The fishing season for the Dungeness crab in California has been delayed because of increase in ocean toxicity which scientists believe to be the results of warming ocean temperatures. Commercial fisherman Frank Sousa and Gilbert Rosa reported that the fishing season for the Dungeness crab, costing $60 million per year industry, is at risk this year because of economic problem.
Silicon Valley tech execs and Hollywood celebrities paid tribute to the yearly ceremony and gala celebrate scientists who did outstanding work in shaping the modern world. They awards were given as the part of the the 3rd Annual Breakthrough Prizes, held at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. Yuri Milner, a Russian entrepreneur and investor in Facebook FB -1.53%, Twitter TWTR -1.33%, and other high-flying tech companies, said that these scientists are real heroes behind the modern day amazing technologies.
California health officials announced that an infant has lost his life due to flu. According to the officials, the death of 1-year-old was the first infant flu death of the season in the state. Earlier, an adult from Santa Clara County lost his life due to the flu.
Dr. Karen Smith, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) State Public Health Officer, confirmed the death of the infant and said it is the time to take the flu seriously. The death has reminded that the influenza is capable of causing serious illness, and even can lead to death, Smith added.
SeaWorld and several other United State business, including circuses, zoos and grocery stores, are facing huge pressure from consumers to curb unfair treatment of animals. SeaWorld has earlier faced allegation for abusing and neglecting orcas at its theme parks.
The rising demand for providing safer environment to animals has come after growing public awareness of both animals' level of consciousness and humans' widespread impact on the environment.
In a Friday announcement, bigwig Japanese automaker Toyota revealed that it has earmarked an amount of $1 billion for investment in a research company it is setting up in the US Silicon Valley. The research company will focus on developing artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.
Toyota’s plans to invest $1 billion in AI in the US underscore the company’s evident efforts to lead in futuristic self-driving cars, as well as to apply the technology to other spheres of daily life.
According to a study by researchers from UC Davis and Integral Ecology Research Center Director Mourad Gabriel, rat poison that belongs to illegal trespass marijuana growth has been putting the population of Pacific fishers in California in danger.
Pacific fishers are mid-sized weasel, living in forests in northern California and the southern Sierra Nevada range. In 2015, under the California Endangered Species Act, the population in the southern Sierra Nevada range had been given the designation of threatened species.
A California man, 26, received the shock of his life when he visited an emergency room to get medical treatment for his severe headache. He came to know that there was a worm inside his brain and he required a surgical operation right away.
Luis Ortiz, a college student from Napa, went into a coma when his treatment was going on at the Queen of the Valley Medical Center. When he got up, he was shocked to know that doctors have scheduled him for operation for the removal of the parasite that has lodged inside his brain.
On Wednesday, the California Department of Public Health publicized that the first death has taken place from the influenza in the state. The person who died was below 65 years of age and was a resident of Santa Clara County.
This year also proves disappointing in the case of winter-run Chinook salmon as lower than expected juveniles migrated downstream from their Sacramento River spawning grounds. The number is less even from last year possibly drought create hurdles for the species to recover.
A tyrannosaur bone that was recently found by a team of researchers that was carrying out excavation in Wyoming has helped researchers to unveil a mystery associated with T.Rex and its eating habits.
Researchers after studying the bones found that the dinosaur used to eat their own kind meaning their string and sharp teeth were used to eat dinosaur of their own species.
The team found that the bone has peculiar teeth marks that strongly suggest it was gnawed by another tyrannosaur.
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