SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
SPACEX JUST RAISED ANOTHER $100 MILLION TO FUND OUR JOURNEY OFF WORLD
In August 2017, SpaceX raised nearly $350 million, and now, the company has filed an SEC update revealing they are adding $100 million to that figure. The money will presumably be used to fund the company's many ambitious projects.
NEW DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE TREATS GLAUCOMA FROM WITHIN THE EYE
A team of researchers from UCSF has developed a new drug delivery device to maximize the effectiveness of glaucoma drugs. The implant could help to halt the increasing number of patients going blind due to the disease.
HOPE FOR GREAT BARRIER REEF WITH DISCOVERY OF HARDCORE 100 ABLE TO WITHSTAND CLIMATE CHANGE
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is more resilient to climate change and better able to regenerate itself than previously thought, scientists have said.
MYSTERY SOLVED: HOW THE ANCIENT INDUS CIVILIZATION SURVIVED WITHOUT RIVERS
Almost 5,000 years ago, a civilization developed in what is today northwest India and Pakistan, rivaling Mesopotamia and
EXPERTS SAY SOME ORGANISMS THRIVE IN MARTIAN SOIL
"The best surprise came at the end of the experiment when we found two young worms in the Mars soil simulant."
DOG FAMILY: FACTS ABOUT CANINES & THEIR COUSINS
Dogs and humans have been best friends for thousands of years. Researchers know that dogs regularly lived with humans by about 10,000 years ago, and dogs and people are found buried together as early as 14,000 years ago.
A PROMISING GENE THERAPY WILL BE TRIED IN LIVING HUMANS NEXT YEAR
By identifying molecular targets in patients with heart failure, all patients — not just those with genetic mutations — coud be treated.
STUDY SHEDS LIGHT ON HOW THE BODY FORMS NEW BLOOD VESSELS
Scientists have gained new insight into the processes the body uses to develop new blood vessels. This could help address conditions where blood flow is limited.
FOR THE FIRST TIME, SCIENTISTS HAVE MEASURED THE EARTH’S ABILITY TO ABSORB NEUTRINOS
A team of scientists have demonstrated that Earth is able to absorb neutrinos, infinitesimally small and nearly massless particles, as they pass through it. The researchers conducted their study using an array of 5,160 basketball-sized optical sensors buried beneath Antarctic ice.
MEXICO DESIGNATES BREATHTAKING OCEAN RESERVE, NORTH AMERICA'S LARGEST
Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto designated an ocean region near the southwestern coast of Mexico as a protected area.