1. Storing Data in DNA Brings Nature into the Digital Universe  |  ( scientific american )
Further, DNA data storage doesn’t need the perfect accuracy that biology requires, so researchers are likely to find even cheaper and faster ways to store information in nature’s oldest data storage system.
2. Cricket's summer song making a comeback  |  ( bbc )
Silent summerThe song of the field cricket was once a familiar soundtrack on the heaths and grasslands of south east England.
3. Three-man crew reaches space station as U.S. boosts research  |  ( reuters )
Nespoli, 60, is making his third space flight, having previously served on both space shuttle and space station crews.
4. Five rad and random eclipse things I found this week  |  ( popular science )
1890 Solar Eclipse Print EtsyThis solar eclipse print—on textured, matte stock with fade-resistant ink—is a reproduction of a 1890 eclipse art print.
5. NASA scientists find chemical capable of forming cell membranes on Saturn's moon  |  ( upi )
July 28 (UPI) -- Scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Center have identified a chemical capable of forming cell membranes on Titan, Saturn's largest moon.
6. There's something scarier than a grenade-toting drone  |  ( popular science )
In this case, the aerial vehicle seems to have transported a Russian-made ZMG-1 thermite grenade.
7. Swiss cheese pipes: Missing lead confirms origins of Flint's water crisis  |  ( upi )
Other water systems feature corrosive water and lead pipes, but most treat their water supply with orthophosphates.
8. Rats Know What They Don't Know, Too : Shots  |  ( npr )
We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know.
10. ABBA sequence is fairest way to serve tennis tiebreaker, study proves  |  ( upi )
July 28 (UPI) -- The order of serve in tennis tiebreakers involves an ABBA sequence.
11. How NASA jets will chase the solar eclipse across America  |  ( fox news )
A team of NASA-funded scientists will be chasing next month’s solar eclipse across America in a pair of retrofitted WB-57F jets.
12. Potential ingredient for alien life found on Titan  |  ( science news )
A molecule that could help build otherworldly life is present on Saturn’s moon Titan, researchers have discovered.
13. When you watch the eclipse, keep an eye out for diamonds in the sky  |  ( popular science )
And during a total solar eclipse, you can actually see the sunlight cutting a path through that lunar terrain.
14. How fruit flies decide between sleep or sex  |  ( upi )
When researchers tracked neural activity of male and female fruit flies, they found tired fruit flies had little interest in sex, while aroused fruit flies rarely slept.
15. Astronomers may have discovered the first exomoon  |  ( fox news )
A team of astronomers believe they have spotted the first moon outside our solar system.
16. Does doom and gloom convince anyone about climate change?  |  ( science news )
But there’s no preparation kit for climate change, and it seems unlikely that a news story will change U.S. policy on climate change.
17. Robot that dived into Washington, D.C., fountain not victim of 'foul play'  |  ( reuters )
(Reuters) - A security robot named STEVE that plunged into a Washington, D.C., fountain while on patrol was not a victim of foul play and instead took a tumble after skidding on a "loose brick surface," its manufacturer said on Friday.
18. China Ramping Up Quest to Become a Space Science Superpower  |  ( scientific american )
But despite the momentum, many researchers in China worry about the nation's future in space science.
19. Solar Eclipse 2017: NASA issues safety warning  |  ( fox news )
A partial solar eclipse will last between two and three hours, with the whole continent experiencing the phenomenon.
20. 'Great American Eclipse' 2017: What it is, when it's happening and why you have to see it  |  ( fox news )
WHERE TO SEE THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSEHow to watch the 2017 total solar eclipseFor anyone planning to watch the total solar eclipse, safety is a must.
21. This Caterpillar Whistles While It Irks  |  ( scientific american )
<<caterpillar whistle>> Once again, the bird, then the caterpillar.
22. Stronger Storms Could Flood Fish with Pollution  |  ( scientific american )
“In the energy sector, humanity needs to perform one action: Stop burning fossil fuels,” the researchers wrote.
23. Lawmakers move closer to funding Trump’s border wall, worrying biologists trying to save endangered species  |  ( science mag )
Three different animals were spotted in the United States in 2016, including one cat never seen before.
24. The science of instant replay: Slo-mo clips can alter a referee's perception  |  ( upi )
Scientists measured the opposite effect when viewers watched sped-up clips, suggesting perception of speed is influenced by prior experience.
25. The Mind-Boggling Physics of a Standing Double Backflip  |  ( wired )
Angular momentum is very similar to normal momentum, but instead of being the product of mass and velocity, angular momentum is the product of "rotational mass" and angular velocity.
26. Scientists are trying to treat autoimmune disease with intestinal worms  |  ( popular science )
Loukas and other researchers are investigating whether intestinal worms might be able to treat autoimmune and inflammatory conditions, from celiac disease to autism to allergies.
27. Are arches like these going to collapse? Meet the scientist who’s trying to find out  |  ( science mag )
Meet the scientist who’s trying to find outMonumental rock arches that dot national parks across the Western United States are vibrating.
28. All the gear featured in our Extreme Weather issue  |  ( popular science )
>>Meal Kit Supply MRE Amazon"Each Meal Kit Supply MRE pouch provides a two-course meal that cooks itself.
29. A Search for Anti-Aging Secrets Starts With the Blood of 600 Estonians  |  ( wired )
And it’s doing so with advanced machine learning, a horde of lab mice, and the blood of 600 especially long-lived Estonians.
30. Watch live: Expedition 52 crew prepares to fly to International Space Station  |  ( upi )
July 28 (UPI) -- The Soyuz MS-05 mission is set to launch, carrying the Expedition 52 crew to the International Space Station.