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Scientists Froze Some Grasshoppers Mid-Bang To Study Their Genitals

Scientists Froze Some Grasshoppers Mid-Bang To Study Their Genitals

You might not know this, but we’re in the midst of an insect shape-studying renaissance. MicroCT technology — basically a lab version of the CAT scanners found at hospitals — is increasingly allowing scientists to produce detailed three-dimensional images without destroying samples. So naturally, if we’re scanning everything, we might…

NASA’s Morpheus Lander Completes Its First Explosion-Free Test Flight

NASA’s Morpheus Lander Completes Its First Explosion-Free Test Flight

We all have to crawl before we can walk, and NASA’s Morpheus lander is no different — well, except for the fact that “crawl”, in this case, actually means burst into a pile of flames. But all that’s in the past, and NASA’s taken to their YouTube and Instagram accounts…