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Facebook, Google and Twitter brace for coronavirus vaccine misinformation

Facebook, Google and Twitter brace for coronavirus vaccine misinformation Sponsored Links NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook, Twitter and Google are gearing up for the next big misinformation fight. The companies are joining forces with fact checkers and government agencies from around the world to combat misinformation about the upcoming coronavirus vaccines. Under a new partnership,…

Clues to Puebloan History Drip Away in Melting Ice Caves

Clues to Puebloan History Drip Away in Melting Ice Caves

Clues to Puebloan History Drip Away in Melting Ice Caves Jacob Wallace Researchers have discovered charcoal dating back almost 2,000 years in New Mexican ice caves—providing physical evidence that ancestral Puebloans used the ice deposits for drinking water during droughts. Scientists are working fast to sample cores from the deposits, which likely formed…

Arecibo Observatory to Close Its Giant Eye on the Sky

Arecibo Observatory to Close Its Giant Eye on the Sky

Arecibo Observatory to Close Its Giant Eye on the Sky Leonard David After more than a half-century of supporting breakthrough scientific work—and providing a scenic backdrop for Contact, GoldenEye and other blockbuster Hollywood films—the iconic Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is going dark. The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), which owns the observatory,…

Walgreens offers same-day pickup for online orders

Walgreens offers same-day pickup for online orders Sponsored Links jetcityimage via Getty Images Walgreens is the latest major chain to add same-day pickup options for online orders. The company says it can have your items ready for collection from a store, curbside or drive-through in as little as 30 minutes.  While it’s far from the…