Search Content | Science News

Be a Champion for Science

Get your subscription to

Science News when you join.

Search Content

E.g., 04/27/2017
E.g., 04/27/2017
Your search has returned 3 articles:
  • Feature

    Space Eats

    Even an Iron Chef couldn’t master what a food-centric cadre of NASA scientists do every day: Devise tasty, healthy meals for astronauts to take into low-Earth orbit and beyond — perhaps even to Mars.

    Feeding people in space is harder than it sounds. Meals have to contain enough nutrients to keep the human body functioning in near-zero gravity. Slicing, dicing and stir-...

    11/04/2011 - 10:52
  • Science & the Public

    Moms: One Solution to Tainted Milk

    This morning I read that East Asian chocolates are the latest fallout from the ongoing melamine-tainted-milk crisis. Certain chocolate candies have been testing positive for melamine — even those produced under such name brands as Cadbury and M&Ms. As distressing as that is to inveterate chocolate consumers (like me), the real crisis of course is the health of an estimated 52,000 Chinese...

    09/30/2008 - 11:38 Biomedicine, Chemistry, Nutrition, Humans & Society
  • Science & the Public

    McCain Is Bullish on R&D

    Sen. John McCain at last has submitted answers to the 14 written questions posed to each candidate by the Science Debate 2008 organization. The Republican senator’s responses confirm that he’s bullish on research and technology, albeit more fiscally conservative than Obama when it comes to federal funding of research and development.

    To date, McCain’s tech stance has been...

    09/15/2008 - 14:17 Astronomy, Climate, Computing, Earth & Environment, Matter & Energy, Humans & Society, Technology