Scientists find oldest fossils of dinosaurs living in a herd
News/Science: A vast trove of fossils unearthed in Argentina's southern Patagonia region is offering the oldest-known evidence that some dinosaurs thrived in a complex and well-organized herd structure, with adults caring for the young and sharing a communal nesting ground.
The danger of COVID-19 misinformation is 'mind-boggling,' says Dr. Anthony Fauci
Radio/Ideas: With the COVID-19 death toll in the United States having surpassed 730,000, Dr. Anthony Fauci tells IDEAS host Nahlah Ayed that he finds it "mind-boggling" that partisanship and skepticism of science continue to fuel the pandemic.
Ancient solar storm proves Vikings lived in Newfoundland by at least AD 1021, scientists say
News/Canada/Nfld. & Labrador: Norse legends and archeological evidence had scientists guessing when the Vikings erected a thousand-year-old settlement in Newfoundland. But the discovery of an ancient solar storm offers new evidence, nailing down the exact year they lived there.
Pig-to-human transplants come a step closer with kidney experiment
News/Science: Scientists at New York University temporarily attached a pig's kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants.
Great white egret attracts attention in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
News/Canada/North: Egrets are more usually spotted in the Everglades or on the Pacific coast so the presence of this egret immediately attracted local photographers, including Bernice Sandy, who took many photos of the unusual bird.
This warehouse worker became the face of a union push at Amazon. She's still bracing for the fallout
When Amazon opened a sprawling warehouse in her community in March 2020, Jennifer Bates never guessed she'd find herself testifying before members of Congress one year later about the "grueling" conditions she experienced working inside it.
Facebook kept its own oversight board in the dark on program for VIP users
Facebook failed to provide crucial details about its "Cross-Check" program that reportedly shielded millions of VIP users from the social media platform's normal content moderation rules, according to the company's oversight board.
Leaked documents show countries tried to water down UN climate report, Greenpeace says
News/Science: The head of environmental group Greenpeace warns countries and corporations may try to "greenwash" their ongoing pollution of the Earth at upcoming UN climate talks. That's after leaked documents showed countries such as Australia and Saudi Arabia tried to water down a recent UN science panel report.
Water shortages are a major risk of climate change. Alberta may already be seeing warning signs
News/Canada/Calgary: Water is already a precious resource in the Prairie provinces, which rely on vast quantities of it for agriculture. But experts warn climate change could make it an increasingly scarce resource.
How a big win for a First Nation in B.C. could bring change for resource development in Canada
News/Business: First Nations, industry and legal experts are examining what the outcome of a B.C. court decision could mean elsewhere, including future development near Alberta’s massive oilsands.