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Sustainability
This Laundry Detergent Is Made from Recycled Carbon
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Sustainability
This Laundry Detergent Is Made from Recycled Carbon
Consumer goods company Unilever is now selling a laundry detergent that’s made using recycled carbon instead of traditional fossil fuels.
May 7, 2021

Consumer goods company Unilever is now selling a laundry detergent that’s made using recycled carbon instead of traditional fossil fuels.

Space
Why This Scientist Wants to Grow Fish on the Moon
fish on the moon
Space
Why This Scientist Wants to Grow Fish on the Moon
Researchers are finding out how to send fish eggs to the moon so that one day we will be able to farm fish on the lunar surface.
May 7, 2021

Researchers are finding out how to send fish eggs to the moon so that one day we will be able to farm fish on the lunar surface.

Food
Startup Aims to Put Lab-Grown Lobster on the Menu
lab-grown lobster
Food
Startup Aims to Put Lab-Grown Lobster on the Menu
Wisconsin startup Cultured Decadence is developing lab-grown lobster meat in the hopes of meeting a demand currently threatened by climate change.
May 6, 2021

Wisconsin startup Cultured Decadence is developing lab-grown lobster meat in the hopes of meeting a demand currently threatened by climate change.

Genetics
These Plants Have Been Genetically Modifying Themselves for Decades
lateral gene transfer
Genetics
These Plants Have Been Genetically Modifying Themselves for Decades
New evidence shows that plants have been genetically modifying themselves for decades in a process called lateral gene transfer.
May 6, 2021

New evidence shows that plants have been genetically modifying themselves for decades in a process called lateral gene transfer.

Aerospace
Starship Nails Landing For the First Time
starship landing
Aerospace
Starship Nails Landing For the First Time
SpaceX’s fifth high-altitude flight test of a Starship prototype ended with a successful landing — a first for the massive Mars-bound rocket.
May 6, 2021

SpaceX’s fifth high-altitude flight test of a Starship prototype ended with a successful landing — a first for the massive Mars-bound rocket.

Neuroscience
Four Types of Alzheimer’s Discovered in International Study
types of alzheimers
Neuroscience
Four Types of Alzheimer’s Discovered in International Study
A study has identified four distinct types of Alzheimer’s disease, based on how the tau protein spreads in patients’ brains.
May 6, 2021

A study has identified four distinct types of Alzheimer’s disease, based on how the tau protein spreads in patients’ brains.

Genetics
This Spit Test Will Help Couples Know Their Baby's Risk Of Genetic Disease
polygenetic risk score
Genetics
This Spit Test Will Help Couples Know Their Baby's Risk Of Genetic Disease
A new genetic test offers prospective parents a "polygenetic risk score," or an estimate of their potential offspring's predisposition to certain conditions.
May 5, 2021

A new genetic test offers prospective parents a "polygenetic risk score," or an estimate of their potential offspring's predisposition to certain conditions.

Public Health
Designing a Better Condom
better condoms
Public Health
Designing a Better Condom
Around the world, new materials and approaches are being studied as researchers look to create the condom 2.0.
May 5, 2021

Around the world, new materials and approaches are being studied as researchers look to create the condom 2.0.

The Future Explored
Simulated Walking Is a Big Step Forward for VR Accessibility
VR walking
The Future Explored
Simulated Walking Is a Big Step Forward for VR Accessibility
Researchers in Japan have developed a system that makes your brain think you're walking — even when you're sitting still.
May 4, 2021

Researchers in Japan have developed a system that makes your brain think you're walking — even when you're sitting still.

Biology
Customized Stem Cells Could Show Us How Dementia Happens
induced pluripotent stem cells
Biology
Customized Stem Cells Could Show Us How Dementia Happens
By turning human cells into induced pluripotent stem cells, researchers hope to finally map the genetic path to Alzheimer’s disease.
May 4, 2021

By turning human cells into induced pluripotent stem cells, researchers hope to finally map the genetic path to Alzheimer’s disease.

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