Science

Disciplined and observational study of the natural world including, but not limited to: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Earth Science.

TFOT Site of the week: Space.com

TFOT Site of the week: Space.com

While Space.com is a part of the larger brand Tech Media Network, it seems a universe apart. Not only is the content very informative, it is also presented in a way that is very easy on the eyes. Space.com covers ...

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AIDS Vaccine Passed Phase 1 Clinical Trial in Humans

AIDS Vaccine Passed Phase 1 Clinical Trial in Humans

Dr. Chil-Yong Kang who developed theSAV001-H vaccine (Credit: Paul Mayne/Western University) Are we finally going to see a successful vaccination against HIV/AIDS? a recent early clinical trial of a new drug by a company called Sumagen had shown some early ...

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British Researchers Induced Out-of-Body Experience

British Researchers Induced Out-of-Body Experience

Researcher working with volunteers during the experiment (Credit: Anglia Ruskin University) A recent study, conducted researchers from the UK and Swiss shows that information about heartbeat can be used to change how people experience their own body and self and ...

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Herpes Infection Mechanism Found

Herpes Infection Mechanism Found

electron micrograph of herpes simplex virus type 1 infecting a cell (Credit: Carnegie Mellon) Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University measured, for the first time, the pressure inside human herpes simplex virus 1 proving a long held theory that herpes viruses ...

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Anthrax and MRSA Killing Compound Discovered

Anthrax and MRSA Killing Compound Discovered

The team researchers in the lab: Lauren Paul and William Fenical (Credit: Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego) A team of researchers from the University of San Diego stumbled upon a new chemical compound made from an ocean microbe that ...

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Regenerated Retina Using Neuronal Reprogramming

Regenerated Retina Using Neuronal Reprogramming

A stained vertical wild-type retinal section (left) and a schematic representation of retinal tissue (right). (image from Cell reports under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works license) Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona have discovered a ...

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Scientists will Fight Alcoholism Using Memory Wipe

Dr. Segev Barak Researchers from the Tel Aviv University in Israel and the University of California, San Francisco demonstrated a potential new way to treat alcoholism by selectively erasing or manipulating memories. Alcohol abuse is a global problem with severe effects on those who suffer from it ...

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