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Microplastics in water not harmful to humans, says WHO report

Experts find no proof minuscule particles are a threat to health but say more research is neededMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new ass...

Microplastics in water not harmful to humans, says WHO report

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Microplastics in water: no proof yet they are harmful, says WHO Report calls for more research and warns against complacency over the issueMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no ev...
17:32 2019-08-22

WHO publish report on microplastics in drinking water A recent report from the WHO examines the potential impact of microplastics on human health. The main conclusion is that more research is sorely need...
07:32 2019-08-29

Tiny magnets could help rid the ocean of harmful microplastics Tiny magnetic coils can turn microplastics into carbon dioxide and water. The reaction could catch plastic in wastewater streams and stop it entering...
14:32 2019-08-16

Microplastics found in UK tap water The World Health Organisation has called for urgent research on the risks of microplastic to human health after confirming that tiny fragments are fo...
23:16 2019-08-21

Microplastics in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO The World Health Organization has said that the level of microplastic particles in drinking water isn't a major cause for concern. However, it warned...
06:48 2019-08-22

Bacteria in water bigger worry than microplastics The World Health Organization says bacteria in drinking water, not microplastics, currently represents the biggest threat to public health. But the W...
16:00 2019-08-22

UN admits data is ‘weak’ for impact of microplastics in drinking water GENEVA — The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don’t appear to be risky, but that research has been spotty...
01:16 2019-08-22

Microplastics in rain, snow, drinking water heighten concerns Scientists are finding tiny microplastics, invisible to the human eye, in rain, drinking water and oceans worldwide, raising questions about their ef...
16:48 2019-08-27

Humans, the environment and the global water crisis - in pictures The American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has won the Leica Oskar Barnack photography award with his eight-year project exploring the global crisi...
09:48 2019-09-04

Monkey Closes Tap After Drinking Water. A Lesson For Humans, Says Twitter A viral video shows a monkey drinking water from a tap. While that in itself is not remarkable, the fact that the monkey closed the tap after drinkin...
11:32 2019-08-05

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming...
11:32 2019-08-12

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has ...
06:32 2019-06-14

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that...
05:00 2019-06-11

Man Who Poured Water on Baidu Chief Detained: Report The man who poured water on Robin Li Yanhong, Co-founder and Chairman of China's search engine giant Baidu, during its "Create AI Developer Conferenc...
08:00 2019-07-04

Brawl involving dozens at water park was over a towel: report An alcohol-ridden brawl involving dozens at a California water park Sunday was sparked after two families got into a confrontation over a beach towel...
06:16 2019-08-27

Billions globally lack ‘water, sanitation and hygiene’, new UN report spells out Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, while 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services and three b...
22:32 2019-06-17

Big Apple has New York’s cleanest water while Long Island has the worst: report You can go from Niagara to Montauk but you won’t find better drinking water than in the Big Apple, according to a new study. In fact, the safeg...
18:16 2019-05-29

Deer Lake, N.L., drinking water deemed safe after canal cleanup: report The barrels were discovered in 2016 in the Humber Canal, which provides Deer Lake, N.L.'s water supply, by a concerned resident who filmed the sunken...
19:00 2019-08-22

Coalition divided over water policy in wake of damning Barwon-Darling report NSW Nationals and Liberals at odds over findings that over-extraction of water had sent the lower Darling into droughtA major split is emerging betwe...
03:32 2019-08-26

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a prov...
09:48 2019-07-11

Report: Trump Is Killing a Major Rule to Protect Drinking Water and Wetlands The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers are moving forward to finalize the death of a rule meant to protect more bodies...
17:16 2019-09-12

Minneapolis homeowner forced to pay city $20G for water line repair on other side of street: report A Minneapolis homeowner who found his water line leaking last month must pay the city $20,000 out of pocket to have it fixed, according to a Monday r...
06:32 2019-07-09

‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on...
19:00 2019-08-20

Tennessee ex-college student pleads guilty to putting toilet water in roommate's drinks, report says A former Tennessee State University student reportedly pleaded guilty on Tuesday for a charge related to contaminating her roommate’s drink with toil...
09:16 2019-09-04

Universal's Volcano Bay water park briefly closes after visitors report electric shocks Universal Studios' Volcano Bay water park at closed early on Sunday due to a technical issue that left guests complaining about electric shocks....
21:16 2019-06-04

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floe...
22:00 2019-08-14

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote...
00:00 2019-08-15

Microplastics in the Arctic and the Alps may have blown in on the wind Microplastics have been found in the snow in remote areas, and they may have drifted in on the wind, raising questions about how much plastic we are ...
20:00 2019-08-14

WHO: More data needed on microplastics’ effects on health The World Health Organization on Thursday urged for further research on the effects of microplastics on the environment and human health as a new stu...
07:16 2019-08-22

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amoun...
00:00 2019-08-15

Americans consume an alarming amount of microplastics Americans consume tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year -- and that's just from the food we eat. Microplastics are also found i...
21:32 2019-06-05

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of ...
17:00 2019-08-14

Microplastics Are Airborne, Polluted Arctic Snow Reveals Microplastic pollution has become so ubiquitous, it’s almost easier to find places covered in the stuff than not. High peaks, low valleys, and even t...
17:00 2019-08-14

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny pl...
12:32 2019-06-27

New research targets microplastics detected in Lake Tahoe RENO, Nev. — The fallout from humanity’s addiction to plastics is showing up in the waters of Lake Tahoe. Scientists detected microplastics at severa...
20:16 2019-09-02

Scientists Find Arctic Ocean Sea Ice Loaded With Microplastics At first glance, it looks like hard candy laced with flecks of fake fruit, or a third grader's art project confected from recycled debris. In reality...
04:16 2019-08-19

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oc...
10:32 2019-06-06

Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice Meaning microplastics are traveling through the very air we breathe. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.     ...
13:00 2019-08-14

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country...
00:16 2019-06-11

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful ...
00:48 2019-06-19

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, ...
17:32 2019-05-28

Fort Lauderdale restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to bo...
00:48 2019-07-19

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.   ...
07:48 2019-07-19

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying ...
21:16 2019-07-04

Boil water advisory issued for Lake Louise after water main break over weekend The Lake Louise Fire Department told people to boil water for a minimum of two minutes before drinking, brushing teeth, washing fruits and vegetables...
08:48 2019-08-20

'They were fighting for water to bathe. Water to drink.' Evacuees describe devastation in Bahamas after Dorian Some Hurricane Dorian survivors evacuated to the United States from the Bahamas are arriving with little more than their harrowing stories of the sto...
17:48 2019-09-10

Clean Water Is a 'Right': Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like tho...
12:48 2019-07-23

Plop Down $33 For This Warm Water Bidet, Before the Weather and Water Get Colder There are $20 bidets, and bidets that cost as much as a mortgage payment, but today’s deal seems to strike a great balance between the two in terms o...
08:16 2019-08-27

Oil price spike will be 'quite harmful' to some countries: Investor Frank Tsui of Value Partners says the situation in the oil market seems "manageable" unless there is more military action in Saudi Arabia. He also we...
08:32 2019-09-17

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce...
14:01 2019-06-14

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The Cit...
04:48 2019-06-22

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as c...
23:32 2019-08-16

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampt...
11:16 2019-06-12

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  ...
14:32 2019-06-14

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into fo...
20:32 2019-06-14

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the Uni...
16:48 2019-08-06

Canada will ban 'harmful' single-use plastics as early as 2021 Justin Trudeau said his government is drawing inspiration from EU in planning ban on water bottles, plastic bags and strawsCanada will ban single-use...
12:32 2019-06-10

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the Uni...
15:32 2019-08-07

Canada plans to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics by 2021 Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country...
23:16 2019-06-10

Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging techn...
17:32 2019-08-02

Harmful hospital bacteria evolved 'in response to modern diets' New research shows how and why one of the most dangerous species of hospital bacteria has evolved and warns that it continues to adapt to modern fact...
12:32 2019-08-14

Google Play hosted 205 harmful apps with over 32M installs last month alone It seems Google is losing the battle against sketchy Android software big time. The company hosted over 205 harmful apps on the Play store in July on...
10:48 2019-08-01

Tests find no harmful bacteria in Arizona romaine lettuce YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A federal report shows no pathogenic forms of E. coli or salmonella were found in samples of romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizon...
12:00 2019-08-16

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for child...
18:48 2019-06-02

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Pro...
18:16 2019-06-02

If you’re anti-abortion, Pinterest might accuse you of spreading ‘harmful misinformation’ Pinterest used to be a harmless time-suck that filled your feeds with unattainable kitchens, delicious cocktail recipes, and seasonal style. Now, it’...
13:16 2019-06-12

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sen...
20:32 2019-06-12

The ins and outs of Dark Mode: A harmful fad or a beneficial software feature For the past couple of years, it doesn't take long to realize that one of the most often requested software features users have clamored for is the v...
04:01 2019-07-01

Officials warn people of harmful algae in New Jersey’s largest lake Get out of the water! A harmful green algae is growing in New Jersey’s largest lake — causing flu-like symptoms and rashes, according to an ala...
14:16 2019-06-28

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to s...
16:32 2019-05-23

Sala exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide on board plane Footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their private plane before it crashed ...
10:32 2019-08-14

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by p...
20:16 2019-05-21

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin s...
09:00 2019-06-05

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a ...
08:48 2019-06-16

Makeup for children isn’t harmful – but the assumptions adults make about it can be | Sali Hughes A ‘back to school’ makeup workshop was ill-advised, but cosmetics can be a source of joy and creativity for childrenJohn Lewis and Mac Cosmetics have...
08:48 2019-08-08

How the Smithsonian Prevents Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit From Slowly Destroying Itself With Harmful Gases Short of entombing it in a giant resin block like a prehistoric mosquito trapped in amber, the Smithsonian’s conservators can’t stop Neil Armstrong’s...
18:48 2019-07-31

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial ...
17:48 2019-06-23

Potentially harmful carbon pollution reaches fetal side of placenta: study (Reuters Health) - Airborne carbon particles that can cause health problems in adults and children are getting into the placenta as it nourishes a de...
16:32 2019-09-17

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from emplo...
19:48 2019-06-14

Facebook, Google and Twitter face fresh heat from Congress on harmful online content The continued struggles of Facebook, Google and Twitter to stop the spread of hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content online has sparke...
20:32 2019-09-18

FDA blasts Juul for illegally marketing e-cigarettes as less harmful than regular cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s ...
16:16 2019-09-09

Could Humans Become Immortal by 2045? Immortality has been a dream of human beings since the dawn of time. Mankind´s fascination with cheating death is reflected in scientific records, my...
14:16 2019-07-31

Humans Will Never Colonize Mars The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many of us take for granted. What this lofty vision ...
12:16 2019-07-31

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that o...
08:32 2019-06-22

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans? Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitaria...
01:32 2019-07-04

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD ...
03:32 2019-08-17

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a ...
00:32 2019-08-18

Humans Are the Prey in the First Trailer for The Hunt It’s been several years since Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wrote something for the big screen. That wait is now over, though, and he’s back with a ...
12:48 2019-07-13

Ravens have personality quirks just like humans Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a si...
11:32 2019-05-22

Hanging Out With Humans Makes This Bird Bad at Its Job The weka, a flightless bird in New Zealand, brings plants to new areas by eating their fruit and excreting the seeds. But some choose to stick close ...
06:00 2019-08-30

Humans are biased when it comes to beauty, study says They may try to downplay it, but the beautiful people have it pretty good: They snag hotter dates, score free food and land higher-paid jobs. Now, be...
12:48 2019-05-31

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. D...
15:48 2019-07-05

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al....
18:00 2019-07-10

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James ...
09:32 2019-05-21

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark M...
09:32 2019-05-21

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as s...
15:00 2019-08-13

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automa...
22:32 2019-06-13

Humans were altering the planet as early as 2000 B.C. According to a new study, the Anthropocene began some 4,000 years earlier than previously thought. Archaeological data suggests humans were responsib...
14:32 2019-08-30

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the So...
19:16 2019-07-16

Humans should worry us more than machines, says founding father of AI Yoshua Bengio is one of the pioneering developers of artificial intelligence and winner of computing’s "Nobel prize". His optimism about machines doe...
13:32 2019-06-10

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for human...
22:01 2019-07-04

Watch HBO for Free With Its New 'Recommended by Humans' Tool Now you don’t need an HBO subscription to watch some of HBO’s most popular programs. Today the network launched a new “Recommended By Humans” tool th...
14:16 2019-08-07

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work...
17:48 2019-07-03

Under the skin: How Tesla is making cars think like humans Tesla developed its own processor specifically for neural networking and autonomous driving. It’s called the Full Self-Driving Computer (FSD) Auton...
00:32 2019-08-26

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting st...
10:16 2019-07-08

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metaboli...
00:16 2019-07-07

'Destroy All Humans!' returns to finish the job in 2020 15 years after the events of the original Kill All Humans! came to an end, Cryptosporidium 137 -- or Crypto to his friends -- is coming back to conso...
09:32 2019-06-12

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it ...
11:16 2019-05-23

NASA spacecraft will use fuel that's safer for humans Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it's extremely hazardous -- and that means very careful fueling processes that slow thing...
05:32 2019-06-11

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Under...
22:48 2019-06-11

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often l...
00:48 2019-06-13

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence...
18:48 2019-06-13

If humans vanished overnight, what would happen to the planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and...
08:48 2019-08-13

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more tru...
12:32 2019-06-28

Here's a language bot just doing its best to write filthy erotica for humans Robots, despite our best efforts, are still not all that hot. Far from the science-fiction fantasies of artificial beings nearly indistinguishable fr...
12:16 2019-09-03

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa late...
09:32 2019-05-21

Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans Enlarge / Representation of some of the behaviors developed by the FTW algorithm. (credit: Deep Mind) Google's AI subsidiary Deep Mind has built it...
06:32 2019-05-31

Humans Have Been Drinking Animal Milk for At Least 6,000 Years Researchers have found the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption anywhere in the world in the teeth of prehistoric British farmers.  ...
19:16 2019-09-11

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the ...
23:16 2019-05-21

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and t...
13:16 2019-05-21

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of hu...
00:16 2019-06-19

What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet) Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. "We're the fat primates," said Devi Sw...
00:16 2019-06-28

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to sho...
21:32 2019-06-17

New Zealand bars humans from swimming with bottlenose dolphins New Zealand wildlife officials have banned tourists from swimming with bottlenose dolphins, saying the practice has made a significant impact on the ...
11:48 2019-08-31

Hanging Out With Humans Makes This Seed-Eating Bird Bad at Its Job The weka, a flightless bird in New Zealand, brings plants to new areas by eating their fruit and excreting the seeds. But some choose to stick close ...
05:32 2019-08-29

Humans could one day live inside lava tubes on the Moon Volcanic eruptions formed lava tubes on the moon’s surface, and Purdue University’s Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats team hopes they m...
14:32 2019-07-17

Artifacts in Idaho may be earliest evidence of humans in America Scientists say they’ve found artifacts in Idaho that indicate people were living there around 16,000 years ago, providing new evidence that the first...
00:32 2019-08-31

AI learns to gamble illogically like humans to predict our behaviour Artificial intelligence trained on human-made gambling decisions has picked up our illogical habits,which could help machines better predict human be...
11:48 2019-06-23

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a...
17:16 2019-07-17

World’s smallest McDonald’s wasn’t built for humans This is the world’s smallest McDonald’s – which is too tiny for humans to use. The mini McD’s is actually a hive crafted to h...
14:32 2019-05-23

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state ...
09:16 2019-08-08

Prominent historian says humans will eventually merge with machines "In the future, it is likely that the smartphone will not be separated from you at all. It may be embedded in your body or brain, constantly scanning...
18:48 2019-07-11

Did prehistoric supernovas force humans to stand on their own two feet? Lightning isn’t just an awesome weather phenomenon. New research suggests a spectacular show of strikes may have played a pivotal role in human...
20:16 2019-05-29

Cosy up with the Neanderthals, the first humans to make a house a home Meet the Stone Age people who liked nothing better than spending time indoors around the fire, doing a spot of DIY and having friends over for dinner...
09:32 2019-05-21

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.      ...
05:48 2019-07-03

13 photos that show how humans have changed the world's forests Andre Penner, File/AP Illegal logging and mining in the Amazon rain forest cause drastic levels of deforestation. Disappearing forests push endanger...
02:32 2019-08-30

US Congressman Asks If Humans Would Have Survived Without Rape, Incest Controversial Republican congressman Steve King set off yet another firestorm on Wednesday when he questioned whether the world's human population wo...
02:32 2019-08-15

Lizarding to lingering: how humans really behave in public spaces The researchers behind The Field Guide to Urban Plazas decided to study the public behaviour of human beings in New York City, an update on William H...
09:32 2019-08-01

How humans evolved to be both shockingly violent and super-cooperative The origins of our paradoxical nature lie in murder and self-domestication. It's a weird story that may even explain why our species came into existe...
09:32 2019-05-21

Wild simulation shows how humans could colonize the Milky Way NASA’s Global Trajectory Optimization Competition aimed to find the most efficient way to colonize 100,000 star systems. The ESA Advanced Conce...
13:16 2019-06-27

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening...
22:00 2019-08-14

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgia...
15:16 2019-06-27

Humans Dominated Earth Earlier Than Previously Thought Archaeologists worldwide pooled their knowledge of past land use — and pushed back the date when human farming and other practices began altering the...
09:00 2019-08-30

Humans Began Mass Ecological Destruction 3,000 Years Ago A new paper with 250 scientific authors suggests human beings had impacted Earth’s fragile ecosystems much earlier and to a far greater extent than c...
10:00 2019-08-30

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a...
06:16 2019-05-23

Humans couldn't pronounce 'f' and 'v' sounds before farming developed The development of agriculture in the Neolithic transformed world languages thanks to softer food – a finding that resolves a long-standing puzzle of...
09:32 2019-05-21

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in s...
11:48 2019-07-11

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Af...
21:32 2019-07-17

Don't touch that deer: Some too used to humans are known to attack, biologist says When a buck showed up on a Michigan beach over the Fourth of July weekend, beachgoers were eager to film, photograph and even pet the animal.  ...
12:00 2019-07-09

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don...
21:48 2019-07-04

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Ama...
14:16 2019-08-17

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil an...
12:32 2019-06-10

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation...
16:16 2019-05-22

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living plane...
07:48 2019-08-03

‘Puppy dog eyes’ were developed to appeal to humans: study NEW YORK — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people p...
12:48 2019-06-18

'Zombie' deer disease might put humans at risk, epidemiologists say A fatal so-called "zombie" disease swiftly spreading in the United States and Canada among deer, elk and moose might put humans at risk if they eat d...
07:32 2019-08-23

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will...
10:16 2019-08-22

Waymo's self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans Despite aggressive technical strides, Waymo needs one thing before its self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We ...
11:16 2019-08-17

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fear...
14:01 2019-06-14

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car ...
00:32 2019-06-11

Rise of the Machines: AI Beats Humans in Multiplayer Shooter DeepMind, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has designed automated "agents" that taught themselves how to play a competitive first-person mu...
08:32 2019-05-31

Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say Environmental organizations and researchers say the wildfires blazing in the Brazilian rainforest were set by cattle ranchers and loggers who want to...
23:32 2019-08-22

This massive bird may have lived alongside early humans That’s one hell of a drumstick! A very big bird, weighing about a half-ton and standing nearly 12 feet tall — the first of its size ever ...
22:16 2019-06-27

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistan...
05:32 2019-05-23

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics 'as early as 2021,' Trudeau says “As early as 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics from coast to coast,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.  &#...
09:48 2019-06-11

Eric Cantona speech: humans 'will become eternal' – unless crime or war intervene Former star baffles audience at the Uefa Champions League draw by quoting from King Lear, before concluding: ‘I love football’Given previous form, pe...
05:00 2019-08-30

Netflix may finally let actual humans pick which titles you see, instead of an algorithm Netflix has racked up tens of millions of subscribers around the world because of how easy the service is to use and for the volume of content it put...
23:16 2019-08-26

Humans are good at smelling cheese thanks to special smell receptors Humans are good at smelling cheese, sweat, and sweet odours because we have more receptors for them than anything else, probably to help us choose wh...
14:48 2019-07-31

Madagascar forest destruction is wiping out humans’ tiniest relative KIRINDY FOREST, Madagascar — As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction...
09:48 2019-09-07

Dogs find citrus greening disease faster than humans Citrus growers in Florida, California and elsewhere have a new tool available to find devastating greening disease long before humans can spot it. S...
07:32 2019-09-18

Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly, the car det...
19:48 2019-08-07

Half-tonne birds may have roamed Europe at same time as humans Huge thigh bone in Crimean cave belonged to largest bird found in northern hemisphereGiant flightless birds that dwarfed modern ostriches and weighed...
12:32 2019-06-27

Humans Or Machines? Elon Musk, Jack Ma Spar On Future Of AI Jack Ma believes artificial intelligence poses no threat to humanity, but Elon Musk called that "famous last words" as the billionaire tech tycoons f...
14:16 2019-08-29

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figu...
23:00 2019-08-16

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample ...
01:32 2019-05-22

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkey...
09:32 2019-05-21

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its est...
16:48 2019-07-11

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic...
09:48 2019-08-17

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cysti...
23:32 2019-05-21

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise The first chlamydia vaccine to be tested in humans has been shown to be safe, and may protect against the most common sexually transmitted bacterial ...
22:16 2019-08-12

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said ...
20:16 2019-07-11

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammo...
18:16 2019-06-05

Humans and volcanoes caused nearly all of global heating in past 140 years New study confirms natural cycles play little role in global temperature trends and tackles discrepancies in previous modelsEmissions from fossil fue...
05:32 2019-05-30

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pic...
15:32 2019-06-28

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neandert...
09:16 2019-05-21

Genetic research blames humans for prehistoric bear demise A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier...
08:00 2019-08-16

Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime's neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn ...
16:48 2019-08-06

Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe th...
13:32 2019-08-16

Madagascar forest destruction wiping out humans' tiniest relative As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagas...
09:32 2019-09-06

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years a...
20:00 2019-07-16

Sex robots ‘kiss exactly like humans’ after AI upgrade as customer vows he’s ‘attached’ SEX robots will kiss exactly like humans in less than two years with one customer claiming he’s already “attached” to his doll, according to a manufa...
01:48 2019-08-10

Epstein reportedly hoped to develop super-race of humans with his DNA Registered sex offender hoped to seed human race with his DNA by impregnating 20 women at a time, New York Times reportsJeffrey Epstein, the wealthy ...
13:48 2019-08-01

Destroy All Humans hands-on — A remake with pretty landscapes and mean aliens Destroy All Humans is THQ Nordic's zany remake of the 2005 original. This time, the art work looks a lot better, thanks to Black Forest Games.Read Mo...
16:48 2019-06-07

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global wa...
14:16 2019-07-24

Capgemini: Consumers increasingly prefer voice and chat assistants to humans The Capgemini Research Institute today released a report that says users are showing a clear preference for voice and chat assistants over humans age...
16:16 2019-09-05

Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear Genetic research that reconstructed the past population dynamics of the cave bear, a prominent prehistoric denizen of Europe, implicates Homo sapiens...
17:00 2019-08-16

Humans arrived in Americas earlier than thought, new Idaho artifacts suggest Stone tools recovered from an archaeological dig in western Idaho suggest humans were living in the region at least 16,000 years ago, 1,000 years ear...
11:32 2019-08-30

Study: Humans’ racial biases extend even to black and white robots If you do a quick Google search for ‘robot,’ you’ll be faced with a wall of white robots. According to a recent study called “Robots and Racism,” hum...
07:48 2019-07-24

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands o...
15:32 2019-05-21

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the larg...
18:48 2019-05-23

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once m...
00:16 2019-06-28

Genetic mutation made humans susceptible to heart attacks – study Gene that helped prevent clogged arteries was lost 2 to 3 million years agoThe loss of a single gene 2 to 3 million years ago in our ancestry may hel...
22:48 2019-07-22

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, b...
13:32 2019-07-17

This Rock Shelter in Ethiopia May Be the Earliest Evidence of Humans Living in the Mountains Archaeologists working in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia have uncovered the earliest evidence to date of human habitation in a high-altitude environm...
05:16 2019-08-10

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make the...
20:48 2019-06-12

Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows Enlarge (credit: Getty | Sebastien Bozon) A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in ...
18:32 2019-08-23

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species...
11:48 2019-05-28

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siber...
14:48 2019-06-05

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a ne...
09:16 2019-06-14

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia som...
17:16 2019-07-10

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t...
18:16 2019-07-15

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to ne...
13:32 2019-05-21

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon  &#...
22:00 2019-07-01

Goats get emotional? Humans shouldn't be surprised – all mammals are amazing | Jules Howard Research showing goats can communicate emotion by bleating should help us build empathy with our fellow animalsWicksteed Park in Kettering is not kno...
07:48 2019-07-11

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to ...
19:48 2019-08-02

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
16:48 2019-07-24

Savage tick-clone armies are sucking cows to death; experts fear for humans Enlarge / Engorged Haemaphysalis longicornis female tick. (credit: Commonsource) Ravenous swarms of cloned ticks have killed a fifth cow in North C...
21:16 2019-07-11

Chris Kraft, whose work on the ground helped NASA launch humans into space, dies Chris Kraft developed NASA's Mission Control system and was a key figure in the Apollo program. NASA described his "legendary" work as critical to ad...
10:48 2019-07-23

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as...
12:32 2019-05-21

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "...
13:32 2019-07-09

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Gua...
03:32 2019-08-13

Plague-infected prairie dogs in Colorado pose health risk to humans, areas of wildlife refuge remain closed Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infectio...
02:32 2019-08-21

Young bear was fed by humans and had many 'fans.' Officials say they had to kill it A young black bear was shot and killed by Oregon officials after becoming so habituated to humans that people reportedly took selfies with it.  ...
09:16 2019-06-16

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new...
12:32 2019-06-18

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nat...
19:00 2019-07-17

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark o...
10:48 2019-07-19

Humans and Neanderthals Kept Breeding—and Breeding—for Ages Modern humans and Neanderthals commingled at many points in history, raising the possibility that the ancient hominins were just another version of u...
12:48 2019-09-01

When Will We Run Out of Water? Even people who believe in climate change are climate change deniers: you might know, intellectually, that our world is coming to an end, but it is h...
09:16 2019-09-16

Getting the oil out of water Oil and water are famously reluctant to mix fully together. But separating them completely — for example, when cleaning up an oil spill or purifying ...
12:00 2019-06-10

A new way to mix oil and water The reluctance of oil and water to mix together and stay that way is so well-known that it has become a cliché for describing any two things that do ...
05:48 2019-06-21

U.S. Stocks Tread Water U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses Monday as investors weighed second-quarter earnings from Citigroup and looked ahead to results fro...
14:16 2019-07-15

Sharpedo Can Shoot Water Out Of Its Ass At 75 MPH Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the c...
15:48 2019-08-03

Watch for High Water It’s been a wild week in weather thanks to a series of low-pressure systems working through the region. One is “cut-off” from the jet stream and will...
07:16 2019-06-08

What's the Best Everyday Water Bottle? You’re probably not drinking enough water day-to-day, and the easiest way to to fix that is to find a water bottle that you really like, and keep sip...
16:32 2019-05-28

Add Seaweed to Your Pasta Water Adding salt until your pasta water is “salty like the sea” is a common practice, but no one talks about the other briny, oceanic flavors the large bo...
17:00 2019-08-26

What did Huawei actually do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banne...
11:48 2019-05-21

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable. ...
09:48 2019-06-18

What to know about gargling with salt water Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease sy...
19:48 2019-05-22

Scooters are being thrown into water for fun In Marseille, scooters are being thrown into the water by the dozen. An environmentally harmful practice that is causing headaches for authorities. ...
03:48 2019-07-23

There is water just under the surface of the moon that we could use When there’s a meteor shower on the moon, the impacts cause puffs of water, which means that it’ll be simple for us to get that water to use for expl...
23:16 2019-05-21

What did Huawei do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banne...
22:32 2019-05-21

Charity in hot water over Epstein connection Leon Black’s efforts to distance his family charity from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein could draw scrutiny from regulators, experts say. Last w...
00:48 2019-07-17

Teens water-ski from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by wat...
10:32 2019-08-19

Ft. Lauderdale could be without water service 24 hours A contractor broke a water line last night near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, leaving residents and businesses without water service for up to 2...
19:32 2019-07-18

Newark is getting $120M to fix its water crisis The Essex County Improvement Authority will lend $120 million to the city of Newark to replace pipes that are contaminating water with lead, official...
18:32 2019-08-26

A Flawed Cap-and-Trade Plan for Water Could Come to U.S. An attempt in Australia to apply market discipline to the water supply has drawn criticism for failing to anticipate hoarding and theft. The approach...
07:16 2019-09-03

How to Choose the Right Water Bottle For Hiking Bringing the right amount of water with you on a hike is important, obviously. Unfortunately, water can be a pain in the ass to carry. It weighs a lo...
21:48 2019-06-11

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that a...
11:32 2019-05-29

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gra...
21:48 2019-07-01

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger...
03:32 2019-07-02

‘It won’t be long’: why a Honduran community will soon be under water Rising sea levels are destroying coastal towns in Honduras – and shrimp farms which export to the UK and US are making it worseEric Pineda runs a mod...
11:48 2019-07-31

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental ...
02:48 2019-05-24

How Do You Film Water in Its Many Forms? Very, Very Carefully The documentarian Victor Kossakovsky, his crew and others found themselves in perilous spots as they sought out roiling seas, frozen lakes, icebergs ...
11:32 2019-08-14

From the archives: Does dowsing really help you find water? The ancient practice of water divining is still used across the world to locate water sources. Forty years ago, we wondered whether it might actually...
09:48 2019-05-21

‘Aquarela’ Review: The Shapes of Water In this dazzling survey of man against water, mysteries and revelations are as integral to its impact as our certainty of the dangers faced by its ma...
13:32 2019-08-16

Baidu CEO gets water dumped on his head One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and dren...
03:16 2019-07-04

Indian farmers are using the sun to water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to ...
03:16 2019-07-04

There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought When NASA and other space agencies from around the world eventually send humans back to the Moon in the coming decades they’ll likely be doing ...
08:00 2019-07-24

Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice As the temperature hit 115 degrees Tuesday in the Phoenix area, residents were doing what they could to deal with the hottest day of the year so far....
20:48 2019-07-16

Paralysis on America’s Rivers: There’s Too Much Water Fast currents and swollen channels have made many of the nation’s rivers unsafe for commercial traffic, spreading economic pain from a spring of seve...
14:16 2019-06-10

Temporary fix restores water to Ft. Lauderdale Water is flowing in Fort Lauderdale after a contractor broke a water main leaving tens of thousands of residents without the utility, Fort Lauderdale...
01:32 2019-07-19

Cats and water don’t mix in this Catwoman #14 exclusive preview Whenever a costumed crusader comes to a new city, it causes trouble for the established criminal element. Selina Kyle’s presence in Villa Hermosa is ...
20:32 2019-08-12

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overal...
16:32 2019-05-30

'Critical': parts of regional NSW set to run out of water by November WaterNSW warns without significant rain, Macquarie River will run dry, wiping out supply to Dubbo, Cobar, Nyngan and NarromineParts of regional New S...
22:16 2019-09-14

'We Can't Waste a Drop.' India Is Running Out of Water. Water crises are unfolding all across India, a product of population growth, modernization, climate change, mismanagement and the breakdown of tradit...
15:00 2019-08-19

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thou...
14:32 2019-05-23

Coach, Givenchy in hot water over China T-shirt row Chinese brand ambassadors of fashion labels from Coach to Givenchy have severed ties with the companies over products which they said violated China'...
04:00 2019-08-12

She thought there was water in her ear. Turns out it was a venomous spider Susie Torres went to the doctor with what she thought was water sloshing around in her left ear. But water doesn't have eight legs, pincers and a ven...
02:32 2019-08-25

Smoke on the water: Sweden’s first Foodstock festival A top Swedish chef has turned his love for cooking over fire into a two-day festival of open flames and Nordic flavours on a pretty island in the Sto...
19:32 2019-09-18

A Global Water Emergency Is Right Around the Corner—Unless We Stop It When Chennai, India’s main reservoir disappeared earlier this summer, the world was rightfully shocked. A city of more than 4.6 million people had lo...
16:48 2019-08-06

Turning raw sewage into fresh water the organic way Beautiful, fragrant, alive may not be words immediately associated with sewage. That's where the Living Machine comes in. The waste water treatment s...
15:32 2019-05-21

Chevron spills 800,000 gallons of oil, water in California SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California can...
09:32 2019-07-13

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This dis...
20:48 2019-06-18

They Grow the Nation’s Food, but They Can’t Drink the Water The soil in California’s farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley....
11:48 2019-05-21

Tucson Water: Service restored to most customers TUCSON – Crews continue to repair the 16-inch water line that broke Monday evening on Tucson’s southwest side.Crews are working to repair...
13:48 2019-09-04

This creamy, low-calorie butter is made of water I can’t believe it’s not water. Food scientists at Cornell University have whipped up a new low-calorie “butter” that consist...
14:00 2019-08-21

This robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming Iron Ox's robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming. The plants are grown without soil in sensor-connected, hydroponic trays. Visit ...
23:16 2019-07-19

NYPD cops get drenched by buckets of water Stunning videos posted online Monday show uniformed NYPD cops getting drenched with buckets of water by brazen young men in Harlem and Brooklyn, law ...
18:16 2019-07-22

India's sixth-biggest city almost entirely out of water The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth large...
17:32 2019-06-19

Capsized tourist boat to be lifted from water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporte...
19:16 2019-05-31

These houses with water slides certainly make a splash This summer may be mild, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting wet and wild. Three on-the-market homes in the tri-state area include thrilling wat...
02:00 2019-08-15

These Are Our Readers' Five Favorite Everyday Water Bottles Pour one out for the pretenders, because these are our readers’ five favorite everyday water bottles. Sip on what everyone had to say about the final...
01:48 2019-05-31

GOP lawmakers want water attacks against cops to be a felony A pair of GOP legislators ripped Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday over the recent burst of water attacks on cops as they proposed a law that would m...
15:32 2019-07-31

Water on Mars is probably too cold and salty for life as we know it Even if there is water on Mars’s surface it may be too cold and salty for life as we know it to survive there – so there is no risk of contaminating ...
23:16 2019-05-21

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on...
23:16 2019-05-21

Monkeys rip each other to pieces fighting over water during heatwave Fifteen monkeys killed each other while fighting over scarce water during a heatwave in India, where temperatures have reached 122 degrees. Their car...
15:48 2019-06-10

Locations of 50 new London water fountains revealed Work starts on first wave of 100 fountains to be installed in drive to cut single-use plasticsThe locations of the first 50 of a £5m wave of public w...
02:32 2019-07-18

Norway officials trying to ID water contamination source Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospita...
11:32 2019-06-11

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for th...
16:48 2019-07-02

CEO gets water poured on his head at company event One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and dren...
12:48 2019-07-03

Luxury bottled water is absurd – so why is it so popular? People pay top dollar for ‘premium’ brands indistinguishable in blind taste tests from tap water – is it about status, wellness or something more fun...
02:48 2019-07-16

Japan will likely dump radioactive Fukushima water into sea TOKYO – Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocea...
19:48 2019-09-10

Source for water contamination in Norway not yet found Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospita...
07:32 2019-06-11

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to ...
17:00 2019-05-28

Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, minister says Japan's Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs ...
05:48 2019-09-10

The big picture: joy and nostalgia in a French water park Photographer Franck Bohbot evokes the freedom and friendships of summers past in his dreamlike series Forever YoungThe earliest family holidays Franc...
12:00 2019-05-26

Why Drinking Water All Day Long Is Not the Best Way to Stay Hydrated Dehydration is a drag on human performance. It can cause fatigue and sap endurance among athletes, according to a 2018 study in the journal Frontiers...
18:16 2019-08-09

Your Kid's Contigo Water Bottle May Be a Choking Hazard Contigo has recalled 5.7 million of its popular kids’ silicone-spout water bottles because in some cases, the spout may detach and become a choking h...
19:16 2019-08-29

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold mi...
16:01 2019-07-24

India heatwave triggers clashes over water With temperatures nearing record highs across India, residents of some areas started fighting over access to water. Madhya Pradesh authorities have d...
07:32 2019-06-08

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant ...
02:32 2019-07-04

All 3 Navy Zumwalts now 'in the water' – how can a destroyer be stealthy? Eluding radar, quietly sailing into enemy territory and launching long-range precision attacks from less-detectable positions all begin to paint the ...
08:48 2019-05-28

EPA to drop Obama-era water protection rule The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by d...
03:48 2019-09-13

Check out the bizarre way water boils in space They say “a watched pot never boils,” but you’re not going to want to miss seeing water boil in one big bubble in microgravity. &#...
10:48 2019-05-24

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimo...
05:00 2019-09-13

Water supply failures up as consumer use increases Disruption to domestic water supplies has risen by a fifth in two years and billions of litres of water are being lost through leaky pipework, accord...
22:16 2019-09-12

The 'Gamer Girl Bath Water' Saga Keeps Getting Stranger Apparently, a lot of weird things can happen when you decide to sell “gamer girl bath water” on the internet. On July 1, Belle Delphine, a UK-based i...
20:16 2019-07-10

Mom of drowning victim shares importance of water safety TUCSON – Stephanie Maynard knows first hand what it means to lose a child in a drowning incident. “What can we take out of this tragedy? ...
12:00 2019-08-16

Flint will hear from prosecutors who dropped water charges FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors who dropped charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal will talk about the decision in a public forum. K...
00:32 2019-06-28

Messing about with the river: water firms accused of draining the Cam dry Cambridge punting idyll disguises crisis in flow of chalk streams, campaigners warnIt’s a beautiful day on the river Cam in Cambridge. As the sun spa...
10:00 2019-08-24

Iceberg Hunters On The Trail For 'The World's Purest Water' For more than 20 years, a Canadian iceberg hunter has hauled in the mighty ice giants and then sold the water for a handsome profit to local companie...
17:48 2019-08-08

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to ...
17:16 2019-06-14

Drowning happens so easily. Here’s what parents get wrong about water safety. Though drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1-4, many parents inadvertently put young children at ...
14:16 2019-07-05

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study say...
16:32 2019-06-11

Water contaminants to be addressed at upcoming meeting in Nogales NOGALES, Ariz. – A class of contaminants, known as PFAS, that has been found in water and the operations of a wastewater treatment plant in Nog...
03:16 2019-09-04

Germany facing risk of increased water shortages Germans have never had to worry much about water scarcity. But with rising global temperatures driving record heatwaves and prolonged droughts, deman...
21:16 2019-08-07

Make Frothy, Egg-Free Cocktails Using Burrata Water A true sour has a layer of frothy, fun foam. This is usually achieved by the addition of egg whites but some people are squicked out by raw egg in th...
16:16 2019-07-11

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as ...
13:16 2019-06-20

Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million A recent escalation of fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,0...
03:16 2019-07-04

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of ...
16:16 2019-07-11

Newark's Lead-Tainted Water Crisis Is Getting Worse When Al Moussab had his water tested for lead, he got comparatively good news. Tests on the taps in his Newark, New Jersey home revealed lead in conc...
02:32 2019-08-15

Running dry: the water crisis driving migration to the US – podcast Nina Lakhani explores how drought and famine are fuelling the wave of migration from Central America to the US. Plus: Emma Graham-Harrison on China a...
23:32 2019-08-01

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Pro...
02:32 2019-07-05

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’...
07:00 2019-06-20

Advocates demand action in Newark over water contamination Two groups challenged Newark and New Jersey officials in federal court Thursday over the city's burgeoning water crisis, asking a judge to order trea...
08:32 2019-08-16

How to suck water from desert air and quench the planet's thirst The global water supply is limited, and shortages will affect over 1.8 billion people by 2025. Fortunately, we've discovered a way to pull water from...
11:48 2019-08-02

Water train set to relieve drought-hit Indian city Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing c...
17:32 2019-07-11

A smartphone app can detect tiny amounts of norovirus in water A device consisting of a smartphone and an attachable microscope can detect minuscule amounts of norovirus, which may help identify its spread earlie...
14:48 2019-08-27

The Latest: Water rescues in tiny Missouri town LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 4 p.m. Emergency officials are conducting water rescues in th...
05:32 2019-06-02

Man dumps water on tech CEO's head during speech A man pours water on the CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu while he makes a speech at a conference on Artificial Intelligence.    ...
13:48 2019-07-03

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sp...
12:48 2019-07-03

In the arty documentary Aquarela, water is both hero and villain For its first 15 minutes, Viktor Kossakovsky’s documentary Aquarela plays like a combination of sobering ethnography, silent comedy, and Hitchcock th...
17:32 2019-08-13

UK announces $215 million food, water and medical help for Afghanistan Britain on Monday announced a new 170 million-pound ($215 million) five-year aid package of urgent food, water and medicine assistance for people in ...
10:16 2019-06-17

Fukushima plant running out of space for radioactive water More than eight years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant, the utility compan...
01:48 2019-08-10

A woman in Missouri thought she had water in her ear but it was actually a venomous spider Miles Boyer/Shutterstock Susie Torres, from Kansas, City, Missouri, went to the doctor on Tuesday thinking she had water in her left ear. Instead, ...
22:00 2019-08-23

'Damage has been done': Newark water crisis echoes Flint The New Jersey city’s lead contamination crisis has been more than three years in the making – and residents feel officials have been slow to actOn a...
18:00 2019-08-25

Lowville Had Lots of Water. Then String Cheese Came to Town. Kraft Heinz’s status as a revered employer in an upstate New York community was tested when a thirsty new operation strained water supply. A potent m...
23:48 2019-06-05

She Thought She Had Water In Ear - It Was A Venomous Brown Recluse Spider The discomfort in Susie Torres' left ear felt like the water that can get stuck there after swimming. She heard swooshing when she woke up Tuesday an...
09:32 2019-08-24

Patient from Norwegian island with contaminated water dies COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian authorities say a patient from an island with contaminated water has died after being hospitalized with “g...
09:48 2019-06-13

Oil built Saudi Arabia – will a lack of water destroy it? As Riyadh continues to build skyscrapers at a dizzying rate, an invisible emergency threatens the desert kingdom’s existenceBottles of water twirl on...
08:32 2019-08-06

Video: Water Pours Into Airport, Stuns Travellers Rainwater was seen pouring through the ceiling into the London Luton Airport on Friday, stopping passengers in their tracks who filmed the incident o...
08:00 2019-08-12

Enki: The Epic Mesopotamian Water God Who Saved Humanity In the belief system of the Sumerians, Enki (known also as Ea by the Akkadians and Babylonians) was regarded to be one of the most important deities....
20:48 2019-06-18

Stalin's Azerbaijan prison where water burns like fire If an artist were to sketch a map of Azerbaijan, its southernmost part would be covered in green tea gardens, citrus bushes and the coastal line woul...
21:16 2019-08-06

Cops seek another suspect in Harlem water dousing Cops want to question a 21-year-old in connection with one of the viral water bucket incidents that caused outrage among officers and politicians, au...
20:48 2019-08-06

Police Fire Water Cannon at Protesters Near G-7 Summit (BIARRITZ, France)— Police have fired water cannon at about 400 anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads in a town near the venue of the G-7 s...
22:00 2019-08-24

Be like water: Hong Kong protesters meander on the march Thousands marched in a meandering tour of downtown Hong Kong on Saturday in the pouring rain, the latest in a series of anti-government protests that...
05:16 2019-08-31

1 dead, 3 rescued after vehicle swept away by high water TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a family trying to cross a flooded bridge in Kentucky was swept away in the water. Spencer County Sheriff Sc...
10:16 2019-06-17

Sen. John Barrasso throws cold water on new gun legislation Sen. John Barrasso said Friday that he had concerns about “red flag” laws and voiced skepticism that Republicans would support expanded background ch...
22:48 2019-08-09

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had ...
08:48 2019-06-18

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their...
03:16 2019-07-10

India heat wave triggers clashes over water With temperatures nearing record highs across India, residents of some areas started fighting over access to water. Authorities in Madhya Pradesh hav...
00:48 2019-06-09

Plan to sell 50m meals made from electricity, water and air Solar Foods hopes wheat flour-like product will hit target in supermarkets within two yearsA Finnish company that makes food from electricity, water ...
03:32 2019-06-29

Wall Street treads water after recent rally U.S. stocks ended near flat and the Dow snapped a six-day winning streak on Tuesday, as investors paused following a run of gains and fresh worries e...
18:00 2019-06-11

BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi Protests Against "Water Shortage" In Delhi BJP lawmaker from New Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi today protested outside the Delhi Jal Board's RK Puram office against "water woes" being faced by the peo...
08:16 2019-06-11

Cambridge Audio’s Melomania 1 blow the AirPods out the water Beyond all reasonable doubt, the Cambridge Audio Melomania 1 true wireless earbuds have obliterated the competition – including the ever-popul...
20:48 2019-08-09

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to...
09:48 2019-06-05

Water main break causes outage on southwest side TUCSON – Tucson Water has reported water outages in the area near Ajo Hwy and Kinney Rd. According to the city of Tucson water outage map, an u...
02:48 2019-09-03

Water wars: How to avoid conflict over our most precious resource Climate change is altering weather patterns, endangering the water supply of over half of humanity. New thinking is required to avoid things boiling ...
14:00 2019-08-05

To dye for: Wrangler's new denim process eliminates water waste The US jeans brand has been working on the Indigood technology for the past decadeDenim manufacturing doesn’t have a good reputation when it comes to...
12:32 2019-06-05

Rain Water Harvesting To Be Done On War Footing Mode: Rajinikanth Tamil film superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday said Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) should be taken up on a war-footing to address the acute water crisis i...
18:48 2019-06-29

Mindful Consumption Of Water Can Help Us 'Heal', Says Rashi Chowdhary In her recent Instagram post, Rashi Chowdhary who is a celebrity nutritionist and an 'Inch-loss expert' talked about something called 'Water Memory'....
19:48 2019-09-02

Plastic particles in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the...
10:16 2019-08-22

Why Chennai, India's Sixth Biggest City, Has Run Out of Water In what’s becoming an increasingly common story, a major city has run out of water. Chennai, India is home to 4.65 million and a severe deficit of wa...
20:00 2019-06-21

A Dying Town, a Crumbling Hotel and the Water That Could Restore Both Business leaders in Mineral Wells, Tex., are rallying behind a $65 million renovation plan to reopen the Baker Hotel and cement a downtown revitaliza...
09:48 2019-09-10

Rumours Of "Radioactive Water" In Paris, Probe Ordered After the panic, the prosecution: investigators in Paris have opened an enquiry to track down the source of false reports last week that drinking wat...
09:48 2019-07-23

Low water hampers Rhine river shipping in Germany Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have fallen after recent dry weather and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on sections of the river, trader...
08:48 2019-07-23

NASA astronauts are preparing for the Moon in a big water tank NASA astronaut candidates have to meet a long list of criteria before the space agency decides they’re fit to carry out important duties in spa...
01:48 2019-09-16

There's something in the water: the shocking contents of the River Thames What is London made of? To learn about the quotidian existence of its citizens, look to the murky waters that rush beneath its bridges — and, more im...
03:16 2019-07-18

Nadler throws cold water on Kavanaugh impeachment The House Judiciary Committee is too tied up with "impeaching the president" to take immediate action on a potential investigation into sexual miscon...
13:32 2019-09-16

Government Planning Competition Among States For Water Conservation The government is planning to conduct a competition among states to encourage water conservation, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said t...
06:16 2019-07-23

Train brings relief to city running out of water A train carrying millions of liters of water rolled into the southern Indian city of Chennai for the first time on Friday, providing desperately need...
14:16 2019-07-12

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, resear...
23:16 2019-05-21

Oldman River water levels below average in Lethbridge “The risk of flooding in the river this spring is really quite low because of the current conditions,” said Doug Kaupp, Lethbridge’s manager of water...
23:16 2019-05-21

From Atlantic City to Key West: 21 beach towns that will soon be under water 24/7 Tempo identified the 21 beach towns in the U.S. that will soon be under water, based on data from the Union of Concerned Scientists report. ...
14:00 2019-07-18

Water Conservation Structures To Be Built In Some Areas Across India To increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater har...
09:32 2019-07-12

The Avana Beckridge Water Bottle Gives You Two Ways to Drink I own a surprising amount of water bottles that I have either purchased on my own or that have been gifted to me. They all seem to do pretty much the...
04:32 2019-09-17

Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water One powerful West Texas family wants to pipe millions of gallons daily from under its farmland to oil producers. Another wants to stanch that flow—ec...
18:48 2019-07-16

2 Children Dead, 52 Ill After Drinking Contaminated Water In UP Village Two children died and 52 have fallen sick after drinking contaminated water from a hand pump at their school in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh ...
13:48 2019-07-17

Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into the Pacific Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environme...
13:48 2019-09-10

Water found on most habitable known world beyond solar system But humans would not fare well on planet K2-18b despite wispy clouds and huge red sunA faraway planet in the constellation of Leo has been named the ...
15:16 2019-09-11

Scientists discover water on planet outside solar system Astronomers have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of the exoplanet K2-18b. They say it is the first planet beyond earth that has the potential ...
15:16 2019-09-11

Bar owner gets death threat for calling out water drinkers A bar owner in England came under fire for complaining about people who just drink water. Sam Espensen, owner of Bristol Spirit in Bristol, took to T...
11:32 2019-05-30

'Our water is our gold': Armenians blockade controversial mine In the mountains of Armenia, a previously bucolic spa town is home to a goldmine locals say threatens the country's biggest source of freshwater, and...
15:16 2019-09-11

‘I would have had to turn water into wine’ to sway Jones, says Cipriani • Fly-half had ‘no expectation’ of going to World Cup with England• ‘Eddie is a very strong character and is not going to be swayed’England’s ousted ...
20:16 2019-09-11

Hubble just detected water vapor around a distant exoplanet In the ongoing search for life beyond Earth, astronomers studying distant exoplanets are looking for a few key ingredients. For starters, a planet ha...
20:16 2019-09-11

Cops ID one of the NYPD water throwers, say he’s a gang member Cops have identified one of the punks who was caught on video dousing uniformed NYPD officers with buckets of water as they attempted to make arrests...
00:48 2019-07-24

Water found in atmosphere of planet beyond our solar system Scientists for the first time have detected water in the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet orbiting a distant star, evidence that a key ingredient f...
23:32 2019-09-11

Wild mountain gorillas enjoy playing in water just like we do Captive mountain gorillas love playing in water, as a 2017 viral video demonstrated, and it turns out their wild counterparts also enjoy a good splas...
06:00 2019-09-08

Suffering Record Dry Spell, France Restricts Water Use An extended drought is forcing French officials to restrict water usage in nearly two-thirds of mainland France, with the hardest-hit regions limitin...
06:32 2019-07-17

First water detected in the atmosphere of a habitable-zone planet Enlarge / An artist's impression of the planet K2-18b and its clouds. (credit: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser) On Wednesday, astronomers announced the f...
05:32 2019-09-13

Capsized Budapest tourist boat to be lifted from the water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporte...
18:16 2019-05-31

English town evacuated after water cascades through damaged dam Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was dam...
14:01 2019-08-01

Mamata Banerjee Stresses On Need For Conservation Of Water Resources West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today emphasised the need for conservation of water resources on the occasion of World Water Monitoring Da...
05:32 2019-09-18

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are struggling to ensure that they can sate everyone’s thirst as about 1,000 people arrive each day in a state wh...
12:48 2019-06-01

Someone left water bottles in the ‘Game of Thrones’ finale It’s another “Game of Thrones” gaffe. Just two weeks after a coffee cup left onscreen sparked countless memes, fans spotted not one...
09:16 2019-05-21

Boil water advisory lifted for southwest Tucson TUCSON – The boil water advisory for customers affected by the Labor Day main break was lifted Thursday. Earlier Thursday, Tucson Water announc...
21:00 2019-09-05

Wet Weather Is No Match For Allbirds' New Water-Resistant Sneakers Stormy days ruin a lot of outdoor activities, but now, wearing Allbirds isn’t one of them! The maker of the most comfortable wool shoe is revamping t...
02:00 2019-09-19

NASA’s new launch pad can shoot out 1,000,000 gallons of water a minute Whenever there’s a high-profile NASA mission on the horizon you can expect to hear about the various tests leading up to an eventual launch. Fi...
09:00 2019-09-18

Will Smith is producing a murder mystery set against the Flint water crisis It’s been over five years since the water in Flint, Michigan was initially determined to be contaminated. While the water crisis in Flint rages on (i...
16:16 2019-06-11

Nursing mom gets booted from water park. Officer says she can't sit with both breasts out The Nessler Park manager wanted the mom out after people complained. An officer was called to the scene where his body cam captured the altercation. ...
15:00 2019-06-11

British tourist ‘may never walk again’ after snapping neck on water slide A British tourist faces being paralyzed for life after he broke his neck on a water slide in Spain. David Briffaut, 23, snapped two vertebrae in his ...
23:32 2019-07-16

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a ...
16:48 2019-07-02

Several Arrested Outside MTV VMAs in Newark After Protests Over Lead in City’s Water Police in Newark made several arrests outside the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday after protesters gathered to bring attention to the lead contamina...
06:48 2019-08-27

Advice for the End of the World: Lasik, Water Storage, and Musings On Fertility For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wing...
10:32 2019-08-16

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for its nearly 4.6 million residents as four of the city’s reservoirs are near...
19:32 2019-06-20

More than 500 arrested after protests and clashes as India water crisis worsens Millions of people are running out of usable water in the southern Indian city of Chennai, which is currently experiencing major droughts and a rapid...
02:00 2019-06-21

Prosecutors Are Still Trying to Convict Activist Who Gave Water to Migrants in the Desert Last month, the jury in the case of a migrant aid activist facing up to 20 years in prison for providing food, water, and shelter for immigrants maki...
18:16 2019-07-03

Water discovery means 'super-Earth' could support life Water vapour has been discovered in the atmosphere of an enormous Earth-like planet already known to have habitable temperatures, which scientists sa...
23:32 2019-09-11

Sydney's Water Supply Falling At Record Rate Due To Drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity...
09:00 2019-08-16

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlan...
16:48 2019-09-12

First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River ‘An era of limits’ for the Colorado River: Mandatory cuts in water deliveries will take effect in 2020, reducing supplies for Arizona, Ne...
22:00 2019-08-17

Trump finalizes repeal of Obama-era clean water rule The EPA proposed replacing the 2015 water rule in December after an executive order from President Donald Trump, who has criticized the regulations f...
14:48 2019-09-12

'Difficulties on the road to AI': man pours water on Baidu chief at conference A man poured a bottle of water over Baidu Inc Chief Executive Robin Li on Wednesday at the opening of an annual conference for the Chinese search gia...
00:48 2019-07-03

"Difficulties on the road to AI”: man pours water on Baidu chief at conference A man poured a bottle of water over Baidu Inc Chief Executive Robin Li on Wednesday at the opening of an annual conference for the Chinese search gia...
02:00 2019-07-03

Trump Administration to Finalize Rollback of Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams...
12:00 2019-09-12

PM Has Set 2024 As Target For Clean Drinking Water In All Homes: Minister The Centre has set a target of providing clean drinking water to every household by 2024, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said on Tuesda...
02:32 2019-06-12

Canada says it will send water bombers to help fight Amazon fires Canada will send water bombers to Brazil to help fight wildfires in the Amazon jungle and is also contributing C$15 million ($11.30 million) in aid,...
15:32 2019-08-26

Water shortages pose growing risk to global stability Climate change has increased global water security issues and made society more vulnerable to natural disasters, according to a new report. Internati...
10:32 2019-09-12

Water detected on potentially 'habitable' exoplanet for first time, scientists say Scientists have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of a “super-Earth” exoplanet with potentially habitable temperatures. The discovery, which is ...
05:32 2019-09-12

Kourtney Kardashian Debuts New Poosh Water Bottle for a Good Cause Kourtney Kardashian is using her platform for a good cause. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has partnered with S'well to create a stylish a...
18:00 2019-06-11

Water Vapour Found on Potentially Habitable Planet, Scientists Say In the dim, red light of an alien sun, scientists have found the first evidence for water in the atmosphere of a rocky planet - offering a tantalizin...
05:32 2019-09-12

Marathwada Drought Will Be History After Water Grid: Devendra Fadnavis A water grid project and lifting water from Konkan to the Godavari basin will make droughts in Marathwada "history", Maharashtra Chief Minister Deven...
10:16 2019-08-27

Scientists discover water vapor on an exoplanet with a rocky core Water vapor is common in gas giants; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune all have H2O floating around in their atmospheres. But water on a rocky plan...
18:48 2019-09-11

Multiple suspects in custody for dousing NYPD cops with water The NYPD has busted three men, including a reputed Crips gang member on probation, in connection with the caught-on-video water-dousing of cops in Ha...
14:32 2019-07-24

India's "Water Aunties'' Show Way To Better Life, One Village At A Time Combining community health with women's empowerment, small water enterprises are making giant leaps in addressing the potable water needs of more tha...
10:48 2019-09-10

Hidden water found on Hawaii’s Kilauea could mean explosive eruptions Hawaii's Kilauea volcano , which just quieted down after a 30-year active stint, harbors a previously unknown patch of water at the bottommost part o...
13:48 2019-08-07

An Abandoned Water Park is an Excellent Playground for an Electric MX Rider While it’s still sad that Alta Motors is dead, it’s pretty great that these bikes are still being used to their full potential. Josh Hill invades and...
13:16 2019-07-06

Per Capita Water Availability Has Declined: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat The per capita water availability has declined to 1,544 cubic metre in 2011 from 1,816 cubic metre in 2001, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekha...
13:32 2019-07-15

Prime Day 2019: Get LifeStraw’s super-portable water filter for just $10 And you thought those metal drinking straws were the latest and greatest. The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter could be a game changer for the outdoor...
11:48 2019-07-15

Brazil's anti-graft operation Lava Jato in hot water Investigative platform The Intercept has revealed that the much-lauded anti-corruption campaign has been less impartial than it should be. It may hav...
19:16 2019-07-24

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022The operator of the ruined Fu...
04:16 2019-09-10

As drought persists, Australia restricts water use in populous state Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Tuesday imposed water restrictions for the first time in a decade with dam levels at just over ...
17:48 2019-05-29

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats...
15:00 2019-06-07

Video emerges of third water-bucket attack on NYPD cops Video emerged Wednesday of a third water-bucket dousing of uniformed NYPD cops, this time in the Bronx. The minute-long clip begins with about a doze...
19:32 2019-07-24

Japan may dump radioactive water from Fukushima into Pacific Ocean More than eight years after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged a Fukushima power plant, Japan has not formally decided what to do with contaminated wa...
14:48 2019-09-10

NYPD union rips lawmakers after cops doused with water In the wake of recently-circulated videos showing uniformed NYPD officers being drenched with water while on the job, an NYPD union boss is slamming ...
10:16 2019-07-24

Arizona Land and Water Trust hires Director of Development Tom Cashman / Courtesy: Arizona Land and Water Trust TUCSON – Tom Cashman has joined Arizona Land and Water Trust to lead the Trust’s development and...
19:48 2019-09-10

First water detected on potentially ‘habitable’ planet For the first time, water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of another planet with temperatures that could support life, a new study said. &...
15:48 2019-09-11

In 1999, video game writing hit a high-water mark Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the rea...
04:00 2019-08-09

Boil water advisory in effect for some Pointe-Claire homes Residents are asked to be diligent and bring their tap water to a boil for at least one minute before drinking, brushing their teeth, preparing baby ...
09:16 2019-08-17