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Traveling to Mars? Top 6 health challenges

NASA aims to have humans on Mars by the 2030s. The people making the long space journey will experience health risks they’ve never faced before.<p>NASA …

What Is Synesthesia?

Synesthesia is a neurological condition that causes the brain to process data in the form of several senses at once. For example, a person with …

NASA says evidence for 'Planet Nine' is mounting

We might not actually know how many planets are in our Solar System — and no, this isn’t a trick regarding Pluto’s status. For years, scientists have wondered if there might be a larger, planet-sized body lurking in or around the thick layer of debris called the Kuiper Belt, and now NASA is saying …

Quebec bus drivers seek clarity on law that prohibits passengers from covering faces

Montreal bus drivers are hoping for clarity — and bracing themselves for headaches — after Quebec lawmakers adopted a law today that would require a …

Stretchable 'skin' gives robots the sense of touch

Robots show a lot of promise as first responders, but they can't effectively dismantle bombs or perform delicate first aid procedures if they can't <i>feel</i> what they're touching. To remedy that problem, a team of engineers from the University of Washington and UCLA have developed stretchable skin that …

On a diet? Here’s what to eat at a restaurant, by cuisine

Whether you’re throwing a party, having friends over, going for a movie or celebrating an occasion, the most important question undoubtedly is, …