SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
HERE'S HOW YOUR WATER BOTTLE COULD START A FIRE
Leaving a water bottle sitting in your car sounds benign enough. But on a hot, summer day, the plastic can act as a lens, focusing light into a high-energy beam that's intense enough to burn material like car-seat upholstery.
SPACE TOURISTS COULD BE STRUCK DOWN BY ASTRO-SICKNESS, WARNS NASA ASTRONAUT
The dream of boldly going where only a few have gone before has inspired hundreds of people to sign up with space tourism companies like Virgin Galactic.
WATER MAY NOT BE THE ONLY SIGN OF ALIEN LIFE
(Inside Science) – When it comes to looking for alien life, scientists mostly focus on where there is water.
EMPLOYEES, ACLU DEMAND AMAZON STOP FACILITATING GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE
"Our company should not be in the surveillance business."
THE GALÁPAGOS ISLANDS: LABORATORY OF EVOLUTION
The Galápagos Islands archipelago is home to a complex ecosystem with a fascinating geological history, as well as unique examples of plant and animal life.
A REAL WHODUNNIT: TECH ECCENTRIC JOHN MCAFEE CLAIMS ENEMIES POISONED HIM
We made some calls.
MARS WILL SOON 'REVERSE ITS COURSE' IN THE SKY
Look up this weekend to catch
as it begins a zigzag detour across the spring sky.
THE 'PERFECT' HUMAN BODY IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK
What makes a so-called perfect body?
THIS SEXY BURGER MACHINE WON’T NECESSARILY STEAL YOUR JOB, BUT COULD MAKE IT BETTER
And the burgers it makes are delicious.
LAB-GROWN NEANDERTHAL MINIBRAINS REVEAL HOW THEY’RE DIFFERENT FROM HUMANS’
Miniature brains made with Neanderthal DNA grew differently from human ones.