Soniya Meena

7 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @SoniyaMeena | Keep up with Soniya Meena on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Soniya Meena”

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

Scientists Confirm There's Water In The Dark Streaks On Mars

Scientists have caught Mars crying salty tears.<p>Photos from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show dark streaks flowing down Martian slopes. The streaks appear in sunny spots or when the weather is warm, and they fade when the temperature drops.<p>Water was suspected to be involved, but now scientists …

Geoscience

‘Red Dragon’ Mission to Bring Mars Rocks Back to Earth Could Launch by 2022

A mission that uses SpaceX's Dragon capsule to help bring chunks of Mars rock back to Earth for analysis could launch as early as 2022, researchers say.<p>This "Red Dragon" project — which remains a concept at the moment, not an approved mission — would grab samples collected by NASA's 2020 Mars rover …

Space Exploration

New species of human found

Scientists say they have found a total of 1,550 bones representing 15 individuals. They say it’s the largest fossil hominin find on the African …

Cancer immunotherapy pioneer wins prestigious Lasker Award

James Allison is enlisting the body’s own defenses to fight tumours.<p><i>An article from Scientific American.</i><p>The scientist who helped deploy our own …

Immune cells cluster to fight viruses - Futurity

Like birds, ants, and other living organisms, immune cells work collectively to kill viruses like the flu.