SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
NEW DISCOVERY RAISES HOPE FOR HUMAN COLONIZATION OF THE MOON
Your children may never see a moonrise...because they will live on the Moon.
SQUIRRELS COULD HOLD SECRET TO PREVENTING BRAIN DAMAGE FOR STROKE PATIENTS
Squirrels could hold the key to helping stroke patients avoid brain damage, scientists believe.
27-YEAR STUDY FINDS THE AMOUNT OF INSECTS FLYING IN THE AIR HAS DECLINED 75 PERCENT
Over the past 27 years, the population of flying insects has dropped 75%. This will cause problems in pollination and food supplies for animals.
AMAZING IMAGES: THE BEST SCIENCE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Each week we find the most interesting and informative articles we can and along the way we uncover amazing and cool images.
GRAVITATIONAL-WAVE DETECTOR CATCHES LIGHTEST BLACK HOLE SMASHUP YET
There's a population of monsters lurking in the dark depths of space that astronomers are trying to get acquainted with.
IN FIRST-EVER DEMONSTRATION, RESEARCHERS SHOW ULTRAFAST LIGHT PULSES CAN TRIGGER NEURONS TO FIRE
In a first-ever demonstration, researchers showed how ultrafast and short pulses of light can directly affect the firing of neurons. They hope that this might lead to advanced light therapies for mental health disorders.
THE UNITED NATIONS IS CONSIDERING A POSSIBLE BAN ON “KILLER ROBOTS”
“These will be weapons of mass destruction.”
ALL THE REASONS WHY HUMANS SHOULDN’T COLONIZE MARS, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS
Not everyone agrees with Elon Musk. There may be better plans.
WHAT IS GLUTEN?
Gluten refers to the proteins in cereal grains, such as wheat, barley and rye. Gluten is found in the endosperm (a type of tissue produced in seeds that are ground to make flour) and nourishes plant embryos during germination.
THE WORLD’S FIRST “SPACE NATION” JUST LAUNCHED A SATELLITE INTO ORBIT
Asgardia, the world's first "space nation," just launched a satellite into space, marking their first off-world presence. The Asgardia-1 satellite carries .5 TB of data from Asgardians, including digital copies of the space nation's flag and constitution.