Want to know how the Mars Rover Curiosity handles its landing? Here's a step by step process of how it's supposed to happen and it worked!
This animation from NASA provides an excellent breakdown of the Curiosity's insane landing plan on a second by second basis. Check out how it did go according to plan over at the link! [NASA via @litheon]
How do you make treating malaria easier? By making the methods of detection a whole lot easier. One of the reasons why it is such a hard disease to treat is because it is even harder to detect. Now, researchers are using magnets to detect parasite poop in the blood of infected patients. Read more
Here is the latest animation by TED-Ed, educator Duncan C. Ferguson explaining how dogs helped scientists discover the causes of diabetes. And then, eventually helping them treat the disease. Read more
Who uses a camera these days? Er..practically no one. Unless you're a professional photographer and that's your job. But even more are turning to the efficiency of smartphones these days. Sony's new ILCE-QX1 lens camera system is going to make the DSLR a lot less bulky. Read more