State And Local Leaders Push Biden To Protect 30% Of U.S. Land, Waters By 2030
In an open letter, more than 400 elected officials pledge to do their part to achieve the new administration's ambitious conservation goal. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 26, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Boris Johnson Warns New COVID-19 Strain May Carry Higher Risk Of Death
The British Prime Minister also said current evidence showed both vaccines remained effective against old and new variants. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

UK Chief Scientist: COVID-19 Variant May Be Deadlier Than Original Virus
Sir Patrick Vallance said the new coronavirus strain may kill three or four more people per 1000 than the original virus. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Ohio Legislator Who Questioned Black Hygiene To Lead Health Panel
Sen. Stephen Huffman was appointed to the state's Senate Health Committee despite questioning whether “the colored population” was disproportionately contracting the coronavirus because of their hygiene. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Create An Official Bigfoot Hunting Season
It could soon be Sasquatch season in Oklahoma. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Confused Penguin Joins The Wrong Group... Only To Be Rescued By A Penguin Pal
Penguins: They're just as easily confused as we are. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Biden Signs Executive Orders To Battle Pandemic: 'This Is A Wartime Undertaking'
The president signed 10 actions designed to focus on mending public trust and overhauling the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Texas Doctor Accused Of Stealing COVID-19 Vaccine For Personal Use
Mishandling the vaccine can result in a loss of government funding, so the doctor was fired after the alleged theft was discovered. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 21, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Scientists Behind Dancing Robots Had To Really Bust A Move
"I think when people see the new things that robots can do, it excites them,” Boston Dynamics founder and chairperson Marc Raibert told reporters. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 21, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Biden Cancels Keystone XL Pipeline Permit
The 1,200-mile oil pipeline is one of several Trump environmental policies that President Joe Biden is expected to reverse. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 20, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

The U.S. Is Officially Rejoining The Paris Agreement. Now Comes The Hard Part.
Ramping up domestic climate ambition, greening "green" supply chains, and investing in carbon removal are some ways the U.S. can restore faith in its climate leadership. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 20, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

On Day 1, Biden Is Putting Donald Trump’s Climate Rules Through A Paper Shredder
Along with an executive order spree, the incoming president will review and freeze dozens of Trump-era rules and regulations. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 20, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Black Americans Are Getting Vaccinated At Lower Rates Than White Americans, Study Finds
Black and Asian Americans are among the most hard-hit communities, but experts are concerned about whether proper resources and information are reaching them. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 19, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Fear Of Deportation Is Keeping Undocumented Immigrants From Seeking Vaccination
Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants reside in the U.S., and hundreds of thousands of them work in essential services. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 19, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

WHO Chief Accuses Drugmakers Of Prioritizing Profits Above Sick, Elderly
"I need to be blunt: The world is on the brink of a catastrophic moral failure," Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 18, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Amy Coney Barrett Set To Hear Case Against Shell, Her Dad's Employer For 29 Years
The Supreme Court justice has not recused herself from a climate case against Big Oil, despite her family ties to one of the main defendants. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 15, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

2020 Tied As Hottest Year On Record, NASA Confirms
As the coronavirus brought economies around the world to their knees, global climate change raged on. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

A Final Stand Seeks To Save Holy Apache Land In Arizona’s High Desert
The Trump administration is set to approve a controversial land swap, clearing the way for a giant copper mine to open beneath sacred Oak Flat. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Should We Spend $1 Trillion A Year On This Climate Technology? We May Have To.
Direct air capture is costly and energy-intensive, but new research shows why large-scale investments in the near future could pay off down the road. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Mexico To Ensure Undocumented Migrants In U.S. Have Access To Vaccines
Mexican officials say labor provisions of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) include health protections for migrants regardless of immigration status. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 13, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

International Space Station Bids Adieu To 12 Bottles Of Bordeaux Wine
The wine bottles have been aging in space for a year so that researchers can see how space altered the sedimentation and bubbles. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Several Gorillas Test Positive For Coronavirus At San Diego Zoo Safari Park
It appears the infection came from a member of the park’s wildlife care team who also tested positive for the virus. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Biden Pressured To Keep Lawyer Defending Big Oil Off Solicitor General Shortlist
Activists say David Frederick's work for Royal Dutch Shell should disqualify him from being the next administration's lead attorney for Supreme Court cases. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

NYC Mayoral Front-Runner, Embracing Climate Activists' Demands, Vows To Ban Fossil Fuels
Scott Stringer is leaning into the Green New Deal to consolidate support among the Big Apple’s political left. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 10, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

German Bakery Cooks Up Syringe Cakes To Promote COVID-19 Vaccines
Previously, Schuerner’s Baking Paradise in Dortmund made cakes shaped like toilet-rolls (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 8, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Identical Twins Aren’t Perfect Clones, Research Shows
A new twin study shows that while twins are very alike, it is not a perfect similarity. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 7, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

In Final Blow To The Planet, Trump Hands Oil Industry The Keys To ‘America’s Serengeti’
The outgoing administration sold off drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, but turnout for the “momentous” occasion was low. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 7, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Florida Company Accused Of Steering Vaccines To Rich Donors
COVID-19 vaccines intended for a nursing home may have been redirected to members of a nearby country club. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 6, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Horrifying Reason You Should Never, Ever Eat An Icicle
Turns out they're really gross. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 6, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

US Could Soon Give 1 Million Vaccinations A Day: Fauci
“Any time you start a big program, there’s always glitches. I think the glitches have been worked out,” the nation's top infectious disease expert said. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 5, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Pro-Trump Speaker Wants To Turn D.C. Rally Into 'Mass-Spreader Event'
“Go hug somebody. Go ahead and spread it out, mass spreader," Clay Clark told attendees. "It’s a mass-spreader event!" (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 5, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Massachusetts Lawmaker Wants To Name Official State Dinosaur
State Rep. Jack Lewis wants residents to vote for one of two dinosaur species discovered in Massachusetts. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 5, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Angry Squirrel Aggressively Attacking Residents Of Queens Neighborhood
One victim described the nutty attack as "an MMA cage match! And I lost!” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 31, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Canada To Require Negative COVID-19 Test For People Entering Country
The negative tests must have been taken within three days before arriving in the country. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Well-Preserved Ice Age Woolly Rhino Found In Siberia
The carcass has most of its soft tissues still intact, including part of the intestines, thick hair and a lump of fat. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rare Alerts For Rumbling Volcanoes Issued In Eastern Caribbean
The most recent warning was issued late Tuesday for La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

This Christmas, Iguanas, Not Snow, Are Falling In Florida
Iguanas living in South Florida trees often become immobile in chilly weather, causing them to drop to the ground when the thermometer plummets. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 24, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Japanese Spacecraft Brings Back Asteroid Chips That Look Like Charcoal
Scientists hope the samples will provide insight into the origins of the solar system and life on Earth. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 24, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Trump Delays COVID Bill, Leaving Millions Of Desperate Americans In Limbo
The president's apparent refusal to sign the bill has injected uncertainty into efforts to protect millions of Americans from financial disaster. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 23, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Walmart Sued Over Role It Played In Opioid Crisis
The Justice Department alleges the company unlawfully dispensed controlled substances through its pharmacies (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Illinois Woman Who Bought Flags From Kohl's Also Sent Used COVID-19 Test
A used nasal swab found in a biohazard bag appears to belong to a person in Virginia. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Biden Gets COVID-19 Vaccine: 'This Is Just The Beginning'
The president-elect chose to televise receiving the Pfizer shot in order to encourage Americans to get vaccinated against the deadly virus. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Thai Rescue Worker Uses CPR To Save Baby Elephant Hit By Motorcycle
Mana Srivate watched a video clip to figure out the location of the animal's heart. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

What To Know About Allergic Reactions To The COVID-19 Vaccine
Read this info about the Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus shots before you panic about the possibility of a severe allergic response. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Could Seaweed Help Save Us From Climate Catastrophe?
“A couple of years ago, I would never have believed it,” one scientist said. “I’ve never seen anything like this.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Surgeon General: Black Americans' Distrust In Vaccine Comes From History Of Medical Racism
Jerome Adams told CBS the hesitation among communities of color to take the COVID-19 vaccine "comes from a real place" but that leaders must restore trust. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 20, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Jupiter, Saturn Appear Closest To Each Other Since 1623
The two planets will merge in the night sky Monday, appearing closer to one another than they have since Galileo’s time in the 17th century. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 18, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Twitter Users Can't Believe What Space Force Members Will Be Called
The chosen name reminded many people of both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and "The Handmaid's Tale." (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 18, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

2020's Newest Species Include 'World's Ugliest Orchid'
"Gastrodia agnicellus," one of 156 plants and fungal species discovered around the world in 2020, has been crowned “the ugliest orchid in the world.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 17, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Joe Biden Taps Michael Regan As EPA Administrator
The 44-year-old Regan, North Carolina's top environmental regulator, would be the first Black man to run the Environmental Protection Agency. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 17, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news