How fungus could allow future astronauts to grow their own drugs in space
Apr 8, 2016

Sure, you can plan ahead for things like food — but you never know how much (or what type of) medicine you might need for a years-long journey. If you’re talking about a trip to Mars, that gets even more complicated. But scientists think fungus and synthetic biology could be the key to keeping future space explorers stocked up on meds.

10 scientists who partied like rock stars
Mar 20, 2014

Sure, pop culture celebrities get all the press, but these guys proved that partying hard is a matter of scientific principle.