According to one of the theories behind RLS, it's tied to a variation of the gene BTBD9, found in flies, but called dBTBD9. Scientists engineered flies to lack this gene and the insects were hit by a version of the syndrome. They moved more, and lost sleep. Which is one of the key complaints about RLS.
Scientists went on to further our understanding of how RLS functions by controlling dopamine in the brain and the iron balance of cells. Amazing how we look to flies to figure out ourselves instead.
We're not experiencing an invasion from The Empire. Don't worry. It's just a drone. YouTuber and drone-builder Oliver C. has a new addition to the cool drones he's already made. This time it is an Imperial Star Destroyer. Read more
If smartwatches aren't big yet, it's because Google hasn't released their cancer-killing smartwatch. The company recently unveiled a technology that would send 'tiny magnetic particles into patients' bloodstreams,' which are activated via a smart wristband, and would then seek out and destroy cancer cells. Read more
We've seen Star Wars but mostly from the Rebel's perspective. So what about the folks at The Empire? TIE Fighter is a short animation by Paul Johnson and it does just that. The short is done in the style of anime from the 80s and it looks pretty impressive. Read more