Imagine what it would be like to be an astronaut landing on Mars for the first time. The red planet has little more than dust and rocks as well as some frozen water and gases in the air. If you wanted to build a shelter or structure, you would need to carry the materials from Earth in your cramped spaceship. What if we…
Imagine what it would be like to be an astronaut landing on Mars for the first time. The red planet has little more than…
Research conducted in China has made way for potential treatment options for treating breast cancer metastasis in lymph nodes.
In a recent study, a group of scientists from the UK evaluated whether a combination of several proteins and a cancer drug that interferes with DNA replication…
An exciting recent clinical trial developed a personalized vaccination as a safe and effective approach in ovarian cancer treatment.
For tumor cells that survive treatment, one of their tricks is using microRNA molecules to communicate with one another and stay alive.
Behavior scales and MRI scans are used to connect possible psychosocial effects on pediatric cancer patients post chemotherapy.
German research team discovers a new connection between brain tumors and epileptic seizures!
Scientists estimate that parts of Mars’ would be able to support up to one million microbes per kilogram of rock deep underground.
Fireflies are bioluminescent, which means they glow. But were they always that way? Why do they glow? Scientists used genetics tools to find out!
Space may be the last frontier of civilization, and Mars is an important planet for manned and unmanned space missions. Internationally, space programs are already looking into its possibilities. Since the surface of Mars is really different from Earth, a lot of research is dedicated to trying to simulate or replicate…
Have you heard of Panspermia? The hypothesis says that life originated somewhere else and travelled to Earth on rocks through space. #Tardigrades help us understand if it's possible!
A small team of researchers have challenged a long-held assumption about how scientists have been applying global climate models to specific regions.
Does affectionate touch in romantic relationships affect everyone the same way? A new study suggests it does! @megan_simeone #relationships #attachmenttheory
Could stem cells help us grow new rhinos? See how scientists at San Diego Zoo Global and Scripps Research are making new strides in conservation research! #rhinoceros #conservation #stemcells
In an effort to find out if breastfeeding was related to eating behaviors during childhood, researchers studied a group of children for 6 years. So far, the association is not very clear.
Essential oil-coated fabrics repel bacteria and mosquitoes Findings show significant antimicrobial and potential mosquito repellent properties for fabrics treated with a microemulsion finish of lemon and litsea essential oils. It washes off, but researchers are working on a way to make it stick better.
Current antimicrobial fabrics have dangerous downsides - researchers have found a safe approach using essential oils. @ryant_kirby