The entire female menstrual cycle can now be replicated in a Petri dish Mar28

The entire female me...

By Claire Maldarelli Health Providing researchers with a platform to study drugs and diseases influenced by these hormones Researchers have figured out a way to integrate each organ type involved in the menstrual cycle into one fully-functioning unit, all on a Petri dish. Read on:…...

Asian dust might be the secret to keeping California's sequoias alive Mar28

Asian dust might be ...

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Science Small but mighty, distant dust packs a powerful punch A new study sheds light on the role of dust—from far-away lands—on mountain ecosystems. Read on....

Here's how China is battling drones Mar28

Here's how China is ...

By Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer From Our Blogs: Eastern Arsenal There’s no shortage of targets. Chinese police have drone-jamming guns, while the Chinese military has frigging laser guns....

A desert researcher shares his essential survival gear Mar28

A desert researcher ...

By Jason Lederman Science How to stay alive so you can do science in scorching heat Kumud Acharya seeks out the world’s hottest conditions. Here’s what he brings to stay hydrated—and alive—while doing science in the most scorching environments....

What the frack is in fracking fluid? Mar28

What the frack is in...

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Environment Most of the ingredients are unknown Over 100 billion gallons of fracking fluid is injected into the U.S. each year. But what’s inside that water? Read on:…...