BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

SAUSALITO, CA - APRIL 20: An Elephant Seal pup sits in a pool at the Marine Mammal Center on April 20, 2017 in Sausalito, California. The Marine Mammal center has seen a surge in orphaned and injured Elephant Seal pups following heavy storm activity and rough surf that could have swept the young seals away from their mothers. The Marine Mammal Center currently has 113 elephant seals in rehabilitation compared to 100 this time last year. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Dead Seabirds, Sea Lions Wash Up In Southern California

Something disturbing has been washing up on Southern California beaches in recent weeks: dead and dying seabirds and marine mammals, numbering in the dozens. California resident Kyle Cory said this we...
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 27: Political commentator/author Ann Coulter speaks onstage at The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe at Sony Studios on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe will premiere on September 5, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Airline Stands Up To Abusive Conservative, Becomes Social Media Hero

Delta Air Lines is drawing rave reviews on social media for something it did while on the ground. The airline took to Twitter on Sunday to defend itself after being bashed by Ann Coulter for allegedly...
A farmer shows wheat crop damaged by unseasonal rains in his wheat field at Sisola Khurd village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 24, 2015. To match Insight INDIA-MODI/ Picture taken March 24, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Wheat Harvests Suffering From Extreme Weather Are About To Get Worse

Extreme flooding and droughts take a major toll on the global supply of wheat, accounting for about 40 percent of the fluctuations in annual yields, a recent study has found. The research gives new we...