The first worldwide estimate of the number of lives saved as a direct and indirect result of immunizations has been published. Researchers used a mathematical model to estimate that 19.8 million lives were spared...Read More
When hunger strikes, is it typical for us to get irritable?
The reason why we are irritable when we are hungry is unclear, however low blood sugar may play a role by increasing impulsivity and hostility. I invite everyone who has never been frustrated or...Read More
The ability to “think” and “understand” is built into new materials that engineers create
American scientists from Penn State University and the US Air Force have created the first flexible, “thinking” integrated circuit out of rubber polymers. Scientific advancements in materials engineering are highlighted by the study, which...Read More
A photosynthesis-inspired light sensor has been created.
The process through which plants turn sunlight into energy via photosynthesis has served as inspiration for a new kind of light sensor. Useful for cutting-edge photovoltaics, optical communications, and cameras. Future solar cells and...Read More
Apocalypse 2.0? The risk is greater than we think with super volcanic eruption
Supervolcanic eruptions are rarely mentioned when discussing global issues that threaten the continued existence of humanity on Earth. However, two researchers have found that this is precisely the case. In a new study published...Read More
They learn what causes dreams to seem so real
Eye movement during sleep is evidence that we are really staring at the pictures our brains have conjured up in our dreams. Because the brain processes them with the same neurons that handle wakefulness,...Read More
Futuristic, battery-operated cockroach robot
Now that the technology exists, scientists may transform regular cockroaches into cyborgs by implanting robotic equipment into their bodies. What we call a cyborg is a creature that combines biological organisms with technological components....Read More
The first direct picture of an exoplanet has been captured by the James Webb Telescope
The planet is a gas giant with six to twelve times Jupiter’s mass and, relative to Earth’s age, may be considered to be in its early history. The James Webb Space Telescope, which was...Read More