Full story - April 07, 2018
A close-up view of a male blue orchard bee, also known as Osmia lignaria. This type of bee, which is native to North America, is known to be one of the world's best pollinators.
When you hear the word “bee,” you probably picture a honeybee. As a new book shows, though, many bees native to North America defy conventionalism and remain relatively unknown on their own continent
Full story - April 04, 2018
Bats have a specialized thin skin that allows their wings to change when a muscle is activated with every beat cycle of the wings.
To get a true sense of wonder that surrounds the movement of bats, you just have to slow things down a little.
Full story - March 30, 2018
Before the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, five states had "red flag" statutes called gun violence restraining orders. Recently, Florida became the six state to add the statute.
Any potential money is barred by a congressional act known as the Dickey Amendment, which mandates that none of the funds available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would be “used to advocate or promote gun control."
Full story - March 29, 2018
Since the inception of commercial air travel, the insides of airplane cabins have been associated with a higher likelihood of catching a cold or other spreadable disease. New research has sought out to see if scientific facts back up those sentiments.
Airplane cabins have been labeled as strong sources of germs and spreadable diseases. But how likely is it we'll really get sick from planes?