Biologists trying to combat fungal disease being found in Blanding’s turtles; DuPage testing to be done this summer – Chicago Tribune

Biologists have been working for three decades on a recovery project for the endangered Blanding’s turtle throughout the state, including DuPage County, as numbers declined due to an increase in predators and habitat destruction. Now the species faces a new threat: a fungal disease that eats through the shell creating a Swiss cheese effect. Recently, … Read more

Hermantown grad pursues art and science – Duluth News Tribune

HERMANTOWN – Olivia Wolcott wants to keep painting, even if it’s on the side. The 18-year-old Hermantown High School senior is set to graduate with a 4.0 grade-point average on Sunday, then head to the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities to study medical laboratory science and, the plan goes, land a job in a … Read more

Green tribunal stops mining on 3 sites in Yamunanagar district : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service Shiv Kumar Sharma Yamunanagar, June 3 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has passed an order stopping mining of boulders and gravel at three sites in Mandoli Ghaggar (West), Mandoli Ghaggar (East) and Kanalsi villages of Yamunanagar district. The NGT passed this order on May 31, 2022, while hearing an appeal … Read more

Duluth high schoolers find sewage in creek, prompting a fix – Duluth News Tribune

DULUTH – Some biology students at Marshall School got an impromptu civics lesson after they discovered a sewer line leaking into a nearby creek. Ninth and 10th graders in Sally Goodman’s biology class plunked about 20 bricks into Brewery Creek last fall, trekking out every month or so to track the algae that grew on … Read more

463 Santa Fe High seniors graduate – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

In the first year witthout a valedictorian or salutatorian award, 463 Santa Fe High School seniors graduated on Tuesday, May 31 at Dick Torres Memorial Stadium. The positions of summa cum laude, magna cum laude and cum laude were created to replace the valedictorian and salutatorian honors. All are based on grade point average. Graduates … Read more

Char Dham routes to be mapped for susceptibility to geological hazards : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service Vijay Mohan Chandigarh, May 29 The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has been asked to survey the Char Dham pilgrimage land routes in Uttarakhand to determine their susceptibility to geological hazards and recommend precautionary measures. A meeting was held at the Ministry of Defense in New Delhi this week … Read more

Fremont trustee faces former research biologist in District 2 Democratic Lake County Board primary – Chicago Tribune

Two Democratic candidates are campaigning for an open Lake County Board seat in the District 2 Democratic primary on June 28. Fremont School District 79 Board of Education secretary Shawn Killackey of unincorporated Mundelein and former research biologist and volunteer court-appointed child advocate Linda Troester of Round Lake are making the rounds to voters before … Read more

Seminar on science, spirituality : The Tribune India

Karnal: ‘Aiming at focusing on the holistic development of students through imparting both scientific skills and values, NDRI Deemed University with Bhakti-Vedanta Center, Karnal, conducted a seminar on science, spirituality and mind management at Dr D Sundaresan auditorium under the guidance of director Dr. MS Chauhan, and joint director Dr. Dheer Singh. The key speakers … Read more

Education Dept engaging students in science-based learning programmes : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service Amritsar, May 20 Pushing for building a scientific temperament, innovation-based practical knowledge in government schools and engaging students in science-based learning programs, the district Education Department has been implementing several science-based projects under the National Children Science Congress, Vigyan Prasar network and Department of Science and Technology, GOI. The department … Read more

How to Find the Right Data Science Job? : The Tribune India

Technological advancements are taking the world by storm. Concepts of data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, etc., are creating waves in the world of science and technology globally. With the increasing demand for jobs in the data science and analytics sector, the rate of adoption in large companies is as good as 74.5%. If you … Read more