As the hunt for extraterrestrial life continues, scientists are giving rovers some new game changing abilities. With the "LEMUR", we may not be so far off from finding life on other planets!
Rattus rattus, commonly known as the black rat or house rat has been recognized as “one of the most invasive species worldwide”. These pesky rats have set their sights on the delicate system of lava tube caves in Hawaii.
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, enters our body through our nose and mouth, and therefore, covering your face minimizes the chances of getting infected with coronaviruses. The most commonly used masks are surgical masks and N95/FFP2 masks. But how effective are they? When an infected person sneezes or…
Although the term ‘gene editing’ may sound like science fiction, it isn’t! CRISPR-mediated gene editing is a technology first developed in the 1990s that enabled scientists to target and modify particular genes without damaging the whole genome. For example, they could modify crops to make them more resistant to…
Researchers from Australia have confirmed that an FDA-approved anti-parasitic agent called Ivermectin can inhibit SARS-Cov2 replication in the cell and have proposed it as a candidate for further clinical trials.
Scientists recently discovered key information about SARS-CoV-2 that could improve the medical treatment of patients with severe pneumonia.
Cell structures similar to membranes can arise from non-living substances under suitable conditions.
An observational technique called ‘beam-forming’ detects exoplanetary radio emissions that allow researchers to calculate exoplanets’ magnetic fields.
Does the legalization of recreational marijuana for adults increase it's use among teenagers?
A double-blind study has shown that psilocybin does not immediately enhance divergent or convergent creativity, but it does enhance insightfulness.