Kenneth Armlin

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The truth about smart drugs

Are we asking the right questions about pills designed to boost brainpower? Marek Kohn looks at what they can do for us – and what they can’t.<p>“You know how they say that we can only access 20% of our brain?” says the man who offers stressed-out writer Eddie Morra a fateful pill in the 2011 film …

Meet the Kraken: Hydrocarbon seas spotted at Titan’s north pole

Lakes of liquid methane may also form where the hydrocarbon crust dissolved.<p>The joint NASA-ESA Cassini space probe, exploring Saturn and its moons, …

5 Signs of Life on Mars – The Countdown, Episode 37

Could Mars support life? In this episode of The Countdown, we run through five intriguing lines of evidence that the red planet was not always as …

Did life on Earth actually come from Mars? Maybe: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/k4mk

This Week On The Space Show

The Space Show, hosted by David Livingston at www.TheSpaceShow.com, will have the following guests this week:<p><b>1. Monday, December 16, 2013, 2-3:30 PM</b> …

Space Exploration

If you missed the Gemenid meteor shower last weekend, you can relive it here with photos from your fellow stargazers: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/k9bw

Lithopanspermia: How Earth May Have Seeded Life on Other Solar System Bodies

With the recent discovery that Europa has geysers, and therefore definitive proof of a liquid ocean, there’s a lot of talk about the possibility of …

Robotic mission to Mars announced to pave way for first human space colony

A Dutch company that plans to send a crew of amateur astronauts on a one-way mission to Mars has lined up two major companies to work on a robotic mission to the planet.<p>Slated for launch in 2018, the Mars One mission aims to pave the way for the volunteer crew by testing technology they will need …

No two noses smell the same - Futurity

How you sense a smell—as pleasant or offensive—may be decided by a difference at the smallest level of DNA—one amino acid on one gene, researchers …

Man's severed hand attached to his ankle

Doctors have kept a Chinese man's severed hand alive by stitching it to his ankle after a work accident severed it. Xiao Wei's right hand was reportedly temporarily attached to his left ankle for a month before surgeons reattached it, largely because injuries to his arm required immediate attention …

$19 million might produce the first ever image of a black hole

Astrophysicists think there's a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. It's supposed to be four million times more massive than our Sun, but despite its stupendous size, we've never been able to see it. That might soon change. The European Research Council has given 14 …