It’s that time of the week again. Time for some science-y goodness from around the globe!!
We’ve known for some time that electrons in the heart of the Van Allen Radiation Belts are accelerated to almost the speed of light. But until now we didn’t know why…..
This sounds like the plot of about a half a dozen sci-fi movies… but researchers have attempted to implant false memories in mice and the results are very interesting!
Picking up extremely weak signals from exploring spacecraft, such as Gaia and BepiColombo requires cooling a detector to within a few degrees of absolute zero. Recently ESA upgraded 3 of their deep space tracking antennas with the new technology.
Doctors have known for a while that patients with diabetes who undergo gastric bypass surgery often don’t require insulin shots after surgery. They assumed it was the result of weight loss and change of diet, as it turns out that’s not the full picture…
Images snapped by the Hubble Space Telescope suggest that gold may have been generated by a violent neutron star collision that also yielded lead, platinum, uranium and other heavy elements.
Federal wildlife officials plan to dispatch armed bird specialists into forests of the Pacific Northwest starting this fall to shoot one species of owl to protect another that is threatened with extinction.
Paleontologists discover the fossilized remains of a 72 million-year-old dinosaur tail in a desert in northern Mexico.