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Alan Boyle
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Would you let yourself be injected with biocircuit cells if they could serve as a sensors for the first signs of cancer? Hypothetically speaking, of course. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/uw-researchers-turn-living-cells-logic-gates-digital-circuitry/

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NASA's Juno probe has been sending pictures back from Jupiter for months, but this is the first big-picture view from the mission's scientists. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/nasas-juno-orbiter-maps-jupiters-super-cyclones-monstrous-magnetism/

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"Does this make my robotic arm look fat?" Yes, and it's a beautiful thing for NASA's 2020 Mars rover.

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A good first test flight for Rocket Lab - but future tests will have to prove the Electron can reliably reach orbit. Seattle's Spaceflight is counting on it. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/rocket-lab-sends-first-low-cost-electron-launch-vehicle-space-new-zealand/

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NASA astronaut Anne McClain takes the Nerd Nite stage at the Center of the Universe, also known as Seattle's Fremont neighborhood. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/nerd-nite-meets-nasa/

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Boeing's "Phantom Express" hypersonic space plane is due to start flying by 2020, powered by Aerojet Rocketdyne rather than Blue Origin: https://www.geekwire.com/2017/boeing-wins-darpas-go-ahead-build-test-xs-1-military-space-plane-2020/

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Plant-based protein and "clean meat" (a.k.a. lab-grown meat) are getting a foothold in the food industry ... but will they disrupt the supermarket? https://www.geekwire.com/2017/can-faux-meat-deliver-meaty-profits-entrepreneurs-survey-food-frontier/

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The spacewalkers had to clean out some schmutz to secure a balky bolt - which is a familiar situation for home fixer-uppers. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/nasa-spacewalk-repair-mdm/

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This spacewalk had to be quickly planned to replace a critical computer relay box that failed over the weekend: https://www.geekwire.com/2017/nasa-astronauts-quick-spacewalk-at-the-space-station/
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