Audit: NASA Can't Afford Big Rockets
Bats Navigate Using Polarized Light
Funds Boost Mental Illness Research
Internet of Things Comes to DIYers
Schizophrenia Has Genetic Ties
NASA doesn't have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors say, but the agency is making progress on rocket design.
For longer-term navigation bats must rely on a suite of cues including what they can see, the Earth's magnetic field and, according to a new study, patterns of polarized light in the sky at dusk.
What will happen in the field of serious mental illness when human need, scientific progress and a major influx of funding converge? Scientists foresee better treatments and earlier diagnoses.
Not to be left out of the Internet of Things, do-it-yourself enthusiasts now have a platform to connect their homemade devices to the Internet. The DIY module cloudBit connects via Wi-Fi.
Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick. Such work may point to new treatments