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  • China is funding the future of American biotech Silicon Valley is in the midst of a health craze, and it is being driven by “Eastern” medicine. It’s been a record year for US medical investing, but investors in Beijing and Shanghai are now increasingly leading the largest deals for US life science and biotech companies. In fact, Chinese venture firms have invested more this ...
  • Rocket Report: Why SpaceX stays in LA, Russia moves on, buy a missile silo “THIS IS THE SURVIVALIST DREAM PROPERTY.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Collapse of ancient city’s water system may have led to its demise Extreme weather events led to cascading failure of critical water infrastructure. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Two orbiters begin their long journey to Mercury Friday night Only in March 2026 will science activities begin in earnest at Mercury. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • New material could up efficiency of concentrated solar power Could allow us to generate electricity using supercritical carbon dioxide. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Ars on your lunch break: Theaterwide biotoxic and chemical warfare The interview with Sam Harris wraps up with plenty of existential doom. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Watch BepiColombo’s twin spacecraft launch tonight on a mission to Mercury Humanity is about to return to the hottest planet in the solar system. BepiColombo is a mission to Mercury conducted jointly by the European and Japanese space agencies, due to launch in just a few hours aboard an Ariane 5 rocket. But while there’s just the one launch, there are two spacecraft. Share this:Click to email ...
  • What watching Forrest Gump tells us about how we store memories People’s brains respond most strongly to transitions between events. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • There’s now proof that quantum computers can outperform classical machines The hype around quantum computing is real. But to fully realize the promise of quantum computing, it’ll still take a few years of research and scientific breakthroughs. And indeed, it still remains to be seen if quantum computers will ever live up to the hype. Today, though, we got mathematical proof that there are really calculations that ...
  • New study argues against some of the oldest evidence for life Are these 3.7 billion-year-old fossils or just messed-up bedrock? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Why figuring out what’s behind a big gender paradox won’t be easy But historical relationships between countries haven’t been taken into account. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Some of this year’s best microscopy images Some of this year’s best images, courtesy of Nikon. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Rocket Lab reveals new factory and launch site, aims for 16 flights next year “We’re not focusing on the next rocket. We’re focusing on the next 100 rockets.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Ars on your lunch break: Getting high and breaking faith Part two of a chat with Sam Harris takes us on an MDMA-fueled journey to enlightenment. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • How did Easter Islanders survive without wells or streams? The ancient Rapanui captured fresh groundwater where it seeped into the sea. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Mad scientists flip the Earth’s spin in climate models, watch water go nuts A fun climate model experiment shows how much depends on Earth’s rotation. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Trump’s coal rescue is getting more complicated Politico report says political will to bail out coal plants is weak at the White House. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Ars Explains: How the LHC feeds its need for speed In the first of a new series of videos, we look at the world’s biggest atom smasher. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Barley shortages from climate change could mean less beer worldwide Even modest warming leads to more drought and excessive heat for barley crops. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • A roadmap to agriculture that’s sustainable and climate-neutral Keeping agriculture from doing long-term damage ultimately involves eating less. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • All the dumb things? Blink 182 front man’s UFO project $37 million in debt “If we posit an alien abduction taking place in ancient Israel, for instance…” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • “Fixed mindsets” might be why we don’t understand statistics Study finds people prefer complicated methods because that’s what they’re used to. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Fifth-century child’s skeleton shows evidence of “vampire burial” The “Vampire of Lugnano” had a rock in its mouth to keep it from rising from grave. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • NASA plans ‘on schedule’ Soyuz launch despite failure of Russian rocket The high-profile failure of a normally reliable Soyuz rocket during a crewed mission to the International Space Station earlier this week spooked the space community in more ways than one, but NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said he expects to launch a new crew in December via Soyuz anyway. Share this:Click to email this to a friend ...
  • First Man is a first-rate movie about America’s most revered astronaut These are qualities I would want in the first human to walk on another world. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Study: Magnetism model reveals long-term non-partisan nature of SCOTUS Cornell grad student Eddie Lee created hypothetical “Super Court” to study consensus. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Stephen Hawking’s final paper about black holes is now online Stephen Hawking passed away earlier this year at the age of 76, but his incredible intellect isn’t yet done contributing to the scientific community. The acclaimed physicist’s final paper is now online for anyone to read and it revisits some mysteries of the physical world that came to define his illustrious career. Titled “Black Hole ...
  • Doc charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint crisis wins top health award Award for “achievements, passion, and commitment of excellence” in public health. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Ars on your lunch break: The nature of consciousness UCSF neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley on the mind—and also, how to write a sci-fi book. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • FDA issues stiff warning to e-cig seller who put Viagra in vape liquid Company also claimed a risky anti-obesity drug and that its products were FDA approved. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Rocket Report: Turbulent pricing era ahead, SLS concerns, SpaceX plays catch “We should be in space within weeks, not months.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • DOJ approves $69B CVS-Aetna merger as healthcare industry restructures The massive merger is just the latest big change for industry wary of tech entrance. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Stephen Hawking’s final paper published, tackles famous paradox Black holes might have “soft hair,” the better to store information. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • On Thursday a rocket failed. Three humans remain on the ISS. What’s next? NASA officials seemed pretty chill at today’s news conference. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • DARPA wants to teach and test ‘common sense’ for AI It’s a funny thing, AI. It can identify objects in a fraction of a second, imitate the human voice, and recommend new music, but most machine “intelligence” lacks the most basic understanding of everyday objects and actions — in other words, common sense. DARPA is teaming up with the Seattle-based Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence ...
  • Chances DNA can be used to find your family? Sixty percent and rising If you’re of European descent, there’s a good chance that you can be found. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • New Mars rover gets high-tech paint job for harsh conditions on Mars It took three men several days to prep and paint just the rover’s chassis. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • A Soyuz crew makes an emergency landing after rocket fails It is not clear how long the Soyuz vehicle will be grounded. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • The military chooses which rockets it wants built for the next decade United Launch Alliance, Northrop Grumman, and Blue Origin won. SpaceX did not. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Australia doesn’t care to break its coal habit in the face of climate change US not the only nation with a complicated relationship with coal. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Ancient “comic strip” depicts the founding of a Roman city Text from the wall-sized panels may help linguists study the evolution of Aramaic. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Ars on your lunch break: Repairing your brain with video games Neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley on using games to deliver precise and targeted therapy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Michael has become so menacing that The Weather Channel just evacuated Michael described as a “near-worst case” scenario for the region. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Turbulence, the oldest unsolved problem in physics The flow of water through a pipe is still in many ways an unsolved problem. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • How orgasm faces differ between people from Eastern and Western cultures Across cultures, the look of pain may be the same—but orgasms have a different face. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Accion Systems takes on $3M in Boeing-led round to advance its tiny satellite thrusters Accion Systems, the startup aiming to reinvent satellite propulsion with an innovative and tiny new thruster, has attracted significant investment from Boeing’s HorizonX Ventures. The $3 million round should give the company a bit of breathing room while it continues to prove and improve its technology. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Michael is now a major hurricane, and it may get a bit stronger Michael likely to be one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the Florida Panhandle. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • We must win the battle to limit global warming | Letters Readers including Fawzi Ibrahim and Caroline Lucas MP discuss ways to combat greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate changeThe “final tick box” to limit global warming is not just political (Global warming must not exceed 1.5C, landmark UN report w… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Extreme heat of Vesuvius eruption vaporized body fluids, exploded skulls New analysis of human remains shows many victims didn’t suffocate from gas or ash. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Hurricane Michael is a rare, but not unprecedented, October storm Florida is a hurricane magnet in October. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Hubble Space Telescope taken offline after gyroscope failure The instrument has literally discovered the age, size, and fate of our universe. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • European offshore wind giant buys US‘ most successful offshore wind company In a sign of offshore wind to come, Deepwater’s contract success is valuable. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • A rocket goes up, a rocket comes down. The photos are something else Skies at the notoriously fogged-in California launch site were clear. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Physics holds the key to performing the flipping water bottle trick Viral craze makes ideal classroom demo of conservation of angular momentum. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • This is not fine A UN report compiled by a coalition of international climate and policy experts has warned that “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” are required if global warming is to be limited to just 1.5°C. The report also sets out some of the dire consequences for both humanity and life on Earth ...
  • Wind power makes the ground warmer even as it cools the planet So if US switched entirely to wind turbines, what is the trade-off? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • SpaceX has a launch Sunday night, and it may make some noise This will be SpaceX’s 17th launch attempt this year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Energy Department proposes funding for Ohio’s first offshore wind project 20 megawatt Lake Erie project won’t significantly impact the environment, DOE says. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • An insider’s perspective on Fukushima and everything that came after Ars chats with Naomi Hirose, who became TEPCO’s CEO after the Fukushima meltdown. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Qubits kept together by shouting at them with microwaves Microwaves plus clever tricks make qubits more immune to noise. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • How to get that great “hoppy” beer taste without the exploding bottles Hops are not the chemically inert ingredient many brewers assumed, study finds. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Fitbit data used to charge 90-year-old man in gruesome hacking murder case Her heart rate spiked, then vanished moments before suspect’s car left her driveway. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • ICESat-2 successfully starts lasering Earth, telling us about it Satellite tracks glaciers and sea ice by measuring surface height. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Rocket Report: SpaceX targeted, Chinese rocket scientist goes viral, SLS slips? Zhang was “most crucial to the development process,” had “irreplaceable” talents. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • The deserts of Titan have organic dust storms Cassini after death: spectral evidence for dust storms on Titan. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Ars on your lunch break: The oddly divisible nature of consciousness Our talk with Don Hoffman concludes with panpsychism and brain-splitting surgery. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • There’s new evidence confirming bias of the “father of scientific racism” Paper bolsters Samuel Morton’s science, affirms his unconscious racial bias. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Mars Rover Curiosity is switching brains so it can fix itself When you send something to space, it’s good to have redundancy. Sometimes you want to send two whole duplicate spacecraft just in case — as was the case with Voyager — but sometimes it’s good enough to have two of critical components. Mars Rover Curiosity is no exception, and it is now in the process ...
  • Company that sucks CO2 from air announces a new methane-producing plant Company says net negative emissions need to start now to limit global warming. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • For sale: Rides into to deep space for your commercial payload “I’ve long argued that capitalism should not stop at low-Earth orbit.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • A shadowy op-ed campaign is now smearing SpaceX in space cities “Commercial space companies like SpaceX play by different rules,” the op-ed states. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Nobel awarded for using Darwin’s ideas to make antibodies and catalysts Multiple rounds of selection can get us things nature never produced. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Nobel-prize winning physicist who coined “god particle” dead at 96 Physicist coined the controversial term “the god particle” to describe the Higgs boson. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Do we have evidence for an exomoon? Ask again in a year. If it exists, the bizarre moon is Neptune-sized, orbits a super-Jupiter. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Weed in space is going to be a thing now Scientists interested in cannabis as a subject for pharmaceutical studies may find an unlikely new home for their research into the plant, its byproducts and biochemistry aboard the International Space Station. Yes, weed is going to space thanks to the work of a small Lexington, Ky.-based startup called Space Tango. The company makes a “clean ...