Scientists have introduced new anti-HIV treatments - gene-editing therapy and new drugs. The combination of these two therapeutic methods creates an effective anti-HIV drug. New treatment methods have been tested in mice by researchers from Temple University in Philadelphia and...
Suicide slides between the 9th and 10th leading cause of death. It causes more deaths than strokes, infections, Alzheimer's disease, pneumonia, injury, hypertension, and the list stretches on. Suicide is currently the 10th leading cause of death in 2016....
Nanotechnology is generally referred to as a technical field that deals with the creation and use of technologies on the scale of nanometers (usually about 1–100 nm), i.e. 10−9 m (billionths of a meter), which is approximately one thousandth...
Studies show that the global population IQ score has been decreasing since the second half of the 1970s, about 7 percentage points every decade. On the contrary, before 1975, the IQ score grew by about 3 percentage points in...
Frightening estimates indicate that millions of people a year can die due to antimicrobial resistance. It is not just about lower income countries, it is a global issue. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the ability of a microbe to resist the...
The pharmaceutical industry is polluting the environment more than automotive, and it also contributes significantly to global warming. Direct proportionality applies - smaller businesses produce fewer emissions than larger ones. A recent study conducted by EcoWatch to assess emissions has...
We know about acidic rains. We have heard of fish that rain from the sky. If we thought nothing could surprise us, we were wrong. Plastics, or more precisely microplastics, began to rain from the sky as well. What...
The active substance, hidden in magical fungi, is called psilocybin. It is a psychoactive alkaloid contained in hallucinogenic fungi, found for example in Psilocybe, Panaeolus, or Gymnopilus. What else can psilocybin offer, in addition to obtaining religious or transcendental...
I will not lie if I say that we all are afraid of the civilization illness of cancer. Cancer is a deadly disease which can still be cured if it is diagnosed in the early stages. There is currently...
Pollution of our planet with plastic waste is alarming. Among other things, vital water resources and oceans suffer from them. According to one recent study, there are at least 5 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean. Production and consumption...