A meteorite from Mars hit the Moroccan desert in 2011. Now its otherworldly fragments are telling scientists about the history of the red planet. You, too, can own a piece of Martian history if you've got a couple hundred thousand dollars to spare.
Forget the room-temperature eggs and the tenderizing meat with a marinade, America's Test Kitchen host Chris Kimball tells Morning Edition. A little bit of science goes a long way in the kitchen, he says.
By tracking nearly 15 million cellphones in Kenya, scientists mapped out how malaria spreads through the Texas-sized country. The findings pinpoint areas where efforts to control malaria would be the most effective. One day, the data may help guide alert systems for phones that remind travelers to use bed nets.
Scientists have long toyed with the idea of putting medicine inside microscopic capsules that could travel to hard-to-reach places inside your body. Now, researchers have come up with a method to assemble tiny nanospheres.
With the Atlantic storm season nearing its end, the National Weather Service is taking some of its coastal-area radars offline to give them upgrades. The switch to so-called dual-polorization doppler radars is part of a 50 million dollar national radar renovation aimed at boosting forecast accuracy and speeding weather alerts.
Three Georgia Technical schools will share a multi-million dollar grant to develop new technology programs. The money will go toward expanding school curriculums and job opportunities with big companies coming to Georgia.
Georgia Southern University is joining seven coastal research institutes to educate high school students. They will come from six school districts to learn about environmental concerns in Georgia’s coastal region.
Emory University in Atlanta has received a $20 million grant for its chemistry center. The center brings together scientists from leading research universities across the country working to revolutionize the field of organic synthesis.