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Mike Wehner

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food recall

If you bought this meat from Whole Foods, throw it out

February 26th, 2021

Recalls related to product packaging are almost always issued due to ingredients being present in the food that isn’t listed on the package. A new allergy alert for a specific meat product sold at Whole Foods stores has been issued due to what is being described as a “misbranding” issue.  The meat was sold in …

space news

Holy moly, this new Venus photo is just ridiculous

February 26th, 2021

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is studying the Sun in ways that were never possible before.  The probe’s; mission has been ongoing for over two and a half years, and while the Sun is its primary target of study, it comes close enough to planets like Venus to capture some amazing images.  A new photo captured …

science news

Researchers find ultimate smoking gun in dinosaur extinction

February 25th, 2021

The debate over what killed the dinosaurs has remained unsettled for, well, forever. The leading theory is that a massive asteroid impact in the Gulf of Mexico set off a chain of events that dramatically changed the climate, snuffing most large species out. Now, new discoveries made at the site of that impact have been …

secret mars message

NASA hid a message in its recent Mars rover landing

February 25th, 2021

NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover landing was a huge event last week, but there was probably something you missed. During the landing, cameras affixed to the rover’s descent hardware captured images of the massive parachute with a very unique pattern. It didn’t take long for internet sleuths to decipher the code and figure out what it …

wearable battery power

Scientists invented a wearable that recharges in the most incredible way

February 25th, 2021

For all the technological advances that have been made in the consumer electronic space, batteries are still the biggest limitation.  Allowing a device to charge without needing a plug is a huge advantage, but things like personal solar chargers and other technologies haven’t matured as fast as we’d have liked. A new research effort has …

scent theory soap recall

If you have any of this hand soap, throw it out

February 25th, 2021

A widespread recall of hand soap sold at Walmart has gone largely unnoticed, and the company doesn’t appear to be doing much to announce the recall to its customers. Over 600,000 bottles of Scent Theory hand soap have been recalled due to the possibility that it has been contaminated with a nasty bacteria. The recall …

nasa mars mission

This is where NASA wants to send its new rover

February 24th, 2021

NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance landed in the Jezero crater last week after a months-long journey to the Red Planet. The rover has a long life ahead of it on Mars, and NASA scientists want to make sure they look in the most promising places for signs of past life on the planet. An ancient river …

NYPD deploys robot dog to home invasion call

February 24th, 2021

Highly-advanced robots powered by artificial intelligence show promise in a number of applications, including law enforcement.  The New York Police Department recently purchased a “digidog” robot, which is a version of the four-legged Spot robot from Boston Dynamics. The NYPD has wasted no time in deploying the robot, and it was recently used to respond …