Wednesday, October 27, 2021

A heart attack on a chip?

A research team at Tufts University in the US have successfully created a tiny, “microfluidic chip” which is able to mimic what happens to...

Protecting our cereal crops

Exeter researchers discover a novel chemistry to protect our wheat and rice from fungal disease 15% of global crop production is lost to plant diseases...

Planet without people: what would Earth be like if humans all...

Great Orme goats roam the streets of Llandudno, fish and swans return to the clear canals of Venice, and deer in the Japanese city...

Microbes in your blood could be the tell-tale of cancer

Scientists have developed a novel method of cancer detection and diagnosis from a single blood draw, even at early stages. In 2017, Dr Ravid Straussman...

Why is self-isolation essential yet so scary?

As COVID-19 spreads further and further, two different phrases can be heard quite often: “self-isolation” and “social distancing”. They might sound similar but their...

Can you test positive for Coronavirus twice?

In late February, a woman in Japan tested positive for COVID-19 after being declared virus-free before. In China, similar reports have come out, where...

Waste less, share more: Food sharing apps can help save money...

At a time when the climate crisis is making headlines, the world’s population is greater than ever and Covid-19 is leading people to panic-buy,...

Fancy a space salad? Astronauts can now grow lettuce in space

Astronauts can get bored with eating the same dehydrated and processed foods while working in space so NASA made multiple attempts over the years...

Recommendation: Netflix's Pandemic

If self-isolation is getting you down, and if you’re anything like me, then chances are you might be scanning Netflix for something juicy to...

We've read that the coronavirus lasts on some surfaces for some...

Until November 2019, when the COVID-19 emerged in Wuhan, China, no one could have predicted the havoc it would soon impose on our everyday...

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