science

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as damage occurs

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Thick ash on a runway at the airport delayed deliveries of aid to the Pacific island of Tonga, where significant damage was reported days after a huge underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami. The New Zealand military is sending much-needed drinking … Read More

Elephants die from eating plastic waste at landfill in Sri Lanka

By ACHALA PUSSALLA January 14, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/elephants-dying-plastic-waste-sri-lanka-af9c9e843c518bcbc02af760fb84ee33 PALLAKKADU, Sri Lanka (AP) – Conservationists and veterinarians are warning that plastic waste at an open landfill in eastern Sri Lanka is killing elephants in the region after two more were found dead over the weekend. About … Read More

No sign of life in the Mars meteorite

By Marcia Dunn | Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A 4 billion-year-old meteorite from Mars that caused a splash here on Earth decades ago, after all, contains no evidence of ancient, primitive life from Mars, scientists reported Thursday. In 1996, a NASA-led team announced that … Read More

A misleading Covid investigation, revealed

By Jay Bhattacharya and Tom Nicholson Jan. 11, 2022 18:25 ET Photo: Gerry Broome / Associated Press ‘Follow science’, we keep hearing, but sometimes scientists and the media present results in a misleading way. Consider a new study from Duke University’s ABC Science Collaborative, conducted … Read More

A misleading Covid investigation, revealed

By Jay Bhattacharya and Tom Nicholson Jan. 11, 2022 18:25 ET Photo: Gerry Broome / Associated Press ‘Follow science’, we keep hearing, but sometimes scientists and the media present results in a misleading way. Consider a new study from Duke University’s ABC Science Collaborative, conducted … Read More