Remains of small armor-plated dinosaur unearthed in Argentina

Remains of small armor-plated dinosaur unearthed in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Paleontologists on Thursday heralded the discovery of a previously unknown small armored dinosaur in southern Argentina, a creature that likely walked upright on its back legs roaming a then-steamy landscape about 100 million years ago. The Cretaceous Period dinosaur, named Jakapil kaniukura, would have been well-protected with rows of … Read more

Satellite imagery shows Antarctic ice shelf crumbling faster than thought

Satellite imagery shows Antarctic ice shelf crumbling faster than thought

NASA Modis satellite image of an Antarctic ice shelf taken March 21, 2022 in this handout image obtained March 25, 2022. NASA Modis satellite image/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Antarctica’s coastal glaciers are shedding icebergs more rapidly than nature can replenish the … Read more

Tesla discloses lobbying effort to set up factory in Canada

Tesla discloses lobbying effort to set up factory in Canada

Aug 9 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is lobbying the Ontario government as part of an effort to set up an “advanced manufacturing facility” in Canada, filing by the electric-vehicle maker to the province’s Office of Integrity Commissioner showed. The company’s Canadian unit is working with the government to “identify opportunities for industrial facility permitting … Read more

Putin: West cannot isolate Russia and send it back in time

Putin: West cannot isolate Russia and send it back in time

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, July 18 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that it was impossible to cut Russia off from the rest of the world, and that sanctions imposed by Western countries would not turn the clock … Read more

NASA, Russian space agency sign deal to share space station flights – Roscosmos

NASA, Russian space agency sign deal to share space station flights – Roscosmos

July 15 (Reuters) – NASA and Russia’s space agency Roscosmos have signed a long-sought agreement to integrate flights to the International Space Station, allowing Russian cosmonauts to fly on US-made spacecraft in exchange for American astronauts being able to ride on Russia’s Soyuz , the agencies said Friday. “The agreement is in the interests of … Read more

After 40 years of extinction, rhinos return to Mozambique

After 40 years of extinction, rhinos return to Mozambique

JOHANNESBURG, July 4 (Reuters) – Over four decades after they became extinct locally, rhinos are roaming again the wilds of Mozambique, which is bringing the endangered species from South Africa in efforts to breathe new life into its parks and boost local tourism. A group of rangers captured, sedated and moved black and white rhinos … Read more

Russian laser scientist dies two days after arrest for state treason

Russian laser scientist dies two days after arrest for state treason

Terminally ill scientist was arrested in hospital bed Family says ‘ridiculous’ charge was based on lectures in China Lawyer plans to file legal complaint LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) – A Russian scientist who was arrested in Siberia last week on suspicion of state treason and flown to Moscow despite suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer has … Read more

Canada’s emergency rooms bear the brunt of a ‘perfect storm’

Canada’s emergency rooms bear the brunt of a ‘perfect storm’

TORONTO, July 3 (Reuters) – Health authorities across Canada have cut the hours of hospital emergency departments and urgent care clinics in recent weeks, a move that in some cases may extend through the summer, due to a surge in patients and staff shortages. The situation, clinicians say, is tied to a resurgence of viral … Read more

Chinese spacecraft acquires images of entire planet of Mars

Chinese spacecraft acquires images of entire planet of Mars

BEIJING, June 29 (Reuters) – An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft has acquired imagery data covering all of Mars, including visuals of its south pole, after circling the planet more than 1,300 times since early last year, state media reported on Wednesday. China’s Tianwen-1 successfully reached the Red Planet in February 2021 on the country’s inaugural mission … Read more

NASA to form scientific team to study UFOs

NASA to form scientific team to study UFOs

Workers pressure wash the logo of NASA on the Vehicle Assembly Building before SpaceX will send two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US, May 19, 2020. REUTERS/ Joe Skipper Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, … Read more