“Nine environmental groups are asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to review an EPA rule that pushed back deadlines… Read More »“Coal Ash: Enviros Ask D.C. Circuit To Scrutinize Disposal Rule”
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When you think of swimming, you probably imagine pushing through the water — creating backwards thrust that pushes you forward. New research at the Marine… Read More »To push or to pull? How many-limbed marine organisms swim
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A common insecticide that is a major hazard for honeybees is now effectively detected in honey thanks to a simple new method. Researchers at the… Read More »Pesticide deadly to bees now easily detected in honey
In 2015, hundreds of children were born with brain deformities resulting from a global outbreak of Zika virus infections. Recently, National Institutes of Health researchers… Read More »Commonly used antibiotic shows promise for combating Zika infections
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“General Motors said it would no longer back President Trump’s effort to strip California of the power to set fuel economy standards.” “WASHINGTON — General… Read More »G.M. Drops Its Support for Trump Climate Rollbacks, Aligns With Biden