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“Prehistoric” peacock? Scientists unearth a ‘pintailed’ bird that coexisted with dinosaurs

Scientists have uncovered a prehistoric "peacock" with a big tail that evolved for mating purposes rather than flight and coexisted with dinosaurs....

A low-cost, safe technique to stop COVID-19 spread – new study

The findings, published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, are the first to thoroughly examine the effects of several wavelengths of...

Largest comet ever spotted, rushing towards the Milky Way – how can you see it

The largest comet ever observed, according to experts, is reportedly rushing towards the Milky Way. The Bernardinelli-Bernstein comet was...

A preprint study showing the risk of myocarditis post-vaccination was withdrawn due to a math error

A widespread pre-printed study stating that the risk of developing an inflammation of the heart known as myocarditis is 1 in 1,000...

China develops a space tanker for satellites

Extending the life of an already in orbit satellite by refueling can cost 35% less than launching a new satellite.

Now we’re closer to freezing and resurrecting the next Walt Disney

Scientists have found a new cryogenization technique with which they have managed to make human heart tissues beat again after being at...

European mission to Mercury reaches planet for the first time

The European space mission to Mercury, BepiColombo, flew past Mercury for the first time during the night from Friday to Saturday, the...

Researchers finally have a better understanding of how identical twins are formed

Until recently, no one knew why one fertilized egg sometimes splits into two embryos. But after thirty years, researchers seem to have finally...

Neuromuscular Diseases: Study shows how our muscles and neurons connect

A team of researchers have developed a powerful lab model to better understand how muscles and neurons connect in the fight against...

Viruses almost identical to SARS-CoV-2 found in bats from southeast Asia

The authors of the study once again argue that the new coronavirus appeared as a result of a combination of various mutations...

A new study in fruit flies reveals the dance of key proteins behind circadian rhythms

New findings show how Clock proteins regulate the movement of clock genes to control circadian rhythms Almost every...

The most active form of a natural mosquito repellent discovered

P-menthane-3,8-diol (PMD) is a natural insect repellent found in lemon eucalyptus. It is one of five chemicals recommended by the US Centers...
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Immunocompromised? Doctors reveal what does it actually mean and what you can do about it

Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, numerous news reports have identified one group of people as being especially vulnerable to the virus: the immunocompromised....

A new treatment for people who live with disease porphyria

Gene silencing, a novel type of treatment for acute intermittent porphyria, is going to be used on the NHS for those suffering...

Only very old and sick die of COVID if vaccinated, study finds

A study published on Wednesday in Italy found that people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 are highly unlikely to die from...

A newly-found mutation may make virus even more contagious and weaken Covid-19 vaccines further – scientists

A newly-found mutation of the Covid delta strain is being studied in the United Kingdom amid concerns that it could increase the...