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Plan offers options for restoring grizzlies to Washington
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Plan offers options for restoring grizzlies to Washington

January 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
SEATTLE — Grizzly bears once roamed the rugged landscape of the North Cascades in Washington state but few have been sighted in recent decades.  Play Video CBS Evening News Watch: Bear belly flops into Florida pool...
Pregnancy complication took the life of this Ancient Troy woman
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Pregnancy complication took the life of this Ancient Troy woman

January 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
Death during pregnancy or childbirth would have been common in the ancient world, but these stories are often invisible in the archaeological record. However, in a new study of ancient DNA, researchers reported evidence of a...
California hits a promising milestone in emerging from drought
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California hits a promising milestone in emerging from drought

January 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
SAN FRANCISCO — More than 40 percent of California has emerged from a punishing drought that covered the whole state a year ago, federal drought-watchers said Thursday, a stunning transformation caused by an unrelenting...
Black holes regurgitate “spitballs” after devouring stars
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Black holes regurgitate “spitballs” after devouring stars

January 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
When a black hole devours a star, it spews planet-size “spitballs” of regurgitated gas tumbling through the galaxy — and some of these globs can come within a few hundred light-years of Earth, new research...
Samsung foldable phone could become reality this year, finally
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Samsung foldable phone could become reality this year, finally

January 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
Samsung seems to have worked out the wrinkles on its much-rumored foldable phone and could unveil such a handset later this year, according to a report from Korea. The electronics giant is working on a phone with a flexible...
9 things Alexa can’t yet do
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9 things Alexa can’t yet do

January 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
Even for a connected speaker, Amazon’s Alexa can do quite a lot. It can reorder essentials, get you a Domino’s pizza, and call an Uber. It can stream practically any audio, control your smart home,...