SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
TEEN DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS INCREASED 19% IN 2015
Drug overdose deaths among U.S. teens edged upward in 2015, after declining for several years prior, according a new report.
CONGRESS WANTS TO PUT A BUNCH OF MONEY INTO THE SEARCH FOR ALIENS
A climate denier may be the reason the S-word is back in vogue in Congress. Oh yeah, not that S-word, the other one: SETI.
BOSTON DYNAMICS’ ROBOT JUST WENT FOR A COOL JOG IN THE GARDEN, LIKE IT’S NO BIG DEAL
The sentience wars continue.
US CAN'T STOP HYPERSONIC WEAPONS, AIR FORCE GENERAL SAYS
Missiles that spit out warheads traveling up to 20 times the speed of sound and with the ability to perform elusive acrobatics may be too much for U.S.
NOT SO BLACK AND WHITE: ZEBRA STRIPES DO NOT KEEP THEM COOL, STUDY FINDS
Of all the many hypotheses purporting to explain why zebras are striped, it is perhaps the most enticing.
A MOBILE SCANNER REVEALS BRAIN ACTIVITY OF PATIENTS DOING EVERYDAY TASKS
Brain imaging made easy(ish).
A BEAUTIFUL, 20-YEAR OLD “NEW” DISCOVERY: JUPITER MOON’S MASSIVE LIQUID PLUMES
And they could hold secrets of alien life there, too.
STOP USING DISCRIMINATORY AI, HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS SAY
The document was signed by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, The Wikimedia Foundation, and others.
A CANCER 'VACCINE' CURED 97% OF TUMORS IN MICE. WHAT'S THAT MEAN FOR PEOPLE?
A promising new cancer "vaccine" that cured up to 97 percent of tumors in mice will soon be tested in humans for the first time — but experts say that we're still a long way off from this type of drug being prescribed to cancer patients.
BABY ELEPHANT BORN THREE MONTHS LATE AFTER ZOOKEEPERS THOUGHT PREGNANCY HAD FAILED
A rare Asian elephant calf has been born at Chester Zoo months after its due date, leaving keepers astonished because they thought the foetus had been reabsorbed by its mother.