WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 18 May

Anthony Breedlove

Scientists track British genetic adaptation over 2,000 years

New research by geneticists working with data from the UK10K Project to study the genomes of 10,000 Britons has for the first time detailed exactly how the genetic traits of the people of the British Isles have evolved over the past 2,000 years Nature .

Lockheed Martin plans Mars orbital lab for 2028

Later today, Lockheed Martin is set to unveil details about its planned Mars Base Camp: a laboratory that will house six astronauts in orbit about Mars, which the company hopes to have in place by 2028 Popular Science .

The system uses cameras, acoustic and radio frequency sensors to monitor stadia and business premises that could be at risk of unwanted drone activity.

The camera connector just fits on the right-hand side of the Zero's board in what Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton calls "dumb luck."

Produced by Bruno Wu and producer Larry Kasanoff's Threshold Global Studios, Kasanoff says that it's an ensemble piece with a Chinese cast; the first part of a trilogy that's "not at all what you think; it will be a cool surprise."

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