In 1671, Italian astronomer Giovanni Cassini discovered Iapetus, Saturn’s most distant moon, and correctly surmised that it was tidally locked to the planet, always showing one light and one dark face. Now, as the Cassini space mission to Saturn returns more data, it Iapetus is showing a new feature – a ridge covering 75% of its equatorial surface.
Whether you're bringing home a new pet this season or just trying to calm down the ones that are already stressed out by guests, new no-no's, or just your own anticipation, there's a remedy to the rescue!
... what the researchers discovered as a possible cause of MS is a chemical found in air pollutants, such as tobacco smoke and auto exhaust. It is called acrolein, a powerful substance used in many industries, such as the manufacturing of plastics. Acrolein is so harmful, it was used in World War I as a chemical weapon.
Boston University researchers have created a quarter-sized biosensor which can easily detect a wide variety of viruses in a matter of seconds.
I spent this evening researching biodegradable poop bags. Maybe it wasn't as much fun as what you did, but I did learn something and I'm going to put it to use by purchasing some genuine biodegradable poop bags for my cat and dog tomorrow. One important thing I learned is that most waste bags that advertise themselves as being biodegradable are not!