I was telling my boyfriend about a dream I had last night. In my dream, scientists were alarmed to find that Mars researchers returned to Earth with differently-shaped skulls because gravity be crazy. In response, my boyfriend mentioned reading an article about astronaut Scott Kelly’s DNA changing after spending a year in space. Read More →
I’m not just sharing this video because there’s an adorable elephant involved. Although, that’s reason enough to watch, right? This baby elephant had a near-drowning experience and developed a fear of water. After months of rehabilitation, he has a major breakthrough. Really fascinating stuff.
This is an interesting interview with one of the creators of a video game that basically failed due to memory management issues.
My computer science class is working with memory management lately. It was a lot to wrap my mind around at first, but things started clicking after lots of practice. Things can go very wrong very fast when you’re handling memory and this is a good cautionary tale. Also unfortunate because the whole issue could have been avoided if they’d waited a few years for technology to catch up.
Last night, I was pleasantly surprised by my 23andMe DNA ancestry results. I’ve read kits can take a long time to process so once I mailed my kit, I tried not thinking about it. I figured some day or night, I’d check my email and get a surprise. And it finally happened! Read More →