In the July 7 SN: The impact hypothesis that won’t die, CAR-T cell therapy upgrades, bad news for Antarctica, a quoll conundrum, honeybees know zero, how volcanoes kill, Jupiter’s polar lightning and more.
WATER WOES For years, residents in Flint, Mich., have had to rely on bottled water from water pickup sites (one shown) after corroded city pipes sent lead levels in tap water skyrocketing.
REAPING REWARDS Government funding of basic science enjoys widespread support among U.S. adults, a new survey shows.
HORMONE HISTORY Neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing did pioneering work on the hormone-producing pituitary glands in the early 20th century, as described in a new book. Samples of the brains he studied are now displayed in the Yale medical school library.