Top Health Official: Time To ‘Move On’ From Hydroxychloroquine Efficacy Claims
There's "no evidence" to show the anti-malarial drug is effective in treating COVID-19, Adm. Brett Giroir said. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 2, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Human Sperm Swim Like 'Playful Otters,' New Study Finds
Sperm cells are wobblier and wonkier than we ever imagined. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 2, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rhode Island Boy Digs Up Gigantic 2 1/2-Pound Mollusk
Cooper Monaco found the massive mollusk Monday. "I felt the edge of it and I thought, ‘holy moly, this is a clam," he said. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 31, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rep. Ilhan Omar Wants To Bar Trump From Spending Clean Energy Funds On Dirty Projects
An amendment to the latest spending bill would force the administration to use a specific Energy Department fund for loans to projects that reduce emissions. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

NASA Launches Mars Rover To Look For Signs Of Ancient Life
Perseverance, the biggest and most sophisticated Mars rover ever built, will bring the first Martian rock samples back to Earth around 2031. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 30, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

One Step Closer To 'The Jetsons': Flying Cars Now Welcome In New Hampshire
A new bill provides regulations for "roadable aircraft": vehicles that are a hybrid between a plane and an automobile. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Miami Doctors Feel Helpless As COVID-19 Devastates South Florida
“If you can’t stop the spread, all of my work is for nothing,” Dr. Eric Knott told Reuters. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 27, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Ford Retooling Plants With Help Of Dog-Like Robot Named "Fluffy"
The bright yellow robot travels around auto plants fetching pictures and videos to help engineers designing upgrades for workspaces. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 27, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Over 40 Infected With COVID-19 After Revival Event At Alabama Baptist Church: Pastor
Masks were not required during the multi-day event at Warrior Creek Missionary Baptist Church, according to Pastor Daryl Ross. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 27, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Proposes A Death Blow To Pipelines Like Dakota Access
The New York congresswoman is pushing to block the troubled pipeline and similar oil and gas projects through an amendment to the budget bill. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 27, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Florida's COVID-19 Cases Surge Past New York's As U.S. Deaths Hit 1,000 For 4th Day
“We’re definitely trending in a better direction,” Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said last week. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why You Should Be Skeptical About Stories Of People Getting Coronavirus Twice
It is unlikely that people are getting sick with COVID-19 multiple times. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

'World War Z' Author: COVID-19 Response Shows U.S. Has Lost The 'Gut Terror' Of Germs
Max Brooks argued in a Comic-Con panel that the threat of a global outbreak is no mere sci-fi concept. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 25, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

One Year In Ice City: A Look Inside The World’s Largest Arctic Expedition
From polar bears to a pandemic, a scientist shares what it was like to be part of MOSAiC, science’s most ambitious mission to the North Pole. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 25, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Doctors Post Bikini Photos To Protest Study That Calls Them Unprofessional
Many medical pros felt that the research shamed female physicians who posted personal pictures on their social media accounts. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 25, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Boris Johnson Admits He Could Have Handled COVID-19 Pandemic Differently
The British Prime Minister said the biggest mistake was failing to understand the extent of asymptomatic transmission between people. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 24, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Reindeer Herders Find Well-Preserved Mammoth Skeleton In Siberian Lake
Since the discovery, scientists have recovered part of the animal’s skull, the lower jaw, several ribs, and a foot fragment with sinews still intact. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 24, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Trump Administration Plows Ahead On Alaska’s Pebble Mine
The administration reversed an Obama-era decision, saying the massive gold mine will have no "measurable" environmental impact. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 24, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Explosive UFO Report In NYT Mentions 'Off-World Vehicles Not Made On This Earth'
A Pentagon consultant made the revelation to The New York Times. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 24, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Image Reveals First Ever Look At 2 Exoplanets Rotating Around A Sun-Like Star
Captured by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope, the image shows a star and two gas giants roughly 300 light-years away. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 24, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Scientists Identify Itty Bitty, 'Exceedingly Cute' Larval Form Of Ocean Sunfish
An adult Mola alexandrini might be a monster weighing over 4,000 pounds, but its larval stage is positively squidgy. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 23, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

House Sends Major Public Lands Bill To Trump's Desk
The Great American Outdoors Act will fix crumbling national park infrastructure and permanently support the popular Land and Water Conservation Fund. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Bill Nye Breaks Down The Science Behind Skin Color, Points Out 'We're All One Species'
The Science Guy wants you to understand the relationship between skin tone and ultraviolet rays — and to start "treating each other fairly." (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Stone Tools Suggest Humans Lived In North America Earlier Than Expected
Researchers said the artifacts suggest humans were living in Mexico as early as 26,500 years ago. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cognitive Test Trump Says He 'Aced' Is Supposed To Be Easy, Doctor Says
Dr. Ziad Nasreddine, inventor of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) test, said it measures cognitive impairment, not intelligence. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

How America Covered Up Its Germ Warfare Program
Nicholson Baker’s new book, “Baseless: My Search for Secrets in the Ruins of the Freedom of Information Act,” dives deep into government secrecy and America’s untold history of biological warfare. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Missouri Governor Says School Kids Will Catch COVID-19 And ‘Get Over It’
Republicans apparently think that infected children won’t also infect teachers and the people they live with. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 20, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Inside The Coronavirus Data Mess The Trump Administration Created
Key data about hospital beds disappeared from the CDC website after the White House changed COVID-19 reporting rules, leaving the public in the dark. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 18, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Closest Ever Images Of The Sun Reveal Corona 'Campfires'
The images were captured within 48 million miles of the sun by the Solar Orbiter, a craft operated by NASA and the European Space Agency. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 17, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Florida Says Earlier Pediatric Data Was Wrong, Doesn’t Give Correct Figures [UPDATE]
After reporting that 31% of children tested for coronavirus were positive, the state Department of Health said the data didn't include "a certain number" of negative tests. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 16, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nearly One-Third Of Florida Children Tested For COVID-19 Test Positive
The data from the state’s Department of Health comes amid ongoing debate and uncertainty over whether schools will reopen this fall. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 16, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Men Shouldn't Drink More Than 1 Alcoholic Beverage A Day, Experts Say
New research shows that two drinks a day is associated with an increased risk of death compared with one drink a day. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 16, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Donald Trump Is At War With COVID-19 Science
The ongoing pandemic shows just how dangerous, and deadly, his continued rejection of science and expertise can be. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Fired VA Staffer Admits She Murdered 7 Patients With Insulin
Reta Mays, 46, admitted in court that she purposely killed the veterans by injecting them with unprescribed insulin while she worked overnight shifts at a West Virginia hospital. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Guess What Happened After Montana Care Home Refused Free COVID-19 Tests
The facility in Billings now accounts for almost a quarter of the state's confirmed coronavirus deaths. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 14, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Biden Rolls Out Ambitious New Climate Plan, But Stops Short Of Phasing Out Fossil Fuels
The presumptive Democratic nominee cribbed from Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Jay Inslee, drawing stark contrasts with President Trump. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 14, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

‘Mythbuster’ Grant Imahara Dead At 49
"Working with Grant was so much fun," former co-host Adam Savage said. "I’ll miss my friend." (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 14, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

California Shuts Down Again As U.S. Coronavirus Crisis Expands
Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, ordered bars closed and restaurants, movie theaters, zoos and museums statewide to cease indoor operations. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical Schools Voice Support For Fauci Amid White House Attacks
The Association of American Medical Colleges is "concerned and alarmed" by the Trump administration efforts to undercut the U.S.'s top infectious disease expert. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 13, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

North Atlantic Right Whales 'One Step From Extinction,' Report Warns
The whales are newly listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 11, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Newly-Discovered Comet Neowise Streaks Past Earth
The spacey object was discovered in March, but will make its closest approach to Earth in two weeks. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 11, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Gov. Ron DeSantis Mocked For Comparing Reopening Schools To Shopping At Walmart
The Florida Republican tried to ease coronavirus concerns by suggesting, “If you can do Home Depot, if you can do Walmart, ... you absolutely can do the schools.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 9, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Study Suggests Pregnant Women Can Pass The Coronavirus To Their Fetus
A small study of 31 women with COVID-19 in Italy found signs of the virus in samples of umbilical cord blood, the placenta and, in one case, breast milk. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 9, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Bill Nye: Wearing A Mask Is 'Literally A Matter Of Life And Death'
On TikTok, "The Science Guy" broke down how masks work — and why they beat other face coverings like scarves. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 9, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Big Oil’s Fallback Plan Is Falling Flat
But the industry’s political lobbying during the pandemic has been a smashing success. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 9, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Japan's Amusement Parks Warn Coaster Riders: Screaming Can Spread COVID-19
Park officials hope the no-scream rule will minimize possible spread of the coronavirus. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 8, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Trump's Tulsa Rally 'Likely' Source Of Coronavirus Surge: Health Official
Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart said the president's campaign rally last month “likely contributed” to a dramatic surge in new COVID-19 cases. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 8, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Oil And Gas Pipelines Look Like Increasingly Risky Bets
Back-to-back decisions to abandon one pipeline and deactivate another show how vulnerable these projects are, despite the White House’s support. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 7, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

California Man Died From Coronavirus 1 Day After Posting Regret For Attending Party
Family members say Tommy Macias, 51, took social distancing measures in the months leading up to his death but assumed the COVID-19 threat was easing. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 3, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

‘Garbage Bag’ Gowns And Flimsy Masks Among Items Given By FEMA, Nursing Homes Say
“What has been supplied has been a joke, to put it kindly," one recipient said of the items meant to prevent COVID-19's spread. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 3, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news