New Rainbow Fly Species With 'Legs For Days' Named After RuPaul
Entomologist Bryan Lessard hopes to draw attention to the underappreciated insects and inspire young LGBTQ science-lovers. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 16, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

SpaceX Launches First-Ever Passenger Flight Around The World
For the first time in 60 years of human spaceflight, no professional astronaut is aboard an orbit-bound rocket. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 15, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

SpaceX Aiming For Launch Of First-Ever Passenger Flight Wednesday Night
For the first time in 60 years of human spaceflight, no professional astronaut will be aboard the orbit-bound rocket. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 15, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Pope Francis Confused Why People Refuse To Take COVID-19 Vaccines
“It’s a bit strange, because humanity has a history of friendship with vaccines,” the Pontiff said. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 15, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why Some Activists Want To Postpone This Year’s Big Climate Summit
Low vaccination rates in poor countries and onerous quarantines risk tilting 2021's U.N. climate talks further in rich nations' favor. Advocates worry that’s by design. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 15, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Dr. Fauci Suggests Nicki Minaj's 'Swollen Balls' Vaccine Claim Is Just Plain Nuts
"There’s no evidence that it happens, nor is there any mechanistic reason to imagine that it would happen,” he told CNN's Jake Tapper. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 14, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Scientists Potty Train Cows To Use ‘MooLoo’ -- No Bull
Turns out cows can be potty trained as easily as toddlers. Maybe easier. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 13, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Fauci Says He Would Support Vaccine Mandate For All U.S. Air Travel
“If you want to get on a plane and travel with other people then you should be vaccinated,” Fauci said on a podcast. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 13, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

'Swimming Head' Was King Of The Sea 500 Million Years Ago: Study
The newly discovered species “Titanokorys gainesi” measured 19.7 inches at a time when most ocean-dwelling organisms were barely the size of a pinky finger. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 10, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Ig Nobel Prize Winners Celebrate Weirdest Scientific Discoveries
This year’s winning researchers figured out whether it’s safer to transport an airborne rhinoceros upside-down; and how disgusting that discarded gum stuck to a shoe is. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 9, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Ron DeSantis Laments Politicization Of Face Masks After Politicizing Face Masks
Many Twitter users pointed out the Florida governor has politicized the virus by selling products that mock the COVID-19 vaccines. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 8, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Australian Musk Duck Recorded Saying ‘You Bloody Fool’
Ripper the Australian musk dusk is thought to have learned the phrase from a caretaker. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 7, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

‘At First I Thought, ‘It’s A Hoax’’: Duck Recorded Saying ‘You Bloody Fool’
Ripper the Australian musk dusk is thought to have learned the phrase from a caretaker. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 7, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rocket ‘Terminated’ In Fiery Explosion Over Pacific Ocean
Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket was “terminated” over the Pacific Ocean Thursday night after suffering an “anomaly” off the California coast. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 3, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Here Are The Records Ida Toppled
Climate change no doubt supercharged the historic storm. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 2, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

NASA’s Newest Mars Rover Snags 1st Rock Sample For Return
The Perseverance rover’s chief engineer, Adam Stelzner tweeted on Thursday, “I’ve never been more happy to see a hole in a rock.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 2, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Joe Rogan Has COVID-19, Says He Took Ivermectin To Treat It
The podcaster did not say if he had been vaccinated against the disease. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 1, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

We Might Not Know The True Toll Of Hurricane Ida For Weeks
Officials have attributed seven deaths to the powerful storm. But past hurricanes, including Katrina and Maria, offer lessons about early fatality counts. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 1, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

5 New Things We Learned About COVID-19 In August 2021
Which vaccine produces the most antibodies? Is the delta variant really more dangerous? Here's the latest. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 1, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Judge Tosses Trump Rollback Of Clean Water Safeguards
The Trump-era rule ended federal protections for hundreds of thousands of waterways and left them vulnerable to pollution from nearby development. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 31, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

I Was An ‘Anti-Vaxxer.’ This Year, I Changed My Mind.
"Changing your mind, especially strongly held views, is hard." (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 31, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

GOP Candidate Suggests Forcibly Removing School Board Members Over Mask Mandates
Pennsylvania's Steve Lynch told a crowd this weekend, “I'm going in with 20 strong men and I'm gonna give them an option — they can leave or they can be removed." (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 30, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Female Hummingbirds Who Look Like Males Avoid Harassment, Get More Time To Eat
For the white-necked jacobin hummingbird, looking like a male comes with big perks. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 28, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Scientists Find Fossil Of Deadly 4-Legged Whale They Didn’t Know Existed
Researchers named the now-extinct creature "Phiomectus anubis" after Anubis, the Egyptian god of death. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 26, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Gassing Satartia: Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Linked To Mass Poisoning
A CO2 pipeline in Mississippi ruptured last year, sickening dozens of people. What does it forecast for the massive proposed buildout of pipelines across the U.S.? (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 26, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Children Now Make Up 36% Of Tennessee’s Virus Cases
The state has reported 14,000 pediatric cases in the last seven days, a 57% increase from the previous week. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 25, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Texas Dad Strips At School Board Meeting To Support COVID-19 Mask Mandates
James Akers stripped down to a bathing suit before telling the Dripping Springs Independent School District, "We follow certain rules for a very good reason.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 25, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Climate Crisis Brought Us Megadroughts, But Also Megafloods
Recent flooding in Tennessee and North Carolina highlights the threat of extreme precipitation in a warming world. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 25, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Arkansas Runs Out Of Intensive Care Beds For COVID Patients
The state currently ranks fifth in the country for new cases per capita -- and only 40 percent of citizens are fully vaccinated, (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 24, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

New Study Reveals Yet Another Benefit Of COVID Vaccines For Pregnant Women
There's a significant supply of coronavirus antibodies in vaccinated women's breast milk, new research suggests. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 24, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Scores Of Florida Doctors Stage Walkout To Protest The Unvaccinated
One physician lamented the patients he'd see that day who "shouldn’t have been there in the first place if they’d taken the simple advice of getting vaccinated." (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 24, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Sea Snakes 'Attacking' Divers Are Just Trying To Get Laid, Scientists Say
Sort of comforting, sort of not. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 21, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

An Alabama Doctor Is Refusing To See Patients Unvaccinated Against COVID-19. Can He?
Legal and ethical experts weighed in after Dr. Jason Valentine made national headlines this week over his decision. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 20, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Part Of The All-Girls Robotics Team Flees Afghanistan
Amid the Taliban's takeover and concerns about women's rights under their rule, members of a famed Afghan all-girls’ robotics team left the country. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 19, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Biden EPA To Ban Chlorpyrifos, A Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children
The Trump administration refused to take the chemical off the market, ignoring the recommendation of Environmental Protection Agency scientists. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 18, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Twitter Users Outraged After Trump Calls COVID Booster Shots 'Crazy'
"He’s honestly the worst person in the world," author Robert Swartwood remarked. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 18, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

DA Won’t Prosecute For Tennesee's Governor’s Student Mask Opt-Out Order
Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk pledged on Tuesday not to go after teachers and school officials "for keeping children safe.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 17, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Anti-Vax Group Is Behind Lawsuit Targeting University Mandate
A leading anti-vaccine group is suing Rutgers University over its COVID-19 vaccine requirement, arguing it's “an affront to human dignity and personal freedom.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 17, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Unchecked Climate Change Will Be Hell On Outdoor Workers
A new analysis forecasts the number of U.S. outdoor sector workdays and annual earnings that could be lost if the world fails to slow global warming. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 17, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Florida Schools Struggle To Find Bus Drivers As Virus Surges
The resurgent COVID-19 pandemic has likely scared off candidates for a job that can be stressful under normal circumstances. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 16, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

At Least Two Trump Hotels Have Mask Mandates
The former president is mask-averse, but guests to his Miami Beach resort have to wear them unless they have a doctor's note. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 16, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Western States Face First Colorado River Water Cuts As Megadrought Drains Reservoirs
Farmers in Arizona and Nevada, along with two Mexican states, will face cutbacks next year in a grim sign of what’s to come as the climate warms. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 16, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Activists Call It A ‘False Solution.’ But UN Scientists Say We Need To Suck Up CO2.
The latest global climate report makes clear we need to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, and “planting trees” won’t be enough. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 14, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

OAN Interviews Woman Falsely Claiming COVID-19 Vaccine Makes Her Magnetic
Amelia Miller attempted to show off her newfound powers, but — spoiler alert — failed to stick the landing. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 13, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Unvaccinated COVID-19 Patient In Louisiana Hospital Tells Others To 'Open Your Eyes'
CNN's Don Lemon spoke with COVID-19 patients in a hospital "bursting at the seams." (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 13, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Indiana University's Vaccine Mandate
Justice Amy Coney Barrett's decision marks the first time the nation's highest court has weighed in on the legality of such requirements. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 12, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Idaho Governor Brad Little Announces Millions For COVID Tests In Schools
The Gem State has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the nation with about half of people ages 12 and up fully vaccinated, compared to 58% nationally. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 12, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

'I Can't Keep Going': ICU Nurse Shares Grim Account As Virus Surges In Mississippi
"People aren’t doing what they need to do to protect us," said Jen Sartin as cases soar among the unvaccinated. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 12, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Biden Asked OPEC To Pump More Oil. Is That Climate Denial?
Expensive gas is a financial hardship, but more oil is a climate disaster. The gas price flux shows us about why we should already be weaned off fossil fuels. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 11, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Is It Safe To Use Qwo, The New FDA-Approved Cellulite Treatment?
Experts caution against making your medi-spa appointment just yet. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 11, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news