It’s Perseids time again, most especially for those in the northern hemisphere. Also, below the cut, you’ll find medical breakthroughs, a possible test for the multiverse, a piece of Columbia, hacker news, and video!

A nearly transparent, tattoo-like patch can be used to monitor patients.

A potential cure for leukemia shows promise.

A piece of the shuttle Columbia has been recovered in Texas.

Researchers may have found a way to test for the existence of the multiverse

Hubble takes a shot of the newly-discovered Necklace Nebula

This year, Def Con introduced a kiddie track.

And, of course, Anonymous plans to destroy Facebook on November 5:

Last weekend saw a thoughtful plea to keep funding NASA:

And, in a related video, we see why, at the very least, we might want to fund science education: