Regulators also revoked the operating license of a Theranos lab and levied a fine. The sanctions were a major setback for the blood-testing start-up. Source: Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos Is Barred From Running Lab for 2 Years – The New York Times
In 2012, network scientist and data theorist Samuel Arbesman published a disturbing thesis: What we think of as established knowledge decays over time. According to his book “The Half-Life of Facts… Source: Who Will Debunk The Debunkers? | FiveThirtyEight
Water’s just plain old water, right? Not when you trap it inside a tiny channel, it seems, because then it behaves like no other solid, liquid or gas. Source: New State for Water Molecules Behaves Unlike Any Solid, Liquid or Gas
If scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef is on your bucket list, you might want to book tickets soon. This week, marine biologists dropped some horribly depressing news: the Great Barrier Reef is dying. The world’s largest reef is in the midst of a widespread coral bleaching event, and scientists aren’t sure whether it […]
Oceanography, brain science and stem cells among research fields that look set to grow. Source: What China’s latest five-year plan means for science : Nature News & Comment
Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides, study finds | Environment | The Guardian.
New aluminum battery for smartphones can be charged in a minute | Reuters.
Leave the damn fossil fuels in the ground, says big nerdy study | Grist.
The Shadow Internet That’s 100 Times Faster Than Google Fiber | WIRED.
Could this rock save the planet? | Grist.