Here are some of the most interesting science news articles I read this week:
How climate change could leave cities in the dark
New way to turn genes on
40 million year war between primates and pathogens
What really killed the dinosaurs?
"Radiogenetics" seeks to remotely control cells and genes
Carbon-trapping "sponges" can trap greenhouse gases
Study hints that ancient Earth made its own water--geologically
Hugs help protect against stress and infection
(so don't be afraid to hug your sweetie when he or she is sick)
and of course
Odds for life on Mars tick up--a little
Do you think there is life on Mars? If there is, would it be ethical to terraform the planet?
Have a good weekend, and see you Monday.