One of the new realities of social media is that old news can be dredged up and spread around. In this way old memes can keep coming back to life like the Terminator, and we have to kill them over and over again. The antivaccine crowd, for example, has their narrative of conspiracy and evil [...]
I only noticed the cold after my fingers had stopped responding.
I wasn’t able to press the camera shutter button any longer. In that 20 degrees F night, I was standing in the sidewalk with Science Online friends, and I …The post No time for coats: Jupiter is outside. appeared first on Sci-Ed.
I normally do get involved with politics, but this is a special case. Without a reasonable resolution to the situation in the Ukraine, space could be adversely affected. If the trouble between Russia and the rest of the world doesn’t work itself out soon, there could be dire consequences for the International Space Station. Without … Continue reading →
A simple laser scan could quickly identify pathogens in food and in the environment.
Mar 7 2014 - 11:45am
Alexander Hellemans, ISNS Contributor
Inside Science News Service
Josie Garthwaite, writing for Smithsonian: In the Kelabit Highlands of Borneo, for example, pollen samples dated to about 6,500 years ago contain abundant charcoal evidence of fire. That alone doesn’t reveal a human hand. But scientists know that specific weeds and trees that flourish in charred ground would typically emerge in the wake of naturally […]∞