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NASA Scientist Proves That The Speed Of Light Is Torturously Slow With These 3 Animations

Andrea D. Steffen
A scientist at NASA proves that the speed of light is torturously slow through 3 simple animations. His clever physics animations show how long it takes light to travel around the Earth, from Earth to
Science

MIT Finds Way to Turn Water Solid When It Should Be Boiling

Andrea D. Steffen
When water molecules are placed inside tiny carbon nanotubes they can stay frozen even when heated to boiling temperatures. The MIT researchers that discovered this phenomenon hope to use the “ice-filled tubes as wires to
Education

Simple Psychological Tricks Boost Confidence Before Exams For Better Grades

Andrea D. Steffen
“Psychological interventions that improve grades could ultimately help keep more low-income students in the sciences,” says Christopher Rozek, a psychologist at Stanford University and lead author of the study, published in the Proceedings of the
Health

New 3-D Printed ‘Sponge’ Soaks Up Excess Chemo Drugs Preventing Harmful Effects

Andrea D. Steffen
Scientists have created a tiny, cylindrical “sponge” with 3D printing technology. This new device could cut down on toxic effects of cancer treatment by bringing the filtering abilities of a fuel cell into the blood
Health

Researchers Transform Breast Cancer Cells Into Fat Cells to Stop Them From Spreading

Andrea D. Steffen
Researchers from Switzerland’s University of Basel Department of Biomedicine were able to transform cancer cells into fat by exploiting a mechanism they use to spread throughout the body. The best part is, since the drugs
Health Technology

Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Six Years Before Diagnosis

Andrea D. Steffen
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. There are however preventative measures. New promising drugs have emerged in recent years that can help curb the condition’s progression. Although, the thing with these medicines is that
Health Innovation

Biologists Engineer An Eavesdropping Virus Into A Bacterial Assassin

Andrea D. Steffen
“When bacteria talk, Bonnie Bassler listens. She just never figured that viruses were listening, too.” – The Atlantic A phage is a type of virus that preys on and attacks bacteria. A team of scientists
Innovation

Aleph Farms Presents The Worlds First Lab-grown Steak

Andrea D. Steffen
Aleph Farms, an Israeli startup, has proudly announced their success in growing a steak in a lab using cells extracted from a living cow. This is a landmark accomplishment in the fake meat industry. Aleph
Environment Nature

A Plastic-Eating Fungus Has Been Found In Pakistan

Andrea D. Steffen
The enormous amount of plastics that we manufacture and discard is a defining characteristic of the Anthropocene – the current geological age of human domination over climate and the environment. The same reason it is
Innovation Technology

MIT Scientists Work Out How To Shrink Objects 1,000 Times Smaller

Andrea D. Steffen
A few years ago scientists came up with a technique known as expansion microscopy. It involves embedding tissue into a hydrogel and then expanding it to allow for high-resolution imaging with a regular microscope. They

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