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Finches sing to their unborn babies when temperatures are higher than 26 degrees Celsius, resulting in smaller babies that fare better as climate temperatures warm (From It's Okay To Be Smart and PBS Digital Studios)
Finches sing to their unborn babies when temperatures are higher than 26 degrees Celsius, resulting in smaller babies that fare better as climate temperatures warm.
August 24, 2016 at 11:00 pm
To combat climate change, these scientists are turning CO2 into rock (From PBS NewsHour)
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is a major contributor to global warming. But what if there were a way to turn that gas into rock and store it safely, thousands of feet underground? One power plant in Iceland is attempting to do just that, through a process called “Carbfix.” Special correspondent M...
August 24, 2016 at 10:00 pm
LIVE NOW: Astronomers have detected a potential Earth-like planet orbiting close to our solar system. PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan talks to Science Correspondent Miles O’Brien about the discovery. We’re taking YOUR questions.
LIVE NOW: Astronomers have detected a potential Earth-like planet orbiting close to our solar system. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Science Correspondent Miles O’Brien about the discovery. We’re taking YOUR questions - leave them in the comments below.
August 24, 2016 at 8:32 pm
Congress scolds pharmaceutical company’s price hike on EpiPens (From PBS NewsHour). Has this affected you?
Mylan has raised the list price of EpiPens more than 450 percent since 2004, after adjusting for inflation, according to Elsevier’s Gold Standard Drug Database. A pack of two EpiPens cost about $100 in today’s dollars in 2004, but the list price now tops $600.
August 24, 2016 at 8:00 pm
Proxima b is one of the closest planets we’ve found to Earth—both literally and figuratively. (From NOVA l PBS Next)
Proxima b would take decades to reach, but it’s the closest exoplanet we’ve found to date.
August 24, 2016 at 7:28 pm
Obama surveys Louisiana flood damage; for hardest hit, it’s a long road ahead (From PBS NewsHour)
On Tuesday, President Obama traveled to Louisiana to survey damage incurred by last week’s torrential flooding, which killed 13 and left some 60,000 homes destroyed. One of the areas hardest hit was Livingston Parish; its president, Layton Ricks, updates Judy Woodruff on the status of cleanup effort...
August 24, 2016 at 4:33 pm
What parents and the public need to know about sepsis (From PBS NewsHour)
Sepsis kills more than 250,000 people every year. People at highest risk are those with weakened immune systems, the very young and elderly, patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer or kidney disease and those with illnesses such as pneumonia or who use catheters that can cause infect...
August 24, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Photos: Rescuers free survivors after earthquake in Italy (From PBS NewsHour)
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday, destroying parts of popular vacation spots in the mountainous zone.
August 24, 2016 at 3:23 pm
We dare you not to say “Awww.” (From KQED Science)
In just 12 years, the Channel Islands fox has made a remarkable recovery.
August 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm
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