After a more than nine-year, three-billion mile journey to Pluto, it’s show time for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, as the flyby sequence of science observations is officially underway.
Source: NASA’s New Horizons: A “Heart” from Pluto as Flyby Begins | NASA
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has returned new colour images of Pluto, showing two very different faces — and uniform spots along the equator.
Source: New images reveal Pluto’s mysterious spots – CNET
How to make a homemade mosquito trap in a few easy steps. Items needed: 1 cup of water, 1/4 cup of brown sugar, 1 gram of yeast, 1 2-liter bottle.
Source: A homemade mosquito trap that really works!
The growth of a rat forelimb grown in the lab offers hope that one day amputees may receive fully functional, biological replacement limbs
Source: World’s first biolimb: Rat forelimb grown in the lab – health – 03 June 2015 – New Scientist
In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist. The discovery could have profound implications for diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis.
Source: Missing link found between brain, immune system — with major disease implications
An accidental discovery shows that shining lasers on a form of graphene makes it move forwards, a find that could lead to better solar-powered spacecraft
Source: Spacecraft built from graphene could run on nothing but sunlight
For the first time ever, researchers have managed to rid monkeys with Parkinson’s disease of their symptoms by transplanting adult uterine stem cells.
Source: Study hints at cure for Parkinson’s | Yale Daily News