NASA PUNCH Mission Advances Toward 2023 Launch

    NASA PUNCH Mission Advances Toward 2023 Launch

    On July 23, 2021, the SwRI-led PUNCH mission passed its latest mission review and moved into the final phase of…
    Now how did that get up there? New study sheds light on development and evolution of dolphin, whale blowholes

    Now how did that get up there? New study sheds light on development and evolution of dolphin, whale blowholes

    A pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata). Credit: Marie Hill/NOAA/NMFS/PIFSC Modern cetaceans—which include dolphins, whales and porpoises—are well adapted for aquatic…
    Squirrels use parkour tricks when leaping from branch to branch

    Squirrels use parkour tricks when leaping from branch to branch

    Parkour enthusiasts need look no further than up in the trees for inspiration. Squirrels’ aerial acrobatics make the rodents masters…
    The safest ways to show proof of vaccination, wherever you are

    The safest ways to show proof of vaccination, wherever you are

    As vaccination rates across the country continue to sputter, local governments are taking direct action to keep COVID-19 at bay. …
    How the fossil fuel era ends – and four possibilities for what follows

    How the fossil fuel era ends – and four possibilities for what follows

    Ever cheaper wind and solar power means the decline of coal, oil and gas is unstoppable. The trillion-dollar question is…
    Amazon’s ad-supported IMDb TV streaming service finally gets Android and iOS mobile apps

    Amazon’s ad-supported IMDb TV streaming service finally gets Android and iOS mobile apps

    Editor’s take: IMDb TV, the ad-supported streaming service owned by Amazon, is now available in app version for Android and…
    Quantum Crystal With “Time Reversal” Could Be a New Dark Matter Sensor

    Quantum Crystal With “Time Reversal” Could Be a New Dark Matter Sensor

    Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have linked together, or “entangled,” the mechanical motion and electronic…
    New process yields more, purer RNA at a fraction of the cost

    New process yields more, purer RNA at a fraction of the cost

    A hairpin loop from a pre-mRNA. Highlighted are the nucleobases (green) and the ribose-phosphate backbone (blue). Note that this is…
    Not a single federal agency received an ‘A’ in a new Senate cybersecurity report card

    Not a single federal agency received an ‘A’ in a new Senate cybersecurity report card

    On Tuesday, members from the US Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee released a bipartisan report [PDF] that states…
    Scientists have worked out how to send viable mouse sperm on postcards

    Scientists have worked out how to send viable mouse sperm on postcards

    By Krista Charles A mouse born using sperm sent through the mail in an envelope Daiyu Ito, University of Yamanashi…
    Disney launches it Galactic Starcruiser/Hotel the Halcyon next spring

    Disney launches it Galactic Starcruiser/Hotel the Halcyon next spring

    Highly anticipated: For those familiar with the Star Trek experience (now defunct) at the Las Vegas Hilton, Disney World has…
    Women More Likely To Feel Like “Impostors” in Disciplines That Prize Brilliance

    Women More Likely To Feel Like “Impostors” in Disciplines That Prize Brilliance

    New study uncovers obstacle to certain groups’ professional advancement in academia. The more an academic discipline is perceived to require…
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