SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
A PAIR OF JAPANESE ROBOTS (HOPEFULLY) JUST LANDED ON AN ASTEROID
The bots will take photos and temperature readings while bouncing around the asteroid.
PET STORE PUPPIES ARE SPREADING ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT BACTERIA
Another good reason not to let random dogs lick your mouth.
THIS WEEK IN SCIENCE: SEPT 15-21
Mutant frogs, planet hunters, space debris catchers, and more.
ASTRONAUTS GOING TO MARS WILL ABSORB CRAZY AMOUNTS OF RADIATION. NOW WE KNOW HOW MUCH.
plenty of challenges
to putting people on Mars, whether you look at the rocket, the astronaut or the planet itself.
TRAVELING TO MARS WILL BLAST ASTRONAUTS WITH DEADLY COSMIC RADIATION, NEW DATA SHOWS
A round-trip to Mars delivers the equivalent of 600 chest x-rays.
WOMAN'S SWOLLEN PINKIE FINGER WAS RARE SIGN OF TUBERCULOSIS
For one woman in California, a puffy pinkie was a rare sign of tuberculosis, according to a new report of the case.
NEW AI COULD STOP YOUR BANK FROM FREEZING YOUR CARD WHEN YOU BUY SOMETHING WEIRD
It could be the difference between getting stranded in the airport of a foreign city, and being on your merry way.
CHILD-PORN INVESTIGATION CAUSED NEW MEXICO OBSERVATORY CLOSURE: REPORT
An FBI investigation into child pornography caused the peculiar closure of a New Mexico solar observatory earlier this month, according to the news agency Reuters.
CLEARING FAULTY CELLS OUT OF THE BRAIN MAY STAVE OFF COGNITIVE DECLINE
The fewer inert cells in a mouse’s brain, the better memory the mouse retained.
HIGH-GLUTEN DIET IN PREGNANCY MAY INCREASE RISK OF DIABETES IN OFFSPRING, NEW STUDY FINDS
Eating a high-gluten diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of children developing type 1 diabetes, scientists have warned.