InSight gets a helpful tap, amber gives clues towards Ideal Glass, and fish finger development!
Humans in suspended animation, oxygen on Mars, water on Europa, alien gases, and snakes with legs!
SoT 326: A Very Lovely Molecule
- March 21, 2019
- Tagged as: biology, bone marrow transplants, HIV, InSight, mars, planetary science, Saturn, Titan, twins
The Mars InSight drill hits a rock, twins that are neither fraternal nor identical, a second man cured of HIV, and the origins of Titan’s atmosphere.
SoT 319: Number Five Is Alive
- December 14, 2018
- Tagged as: bioethics, CRISPR, DNA, ethics, genetics, HIV, InSight, mars, scientific misconduct, spacecraft
Gene edited babies plagued with ethical and scientific controversy, NASA probes Mars, and Mitochondrial DNA inherited from fathers.
SoT 309: It’s Not Surf ‘n’ Turf
- September 19, 2018
- Tagged as: exoplanets, international space station, mars, Opportunity, rover, sharks
Water-rich explanets, omnivorous sharks, space station sabotage and a looming deadline for the Opportunity rover.
SoT Special 25 – Dr. Morgan Cable
- August 31, 2018
- Tagged as: astrobiology, astronomy, Cassini, Enceladus, Europa, JPL, mars, Morgan Cable, NASA, space
Dr Morgan Cable is a planetary scientist and astrobiologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
SoT 305: Dolphins Doing Backflips
- August 5, 2018
- Tagged as: bacteria, bacteriophages, CRISPR, Eclipse, gene editing, genetic modification, liquid water, mars, peacock spiders, spiders, viruses
Liquid water lake under Mars, viruses can defeat CRISPR, editing out genetic diseases in utero, and the discovery of two new adorable peacock spiders.
SoT 300: Science and Selfies
- June 21, 2018
- Tagged as: blood test, cancer, mars, marshmallow experiment, Planet Nine, pluto, pregnancy, psychology
Dunes on Pluto, organics on Mars. Marshmallow test reproduced, blood tests for pregnancy due dates and cancers. A potential refutation of the Planet Nine hypothesis.
SoT 288: The Fly On Kauai With The Lavae
Life in our most Mars-like region on Earth, ancient dice clues about fate and chance, silent crickets and a new species of tardigrade.
SoT 276: Fluffy Rocks
Earth’s crust thickness, Mars’ bow shock, mini-organs and a ringed planet around Tabby’s Star.