Wild animals prized as delicacies in China contain a bevy of threatening viruses | Science

Wild animals sometimes found on the menu in Asian countries harbor a bewildering panoply of viruses, a new study has found—including many that can infect humans. Although none is closely related to the coronavirus that touched off the COVID-19 pandemic, the study sends a clear warning that other viral threats are lurking in the animal … Read more

NFT-backed vault on space station to showcase prized goods for sale

The International Space Station is about to get its first sales showroom. Uplift Aerospace, which last year flew an artist’s paintings on the nosecone of a space-bound rocket, has announced the upcoming launch of its “Constellation Vault,” a platform for exhibiting jewelry, artwork and other precious goods on board the International Space Station. Members of … Read more