Professor Luc Montagnier, a French Nobel Prize winner, said in an interview that the Covid-19 virus is partially lab grown. His research showed that it contains small sequences from HIV, the AIDS virus.
Did you ever wonder what causes that earthy smell that rises after a light summer rain? That mysterious scent has been called “petrichor”.
Face masks in public are not perfect shields against Covid-19. However, they do offer a basic level of protection, which is better than nothing.
The French Health Minister, Olivier Veran, said that anti-inflammatory drugs, such as Ibuprofen and Cortisone may worsen coronavirus infection.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new COVID-19 test that is able to provide results in three and half hours, which is about ten times faster than usual.
NASA announced in a press conference that the name of its 2020 Mars rover is going to be Perseverance. This name was proposed by Alex Mather, a 13-year-old from Virginia.
We are being observed by cameras everywhere. Research shows that this exposure is affecting not only the way how we act, but also how we think.
The American singer Billie Eilish recently spoke to her fans about having struggled with Tourette’s syndrome since she was a child.
The Open Source Drug Discovery project, launched in 2008 by biophysicist Samir Brahmachari, aims to develop low-cost treatments for neglected diseases.
The number of scandals in which researchers have been exposed as having falsified their data raises the issue of how we should deal with research fraud.
It’s possible for children and young people to be infectious without having Wuhan coronavirus symptoms. This makes airport screening less useful.
The quality of a cup of coffee depends on the coffee’s origin, its roast and the water chemistry. The brewing way plays a big role in the overall flavor.
HPV vaccine is important for boys too, research suggests. More than 80% of sexually active people will be exposed to HPV in their lifetime.
There is a striking contrast between Edison’s image of individual ingenuity, and the reality of intensive, production-line invention that he pioneered.
The coronavirus that has triggered an outbreak of a deadly respiratory illness in China this winter has a surprising origin: Wuhan krait and cobra snakes.
The new human coronavirus outbreak is linked to a market in Wuhan, which sold meat and live animals. The virus causes severe pneumonia symptoms such as running nose, fever and sore throat.
There are 118 known elements in the periodic table but only 90 that occur in nature. The rest are mostly lab-created super-heavy mass substances.
SpaceX’s major breakthroughs have come through recovering and reusing as much of the rocket and launch vehicle as possible.
Bed bugs bites are unpleasant but not particularly dangerous. They were able to make a comeback thanks to a phenomenon known as pesticide resistance.
Dance and movement therapy goes beyond simply dancing. DMT uses dance and movement to promote insight, integration and well-being.