Every Friday we put together a list of the weekend events we think look most interesting and provide them here. Keep in mind there is always a lot more going on, and all it takes is a little digging to find something that will be the perfect activity for you. Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event. Friday, October 2 Cal Expo, Sacrament 7 PM, All Ages $13 Get yourself ready for an entire night of bloody curdeling screams as you visit Fright Planet Sacramento.
This week: A new species of human, the moon shattered, a glass for space whiskey, early warning for “the big one”, and the California drought gets worse. New Hominid Species Discovered An international team of scientists has discovered a new species of a new species of hominin in South Africa that may have existed alongside modern humans. This small creature with a tiny brain opens the door to a new way of thinking about our ancient ancestors. The discovery of 15 individuals,
This week: Wasp venom kills cancer cells, giant sea scorpions from prehistoric seas, smaller particle accelerators, the paleo diet had grains after all, and tapping ocean waves for renewable energy. Brazilian Wasp Venom Kills Cancer and Ignores Healthy Cells A newly published study shows how Brazilian wasp venom selectively kills cancer cells without harming normal cells. The social wasp Polybia paulista protects itself against predators by producing venom known to contain a