Wednesday, February 20, 2019

CDC Warns Against Kissing, Snuggling Pet Hedgehogs Amid Salmonella Outbreak- GIZMODO

Image: PixabayIt’s not every day that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues an advisory about pet hedgehogs, but here we are.The CDC said Friday that it is...

Poor hedgehogs are to blame in Salmonella outbreak- MASHABLE

The hedgehog life is pretty chill until people start getting bacterial infections.Image: Berk Ozkan/Anadolu Agency/Getty ImagesBy Sasha Lekach2019-01-26 21:16:02 UTC That pet hedgehog might not be such a great idea...

NASA Sends New Commands to Mars Opportunity Rover- GIZMODO

An artist’s concept portrays a NASA Mars Exploration Rover on the surface of Mars.Illustration: NASA/JPL/Cornell UniversityNASA’s beloved Mars rover Opportunity has been silent for months after getting swept up...

Binge-watching preys on our animal instincts- MASHABLE

In Binged, Mashable breaks down why we binge-watch, how we binge-watch, and what it does to us. Because binge-watching is the new normal. It's 2 a.m.  Empty plates specked with crumbs surround...

Researchers Create the Noise-Cancelling, Snore-Silencing Pillow of Your Partner’s Dreams- GIZMODO

Noise-cancelling headphones, like Sony’s excellent WH-1000XM3, do an impressive job of silencing the world around you—assuming you’re actually able to wear them. Wearing headphones to bed to silence a snorer...

New Horizons Transmits Incredibly Clear Picture of MU69- GIZMODO

Image: NASAIf you’re anything like me, you were probably a little disappointed when you saw the first pictures of Kuiper belt object MU69. Sure, we could make out a snowman-like...

Opioid Expert Accuses FDA of ‘Willful Blindness’ After It Approves Powerful New Painkiller- GIZMODO

FDA chief Scott Gottlieb, above, testifying at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the opioid crisis in 2017Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images)An expert tasked with helping the...

AI Finds Traces of a Lost Species in Human DNA- GIZMODO

The entrance to the Altai cave in Siberia where a Denisovan fossil was found in 2008.Image: Cheburgenator/WikimediaBuried deep within the DNA of Asian individuals is a genetic clue pointing...

Scientists Figured Out How to Send Secret Messages to Your Ear With Lasers- GIZMODO

LightImage: Public Domain (Phys.org)Scientists have devised a way to communicate secretly by sending laser-transmitted messages directly into the area around a person’s ear.Humans enjoy talking with one another, and...

Apollo Astronauts May Have Brought a Piece of Ancient Earth Back From the Moon-...

Lunar sample 14321, also known as Big Bertha.Image: NASAA re-analysis of lunar materials collected during the Apollo 14 mission has resulted in a rather astonishing conclusion: One of the...