The current algal outbreak is not located near any of the salmon farms that dot southern Chile's coastline but has infested sections of the shipping lanes used by producers, the government's fisheries Sernapesca body told Reuters on Thursday. DNA, 2 months ago
Families and rescuers searched desperately through mud-plastered rubble for victims of flooding and landslides in Colombia that have killed at least 254, including around 43 children. IMAGE: People walk in a destroyed area after heavy rains caused several rivers to overflow, pushing sediment and rocks into buildings and roads in Mocoa. All photographs: Jaime Saldarriaga/Reuters Several rivers burst their banks near the southwestern city of Mocoa, 500 km southwest of Bogota, in the early ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
By Diego Oré and Andrew Cawthorne | CARACAS CARACAS Opposition leaders branded Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator" on Thursday after the Supreme Court took over the functions of Congress and pushed a lengthy political standoff to ...First Post.com, 4 weeks ago
In a first, scientists have detected stars forming within powerful winds of material blasted out from supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies located about 600 million light-years from Earth. The discovery has many consequences for understanding ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Stargazers applauded as they were plunged into darkness today when the moon passed in front of the sun in a spectacular "ring of fire" eclipse. Astronomers and enthusiasts in Argentina were among the first to see the so-called annular eclipse as it crossed ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Washington: In a major boost to the search for alien life outside our solar system, astronomers have spotted the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star, NASA said. All of these seven planets could have liquid water -- key to life ...Sify, 2 months ago
The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It's what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space by charged particles such as protons. Without a magnetic field, our atmosphere would slowly be stripped away ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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