Birds 'heard tornadoes coming' and fled one day ahead
US scientists say tracking data shows that five golden-winged warblers "evacuated" their nesting site one day before the April 2014 tornado outbreak. Geolocators showed the birds left the Appalachians and flew 700km (400 miles) south to the Gulf of Mexico.
Scientists Are Stoked About Obama's New Cuba Policy
December 18, 2014 The Obama administration's announcement of a new Cuba policy on Wednesday did more than just thaw a five-decade political freeze. It also ended the near radio-silence between the American and Cuban scientific communities, to the ...
Researchers applaud US-Cuba accord
A new era in U.S.-Cuba relations could be a boon for scientific cooperation between the two nations. The diplomatic breakthrough between the Cold War foes, announced separately today by U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro, ...
US scientists develop portable solar observatory for space missions
Scientists at the Southwest Research Institute in the US have developed miniature portable solar observatory for use on-board a commercial, manned suborbital spacecraft. Using a two-stage pointing system, the SwRI Solar Instrument Pointing Platform ...