You Will Never Smell My World the Way I Do – The New York Times

Scientists find that whiskey’s smokiness, the smell of beets and lily of the valley perfume can be utterly different depending on your genetic wiring.

Japan is set to be the new main source of rare earths

Japan looks to replace China as the primary source of critical metals, with enough of several elements to supply industries for hundreds of years.

Source: Japan is set to be the new main source of rare earths

Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.

Source: Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

Why Everything We Know About Salt May Be Wrong – The New York Times

 

Why Everything We Know About Salt May Be Wrong – The New York Times

Research with Russian cosmonauts shows salt converts our stored fat into water, as with camels, and makes people hungrier to restore the fat supply.

Comets Are Just Like Deep Fried Ice Cream, According To Science

Comets Are Just Like Deep Fried Ice Cream, According To Science.

PAHs in comets’ crusts are organic molecules that are the basis for amino acids, nucleotides, and RNA. These findings show a possible catalyst for their assembly.