Space-X Booster To Hit The Moon, After Years Of Hurtling Through Space
This may be the first time space junk will collide with the moon.
Beware Of Fake Pop-Up COVID Sites
A regulation loophole allows pop-up testing sites to proliferate with little regulation and oversight.
Read ‘The Sirens Of Mars’ With The SciFri Book Club
Sarah Stewart Johnson explores humanity’s fascination with the Red Planet in ‘The Sirens of Mars.’ We’ll read it together this spring.
The Importance Of Gathering Samples From Mars Before Humans Arrive
Scientist Sarah Stewart Johnson makes the case for why we should do as much science as we can on Mars—before humans step foot on the planet.
Saliva Sharing Might Help Kids Identify Their Closest Relationships
A new study shows that small children use subtle saliva cues, like sharing utensils, to determine those closest to them.
Big Agriculture Schools Face Increasing Donor Conflicts Of Interest
Harvest Public Media and Investigate Midwest find corporations have given colleges at least $170 million in the last decade. How does that influence their research?
Identifying Animals Through Airborne DNA
Ecologists were able to successfully identify animals in a zoo simply by taking samples of DNA from the air.
These Beetles Go Boing
Scientists discover new jumping behavior in a common beetle species.
New Research Links Epstein-Barr Virus to Multiple Sclerosis
Research out of Harvard links the degenerative and incurable condition to an infection with the common virus that causes “kissing disease.”
A Replacement Heart, From A Pig
Doctors report transplanting a heart from a genetically-modified pig into a human.