Boston Hospital Denies Heart Transplant To Unvaccinated Patient
Brigham and Women’s Hospital said research has shown that transplant recipients are at higher risk than non-transplant patients of dying from COVID-19. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 27, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Biden Administration Revokes Mining Leases Near Minnesota's Boundary Waters
Environmentalists are hopeful that the move deals a fatal blow to a Chilean firm's plans for a copper-nickel mine at the doorstep of a popular wilderness area. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 26, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Blasts FDA For Halting Drugs Ineffective On Omicron
White House press secretary Jen Psaki noted that it's "crazy" the governor is "still advocating for treatments that don’t work.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 25, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

James Webb Space Telescope Arrives At Observation Post 1 Million Miles Away
“We’re one step closer to uncovering the mysteries of the universe. And I can’t wait to see Webb’s first new views of the universe this summer!” NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 25, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

'Penguin Cam' Will Take You On A Soothing Dive Through A Cloud Of Sardines
Take a swim from a penguin's-eye-view with this mesmerizing video. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

2-Day-Old Giraffe Euthanized At San Diego Zoo Safari Park
“Following the birth, wildlife care specialists noticed that the calf’s condition began to deteriorate, including difficulty standing and not nursing,” the park said Thursday. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rio de Janeiro Delays Carnival Parades As Omicron Spreads
The world-famous Carnival festivities will now be held in late April rather than the final weekend of February, (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Psychology Behind Why You Want To Squeeze Adorable Babies And Puppies
The urge you feel to pinch a baby's chubby cheek has a name: cute aggression. And it's more common than you might think. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 20, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Twitter Users Mock White House's Limit On 4 COVID Tests Per Household
Many Twitter users noted that is going to leave out a lot of people, and created an amusing new meme in the process. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 20, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rare, Pristine Rose-Shaped Corals Found In Reef Off Tahiti Coast
Researchers hope to learn why the reef seems to have been unaffected by climate change or human activities. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 20, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Illinois Officials Say Omicron Cases Have Peaked In State
“The threat is in no way over, but the news is good in terms of the direction that it’s turning," Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said at a news conference. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 19, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

UK Lifts COVID Restrictions, Says Omicron Wave ‘Has Peaked’
Hospitals in northern England are still under pressure because of high caseloads, but hospital admissions and patients elsewhere in England are stabilizing or falling. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 19, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

‘Explorer’ Eagle Finds A Home In Coastal Maine, Far From Its Native Asia
Thousands of miles from its range, a wayward Steller’s sea eagle enthralls scientists and birders alike. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 19, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

A Massive Icefish Breeding Colony Existed In Secret In Antarctica — Until Now
The fish nest site, believed to be the largest in the world, is also a dining destination for hungry seals. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 15, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Hospital Defends Transplanting Pig Heart Into Patient With Criminal Past
The University of Maryland Medical Center said the man's eligibility was “based solely on his medical records.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 14, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

CDC Warns Americans: Don’t Kiss Or Snuggle Your Bearded Dragon
The reptiles have been linked to a recent salmonella outbreak. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 13, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

No Life On Martian Meteorite Found In Antarctica In 1996
Orginally, scientists thought organic compounds in the rock may have been left by living creatures, but the marks were actually caused by salty water. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 13, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Skyscraper-Sized Asteroid Passing By Earth Next Week
An asteroid that experts say is about as big as two Empire State Buildings is expected to come within 1,231,184 miles of Earth on Jan. 18. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 12, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nurse In Italy Caught Faking Shots, Ditching Vaccine: Police
The suspect allegedly faked giving coronavirus vaccinations to at least 45 people so they could get a health pass fraudulently. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 11, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

U.S. Hospitals Letting COVID-Infected Staff Stay On The Job
The move is a reaction to the severe hospital staffing shortages and crushing caseloads that the omicron variant is causing. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 11, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

US Hospitals Letting COVID-Infected Staff Stay On The Job
The move is a reaction to the severe hospital staffing shortages and crushing caseloads that the omicron variant is causing. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 11, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

US Surgeons Transplant Pig Heart Into Human Patient
“It was either die or do this transplant. I want to live. I know it’s a shot in the dark, but it’s my last choice,” 57-year-old patient David Bennett said a day before the surgery, (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 10, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Texas GOP's Attempt To Conflate COVID Testing With Voter Rights Fails Miserably
"Pretty ballsy of the Texas GOP to run on a 'f—k you' platform this year," one Twitter user noted. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 8, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Tallest Galapagos Volcano Erupts, Spewing Lava, Ash
A cloud of gas and ash from Wolf Volcano rose to 3,793 meters (12,444 feet) above sea level following the eruption that began shortly before midnight Wednesday local time. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 8, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Mother Charged After Teen Son Found In Car Trunk At COVID Test Site
The mother stated that she put her son inside the trunk so she wouldn't be exposed to possible COVID while driving (him) to the stadium for additional testing, according to the court document. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 7, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Supreme Court Weighs Vaccine Rules Affecting More Than 80 Million People
Justice Elena Kagan said officials have shown “quite clearly that no other policy will prevent sickness and death to anywhere like the degree that this one will.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 7, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Scientists Teach Goldfish To Drive 'Fish-Operated Vehicle'
These researchers set up a new kind of driving school. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 6, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nurses Denounce ‘Premature’ CDC Guidance On Halving COVID-19 Isolation Guidelines
Health care workers are worried about how the shortened isolation time will impact their safety in the workplace amid the nationwide omicron surge. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 30, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Thomas Lovejoy, Biologist Who Studied Biodiversity And Extinction, Dies At 80
The leading conservation biologist, who is credited with popularizing the term “biological diversity," was also a passionate advocate for tropical rainforests. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 27, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

E.O. Wilson, The 'Father Of Biodiversity,' Dead At 92
The former Harvard professor was the world’s leading authority on ants and a titan of conservation. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 27, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Jake Tapper Slams RFK Jr's Offer Of A Vaccine Mandate Debate: 'Truly Embarrassing'
The CNN anchor said he didn't want to lend credence to "a conspiracy theorist" whose views are "so false, unhinged, and dangerous to public health." (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

High Wind Postpones Launch Of NASA’s Newest Space Telescope
The James Webb Space Telescope is now targeted to launch on Christmas Day at the earliest. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Judge Rules School District Can't Establish Its Own Vaccine Mandate
San Diego Superior Court Judge John Meyer ruled Monday that the San Diego Unified School District does not have the authority to establish its own vaccine mandate. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rare Sea Eagle, Native To Asia, Turns Up In Massachusetts
A once-in-a-lifetime sighting has bird lovers flocking to the Taunton River in southeastern Massachusetts. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Queen Guitarist Brian May Says COVID 'Beast' Is Still In His Body
The rock legend told his Instagram followers that "there IS life after Covid! But DO be careful … you do not want this, and neither do your family.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cleveland COVID Testing Site So Overwhelmed It Closes 3 Hours After Opening
A Cleveland Clinic spokesperson said people not yet in line around noon Tuesday were turned away so testing could be completed by 5 p.m. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Tests Positive For Coronavirus
The governor said he said he has been vaccinated, including a booster shot, and is feeling fine. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 20, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

EPA Reverses Trump’s Fuel Mileage Rules On New Cars
The new rule is a climate win, requiring cars and light-duty trucks to average at least 55 miles per gallon by 2026. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 20, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Billie Eilish: I Think I Would Have Died From COVID Had I Not Been Vaccinated
The singer told Howard Stern on Monday that she was sick for almost two months and still has side effects. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 13, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Explainer: Was Deadly Tornado Storm System Related To Climate Change?
Warm weather was a crucial ingredient in the outbreak that killed dozens of people, but whether climate change is a factor is not quite as clear. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 12, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

New York’s COVID Surge Is Back — And So Is Its Mask Mandate
“We are heading upward in a direction that I no longer find sustainable,” New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said on Friday. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 10, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

CDC Chief Dr. Rochelle Walensky Says Omicron Mostly Mild So Far
More than 40 people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with the omicron variant so far, but nearly all of them were only mildly ill -- even the unvaccinated patients. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 8, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Should We Electrocute The Oceans To Curb Climate Change? That’s One Idea.
A landmark report looks at potential human interventions to boost how much planet-warming carbon dioxide the sea can suck up. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 8, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

COVID Cases Spike Even As US Hits 200M Vaccine Milestone
The increases are due almost entirely to the delta variant and affecting mostly unvaccinated people. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 8, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Dr. Oz Has A Long History Of Promoting Quack Treatments
Here's some of what the heart surgeon-turned-politician has tried to peddle from his daytime TV perch. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 2, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Dog-Height Dinosaur Species Had Slashing Tail That Was Anything But Cute
Fossils found in Chile showed the species had a “really unusual weapon” in its tail, said scientists. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 2, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nigeria Says It Found First Case Of Omicron Variant In November
Nearly 20 countries have recorded the variant, triggering travel bans across the world. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 1, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Space Junk Too Risky For Astronaut, Spacewalk Delayed
It’s the first time a spacewalk has been canceled because of threat from space junk. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 30, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

WHO Warns That Omicron Virus Variant Poses ‘Very High’ Risk
“Many of us might think we are done with COVID-19. It’s not done with us,” World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 29, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Are We At The Dawn Of A Nuclear Energy Renaissance?
We’ve heard these claims before. But the mounting scale of the climate and energy conundrum is fueling more money and favorable policies into atomic power. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 29, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news