Can an audacious desalination project save what’s left of one of the world’s most unique bodies of water? NOVA Next contributor Elisa Oddonereports the story.
In other news:
- Zebra finches sing to their unborn chicks to warn them of rising temperatures.
- Evidence of ancient solar storms in tree rings could pinpoint major historical events.
- What are the secret qualities of poop that make it such powerful medicine?
- Going vegan isn’t necessarily the most sustainable option for humanity.
- A trans-Neptunian object has been spotted defying the norms of the social system.
What We’re Reading
- “ This is a risky drug about which women and their doctors don’t get enough information.” [STAT]
- The U.S. Department of Justice found Volkswagen liable for criminal wrongdoing this week. [Business Insider]
- Although medical errors should concern us all, these stats are more controversial than you might think . [The New York Times]
- NASA keeps trying to find innovate ways to feed astronauts in space. But 500 years ago, the Incans had already come up with the answer . [The New York Times]
- This sound-swallowing, lab-born black hole has shown signs of quantum entanglement. [New Scientist]