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Sunday, February 6, 2022
Widely-used hormone drug associated with increased risk of benign brain tumor at high doses
A generic image of a CT scan showing a meningioma, brain tumor. High doses of a widely-used drug used in the hormonal treatment of condition...
Researchers capture first snapshot of dissolved chemicals from coral reefs
Reefscapes of the Moorea backreef. Photo credit: Shayle Matsuda/ UH SOEST Coral reefs are hotspots of biodiversity and are amazingly product...
Gone forever – two-thirds of Australia has lost its unique birdlife
Vulnerable Goshawk. Credit: James Watson Researchers have revealed that threatened birds have disappeared from almost 70 per cent of Austral...
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Mission to find lunar ice
Artistic concept of CoRaLS mission. Photo credit: A. Romero-Wolf, JPL A University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa project to detect ice deposits below ...
Global elimination of meat production could save the planet
Photo by Kat Smith from Pexels A new study of the climate impacts of raising animals for food concludes that phasing out all animal agricult...
Novel Nanoparticle SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Combines Immune Focusing and Self-assembling Nanoparticles to Elicit More Potent Protection
Dr. Dan Kulp, associate professor in Wistar's Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center Credit: The Wistar Institute The first generation of CO...
How Omicron escapes from antibodies
Image: CDC; Christine Daniloff, MIT A new study from MIT suggests that the dozens of mutations in the spike protein of the Omicron variant h...
World-record lightning “megaflashes” detected using space-based technology
Satellite image of the record lightning flash over Uruguay and Argentina on June 18, 2020, which lasted 17.102 seconds. A researcher at Los ...
Scientists discover link between high blood pressure and diabetes
The long-standing enigma of why so many patients suffering with high blood pressure (known as hypertension) also have diabetes (high blood s...
Hepatitis E virus defies alcoholic hand disinfectants
The hepatitis E virus (HEV) can cause serious inflammation of the liver and is the most common cause of acute virus-mediated hepatitis world...
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