Helping astronauts’ underwear stay cleaner for longer is one way to keep space clean!
Warning – this is a very dry, cerebral read. To sum it up: a team of scientists in Israel claim they’ve found a way to keep the human body making B cells, which fight off new pathogens but disappear with age, thus reversing the natural aging of immune system cells and potentially make the elderly far more resistant to COVID-19 and other infections.
Researchers develop robots that can work independently but cooperatively
A Florida startup company is developing square food – compressed cubes of real meat, vegetables, grains, natural spices, nutrients and no preservatives – that requires no cooking and no refrigeration but delivers a variety of stackable meal cubes that it hopes will convince eaters that convenience is better than the joy of cooking and eating.
Some birds are renowned for the beauty of their songs, but the bird with arguably the most complex song in the world doesn’t pen its own ditties…
A team of researchers in woods materials science in Switzerland may have solved the world’s energy problems with their new invention — wooden floors with a silicone coating and embedded nanocrystals connected to a nanogenerator that turns footsteps into enough electricity to power LED lightbulbs and small electronics.
A new study by psychologists from Aston University’s College of Health and Life Sciences found that social media users who view images of healthy foods that have been heavily endorsed with ‘likes’ are more likely to make healthier food choices.
Examining small molecules that attach to DNA strands can help build a sense of a lobster’s age.
The journal American Chemical Society Omega reports a team of researchers have recreated a score of “medieval gunpowder recipes” and their experiments show that developing it was “a slow, trial-and-error process”.
A team of scientists has identified three new species of spotted skunks whose other characteristic unique from other skunks is that they do a handstand and spray their target while upside down.
A piece of Elvis Presley’s smile is on the auction block, along with a lock of his hair and one of his gold records. The tooth, purportedly pulled from Elvis Presley’s mouth at a dentist’s office, has been on display at a Fort Lauderdale hair salon for about 10 years. Now they’re on eBay. Bidding started last week at $100,000…
There are some things you just never expect to see – and one of them is a nun cavorting with a skeleton beside a graveyard.
Valeria Udalova, 59, and staff from her company grabbed the remains of people who paid thousands of pounds hoping they could be resurrected.
Space needs a burdensome and expensive deep clean, and Woz’s Privateer apparently wants to take care of the mess.
In their study, published in Materials Today Bio, a protein from human blood, combined with a compound from urine, sweat or tears, could glue together simulated moon or Mars soil to produce a material stronger than ordinary concrete, perfectly suited for construction work in extra-terrestrial environments.
…your phone might EXPLODE!
The residents of an area in the southern Jordan Valley, in the governorate of Karak, were surprised by the appearance of pools of red water of unknown origin, near the Dead Sea.
Size of telephone box, coffin thought to be 4,000 years old and includes well-preserved axe among remains