El sentido del olfato de un perro es al menos 1.000 veces más sensible que cualquier dispositivo mecánico. Le están entrenando a Moose, un perro de Nebrasks, para detectar ciertas aromas.
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Los científicos están experimentando con el uso de perros para oler a las personas infectadas con COVID-19. Pero los perros no son los únicos animales con olfato que detecta a las enfermedades.
English theatrical productions had all-male casts in the olden days.
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It may have had something to do with protecting female purity. No official statute clearly required men to do all the acting back then.
The McDonald’s flagship restaurant at Pushkinskaya Square – the first one of the chain, opened in the USSR on Jan. 31, 1990 – in central Moscow on March 13, 2022, McDonald’s last day in Russia.
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Those placing their faith in sanctions to turn Russians against the war in Ukraine know little about the country, its history and people, write two scholars who have studied Russian culture.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the U.S. Congress.
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In a speech that touched on America’s darkest days and most inspirational leaders, Ukraine’s embattled president made a powerful call for stronger action on Russia.
Cloud seeding equipment near Winter Park in Colorado.
Several states are experimenting with weather modification to try to generate snow as water supplies shrink. An atmospheric scientist explains the history behind it – and the challenges.
Dogs are pets in nearly 50 million U.S. homes.
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New research on cat and dog health may provide clues on how to prevent and treat cancer in humans.
Thanks to the high prices they command, avocados are sometimes referred to as ‘green gold.’
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The recent US ban on avocado imports from Mexico underscores the risks of being so heavily reliant on a product that comes from one region in one country that’s rife with violence and corruption.
El ciervo de cola blanca es una de las pocas especies silvestres en las que los científicos han detectado infección por el coronavirus, al menos hasta ahora.
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Los científicos han realizado numerosas pruebas en animales cautivos y salvajes para detectar el coronavirus desde que comenzó la pandemia. Ya sabemos que 31 especies son susceptibles de infectarse por SARS-CoV-2.
Chagos Islands, situated in the Indian Ocean, halfway between Africa and Indonesia.
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In the early 1960s, British and American diplomats conspired to establish a military base on Diego Garcia, the largest atoll of the Chagos Archipelago.
Almost all of the snow at the 2022 Winter Olympics came from machines.
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Innovation made the 2022 Winter Games possible in Beijing, but snowmaking has limits in a warming climate.
White-tailed deer are one of the few wild species that scientists have found to be infected with the coronavirus – at least so far.
Scientists have been testing captive and wild animals for the coronavirus since the pandemic began. Only a few wild species are known to carry the virus, but many more have been shown to be susceptible.
Joe Rogan’s ability to attract young male listeners is particularly powerful in today’s fractured media environment.
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By sidestepping partisan pigeonholing and appealing to the anti-establishment impulses of young men, Rogan has brought together an audience that advertisers have long coveted.
Gender norms can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including their health.
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Some countries report higher rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths among men. This might be due to underreporting among women with limited health access.
Not all masks offer the same level of protection for you and those around you.
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The CDC’s updated mask guidelines say that cloth masks offer the least protection from COVID-19. Differences in the materials masks are made from and the ways they fit are the reason.
Protests around the world aim to end human trafficking.
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As schools across the US begin to teach students and staff how to prevent human trafficking, a scholar explains five key elements of anti-trafficking education.
Jurnalisme opini dapat membuat orang gusar – atau dapat menyatukan mereka.
Halaman depan harusnya menjadi balai warga, tempat pembaca berdiskusi dan berdebat atas isu penting bagi komunitas dan sekitarnya.
Fruitcakes are known for their legendary shelf life.
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The polarizing dessert that people love to hate became a Christmas mainstay thanks, in part, to the U.S. Postal Service.
Like much else, scientific labs have been shut down by the pandemic.
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Supply chain issues, emergency science, social distancing requirements and a lot more free time offered both challenges and opportunities for research scientists.
Many national parks offer lecture series, nature walks and hands-on science projects for the public.
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Want to observe native bees? Or seek out invasive species? There are many ways to get hands-on science learning. An expert on adult STEM education suggests four places to start.
How much of your life is archived on Facebook?
Many people are feeling the urge to quit Facebook. It’s not hard to do, technically speaking. It’s a good idea, however, to pause first and look back on your digital memories.