This strange SSID could permanently disable your iPhone’s WiFi

    This strange SSID could permanently disable your iPhone’s WiFi

    PSA: Apple has something of a history of iPhone-breaking bugs. The newest discovery does not brick the device outright, but…
    NASA’s ACE Mission: Total Solar Eclipses Shine a Light on the Solar Wind

    NASA’s ACE Mission: Total Solar Eclipses Shine a Light on the Solar Wind

    Special filters enable scientists to measure different temperatures in the corona during total solar eclipses, such as this one seen…
    Researchers discover how the intestinal epithelium folds and moves by measuring forces

    Researchers discover how the intestinal epithelium folds and moves by measuring forces

    Intestine cross section showing its characteristic folded structure. Credit: Amy Engevik An international team led by Xavier Trepat at IBEC…
    AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine may hinder blood clotting in rare cases

    AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine may hinder blood clotting in rare cases

    By New Scientist and Press Association The benefits of the Oxford/AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine continue to outweigh the risks Dinendra Haria/SOPA…
    Amazon destroys up to 200,000 items of unsold stock per week at its Dunfermline warehouse

    Amazon destroys up to 200,000 items of unsold stock per week at its Dunfermline warehouse

    In brief: Have you ever wondered what Amazon does with all the unsold stock stashed in their warehouses? According to…
    Venus’ Geological Secrets Revealed Through “Pack Ice” Tectonics

    Venus’ Geological Secrets Revealed Through “Pack Ice” Tectonics

    A 1,100 km-wide, false-color radar view of Lavinia Planitia, one of the lowland regions on Venus where the lithosphere has…
    Study examines how breast implant surfaces affect immune response

    Study examines how breast implant surfaces affect immune response

    Rice University bioengineer Omid Veiseh shows silicone breast implants with rough (left) and smooth surfaces. Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Rice…
    Thousands of mysterious radio signals blast through the universe daily

    Thousands of mysterious radio signals blast through the universe daily

    By Jonathan O’Callaghan The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) radio telescope Andre Renard/CHIME Collaboration Every day, thousands of mysterious…
    Scientist invents straw to instantly cure hiccups

    Scientist invents straw to instantly cure hiccups

    Why it matters: A spoonful of peanut butter. A good scare. Breathing into a paper bag. They’re all home remedies…
    Does Statin Use for Cholesterol Control Cause Cognitive Decline, Dementia?

    Does Statin Use for Cholesterol Control Cause Cognitive Decline, Dementia?

    Statin therapy not associated with cognitive decline, dementia in older adults, study says. Observational study adds to growing evidence that…
    NASA balloon detects California earthquake—next stop, Venus?

    NASA balloon detects California earthquake—next stop, Venus?

    Four “heliotrope” balloons were flown near Ridgecrest, California, after a series of earthquakes rattled the region in July, 2019. By…
    Quantum data link established between two distant Chinese cities

    Quantum data link established between two distant Chinese cities

    By Matthew Sparkes Fibre-optic cable carried quantum encrypted data between two distant cities KTSDESIGN/Getty Images/Science Photo Library RF A secure…
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