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Japan lands bouncing robots on asteroid Ryugu

  David Szondy – Artist’s concept of the two MINERVA-II1 rovers (Credit: JAXA). Japan has scored a space race double first by becoming the first nation to land not one, but two rovers on an asteroid. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has …

Fish-catching praying mantis surprises scientists

  Ben Coxworth – The fish-eating praying mantis chows down on its catch (Credit: Rajesh Puttaswamaiah). Praying mantises may not actually pray, but they do prey heavily on their fellow insects, along with other small land animals. Now, however, for the first time, …

Electric bacteria found in the human gut

  Michael Irving – An artist’s rendition of Listeria bacteria, which have been found to produce electricity (Credit: UC Berkeley/Amy Ca. The diverse microbes that live in our gut keep turning up new surprises. In recent years this tiny ecosystem has been found to …

Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here

Free credit freezes are here.  by Andrew Smith, Federal Trade Commission, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection Gail Hillebrand, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Associate Director, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here, starting September 21st, …