New Study on Potential COVID-19 Treatment

The infection of COVID-19 still represents a major threat to global public health, causing the severe acute respiratory syndrome. As the spread of the virus persists, virologists are under a lot of pressure to find a proper treatment to prevent…
Voyager 1 Reaching Another Incredible Milestone

No spacecraft has ever gone farther than NASA’s Voyager 1. While still holding the record, the space probe has reached another incredible milestone in its trajectory into deep space outside of our solar system by crossing a threshold of 150…
A Star Can Host Seven Habitable Planets

Most scientists are strongly positive about the possibility of life on exoplanets — planets located outside our solar system. For all we know, there are some “Earth-like” planets that could potentially host life.   Astronomers have discovered seven intriguing planets. Research…
A Strange Cloud has Returned on Mars

A strange, long cloud has returned high above the Arsia Mons volcano on Mars.  As a recurrent feature on Mars, the cloud appears annually above the 20-km-high volcano located near the Martian equator.  It is made up of water ice, but despite…
Self-replicating Chernobyl Fungi as a Shield Against Radiation

Several projects and designs for space settlements have been made over the last years, but there are plenty of objections to colonization. A major concern regarding interplanetary travel is radiation exposure. On Earth, people are protected against radiation. Its magnetic field…
How Genes Contribute to Obesity

Science shows that genetics plays a considerable role in obesity but generally to a much lesser degree than many people might believe.  Although genes may increase one’s potential to gain weight, a higher risk for obesity requires external factors, such as abundant food supply…
Supplemented Shellfish as a Great Source of Vitamins

With efficient nutrient absorption, our body will function adequately, making us unsusceptible to deficiencies and disease. Nutrients are best absorbed by our bodies when they are found in the foods that we eat. Having that in mind, scientists created a supplement…