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Space Is Wreaking Havoc on Astronauts’ Blood
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Space Is Wreaking Havoc on Astronauts’ Blood

Image by Getty / Futurism One adaption astronaut’s bodies make during trips into space is giving them “space anemia” when they return to Earth, a new study in the journal Nature found. Essentially, astronauts’ bodies are destroying their own blood at higher rates, and don’t seem to stop once they get back home, which could...

The X-Men’s Comics Lineup Just Got Even Cooler
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The X-Men’s Comics Lineup Just Got Even Cooler

Do you believe in mutants and magic?Image: Marvel Comics Since House of X hit in 2019, Marvel’s mutants have had a real good run of comics, both long running and short-lived. Jonathan Hickman may now be out after the recent Inferno miniseries, but his Krakoa status quo is still very much in, and a new...

Hey Kids, Wanna See Satellite Footage of a Volcano Violently Erupting?
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Hey Kids, Wanna See Satellite Footage of a Volcano Violently Erupting?

Earlier this morning the National Weather Service issued a tsunami alert for parts of Alaska, Washington, Oregon and California following the eruption of a major underwater volcano near the Pacific nation of Tonga. Although the Associated Press reported there were no immediate injuries, tsunami waves that hit the island nation’s shores — and if you...

Is this the year that we get our dream back channeling platform?
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Is this the year that we get our dream back channeling platform?

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. Among many of the entrepreneur catchphrases out there, the one that annoys me the most is: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” The phrase may be meant to make people with...

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This Week in Apps: Fortnite (sorta!) returns to iOS, PUBG Mobile maker sues over copycats, Apple plans for alternative payments in South Korea

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record number of downloads and consumer spending across both the iOS and Google Play stores combined in 2021, according to the...

All of Us Are Dead Makes High School Even Scarier
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All of Us Are Dead Makes High School Even Scarier

Image: JTBC Studios Netflix has had a pretty good stack of South Korean shows lately. Squid Game took off as a big success, but if Kingdom and Hellbound are any indication, it’s Korean horror that the streaming service likes. Fortunately, they’ve got a new terrifying tale on the way in the form of the upcoming All of Us...

FedEx Asks Permission to Install Anti-Missile Lasers on Its Cargo Jet
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FedEx Asks Permission to Install Anti-Missile Lasers on Its Cargo Jet

Maybe all planes should have this? Supply Chain Security FedEx has asked the US Federal Aviation Administration if it could install anti-missile lasers on cargo jets, according to a request filed earlier this month. The FAA request is set to be published on the public register next week. Heat-seeking missiles detect and target heat from...

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The race to fund crypto’s future sure is expensive 

Welcome to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by the daily TechCrunch+ column where it gets its name. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here.  Welcome to the weekend! We made it. Barely, I think, given how tired everyone sounds on the phone and over on Twitter. But we...