Featured by Carina Storrs
FYI: Can A Paper Cut Be Deadly?
A person with normal clotting ability would have to lose nearly 40 percent of his blood immediately to die of … Continued
Instant Expert: A Vaccine For Cancer
Medicine harnesses the might of the immune system to defeat prostate cancer.
Rescue Workers Can Prevent Brain Damage with Icy Nasal Spray
After cardiac arrest, lowering someone’s body temperature can prevent life-threatening brain damage. It’s so critical that New York City requires … Continued
Bigger, Better, Faster: The Quake Proof Airport, Floating Freighter and Fast-Acting Fake Platelets
Every now and then, we like to gather three things that have gone bigger, better and faster this month. This … Continued
FYI: Would a Helium-Filled Balloon Float on the Moon?
A helium balloon on the moon might as well be made of lead. For any balloon to stay aloft in … Continued
The U.S.-Mexico fence protects the border but could endanger animals
Megapixels: Thinking Cap
Tiny surface electrodes could help paralyzed people move
How To Fix a Broken Collider: the LHC’s Restart Checklist
Before scientists can put the Large Hadron Collider back to work this month solving the mysteries of particle physics, the … Continued
VASIMR Ion Engine Could Provide a Fast Lane to Mars
Six Europeans recently wrapped up 105 days in an isolation chamber with no TV, no showers, and lots of precooked … Continued
Earthquake-Proof Skyscrapers Hide From Seismic Waves
The earliest known attempt at earthquake-proofing dates to the sixth century B.C., when builders in modern-day Iran inserted stone blocks … Continued