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NASA satellites show two views of California's Apple Fire

NASA's satellites were working overtime as they snapped pictures of the large Apple Fire in Banning Canyon near San Bernardino, California on Aug. 02, 2020. This fire began on July 31, 2020 and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. To date the fire has consumed 20,516 acres and is 5% contained.
Tags: Science, California, Nasa, San Bernardino California, Banning Canyon


California Is Burning: 20,000-Acre Fire Rages On Uncontained, Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

In case we needed another reminded that climate change is burning up the planet, California officials reported this weekend that a fire in Cherry Valley has burned through 20,516 acres of land and is currently not contained.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, California, Wildfires, Cherry Valley, Apple Fire


Satellite survey shows California's sinking coastal hotspots

Using precise measurements from state-of-the-art satellite-based radar that can detect the land surface rise and fall with millimeter accuracy, an ASU research team has, for the first time, tracked the entire California coast's vertical land motion. They've identified local hotspots of the sinking coast, in the cities of San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Cruz and San Francisco, who will be at a higher flooding risk during the decades ahead of projected sea-level rise.
Tags: Science, California, San Francisco, Asu, San Diego Los Angeles Santa Cruz


Policies to mitigate wildfire impacts have public health implications, amplified amid COVID

A review of the human health hazards, risks, and impacts of California wildfires, and impacts of policies aimed to prevent and mitigate wildfires to serve as a resource in the development and deployment of California wildfire management policies within a human health context.
Tags: Science, California


Rocket launch startup Astra readies for orbital test flight as early as Sunday

Rocket launch startup Astra is readying for its first orbital flight test, set to take place either this weekend or next week, weather permitting. The company will launch its ‘Rocket 3.1’ from Kodiak, Alaska – and while these are technically classified as orbital test flights, the company was quick to caution journalists on a press call on Thursday that it doesn’t necessarily believe each the three initial launches it has planned will make it all the way to orbit proper. “We don’t intend to get ...
Tags: TC, Space, Spacex, Science, California, Tech, Flight, Alaska, Darpa, Oakland, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Kodiak, Kemp, Sunda, Astra


Massive seagrass die-off leads to widespread erosion in a California estuary

The large-scale loss of eelgrass in a major California estuary -- Morro Bay -- may be causing widespread erosion. Over the last century, Morro Bay has been building up sediment quickly. After the die-off, however, erosion took place in more than 90% of the places where eelgrass previously grew.
Tags: Science, California, Morro Bay


California's Air Pollution Police Consider Forcing Uber and Lyft to Go Electric

California’s Air Resources Board submitted an ambitious proposal in recent days that would put a cap on emissions from vehicles being used for rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft, Wired reports. And while these companies have an infamously tumultuous history with labor regulators in their home state, they seem…Read more...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Science, California, Air Pollution, Rideshare, Air Resources Board, Uber Drivers, Rideshares


Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong and California see record daily cases; 'huge discrepancy' in South Africa death toll

California cases pass New York’s; WHO emergencies chief says vaccinations unlikely before 2021; global infections top 15mSouth Korea goes into recession as Australia flags huge deficitUS daily coronavirus deaths surpass 1,000 for first time since JuneNearly a quarter of people in Delhi have had coronavirus, study findsUK coronavirus updates – live 10.22am BST The Philippines has reported 2,200 new coronavirus infections and 28 new deaths. The health ministry said total deaths now stand at 1,...
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, Science, Australia, California, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Microbiology, Korea, Delhi


Coronavirus live news: South Africa excess deaths rise by 60%; California sees record daily cases

California cases pass New York’s; WHO emergencies chief says vaccinations unlikely before 2021; global infections top 15mSouth Korea goes into recession as Australia flags huge deficitUS daily coronavirus deaths surpass 1,000 for first time since JuneNearly a quarter of people in Delhi have had coronavirus, study findsUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – live 9.17am BST Your questions answered on what type of mask to wear to cut the risk of getting Covid-19. Related:...
Tags: New York, Science, Australia, California, Russia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Korea, Delhi, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: California sees record daily cases as global infections top 15m

California Covid-19 cases pass New York’s after record day; WHO emergencies chief says vaccinations unlikely before 2021; global cases pass 15m. Follow the latest updates US daily coronavirus deaths surpass 1,000 for first time since JuneCalifornia surpasses New York as state with most coronavirus cases after record dayNearly a quarter of people in Delhi have had coronavirus, study findsSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.16am BST Mexico’s Health Ministry on Wednesday reported 6,019 new confi...
Tags: New York, Science, California, Mexico, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Brazil, Delhi


Powerful quake jolts Alaska towns, produces small tsunami

By MARK THIESSEN ANCHORAGE, Alaska  — A powerful earthquake located off Alaska’s southern coast jolted some coastal communities late Tuesday, and some residents briefly scrambled for higher ground over fears of a tsunami. There were no immediate reports of damage in the sparsely populated area of the state, and tsunami warning was canceled after the magnitude 7.8 quake off the Alaska Peninsula produced a wave of a less than a foot. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake struck T...
Tags: Health, Science, News, California, Oregon, Uncategorized, Sport, West, Soccer, Alaska, Earthquakes, Associated Press, Daily News, Kodiak, Mark Thiessen, U S Geological Survey


Coronavirus live news: Trump urges people to wear masks as China vaccine starts final tests

Sinovac vaccine becomes third worldwide to enter Phase 3 clinical trial; California cases set to overtake New York’s; Mike Pompeo attacks WHO. Follow the latest updatesTrump urges Americans to wear masksTrump says pandemic will ‘get worse’ at first Covid-19 briefing in monthsUS failure to report vital coronavirus data is hobbling responseCoronavirus vaccine tracker: how close are we to a vaccine?See all our coronavirus coverage 1.26am BST Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday im...
Tags: New York, Science, California, White House, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Zimbabwe, Donald Trump, Trump, Afp, Emmerson Mnangagwa


Amazon's Roving Delivery Coolers on Wheels Are Headed to More Cities

Amazon’s dopey looking delivery robots—which have been roving around parts of California and Washington—are now being deployed in two more states, and they’re bringing their human babysitters along with them.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, California, Washington


Missouri's Governor Says Kids Will Get Coronavirus In School, Deal With It

While school districts across the nation are deciding if they want to return to in-person or distance learning in the fall, it seems like politicians remain decidedly split on the matter. While California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced certain districts would not be allowed to re-open their…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Missouri, Schools, Gavin Newsom, Mike Parson, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 14m as Australian parliament is postponed

The US, Brazil and India see biggest increases as worldwide tally grows by 237,743 in 24 hours; Australian parliament postponed on medical advice. Follow all the developments liveOpposition accepts Scott Morrison’s decision to postpone parliamentGlobal report: India cases pass 1 million mark Boris Johnson’s plan for ‘normality’ met with criticism Los Angeles suburbs hit hard as cases surge in California 3.30am BST The health minister of Victoria, Jenny Mikakos, says three addition aged care ...
Tags: Science, California, India, Los Angeles, World news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, US Brazil, Ballarat, Bupa, Covi, Victoria Jenny Mikakos


Coronavirus live news: record rise in global Covid cases as Australian parliament is postponed

The US, Brazil and India see biggest increases as worldwide tally grows by 237,743 in 24 hours; Australian parliament postponed on medical advice. Follow all the developments liveGlobal report: India cases pass 1 million mark Boris Johnson’s plan for ‘normality’ met with criticism Los Angeles suburbs hit hard as cases surge in California 1.24am BST In the US, California’s governor has announced strict rules for school reopening that would prevent the vast majority of students from returning ...
Tags: Science, Australia, California, India, Los Angeles, World news, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Gavin Newsom, US Brazil, Albanese, US California


Archaeologists use tooth enamel protein to show sex of human remains

A new method for estimating the biological sex of human remains based on reading protein sequences rather than DNA has been used to study an archaeological site in Northern California. The protein-based technique gave superior results to DNA analysis in studying 55 sets of human remains between 300 and 2,300 years old.
Tags: Science, California


Scientists predict dramatic increase in flooding, drought in California

California may see a 54 percent increase in rainfall variability by the end of this century, according to research from a UC Davis atmospheric scientist.
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Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong imposes strict new measures; no 'shortcuts', warns WHO

Cases rise by 1m in five days; 5.4m Americans have lost their health insurance; Hong Kong reimposes social distancing measures. Follow the latest updatesGlobal coronavirus report: restrictions return around world as cases pass 13mWHO chief warns against ‘shortcuts’California orders closure of bars and indoor operations of restaurants and theatresFauci sidelined as Trump’s White House steps up briefing campaign 6.15am BST Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has been bitten by a rhea, a large b...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, California, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, Trump 's White House, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: global Covid-19 cases pass 13m as WHO warns against 'shortcuts'

Cases rise by 1m in five days; Hong Kong reimposes social distancing measures; California orders bars to close. Follow the latest updatesGlobal cases pass 13mWHO chief warns against ‘shortcuts’‘Compelling’ evidence air pollution worsens coronavirus – study Fauci sidelined as Trump’s White House steps up briefing campaignBereaved urge EU chief to supervise Italian coronavirus inquiry 12.15am BST The WHO chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that there would be “no return to the old norma...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, California, White House, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Who, Trump, Fauci, Johns Hopkins University, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Coronavirus outbreak


California Could Release Around 8,000 State Prisoners to Curb Covid-19 Spread

Thousands of inmates in California state prisons could be released as early as August in an attempt to curb the spread of covid-19, a potentially deadly disease caused by the novel coronavirus strain SARS-CoV-2.Read more...
Tags: Science, Prison, California, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Comet Neowise streaks across morning sky; here’s how you can catch a glimpse

It’s time to experience a once-in-a-lifetime event. Comet Neowise, discovered in March, will continue its trek past Earth where it’s visible in the early morning hours for at least another week, according to NASA. It’s also likely to be visible at sunset into mid-August. Comet Neowise streaks across the early morning sky northeast of Adelanto Friday, July 10, 2020. Beginning Sunday, stargazers will be able to see the comet in the evening after sunset in the northwest sky, just below the Big ...
Tags: Science, News, California, Sport, Nasa, Earth, Soccer, Adelanto, NEOWISE, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Photos And Videos


Coronavirus unlikely to be spread by children, research suggests

As schools contemplate reopening amid rising COVID-19 cases, an awkward truth is emerging: We’re the problem, not our kids. For months, we’ve kept children carefully isolated, pleading with them to behave, wear masks, wipe their boogers and not hug Gram and Grandpa. We’ve assumed this new virus acts just like the flu and common cold — so classrooms full of kids would create one giant cootie colony. But a growing body of research suggests young children aren’t responsible for most viral transmiss...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Education, Medicine, California, Cdc, La, California News, Sport, Soccer, Netherlands, Catholic Church, Denmark, Michigan, Lausd


Google Reportedly Now Facing Antitrust Probes in Every State but One

Amid ongoing investigations by the federal government and almost every other state, California has reportedly launched its own antitrust probe into the world’s biggest advertising agency, Google, as it continues to face scrutiny by U.S. and foreign regulators over its dominance in the online advertising industry, and…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, California, Antitrust, U S


California Condors Return to Sequoia National Park for First Time in 50 Years

For the first time in nearly 50 years, California condors have returned to Sequoia National Park. The National Park Service announced on Wednesday that park staff spotted the critically endangered bird in the park back on May 28. This sighting signals that federal efforts to bring the California condor back from…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Birds, Endangered Species, California Condor, Birdmodo, Fly Free Baby, Sequoia National Park The National Park Service


Racist Tech CEO Harasses Family at Dinner: 'Trump's Gonna Fuck You'

The man caught on camera delivering an anti-Asian diatribe at a restaurant in Carmel Valley, California has been identified by multiple news outlets as Michael Lofthouse, founder and CEO of the cloud computing company Solid8. Footage of the racist incident, which occurred on July 4 and was published to Instagram and …Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, California, Immigration, Racism, Assholes, Donald Trump, Trump, Carmel Valley California, President Trump, Michael Lofthouse, Solid8, Tech Ceo


Coronavirus live news: US cases rise by world record 60,000 as Melbourne locks down

Trump’s Tulsa rally ‘likely contributed’ to city’s surge in cases; global infections near 12m; 3,000 miners infected in Chile. Follow the latest updatesUS cases rise by world record 60,000 in one dayScientists join forces to investigate airborne risk of coronavirusTrump criticises Fauci and says US in a ‘good place’ as cases top 3mPence pushes to reopen schools amid fears CDC is bowing to Trump’s demands‘This lockdown seems different’: second time around, Melbourne is on edge 12.33am BST Aus...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Science, Australia, California, Cdc, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Chile, Victoria, Melbourne, Trump


Coronavirus live news: US gives WHO official notice of its withdrawal next year

Joe Biden says he would return the US to the WHO if elected; WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne spread of Covid-19; Jair Bolsonaro tests positive. Follow the latest updatesWHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne spreadUS officially notifies World Health Organization of its withdrawalBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirusAustralia: Melbourne returns to six-week lockdown 2.27am BST Charlotte Graham-McLay reports for the Guardian: New Zealand’s ...
Tags: Science, California, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Who, World Health Organization, Melbourne, Donald Trump


Israel health chief quits in protest at lockdown easing – as it happened

Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19; thousands protest against renewed lockdown in Serbia; Kenya emerges from quarantine. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here 11.57pm BST Hi, Helen Sullivan here. We’ve fired up a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: US to leave WHO as organisation warns crisis accelerating 11.18pm BST A company belonging to Kanye West received millions in loans from a fede...
Tags: Science, California, Israel, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Kanye West, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Serbia, Who, Kenya, Delaware, Trump


The Story of Jamsetji Tata’s Forgotten Farm and How It Revived the Mysore Silk Industry

In 1868, a 29-year-old man from a small town in Gujarat started a trading firm in Bombay with ₹ 21,000. The man was Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata and the occasion marked the beginning of what would grow into one of India’s largest conglomerates, TATA group of companies. Article by Sanchari Pal | The Better India J. N. Tata Photo Source Born on March 3, 1839, in Navsari, Jamsetji was the first child and only son of Nusserwanji Tata, the scion of a family of Parsi priests. At the age of 13, he moved...
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