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French Food Waste Law Changing How Grocery Stores Approach Excess Food

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 17:28:39 -0500

Two years ago, France introduced a law to force supermarkets to donate unsold food to charities and food banks. Skeptics called it unworkable at the time, but there are signs the effort is succeeding.

Montana Wildfires Provide A Wealth Of Data On Health Effects Of Smoke Exposure

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 08:08:02 -0500

Last summer's wildfires handed scientists a rare chance to study effects of smoke on residents. Most previous work had been on wood-burning stoves, urban air pollution and the effects on firefighters.

Sometimes We Feel More Comfortable Talking To A Robot

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 08:08:02 -0500

Artist Alexander Reben wants to know whether a robot could fulfill our deep need for companionship. He created a robot named BlabDroid that asks people to share their raw emotions and deep secrets.

Scientists Aim To Pull Peer Review Out Of The 17th Century

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 07:44:22 -0500

Some scientists want to change the old-fashioned way scientific advancements are evaluated and communicated. But they have to overcome the power structure of the traditional journal vetting process.

Olympians Are Using Nonalcoholic Beer As Recovery Drinks. Here's The Science

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 07:00:24 -0500

Today's Olympians have been swept up in a new trend largely emerging from Bavaria: nonalcoholic athletic recovery beers. Do they really work? We look at the evidence.

Seychelles Finds A Novel Way To Swap Its Debt For Marine Protections

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:00:03 -0500

The Indian Ocean nation has brokered a novel deal that is intended to protect nearly one third of its marine area and is thought to be the first of its kind.

'The Dialogues' Takes On Physics And Reality In Words And Pictures

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:21:51 -0500

Commentator Adam Frank interviews physicist Clifford Johnson, who has taken a new approach to the exploration of questions about the nature of the universe — the graphic novel.

These 10 ERs Sharply Reduced Opioid Use And Still Eased Pain

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:12:00 -0500

Collaboration was key for the 10 emergency rooms that cut opioid prescriptions by 36 percent. Doctors say they now use less addictive medicines to manage pain and have shifted patients' expectations.

Coal Jobs Have Gone Up Under Trump, But Not Because Of His Policies

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:00:52 -0500

The number of U.S. coal jobs rose slightly during the president's first year in office. But energy analysts credit short-term market forces and say they won't stop long-term decline.

New Maps Reveal Global Fishing's 'Vast Scope Of Exploitation Of The Ocean'

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:57:00 -0500

Researchers have used radio transmissions to track the movement of fishing vessels and create stunning maps of fishing activity. The maps show that fishing covers most of the globe's oceans.

Why The Last 'Wild' Horses Really Aren't

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:01:00 -0500

A story from the journal Science suggests that the only "wild" horses in existence aren't actually wild at all but rather are the feral descendants of an early domestication.

SpaceX Completes Successful Launch, Narrowly Misses Catching $6 Million Nose Cone

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:00:00 -0500

As part of his "rocket reusability" ethos, Elon Musk had hoped to use a giant net on a boat to catch the rocket's protective covering. It turns out it's hard to catch stuff falling from space.

Keeping A Close Eye: Dogs, Social Referencing, And Evolution

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:40:32 -0500

Does your dog watch you closely? A new experiment shows how dogs may match our movements and, in some breeds more than others, gaze at us for information, writes anthropologist Barbara J. King.

Synergy Between Nurses And Automation Could Be Key To Finding Sepsis Early

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:40:00 -0500

A bedside computer loaded with software that tracks vital signs in the ICU can pick up early warning patterns, specialists say. But it takes a human care provider to sort the signal from the noise.

A New Survey Finds 81 Percent Of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:43:00 -0500

A nationwide survey found that most women have experienced some form of sexual harassment, many since their teenage years. The results illustrate why the #MeToo movement was so successful.