99-million-year-old ticks sucked the blood of dinosaurs

A tick preserved in amber clutching a dinosaur feather E. Peñalver et al., Nature Communications, DOI:10.1038/s41467-017-01550-z, 2017 99-million-year-old ticks sucked the blood of dinosaurs Ticks may be a disease-carrying menace for hikers and pets, but they’re al...

Emails shed light on controversial DOE request to remove ‘climate change’ from abstracts

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington. Borgendorf/Wikipedia Emails shed light on controversial DOE request to remove ‘climate change’ from abstracts Originally published by E&E News A U.S. Department ...

State attorneys general line up to sue FCC over net neutrality repeal

Attorneys general from “across the country” will sue the Federal Communications Commission in an attempt to reverse today’s repeal of net neutrality rules. “Today, I am announcing my intention to file a legal challenge to the FCC’s decision to roll back net...

The Grand Tour season 2: the one where Hammond nearly dies… again

Some say it’s the greatest car show… in the world. Others say it started well but had a very patchy first season. All I know is that The Grand Tour came back to Amazon Prime on Friday for a second season. If you loved the first season of The Grand Tour, you’ll have a f...

State attorneys general line up to sue FCC over net neutrality repeal

Attorneys general from “across the country” will sue the Federal Communications Commission in an attempt to reverse today’s repeal of net neutrality rules. “Today, I am announcing my intention to file a legal challenge to the FCC’s decision to roll back net...

DOD shows components proving Iran provided missiles fired at Saudi Arabia [Updated]

In a presentation that echoes assertions by another administration that Iraq was concealing weapons of mass destruction, US officials have created a display of evidence that the Trump administration hopes will trigger further action against Iran. In a hangar at Joint Base Anacostia-Boll...

DOD shows components proving Iran provided missiles fired at Saudi Arabia [Updated]

In a presentation that echoes assertions by another administration that Iraq was concealing weapons of mass destruction, US officials have created a display of evidence that the Trump administration hopes will trigger further action against Iran. In a hangar at Joint Base Anacostia-Boll...

Game-changing attack on critical infrastructure site causes outage

Hackers who may have been working on behalf of a nation recently caused an operational outage at a critical-infrastructure site, researchers said Thursday. The attackers did so by using a novel piece of malware to target the system that prevents health- and life-threatening accidents. T...

Game-changing attack on critical infrastructure site causes outage

Hackers who may have been working on behalf of a nation recently caused an operational outage at a critical-infrastructure site, researchers said Thursday. The attackers did so by using a novel piece of malware to target the system that prevents health- and life-threatening accidents. T...

After backlash, animal shelter fires security robot, “effective immediately”

As of Thursday morning local time, a San Francisco animal adoption agency will immediately halt its recent use of a controversial security robot. The move comes after the San Francisco SPCA had been scrutinized for its deployment of a Knightscope K9 to mitigate vandalism and the presenc...
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