How much are we absorbed by modern technology? Do we know the difference between reality and fiction? What can we really believe? Do we follow our opinions or do we follow the opinions of others? Is virtual life safer...
The 27 small islands in the Indian Ocean, lying 1,300 miles from Australia, face a flood of incredible 328 tons of plastic waste. An archipelago consisting of two 6 square miles of coral atolls, with a 16 mil coastline, has...
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....
Coral reefs are a vital part of marine ecosystems. They are breeding grounds for marine creatures; sustain many economies through fishing and tourism. Corals will also act as a storm break. However coral reefs are undergoing degradation that is being...
Arbitrary though it may seem, it’s become generally accepted through common use to class those born in the 22-year span between 1982 and 2004 as Millennials. The self-titled 'greatest generation’ saw action in world war two, while the 'baby boomers’...
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...
Scientists have found high levels radiation in shellfish in the Pacific Ocean. Radiation causes shellfish poisoning and thus fundamentally disrupts the food chain and the entire ecosystem. Scientists are worried that shellfish in the Pacific are dying of poisoning from...
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...