Wild Things in WIld Places

Wild Things in Wild Places: Is it safe to swim off Cape Cod beaches? By Daniel Merino It has been a busy and tragic summer on the beaches of Cape…

Mind Control

Mind Control: New technology that turns thoughts into movement in a paralyzed patient. Scientists are building a mind control device, just not the supervillian kind. A paper published in August…

Watch the Clock, Not the Scale

You Are When You Eat: New study shows benefits of fasting on longevity and health are independent of diet. By Daniel Merino A healthy diet, exercise, and moderation. This is…

The Irradiated Road to Mars

By Daniel Merino Antarctic greenhouses, 3D printed habitats, and year-long, Mars habitation simulations are preparing us for life on the red planet, but the trip there is something that can’t…