Chile drought causing water shortage amidst virus crisis

With historically low river flows and reservoirs running dry due to drought, people in central Chile…

Indonesia covers up to protect orangutans from virus threat

Poaching and habitat loss have decimated Indonesia’s orangutan population, but now coronavirus has emerged as another…

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover gets its wheels and air brakes

Final assembly and testing of NASA’s Perseverance rover continues at Kennedy Space Center in Florida as…

Remote control operation removes tiger's collar in India

A delicate remote control operation to remove a tracking collar from a tiger on an epic…

Deep-sea worms and bacteria team up to harvest methane

Scientists at Caltech and Occidental College have discovered a methane-fueled symbiosis between worms and bacteria at…

Study identifies new temperature sensing mechanism in plants

A protein called phytochrome B, which can sense light and temperature, triggers plant growth and controls…

Gabon bans eating of pangolin and bats amid pandemic

Gabon’s government on Friday banned the sale and eating of bats and pangolins, which are suspected…

New laser technique will allow more powerful—and smaller—particle accelerators

By observing electrons that have been accelerated to extremely high energies, scientists are able to unlock…

NASA-NOAA satellite catches Tropical Cyclone Harold develop near Solomon Islands

NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Pacific Ocean and provided forecasters with a visible…

NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Irondro developing an eye

As Tropical Cyclone Irondro continues to move through the Southern Indian Ocean, NASA’s Terra satellite saw…