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This satellite has high hopes—the transformation of Finland’s space industry
About the size of a milk carton, the Foresail-1 satellite will seek new details about in Earth's radiation field.
How close can you get to the sun? Closer than you’d think.
It depends on whether you're in just a spacesuit or inside the space shuttle.
This California company wants to make modern AC obsolete
Nanoscience dusts off a quirk of physics to optimize air conditioning. Can it help save the planet too?
Craving a radioactive snack? Grab a banana.
Get the 411 on non-trinary particles in your fruit—and other weird facts we learned this week.
Simple, at-home tests can check your air and water for contaminants
There are more options than ever.
How to protect yourself from nuclear radiation
Duck and cover? More like: Go inside and stay inside.
Rodent astronauts suggest trips to Mars will make us anxious, forgetful, and afraid
Our brains might experience similar struggles in space radiation.
Artificial intelligence is taking an increased role in diagnosing and treating cancer
A new AI system was able to identify cancer outcomes as well as human readers.
People in cancer treatment during hurricanes have lower survival rates
Delay in treatment during natural disasters can be detrimental for certain cancer patients.
Plants couldn’t run away from Chernobyl—but that’s what saved them
Why plants don't get cancer.