Robert Sarver says he started the process of selling the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, and the NBA’s Mercury Phoenix.

Owner Robert Sarver announced Wednesday that he has begun the process of selling both the Phoenix Suns of the NBA and WNBA Phoenix Mercury privileges. “As a man of faith, I believe in atonement and the path to forgiveness,” Sarver said in a statement Wednesday. “I was expecting the commissioner’s one-year suspension to allow me … Read more

California is awash in renewable energy – except when it’s needed most

Los Angeles – as California suffered through Epic heatwave this monthState officials have appealed to residents to conserve electricity. At about the same time, power grid operators rejected thousands of megawatts of solar and wind power that could have provided a cushion to weather the crisis. The explanation illustrates one of the paradoxes facing California … Read more

Save the planet by saving the panda

Photo by Agnieszka Wieczorek / Getty Images Britain is a nation of animal lovers. Sick animal lovers. We love them more than ourselves and each other. It is a kind of disease. People of Wills leave more money at will than the National Society to Prevent and Combat Violence against Children (NSPCC), and most famously, … Read more

Basic research improves understanding of new optical materials

Unit cells and electron micrographs of alkaline earth chalcogenide (AeCh) nanocrystals. Credit: US Department of Energy Ames National Laboratory Research into the synthesis of new materials could lead to more sustainable and environmentally friendly items such as solar panels and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Scientists from Ames National Laboratory and Iowa State University have developed a … Read more

Genetic testing is key to early detection of ovarian cancer – Park Rapids Enterprise

According to the American Cancer Society, about 19,880 women this year will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer, and 12,810 women will die from it. It is the fifth most deadly cancer in women, and the deadliest that affects the female reproductive system. For Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September, University of Minnesota College … Read more

The natural world in motion: Wildlife documentaries are local to our radar

The global climate has been in decline for decades now. The increase in the number and frequency of natural disasters is glaring evidence of that. Countries around the world are facing the real threats of climate change. Take Pakistan, for example. Since June this year, it has been inundated with rainfall and by August more … Read more

Weekly COVID testing job for unvaccinated health care workers ends in California

California Department of Public Health on September 17 COVID-19 testing mandate terminated For unvaccinated health care workers and other individuals in high-risk settings, which includes dental offices. Non-vaccinated dentists and their staff have been in compliance with a state public health order requiring weekly vaccination or testing since full compliance began on August 23, 2021. … Read more

5 years after the water crisis, 1 in 4 Flint residents experienced PTSD, says study

Flint, Michigan — One in four Flint residents met the criteria for PTSD and one in five experienced clinical depression five years after the onset of the Flint water crisis, according to a new study published Tuesday, September 20. Researchers from Duke University, the Medical University of South Carolina, and Boston University announced their findings … Read more