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
Becoming eligible for Medicare at age 65 in the USA is associated with reductions in the gap in health care coverage, access to health care, and self-reported health for Black and Hispanic adults.
How hard is it for evolution to produce intelligent life like humans? We don't really know, but some computational modelers tried to answer the question.
A large trial of COVID-19 positive patients at increased risk of severe illness showed that two types of monoclonal antibody infusions did reduce the severity of their infection compared to controls.