In the decades since he was convicted of murdering his wife, Mickey Bryan, in 1985, Joe Bryan has maintained his innocence.Key evidence has been questioned, and one man who delivered expert testimony on the blood splatter in the room where Ms.
Science|At the Bottom of the Sea, They Wait to Feast on AlligatorsTrilobitesUsually the large reptiles feed on other creatures.But scientists found a surprise at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
Science|SpaceX Test Delayed to SundayA successful demonstration of the abort system on the company’s Crew Dragon capsule would set up the next flight, which is to have astronauts aboard.A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in February before its first orbital test flight of the company’s Crew Dragon capsule.
New Clues to the Dinosaurs’ DemiseTwin calamities marked the end of the Cretaceous period, and scientists are presenting new evidence of which drove one of Earth’s great extinctions.In this case, it was like flipping to the last chapter of the dinosaurs’ story, and finding out whether it was the meteorite or the volcanism that triggered the Cretaceous extinction.
For Germany, 18 Years and $44 BillionAn open-pit coal mine and power plant in Schophoven, Germany, this week.5 billion to quit coal — but not for another 18 years, by 2038.
17, 2020A federal appeals court has thrown out the landmark climate change lawsuit brought on behalf of young people against the federal government.Hurwitz in a 32-page opinion, climate change is not an issue for the courts.
According to a new study, wealthy men and women don’t only live longer, they also get eight to nine more healthy years after 50 than the poorest individuals in the United States and in England.The findings, published on Wednesday in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, emerged from two primary questions: What role do socioeconomic factors play in how long people live healthy lives?
Minerals in the new material are deposited not by chemistry but by cyanobacteria, a common class of microbes that capture energy through photosynthesis.“It really does look like a Frankenstein material,” said Wil Srubar, a structural engineer and the head of the research project.
matterA organism living in ocean muck offers clues to the origins of the complex cells of all animals and plants.Two billion years ago, simple cells gave rise to far more complex cells.
A day after the eruption of Taal Volcano in Talisay, Philippines.BALETE, Philippines — Taal Volcano’s eruptions have eased in the past 24 hours, scientists said on Wednesday, but they warned that the picturesque mountain was still threatening hundreds of thousands of people just 40 miles south of Manila.
”Some visitors were so doubtful that she had done it all herself that a sign was added, reading simply “Woman’s Work.But now, she is among the women being celebrated in “Five Hundred Years of Women’s Work,” an exhibition at the Grolier Club in Manhattan documenting the long and sometimes hidden history of women making an independent living.
Opponents of a bill that would have ended religious exemptions for vaccinations in New Jersey were a constant presence at the State House in Trenton, N.An influential ultra-Orthodox Jewish organization that had remained largely silent as the New York bill was being debated deliberately pivoted, opting to vocally oppose the New Jersey legislation on grounds of religious freedom.
Global healthIn many poor countries, older surgeons resist being questioned, and operations are more often emergencies, which leaves less time to review checklists.15, 2020Ten years ago, checklists for surgeons were all the rage.
TrilobitesIf wolf pups will retrieve a ball for a stranger, no training necessary, maybe dogs’ wild ancestors were also ready for human games.This would have been early in the dog domestication saga, so the human may have been considering what the pups were good for.
Over the past decade, fire-prevention programs, mainly on Aboriginal lands in northern Australia, have cut destructive wildfires in half.Even as towns in the south burned in recent months and smoke haze blanketed Sydney and Melbourne, wildfires in northern Australia were much less severe.
A Ginkgo tree growing in Guizhou Province, China, that is more than 1,000 years old.In the rings and genes of Ginkgo biloba trees in China, some of which are confirmed to be more than 1,000 years old, scientists are starting to find answers.
Her nephew James Gatliff said the cause was complications of a stroke.”Most of her facial reconstruction took place at her home studio in Norman, Okla.
Yusaku Maezawa, the Japanese billionaire chosen to be the first private passenger by SpaceX.This makes him something of an anomaly in Japan, which has one of the world’s most conservative corporate cultures.
Science|How Insects Cope When Blood Rushes to Their HeadsTrilobitesGrasshoppers have to deal with blood pressure issues when they are upside down.When new tests refined their observations, the researchers learned that gravity has a significant effect on the grasshopper equivalents of blood pressure and breathing.