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Wireless network helps scientists track small animals

April 2 (UPI) -- Researchers have developed a wireless network capable of tracking small animals tagged with sensors. The new technology -- described Thursday in the journal PLOS Biology -- could help scientists compile tracking data for local ...

Comfort, Mercy take small number of referral patients so far

April 2 (UPI) -- The Navy hospital ships deployed in March to help hospital systems cope with an expected influx in patients due to the novel coronavirus have treated fewer than 20 patients combined since they began treating patients this week, ...

New Study Reveals Shocking History Of Sylt, The Only Nazi Concentration Camp Built On British Soil

More than 1,000 prisoners were held at the Nazi concentration camp. However, details of its past have been kept buried — physically and figuratively. Centre of Archaeology/Staffordshire University/FlyThruAerial view of the Sylt concentration camp ...

Bodies left in streets as COVID-19 overwhelms Guayaquil, Ecuador

April 2 (UPI) -- The climbing death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Ecuador's largest city, Guayaquil, has left morgues overwhelmed, causing some bodies to be wrapped in plastic and left lying in the streets. Other bodies lie unclaimed in the ...

U.S. stocks rise as soaring oil prices overshadow unemployment numbers

April 2 (UPI) -- After two straight days of losses, stocks on Wall Street gained ground Thursday due to a sharp rise in oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 469.93 points, or 2.24 percent, while the S&P 500 rose 2.24 percent ...

What to Watch Tonight, April 2, 2020

Read with Dolly Parton Starting tonight, musician Dolly Parton will be reading to kids every Thursday night. The series, aptly named “Goodnight With Dolly” will be streamed on YouTube at 7pm ET tonight. The first book in the series will be The ...

FDA relaxes blood donation restrictions for gay, bisexual men

April 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday lessened restrictions that prevent many gay and bisexual men from donating blood as the country faces blood shortages because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency made the changes at ...

The High-Stakes Race to Build More Ventilators

As he loaded the 3D printer into the back of his Jeep, Kevin Zagorski figured he wouldn’t be back in his office for a while. It was Friday night, March 20, and Virgin Orbit, the satellite launch company that spun out of Richard Branson’s Virgin ...

Dad Creates Custom Baby Safety Pod to Protect His Child from Coronavirus Infection

A young Chinese dad spent a month converting a cat carrier backpack into a safety pod for his baby. His invention allegedly protects the child from infection and pumps purified air into the pod with an electronic fan system. 30-year-old Cao ...

Remains Of 90-Million-Year-Old Rainforest Discovered In Antarctica

Evidence found in an ancient soil sample indicates that during the Cretaceous Period, Antarctica was home to a thriving rainforest on its iceless terrain. Alfred Wegener InstituteThe new study was based on sediment core samples taken in 2017 near ...

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