Scientists Grow Plants In Lunar Earth, Moon’s Next Stop

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time, scientists have grown plants in moon soil collected by NASA’s Apollo astronauts. The researchers had no idea if anything would sprout in the moon’s harsh soil and wanted to see if it could be used to grow food by the next generation of lunar explorers. The … Read more

Octopuses tragically destroy each other after mating. We can finally know why

The octopuses are condemned to be orphans from the youngest age. After a female octopus lays her eggs, she stops eating and begins to self-harm, ripping off her skin and biting off the tips of her tentacles. By the time a young octopus wriggles out of its egg, its mother is already dead. A few … Read more

Tonga volcanic eruption is strongest in over a century

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The volcanic eruption on an island near Tonga in January was as powerful as Indonesia’s Krakatoa eruption in 1883, one of the deadliest and most destructive volcanic events on record. Scientists have begun … Read more

fifth wave hits South Africa

For several weeks, South Africa has been experiencing an increase in contamination. At this stage, the epidemic recovery carried by two sub-variants of Omicron does not worry epidemiologists. Like an air of deja vu. For several weeks, South Africa has been facing an upsurge in the Covid-19 epidemic. Tuesday, May 10, no less than 7,523 … Read more

Most Great Barrier Reef corals surveyed this year have been bleached

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — More than 90% of Great Barrier Reef corals surveyed this year were bleached in the fourth mass event in seven years in the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem, scientists from the Australian government. The bleaching is caused by global warming, but it is the first reef bleaching event during a La … Read more

New wearable tracks your alcohol, sugar and pain levels with microneedles

Imagine a future where, after a night out bar-hopping with friends, you can pull out your phone, check out a smartphone app connected to a wireless device stuck to the side of your arm, and find out exactly how much you are hammered. It looks like something you might see in the first few minutes … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope captures crisp views of invisible light

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has the sharpest perspective on otherwise invisible light in the universe. The long-awaited first science images from the world’s first space observatory aren’t expected until this summer. But … Read more

Investigation in the United States into five deaths of children from unexplained hepatitis

One hundred cases of severe liver inflammation have been detected in 25 states and US territories. US health authorities announced on Friday May 6 that they are investigating 109 cases ofunexplained hepatitis in childrenincluding five deaths. Read alsoMysterious cases of hepatitis: nearly 230 probable cases worldwide, according to WHO These cases of severe liver inflammation … Read more

Astronauts have distinct brain changes even months after returning to Earth

Plunged in free fall for months, our bodies adjust so that make a long list of health problems for space travelers. The latest assessment of the warping effect of microgravity on our biology focuses on the spaces surrounding the blood vessels that run through our brains, revealing concerning changes that linger in astronauts between missions. … Read more

Astronauts have distinct brain changes even months after returning to Earth

Plunged in free fall for months, our bodies adjust so that make a long list of health problems for space travelers. The latest assessment of the warping effect of microgravity on our biology focuses on the spaces surrounding the blood vessels that run through our brains, revealing concerning changes that linger in astronauts between missions. … Read more