Measles rising.

26 May 2011 grant b 0

The aptly named PLoS blog “The Panic Virus” brings together a few disturbing strands of information about the anti-vaccination movement and the growing threat of […]

The 100-Year Starship

23 May 2011 grant b 0

OnOrbit Alpha wants all you really long-sighted business & organizational experts out there to know the Pentagon’s research arm wants your help in conquering space: […]

SONG: Without the Sun

23 May 2011 grant b 0

SONG: “Without the Sun.” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: Based on Stress can shorten telomeres in childhood, Nature, 17 […]

Orphan planets

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Popular Mechanics takes a look at the loneliest planets in the universe – the ones that drift around without a star to orbit: The researchers, […]

The Soul of the Zombie Ant.

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National Geographic has some creepy new insights into one of nature’s creepiest reproductive strategies. The zombie ants – insects whose brains have been hijacked by […]

Fracking stinkwater.

12 May 2011 grant b 0

Nature looks at the odoriferous threat to our drinking water created by new methods of natural gas mining: Injecting large quantities of water and other […]