Stories about Research

Jul 06 2018

Lions Eat Suspected Rhino Poachers On South African Game Reserve

Police have been patrolling the reserve via helicopter and have yet to find any other poachers. Investigators found a human head, along with other body parts and limbs,...

Jul 04 2018

Hot forecast for Canada Day weekend

Southern Ontario is under an extreme heat warning with humidex values skyrocketing to 43 degrees. As a result, the City of Greater Sudbury extended the hours at municip...

Jul 03 2018

Teacher Confronts EPA Head Scott Pruitt

The mother of a toddler approached Scott Pruitt , director of the Environmental Protection Agency, while he was having lunch at a restaurant called Teaism in Washington...

Jul 03 2018

Astronomers catch new planet in the process of forming

The planet, " PDS 70b " is a huge body of gas, with several times more mass than Jupiter, in a lonely rotation 3 billion miles from the star it rotates. The discovery b...

Jul 03 2018

This is the first time we've ever seen a newborn planet

The discovery was made using the powerful planet-hunting tool called SPHERE , which is part of the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope . Researchers ha...

Jul 03 2018

Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick July 9

Kennedy's departure will usher in a fight for the future of the Supreme Court that many social and religious conservatives anticipated and hoped for during the 2016 campa...

Jul 03 2018

See how a planet is born

Astronomers from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy used a very large telescope in the Atacama Desert in Chile called the Very Large Telescope (honestly) provided...

Jul 02 2018

President Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick On July 9

Speaking to reporters during an Oval Office meeting with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Trump said he would draw from a list of 25 potential court candidat...

Jul 02 2018

Heat and humidity to continue for the holiday week

Sunday to 8 p.m. Monday . For the Northeast, heat will build into the weekend, with temperatures well into the 90s into next week. Temperatures will be a touch co...

Jul 02 2018

Heat warnings in effect for Toronto, GTA this Canada Day weekend

A special weather statement says daytime highs are expected to reach into the low to mid 30s with humidex values into the mid 40s. The temperatures will be "sultry" and...

Jul 01 2018

SpaceX Is Transporting AI Support Robot CIMON to ISS

A ball-shaped artificial intelligence robot nicknamed the "flying brain" because it is trained to follow and interact with a German astronaut blasted off today toward the...

Jul 01 2018

Trump says process to replace Kennedy will 'begin immediately'

As newly inaugurated President Barack Obama said in January 2009, "Elections have consequences, and at the end of the day, I won". He'll take a look at a list of 25 p...

Jul 01 2018

Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee on July 9

But he has promised to draw the next justice from a list of 25 prospective candidates that was first established during the 2016 presidential campaign and updated l...

Jun 27 2018

Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the 21st Century Happens in July

The eclipse, which will create a " blood moon ", will last for about one hour and 43 minutes. How to watch lunar eclipse 2018 online? The event itself will last alm...

Jun 26 2018

Pink 'strawberry moon' will light up the sky this week

This will be the best opportunity of the year to view Saturn as this is when the planet will be closest to Earth, making it appear brighter than normal. Also Wednesda...

Jun 26 2018

900000 litres of Alberta crude dumped into Iowa floodwater

Thirty-three oil tanker cars derailed Friday just south of Doon in Lyon County, leaking oil into surrounding floodwaters from the swollen Little Rock River. The train was...

Jun 25 2018

Massive Martian dust storm has now swallowed the entire planet

The dust storm has wreaked havoc on Mars, though the Curiosity rover has not been affected, as it relies on plutonium and not sunlight as a fuel source. Dust storms on ...

Jun 25 2018

SpaceX lands $130-million Falcon Heavy deal for US Air Force

Not much is known about this particular mission, except that it is referred to as AFSPC-52 and it involves launching a classified military satellite from Launch Complex 3...

Jun 24 2018

Carlisle comes up trumps when it comes to clean air

Professor Jonathan Grigg, a paediatric respiratory consultant and co-chair of the working group, added, 'The potential for indoor-generated air pollution to cause major h...

Jun 22 2018

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dead

Sadly, Puan had been suffering of late from age-related issues, and so she was euthanized on Monday at the age of 62. The world's oldest Sumatran orangutan, which had ...