After Conquering Space, Water Bears Could Save the Global Vaccine and Blood Supply
Special proteins that help tardigrades survive extreme conditions might be the key to extending the shelf life of life-saving pharmaceuticals.
A Fuming Glacier National Park Faces Long-Term Consequences
Embers from the Howe Ridge Fire could affect the landscape even after its last plume of smoke is distinguished.
Scientists Find Enzyme That Could Help Create Universal Blood Type
In a new study, researchers report that they used newly discovered gut bacteria enzymes to convert type A blood to type O at a rate faster than ever before. Omnipresent blood shortages could soon be no more.
New Horizons Ultima Thule Flyby Updates
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is about to fly by Ultima Thule, an object in the Kuiper Belt. NOVA reports live from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, MD.