First Color Photo of Mars Taken by Aerial Vehicle

The first color photo of Mars taken by an aerial vehicle—the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, which hovered 17 feet (or 5.2 meters) above the surface—has been published by NASA. In the image, one can see track marks that the Perseverance Mars rover made on the dusty, rocky terrain. The upper right portion of the image reveals a peek of the horizon. While it’s not the first …

Psychedelic Drug Developers Go Public

When New York-based psychedelic drug developer MindMed went public this week, they sought funding to continue work on mental health treatment that looks to LSD (a Schedule 1 drug) as its active ingredient. They’re the second psychedelics company to go down this financial path in the US, with a third not far behind. This news warrants attention because of the lack of legalization for psychedelics …

Wash Your Laundry With Capsules From Recycled Carbon Emissions

Produced from CO2 emissions that have been captured at a Chinese steel mill, Unilever’s latest laundry capsule (released by their Omo subsidiary) forgoes the use of new fossil fuel consumption. Many might not be aware that fossil fuels go into detergents (through a key component known as surfactants), but with the assistance of biotech company LanzaTech and green chemical company India Glycols, Unilever hopes to …