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Why Faster Travel Can Wreak Havoc on Our Bodies
As as we enter a world of flying cars, Hyperloop systems and faster airplanes, what does it mean for our body’s natural rhythms? Dr. Ronald Evans, a researcher at the Salk Institute says that flying fast between different time zones is disorienting because it exceeds the evolution of our internal clocks and we weren’t really designed to move through time zones at that rate. The resulting disorientation or jet lag can undermine our overall health. But a cure for jet lag might be closer than you think.
Breaking down Elon Musk’s most “painful” year yet04:00
A mysterious particle from a distant galaxy made its way to an observatory in Antarctica01:12
Cheetah 3 is a blind robot that doesn’t need sensors to navigate01:16
'The Meg': Is the terrifying prehistoric shark from Jason Statham's new movie real?03:24
The human factor: What it will take to build the perfect team for traveling to Mars07:42
Touching the sun: NASA solar probe to go where no spacecraft has gone before01:51