HELIUM SHORTAGE!

When doctors and Nobel Prize winners warned about a looming helium shortage and told us to stop wasting it on party balloons, people laughed. But it’s an irreplaceable element in many technological devices, some of them life-saving. And it’s running out fast. News of a huge new helium gas field found in Tanzania has, for…

via We rely on helium for life-saving care, and we’re swiftly running out — Quartz

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