Latest science news in Earth & Climate

Look: Montana wildlife officials remove bear from garage

22 min ago from UPI

Wildlife officials in Montana said they relocated a 900-pound grizzly bear that was captured after wandering into a resident's garage.

Babymetal singer Yuimetal leaves band

52 min ago from UPI

Japanese performer Yui Mizuno, aka Yuimetal, announced her departure from Babymetal the same day as the debut of "Starlight."

Khashoggi crisis shines light on Saudi ties to Silicon Valley

1 hour ago from Physorg

The crisis surrounding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and concerns that he may have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Turkey, has highlighted the role of the Middle...

Bucks christen new home versus Pacers

1 hour ago from UPI

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks ushered in the Mike Budenholzer era on a high note, edging the Hornets by one point in their first game of the season.

Byron Leftwich named Arizona Cardinals' offensive coordinator

1 hour ago from UPI

The Arizona Cardinals have fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy.

Watch: Nosewarmers designed to keep noses warm

2 hours ago from UPI

A British woman's winter weather fashion accessory is going viral due to its unusual appearance -- a "nosewarmer" that's like earmuffs for the nose.

Thunder's Westbrook questionable to open season vs. Clippers

2 hours ago from UPI

LOS ANGELES -- If Russell Westbrook's season debut for the Oklahoma City Thunder comes Friday against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center, it could be because of the elixir...

Missing Japanese citizen entered North Korea, report says

3 hours ago from UPI

A Japanese citizen who was possibly abducted to North Korea in 1978 could still be alive, according to a Japanese press report on Friday.

US air pollution deaths nearly halved between 1990 and 2010

3 hours ago from Physorg

Air pollution in the U.S. has decreased since about 1990, and a new study conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill now shows that this air quality...

Earth's core is definitely solid, study finds

3 hours ago from UPI

The Earth's core is definitively solid, according to new research by a team of scientists in Australia.

BSEE: Approvals for Gulf of Mexico deep water drilling rise in 2018

3 hours ago from UPI

There have been more deepwater drilling permits approved this year for the Gulf of Mexico, where production platforms are getting bigger, the BSEE reports.

Environmental groups file suit to block waivers for Texas border wall

4 hours ago from Physorg

A coalition of environmental groups has sued to stop the Trump administration from speeding construction of the first phase of southern border wall construction by waiving dozens of landmark environmental...

Water woes as drought leaves Germany's Rhine shallow

4 hours ago from Physorg

Months of drought have left water levels on Germany's Rhine river at a record low, exposing a World War II bomb and forcing ship operators to halt services to prevent...

Taxes and caps on carbon work differently but calibrating them poses the same challenge

4 hours ago from Physorg

Virtually everything most people on earth do these days involves, either directly or indirectly, the combustion of oil, gas and coal. Burning these fossil fuels is generating carbon emissions, which...

Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue

4 hours ago from Physorg

Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention.

S.Africa divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners

4 hours ago from Physorg

One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal fishing expeditions. He never returned.

Bette Midler joins 'Hocus Pocus' reunion on Freeform

4 hours ago from UPI

Bette Midler will appear with Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy in the "Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash."

Carrots could be key to making greener buildings, say researchers

5 hours ago from Reuters:Science

Crunchy and tasty, yes, but could carrots also strengthen cement and cut carbon dioxide emissions for the building industry?

Watch: Blue Jackets' Anthony Duclair has hectic goal vs. Flyers

5 hours ago from UPI

Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Anthony Duclair somehow managed to score against the Philadelphia Flyers despite falling and rolling around on the ice.

How we solved an Arctic mercury mystery

5 hours ago from Physorg

In the Canadian Arctic, a mystery has troubled scientists and local communities for decades: Why do marine animals in the western Arctic have higher mercury levels than those in the...

With the right help, bears can recover from the torture of bile farming

5 hours ago from Physorg

Bear bile farms, which exist in some Asian countries like Vietnam and China, are a terrible reality for Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus).

Predictability limit for tropical cyclones over the western North Pacific

6 hours ago from Physorg

For an atmospheric system, there exists a limit to how far ahead one can make predictions. This is referred to as atmospheric predictability. Within this limit, however, the weather forecast...

Researchers confirm Earth's inner core is solid

6 hours ago from Physorg

A new study by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) could help us understand how our planet was formed.

Climate change the likely killer of Australian marsupial lion

6 hours ago from Physorg

Scientists believe Thylacoleo carnifex was probably a victim of the drying out of Australia, which began about 350,000 years ago, rather than from the impact of humans.

Trump promises punishment for those behind Jamal Khashoggi disappearance

6 hours ago from UPI

President Donald Trump said he believes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that high-level Saudi officials played a role in the killing.

Sam Claflin, Anya Taylor-Joy land roles on 'Peaky Blinders'

7 hours ago from UPI

Sam Claflin, Anya Taylor-Joy, Neil Maskell, Elliot Cowan and Brian Gleeson have signed on for roles in Season 5 of "Peaky Blinders."

A Dusty Eviction

10 hours ago from Science Blog

Within the grimy creases of our home, Lurk microbes poised and floating in the dust; A sullied sign that we are not alone.   We treat these scrounging tenants with...

"Tornado Alley" may be moving to the densely-populated Southeast

17 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

One of the study's authors said climate change could the reason for the creeping of drier air in the Southeast