Getting drunk in space is forbidden. Also: Bee-ball, space rays, and unintended consequences. — FTN DAILY EDITION #128, Science & Health
Back From the Dead
Simply bringing back extinct species can have a lot of unintended consequences.
But once a species is brought back from the dead, their populations will be small, and they’ll need the same types of protections that endangered species require.
Bees can learn more than previously thought.
Bumblebees have learned to push a ball into a hole to get a reward, stretching what was thought possible for small-brained creatures.
Buzzed in Orbit?
Alcohol on space flights is a thing.
The truth is, booze has historically had a complicated relationship with space exploration.
Know It When You See It
Learn to distinguish scientific fact from “alternative facts”.
Besides employing an everyday skepticism to the research that exists today, Elliott suggests taking note of who is actually conducting the science and confirming if a well-respected, peer-reviewed journal has published the science.
Phone Killers from Outer Space
Cosmic rays have bigger impact than you might imagine.
However, a fraction of these particles carry enough energy to interfere with the operation of microelectronic circuitry.
The 3D structures were created from a powdered nickel catalyst, surfactant-wrapped multiwall nanotubes and sugar as a carbon source.
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