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Making babies on Mars won't be easy, or ethically straightforward

Making babies on Mars won't be easy, or ethically straightforward

The surface of Mars isn’t exactly what you’d call the ideal place to grow up. Giant dust devils prowl the dry, barren landscape. The atmosphere is much thinner than here on Earth, the gravity isn’t quite the same either, and — as Sir Elton John put it in 1972 — “it’s cold as hell.” But […]

Scientists Discover A Second Brain In Human Body, And It's Located In The Butt

Scientists Discover A Second Brain In Human Body, And It's Located In The Butt

The ‘gut feeling’ could be your second brain thinking. It turns out those gut feelings or pits in your stomach may actually come from your second brain. According to a CBS Los Angeles report, scientists from Australia discovered that human beings have a second brain and it is located in the butt. The gastrointestinal tract […]

Three space station fliers head home, three prep for launch

Three space station fliers head home, three prep for launch

With three space station fliers heading home Sunday after a 168-day mission, three fresh crew members made final preparations for launch three days later to boost the lab’s crew back to six in a rapid-fire rotation that will prevent any major interruption of research activity. Soyuz MS-07/53S commander Anton Shkaplerov, NASA flight engineer Scott Tingle […]

Nipah angle ruled out in Kozhikode woman patient's death

Nipah angle ruled out in Kozhikode woman patient's death

Another patient who was under observation at the Government Medical college Hospital in Kozhikode for symptoms resembling Nipah infection died on Saturday, though her reports have come negative twice and hence could not be considered a Nipah death. Health Minister K.K. Shailaja told reporters after a Nipah review meeting in Kozhikode on Saturday that the […]

Nasa dives deep into Pacific Ocean in the search for life beyond Earth

Nasa dives deep into Pacific Ocean in the search for life beyond Earth

Nasa is sending a robotic expedition to a volcano 3,000ft below the surface of the Pacific Ocean to help in the planning of deep-space missions that will seek life beyond Earth. The Loihi seamount lies off the coast of Hawaii’s Big Island, where volcanic activity that started 400,000 years ago is forming what will one […]

Science Prizes Add Intrigue to the Race for the Nobel

Science Prizes Add Intrigue to the Race for the Nobel

June 1, 2018 12:34 p.m. ET These days, high-profile prizes in science seem to be everywhere. The prizes usually bring glitzy award ceremonies, lucrative purses and a modicum of public acclaim. More tellingly, they also produce buzz about who might be in line to win science’s most coveted award, the Nobel Prize. That’s why the […]

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Best-selling Books Week Ending 5/20/18 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Outsider” by Stephen King (Scribner) 2. “The Cast” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 3. “The Fallen” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 4. “The 17th Suspect” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown) 5. “Beach House Reunion” by Mary Alice Monroe (Gallery Books) 6. “Warlight” by […]

'Brain in Butt' Study Points to True Location of Second Nervous System

'Brain in Butt' Study Points to True Location of Second Nervous System

The brain and spinal cord may control most of the body, but some parts handle themselves just fine without their input, thank you very much! The enteric nervous system, which functions independently of the brain and spine, controls the crucial motions of the digestive system to move food and poop through all those tubes. Some […]

Life Found A Way Just 10 Years After The Dinosaurs Were Wiped Out

Life Found A Way Just 10 Years After The Dinosaurs Were Wiped Out

Life Found A Way Just 10 Years After The Dinosaurs Were Wiped Out  Forbes Asteroid Impact Caused Mass Extinction, But Life Returned To Crash Site Quickly  International Business Times Life Recovered Mere Years After Asteroid Impact  Discover Magazine (blog) Life rebounded just years after the dinosaur-killing asteroid struck  Science Magazine Full coverage Source link

More Drivers Killed Under the Influence of Drugs Than Alcohol

More Drivers Killed Under the Influence of Drugs Than Alcohol

More Drivers Killed Under the Influence of Drugs Than Alcohol  U.S. News & World Report Drugged Driving Deaths Spike With Spread of Legal Marijuana, Opioid Abuse  The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog) Drug Use Linked to Growing Number of Fatal Car Crashes  Paul Eisenstein Full coverage Source link