Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify ‘Racial Purity’ Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify ‘Racial Purity’

In a statement, the American Society of Human Genetics said “there can be no genetics-based support of claiming one group as superior to another.”

yesterday, 20:39
A Wave of Child Sexual Abuse Accusations Against a Doctor, and Hospital Says It Knew A Wave of Child Sexual Abuse Accusations Against a Doctor, and Hospital Says It Knew

Rockefeller University Hospital said it has credible allegations of inappropriate behavior by a research doctor who treated children with growth problems.

yesterday, 2:55
47,000 Ticks on a Moose, and That’s Just Average. Blame Climate Change. 47,000 Ticks on a Moose, and That’s Just Average. Blame Climate Change.

Climate change is giving ticks a leg up on their hosts. “It’s about as grody a picture as you can imagine on a dead animal,” a researcher said.

yesterday, 0:52
Raye Montague, the Navy’s ‘Hidden Figure’ Ship Designer, Dies at 83 Raye Montague, the Navy’s ‘Hidden Figure’ Ship Designer, Dies at 83

Despite facing racism and sexism, she became the first person to design a Navy ship using a computer program. She was recognized nationally only later in life.

October 18, 2018, 23:43
Poralia rufescens jellyfish spotted off coast of California Poralia rufescens jellyfish spotted off coast of California

The Poralia rufescens is swimming off the coast of southern California in the Pacific Ocean.

today, 8:03
Mercury: Learning from the strangest planet Mercury: Learning from the strangest planet

The first European mission to explore Mercury will begin Saturday: What could it teach us?

yesterday, 8:16
Why is this African town letting mosquitoes in? Why is this African town letting mosquitoes in?

The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.

yesterday, 8:29
Japan’s Cherry Blossoms (Some of Them) Appear Months Early Japan’s Cherry Blossoms (Some of Them) Appear Months Early

An unusually strong typhoon season may have caused the famously picturesque flowers to bloom long before April, when they typically emerge.

October 18, 2018, 12:01
Mad cow disease: BSE case found on farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland Mad cow disease: BSE case found on farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland

A case of BSE, commonly known as mad cow disease, has been detected on a farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, officials have revealed.

October 18, 2018, 12:26
BepiColombo to Launch on Long Journey to Mercury BepiColombo to Launch on Long Journey to Mercury

The European-Japanese spacecraft will be the third mission to the rocky planet closest to the sun.

yesterday, 21:00