Can you build an entire town off-the-grid? Babcock Ranch wants to find out

Can you build an entire town off-the-grid? Babcock Ranch wants to find out

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FDA says stop eating Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal as new Salmonella cases rise

FDA says stop eating Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal as new Salmonella cases rise

Back in mid-June the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a bulletin warning consumers that Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal could potentially be...

Cheap, Portable Sensors Are Democratizing Air-Quality Data

This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.Until she moved to Fresno, California in 2003, Janet DietzKamei had never experienced asthma....
How to handle a medical emergency on a deep space mission

How to handle a medical emergency on a deep space mission

Here on Earth, having a medical emergency means calling an ambulance and getting to a nearby hospital as soon as possible....

Scientists genetically reengineered the polio virus to treat brain cancer, and it’s working

Scientists are trying anything and everything in the fight against cancer, and an unusual new potential treatment option has come from a very...

One of 15 New Exoplanets Could Be Home to Alien Life

Scientists have spotted 15 new planets—including one...
Images of Historic Nebraska Flooding From Space Show Stunning Detail

Images of Historic Nebraska Flooding From Space Show Stunning Detail

As a flood disaster brought on by...

NASA’s Curiosity rover spots a bed of Earth-like pebbles

Most of the views of Mars we’ve seen have come from NASA’s trusty rovers, and while they’ve shown us some pretty stunning stuff,...

Indian Army Claims It Found Mysterious ‘Yeti Footprints’

Bigfoot might have had a cross-continental journey:...

Study: Looks Do Matter When It Comes to STEM Success

Despite international efforts to increase diversity, the...