3 science stories not to miss: Saturn's moon, stressed-out DNA, and Italian violins

April 12, 2014 7:14 PM

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3 science stories not to miss: Saturn's moon, stressed-out DNA, and Italian violins

In this week's science recap, The Scientist's Kerry Grens updates us on a discovery under Saturn's icy moon, new research correlating stress with a reduction in telomere length and the results of a blind study on the sound quality of old Italian violins.

With the help of NASA's Cassini spacecraft, researchers have confirmed the existence of liquid water beneath the surface of Saturn's tiny moon, Enceladus. The body of water, located under the ice at the moon's south pole, is estimated to be similar to the size of Lake Superior.

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