Expert: Rhinos extinct in Mozambique Mozambique's rhinoceros population was wiped out more than a century ago by big game hunters. Reconstituted several years ago, it has again been driven to extinction, or to the brink of extinction, by poachers seeking their horns for sale in Asia.... More
One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
New calls to rename Higgs boson One of the scientists who developed the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed to acknowledge the contributions of others involved in the work. More
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Some birds cope very well with the cold They physically combat the worst of winter with a dense insulating coat of feathers. At the end of summer, chickadees molt — they grow a new, denser set of feathers. Therefore they enter fall and winter with the best insulation nature can provide. 10/18/2014 - 12:48 am | View Link
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When to trim pet birds' feathers Our sun conure is now a year old. When we bought him as a baby, his wing feathers were trimmed so he would not fly. Now they have grown back and he is flying all over the house. He really does leave a mess everywhere, and I want to get his wings trimmed. 10/17/2014 - 9:00 am | View Link
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All travelers who come into the U. S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.
The measure applies not only to visitors from those countries but also returning American aid workers, federal health employees and journalists.
The Obama administration has resisted increasing pressure to turn away any visitors from the three countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak, especially after a Liberian visitor to Dallas came down with the infectious disease days after he arrived and later died.
If a traveler does not report in, public health officials can track them down.
CDC already was telling its own employees and other health professionals returning from the outbreak zone to monitor their temperature.
According to an Associated Press-GfK poll released Wednesday, Americans are worried about Ebola spreading here, and many say the government hasn't done enough to prevent that from happening.
Health officials fear travelers will just find alternate routes and spark harder-to-trace outbreaks.
Monitoring can't stop Ebola from coming in, "but we'll have a better chance" to quickly identify and isolate cases, said Dr.
Most Americans have some confidence that the U. S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded an Oklahoma State University professor a $3 million grant to conduct research that might offer parents more help soon after they learn their child has cancer. …
A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after the Formula One champion struck his head in a ski accident says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years. …
Australia's prime minister said Thursday he was considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight Ebola, but that priority remains responding to an outbreak in the Asia-Pacific region. …