Ukrainian Court Releases Saakashvili From Detention

A Ukrainian court has released from detention opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili, who is accused by prosecutors of assisting a criminal organization. Ukrainian prosecutors had sought to place Saakashvili under house arrest, but a judge on December 11 turned down the request. Saakashvili told journalists after the hearing that he planned to continue his political activities …

How do you track a secretive hawk? Follow the isotopes

Henst’s goshawk. Credit: Sarah Karpanty/Virginia Tech University of Cincinnati professor Brooke Crowley wanted to know the hunting range of the Henst’s goshawk, a large forest-dwelling bird of prey that ambushes small animals. Henst’s goshawks are difficult to find because of the rugged, inaccessible forest where they live. Little is known about their population. But because …