New genealogy project allows astronomers to trace ‘ancestors’
The database provides information on more than 33,000 astronomers, their advisors and universities and the links to their dissertations
This winter was United States’ 6th warmest: NOAA
According to US science agency, December 2019-February 2020 was mostly warmer and wetter across contiguous US
Pattern in radio waves: First contact, is it?
The periodic radio waves hitting Earth from a neighbouring galaxy are unlikely to be from aliens, but the possibility cannot be ruled out
Solar storms can hamper whales' navigation, cause them to strand: Study
Radio frequency noise created by solar outburst affects whales’ senses and prevents them from navigating, according to the research
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California's new climate solution
Make Californians drive less, We have known this always. California can make technology work to its impossible and hitherto unknown potential.
A wildfire recovery guide for California
Many good-intentioned people take wrong steps after a fire because of ignorance. The California Native Plant Society has released a guide for …
Examining a video’s changes over time helps flag deepfakes
Rather than looking at each face image individually, look for inconsistencies in how different parts of the face move from frame to frame over time
Is America redeeming itself vis-à-vis its First Nations?
The country appointed its first Native American poet laureate and apologised for the genocide of aborigines in its largest and richest state on …
Now drug-resistant genes can be identified in less than half the time
A researcher in California talks about FLASH, her new gene-based technology that can help doctors tackle antibiotic resistance better
Why this California town has declared ‘climate emergency’
Calls upon its residents to eliminate all greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
A small moon found floating around Neptune
Scientists confirm small moon Hippocamp may have broken away from a larger one
In 2018, natural disasters cost the world $225 billion
Extreme weather-related disasters caused 89 per cent of the economic loss in Asia Pacific region
Climate change will cause a cascade of catastrophes in the future: study
New study says that if something isn't done to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, people could be forced to cope with three to six …
Climate change and wildfires – how do we know if there is a link?
Global warming does not cause wildfires. Rather, global warming exacerbates the conditions and raises the risk of wildfire
Cancer-stricken man first to win case against Monsanto’s weed killer
A California court awarded a compensation of $289 million to him as he got cancer from using Monsanto's herbicide
California offers valuable lessons for meeting freshwater needs in the face of climate change
If we want water security, we need to diversify our water sources to include underground storage, stormwater capture, recycled wastewater and more.
Microplastic pollution could push whale, shark towards extinction: study
These species are getting exposed to toxic chemicals through breakdown of microplastics in their digestive system
Climate change can wipe out world's oldest trees
According to scientists, Bristlecone pines, which are found in the upper reaches of the White Mountains in California, could be supplanted by the …
California finds huge groundwater reserves; experts urge caution
The study has led to a debate in the scientific community over the utilisation of these groundwater resources in the drought-hit state
Fog can be deadly, says study
Fog water contains 20 times more monomethylmercury, the most neuro-toxic form of mercury, than rain water
California looks at building one of world's largest recycled water programmes
Drought has put burden on traditional sources of drinking water and water managers are looking at expanding recycling systems to increase supply
Volkswagen fraud puts spanner on clean diesel route
The scam has exposed gaps in emissions regulations across regions. India will have to speed up its technology roadmap to clean up diesel and fix …
Switching to public transport could cut 40% of vehicular emissions by 2050
Moving away from cars will bring significant environmental, financial, health and social benefits, says a report