-15F last Wednesday — now that’s what I call a six-cat night!
- Mystery of the first stars deepens.
- The planet that shouldn’t exist.
- Saturn’s hexagonal storm.
- ‘Spooky action’ builds a wormhole between ‘entangled’ quantum particles.
- Shrinking Arctic sea ice means scorching US summers.
- Reality bites as climate change adds fuel to bushfires.
- Spider webs spring out and grab airborne prey thanks to electrostatic glue.
- There’s a reason they call them ‘crazy ants’.
- Mosquitoes can smell your ankles.
- Some species get stronger and less likely to die with age, while others are not affected by age at all.
- Vast freshwater reserves discovered under ocean floor.
- Short-cut to hydrogen and maybe graphene.
- Why gold?
- Collisions between gold nuclei and deuterons create superhot subatomic soup known as quark-gluon plasma.
- Feeling defeated, entrapped is linked to anxiety, depression. Duh!
- Gene expression changes with meditation.
- Brain stimulation may induce the human will to persevere.
- Probiotic therapy alleviates autism-like behaviors in mice.
- Biologists substantially degrade Alzheimer’s plaques by sending a fused protein across the blood-brain barrier.
- The reindeer whisperers.
- Financial astrologers believe the position of the planets can make a share price plummet. Why do many traders trust them?
- Nuclear material is stolen or lost two to four dozen times a year every year.
- Exposed: USDA’s secret war on wildlife.
- FBI’s search for ‘Mo,’ suspect in bomb threats, highlights use of malware for surveillance.
- NSA gathers 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world. And wrongly says warrantless mobile-phone location tracking is legal.
- Someone’s been siphoning data through a huge security hole in the internet.
Thanks to pov and RickMG.
Quote of the Day:
Gut physiology appears to have effects on what are currently presumed to be brain functions.
Professor of Biology Sarkis K. Mazmanian, here.