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Why A New Method Of Growing Food On Mars Matters More On Earth

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

Solutions like greenhouses developed for colonizing other worlds could be deployed in drought-ravaged areas on Earth.

Can We Prevent The Next Flu Pandemic In Humans?

Posted in Medicine, Science on 18th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

Though testing alone doesn't stop viral spread, it provides key information about where and how that spread is happening.

Like Cigarettes And Alcohol, Surgeon General Says Social Media Needs Warning Labels

Posted in Online, Science on 18th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

"The mental health crisis among young people is an emergency-and social media has emerged as an important contributor," Murthy argues.

Interstellar Winter: Did Galactic Clouds Cause An Ice Age On Earth?

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

The scientists simulated this scenario, and found the cloud could have blocked the heliosphere for anywhere from a few centuries to a million years, leaving Earth fully exposed to particles in the cloud during that time.

Kidneys In Space: Why A Trip To Mars Could End In Dialysis

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine, Science on 18th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

"Our study highlights the fact that if you're planning a space mission, kidneys really matter."