Whats Happened ? Episode 7: Spaceships, Spiders and Saving Humanity

Whats Happened ? Episode 7: Spaceships, Spiders and Saving Humanity
It’s December 15th and welcome to What’s Happened ? The easiest way to keep up to date with what’s going on in science news!

This week we find out about:
Why there isn’t an alien spaceship flying through our solar system.
Why being on death row just got more scary.
How you might have just discovered a brand new species
And finally how we’re beating Huntington’s disease!

Original Links to Articles:
Oumuamua isn’t a spaceship:
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/dec/14/is-oumuamua-an-alien-spacecraft-first-scans-show-no-signs-of-technology

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2155904-that-interstellar-asteroid-could-be-a-shard-of-a-shredded-planet/

Fentanyl – the new drug of choice for law enforcement:
https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23631564-400-fentanyl-considered-for-execution-cocktail-by-two-us-states/

30 new species of spider and you might have found them:
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2155917-scary-spider-photos-on-facebook-are-revealing-new-species/

Treatments for Huntingtons:
http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/healthy-living/wellbeing/news/a29296/new-treatment-huntingtons-disease/

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/dec/11/you-know-that-youre-gradually-lessening-life-with-huntingtons

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Whats Happened ? Episode 7: Spaceships, Spiders and Saving Humanity