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Health Researchers plan to use it to develop new drugs. Researchers developed a map that tracks what cancer cells depend on to grow. They plan to use it as a way to develop new drugs to combat cancer at its roots. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: Popular Science
slug adhesive
Health The adhesive is sticky even when wet with blood. Slugs use mucus to glue themselves in place so predators can't snatch them as easily. We might use the same idea to stick ourselves together again. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Environment More precipitation, more problems. Increasing rains because of climate change will lead to more agricultural runoff, and more aquatic dead zones. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Animals The first rule of mouse fight club. Scientists have found a cluster of neurons that trigger aggression in mice. But their living environment determines how aggressive they really are. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Health For 40 years, the U.S. Public Health Service let syphilis ravage the bodies of black men. It's been 45 years since most of the nation first learned about the Tuskegee experiment—a research study that violated basic strictures of human dignity. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Umbrellas
Technology Use your rainy day fund for a rainy day. A corner-store umbrella might save cash in the short term, but you’ll pay later when it fails catastrophically during a downpour. Here's what you should buy instead. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: Popular Science
in vitro fertilization
Health The first CRISPR-edited embryos have been produced in the U.S. Scientists in China have used the same technique before, but never with such success. And never in the United States, where the ethical debate over editing embryos has… [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Health Time for a course correction. Stopping your antibiotics mid-course probably won't cause bacteria to become resistant. But it's still not a great idea. Read on. [...]
Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Ring Smart Doorbell Version 2 review
Gadgets It's not smaller, but it is smarter. The latest smart doorbell from Ring has learned a few things but could stand to slim down. [...]
Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Electromagnetic Railgun at Terminal Range
Military This new weapon will fire projectiles at six times the speed of sound. Instead of the gunpowder weapons of old, the Office of Naval Research is testing an electromagnetic railgun for future use on Navy ships. [...]
Wed, Jul 26, 2017
Source: Popular Science