SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
THE NASA-SPACEX PARTNERSHIP SAVED NASA HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS
According to a research paper published by NASA's Edgar Zapata, the space agency has actually saved a considerable amount of money and resources by choosing to invest in SpaceX. A commercial partnership is now the best option for space exploration.
ARIZONA WOMAN DIES FROM RARE RODENT-BORNE VIRUS
Update on April 27, 2017:
An Arizona woman who contracted a rare, rodent carried virus called hantaviurs, died last week after a 3-month battle with the disease, according to her family.
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.
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.
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.
SEX EDUCATION NEEDS TO BE MORE GRAPHIC BECAUSE TEENS ARE TRYING TABOO PRACTICES, SAY EXPERTS
Sex education may need to become more graphic because teenagers are increasingly experimenting with taboo practices, a new study has warned.
WHAT IS OVULATION?
Ovulation is the release of an egg from one of a woman's ovaries. After the egg is released, it travels down the fallopian tube, where fertilization by a sperm cell may occur.
ADVANCED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COULD RUN THE WORLD BETTER THAN HUMANS EVER COULD
Humans are pretty terrible at making choices that are good for us in the long term. AI could do better.
BIRD TABLES AND FEEDERS IN GARDENS COULD SPREAD DISEASES, WARN EXPERTS
Britain’s obsession with feeding the birds could be driving disease within avian populations, a new study suggests.
SOCIAL MEDIA GIANTS NEED REGULATION FROM A GOVERNMENT THAT’S UNSURE HOW TO HELP
Congress is ready to help tech companies win the war against misinformation. If only it knew how.