SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
REDDIT HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY A ROBOT
Cozmo the robot is stuck in Reddit and needs your help getting out.
NEW SATELLITE WILL SHIFT SHAPE WHILE IN SPACE
Can satellites shapeshift? Thanks to innovation from Britain, they will. The Eutelsat Quantum satellite will be the first commercial satellite to reconfigure in orbit.
ANCIENT NATIVE AMERICAN BURIAL SITE DISCOVERED OFF THE COAST OF FLORIDA
A 7,000-year-old Native American burial site has been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Venice, Florida, state officials
VIRGIN GALACTIC JUST SUCCESSFULLY TESTED ONE OF THEIR SPACEPLANES
A successful test flight of a SpaceShipTwo puts Virgin Galactic one step closer to their goal of eventually taking private passengers above Earth's atmosphere.
PEANUTS AND THE ALL THE OTHER THINGS TO EAT THAT WILL GIVE A BABY A HEAD START
Nine months of pregnancy is long enough to become familiar with all the complex eating rules issued to expectant mothers. (Parmesan cheese: ok. Pate: not ok. Runny eggs: probably ok now, though previously out of bounds. And so on.) But what about when breastfeeding? We are less sure of what, if any rules, apply. Caffeine may keep your baby awake, which is something you definitely don’t want. On the other hand, it will also keep you awake, which is obviously a bonus. Alcohol can also find its way into the breast milk, so avoiding heavy drinking while nursing is considered sensible.
WHY WOMEN HAVE THE SURVIVAL ADVANTAGE IN TIMES OF CRISIS
Women have a longer life expectancy than men do under normal circumstances, and now a new study from Denmark and Germany reveals that women also outlive men even in the worst of times.
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.
ALL THE REASONS WHY HUMANS SHOULDN’T COLONIZE MARS, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS
Not everyone agrees with Elon Musk. There may be better plans.
SCIENTISTS COAX HUMAN STEM CELLS INTO BECOMING TOUCH NEURONS
This remarkable first could one day lead to innovative paralysis treatments.
SUPERBUGS ARE BEING SPREAD BY TRAVELLERS TO SOUTH ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST, WARN HEALTH EXPERTS
Superbugs are being spread by travellers to South Asia and the Middle East, a new study by Public Health England and the University of Birmingham has found.