Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Mendeleev's periodic table at 150!

It’s 150 years since Mendeleev created the periodic table of elements, but what actually goes into organising the building blocks of the universe? Mendeleev’s work...

Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded for hypoxia research

Kaelin, Ratcliffe, and Semenza have solved the mystery of how cells adapt to changing oxygen levels. Their work provides a base for further research...

Encouraging study for motor neurone disease drug

Results from the ground-breaking phase 1-2 clinical study published in the New England Journal of Medicine show University of Sheffield researchers demonstrate the safety...

Ebola is helping scientists tackle brain cancer

With the world’s media focusing on coronavirus, it’s easy to forget the former king, ebola, which dominated the world’s media from 2013 to 2016....

(Black) Holey Moley: First-ever image of black hole taken by Earth-sized...

Last month the first-ever image of a black hole was revealed to the world. Naturally in the internet age, the fuzzy orange ring quickly...

"Sounds legit": Elon Musk donates 1 million trees

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has donated one million trees to the Arbor Day Foundation. After hearing about the scheme via YouTuber Marques Brownlee (MKBHD)...

How plastic bags were supposed to save the world

“To my dad, the idea that people would simply throw these away would be… bizarre.” These were the words used by the son of...

5G network does not cause COVID-19, at all, not even slightly

The fifth generation telecommunications technology (5G) is believed, by some, to be the root cause of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of all the coronavirus conspiracy...

New molecular tool promises "precise" gene editing

Scientists have invented a “versatile and precise” molecular tool for editing DNA, capable of correcting up to 89 per cent of the errors which...

BBC launches news site on Tor network to thwart censorship attempts

A mirror of the BBC News website has been launched on a ‘dark web’ browser to make it available to those living under repressive...

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