Sixty new species discovered in Suriname

  There are previously unrecorded species of frogs, beetles, grasshoppers, fish and a snake found in this research. That was revealed by International Nature Conservation...

Nuclear fusion power plant under construction: ITER

The construction of the experimental fusion reactor ITER in southern France is still on schedule despite the budgetary challenges of recent years. But they will have to...

Genetically modified mouse smells landmines

Scientists have mice genetically altered so that they can smell landmines. The mouse, named MouSensor, could be used against landmines. In more than seventy countries there...

intermittent fasting, harmful or not?

Intermittent fasting could be good for health, but the preliminary clinical evidence is meager. Research shows that eating less through intermittent fasting can lead to...

in vitro meat (culture meat)

Professor Mark Post from Maastricht University released its' cultured meat burger, a piece of meat that was grown in the lab from stem cells.  Visionary...

The link between obesity and cancer

Changes in intestinal bacterial populations may explain why an obese mouse has greater risk of liver cancer. This shows that the link between obesity and...

New Genetic Methods to suppress the effects of Down Syndrome

American scientists have managed to suppress the effects of Down Syndrome in a living cell with a gene switch. The development is a major step...

development of drugs against asthma and allergies

Scientists have found something that the  drugs against asthma and allergies can be improved. To a higher level The TLR4 receptor, present on epithelial and immune cells,...

Pathogenic fungus is resistant

  Resistant strains of the fungus;  Aspergillus fumigatus in the environment threaten weak patients. During the past fifteen years, doctors take patients increasingly the fungus; Aspergillus fumigatus ,...

How is blood pressure measured in small animals?

  How is it that pharmaceutical companies can develop drugs for humans that lower their blood pressure? Drugs like Lipitor, Levacor, Zocor, and other blood...