek UN resolution calling on all nations to ban nuclear weapons in outer space

The United States and Japan are sponsoring a U.N. Security Council resolution calling on nations not to deploy or develop nuclear weapons in space

A volcano in Iceland is erupting for the fourth time in 3 months, sending plumes of lava skywards

A volcano in Iceland has erupted for the fourth time in three months, sending orange jets of lava into the night sky

Meteorologists say this year's warm winter provided key ingredient for Midwest killer tornadoes

Tornado experts say the winter’s record warmth provided the key ingredient for a Midwest outbreak of deadly tornadoes and damaging gorilla hail that hit parts of the Midwest Wednesday and Thursday

The spring equinox is here. What does that mean?

Spring gets its official start Tuesday in the Northern Hemisphere

College swimmers, volleyball players sue NCAA over transgender policies

Former Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines was among more than a dozen college athletes who filed a lawsuit against the NCAA, accusing it of violating their Title IX rights by allowing Lia Thomas to compete at the national championships in 2022

SpaceX's mega rocket blasts off on a third test flight from Texas

SpaceX's mega rocket has blasted off on another test flight from Texas

What's Pi Day all about? Math, science, pies and more

College students, rocket scientists and math enthusiasts around the world are celebrating Pi Day

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