NPR: Worms' Bright Blue Death Could Shed Light On Human Aging. Cell by cell, over the course of a few hours — or a few minutes, if the worm is under great duress — the chemical cascade of death advances. But, says Gems, interfering with that process by tinkering with genes has some pretty dramatic consequences.
Saturn’s Moon Iapetus has a unique feature which was, until recently, a complete mystery. Running along its equator is this weird ridge of mountains. The mountains run exactly along the equator, are perfectly straight, and—so far—.