Trilobites: The Scuba Diving Flies of California’s Mono Lake Trilobites: The Scuba Diving Flies of California’s Mono Lake

For most insects, water is a death trap. These alkali flies cover themselves with a bubble of air to dip into a salty lake.

yesterday, 19:16
Russia, in Reversal, Confirms Radiation Spike Russia, in Reversal, Confirms Radiation Spike

The state weather service in Moscow acknowledged “extremely high pollution” in a region close to a sprawling Soviet-era nuclear plant.

yesterday, 20:51
Trilobites: Do Lefties Have an Advantage in Sports? It Depends Trilobites: Do Lefties Have an Advantage in Sports? It Depends

The southpaw advantage may be stronger in sports that give players less time to respond to an opponent’s actions, a new study suggests.

today, 1:01
Lilli Hornig, 96, Dies; A-Bomb Researcher Lobbied for Women in Science Lilli Hornig, 96, Dies; A-Bomb Researcher Lobbied for Women in Science

An alumna of Los Alamos, she became a chemistry professor and urged universities to recruit more women as students, professors and administrators.

today, 1:31
As Malaria Resists Treatment, Experts Warn of Global Crisis As Malaria Resists Treatment, Experts Warn of Global Crisis

A strain of malaria resistant to two drugs, including artemisinin, which was once seen as a miracle cure, is spreading, and experts fear that it could reach Africa.

today, 4:13
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