Science News Archive - July 18, 2007

An injured manatee and her calf, fitted with a satellite tracking and monitoring system, were released Tuesday in the Florida Keys more than a year after being rescued.


The World Society for the Protection of Animals hopes Sally Maughan's work convinces people around the globe that rehabilitating orphaned bears, then releasing them in forests, is better than sending them to zoos or circuses.

By Anonymous SUNDAY, JUNE 10 7:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration Grand Foyer NEW DIRECTIONS IN VACCINE DEVELOPMENT Conveners: Delia R. Bethell, Ventria Bioscience, and Michael E.

One of the Puget Sound's key populations of sockeye salmon will receive a major boost from the reconstruction of the world's only successful system for moving juvenile fish around a large, deep-water hydropower dam.

Natural Resource Group, LLC (NRG) is pleased to announce the formalization of the Environmental Inspection and Construction Compliance Group.

A boat struck a whale off New Hampshire's coast, leaving a deep gash as sightseers aboard three whale-watching boats snapped photos.


One of Earth's largest-ever megafloods broke apart a strip of land connecting what is now Britain and France, permanently separating them, a new study says.


A gaggle of geese runs riot in the Hof van Delft Park. They honk, they hiss, they harass and - it's hard not to notice - they scatter droppings everywhere. Soon, a lanky young man comes to impose order on the chaos.

By JAMES MINTON CLINTON - The East Feliciana Parish Police Jury voted Tuesday to reassess its state-mandated building permit regulations with the goal of reducing the cost of building permits and inspections.

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.