LONG COVID PATIENTS SAY THEY FEEL BETTER AFTER GETTING VACCINATED AnielDaniel Griffin wasn’t sure what to expect when his patients with chronic COVID-19 symptoms started getting vaccinated. There was some concern that the shots might make things worse by triggering the immune system. Luckily, the opposite seemed to be true. “I started getting texts and calls from some of my colleagues saying ... Read More..
Ancient history anew, (Shotgun paleoprotemics)
Okay, it’s a mouthful, but the field of paleoproteomics is producing a torrent of discoveries that is hard to ignore. Don’t believe us? Just take a peek at #paleoproteomics on Twitter. It’s fascinating, we promise. Paleoproteomics is essentially a new lens through which we can see the past. It’s the study of ancient proteins, which are more abundant and tend to hang around longer in ancient ... Read More..
Tiny CubeSat swarms could be the future of space exploration
While there’s something to be said about seeing a giant starship take off, the next era of space exploration needn’t be big, brash and expensive for space exploration. Around Europe there’s a wave of engineers and scientists aiming to miniaturize satellites so that hundreds can be sent into orbit and beyond with minimal cost and effort. Space exploration power in numbers. For example, ... Read More..
Viruses(bacteria) can save lives?
Superbugs, remember those? Before the pandemic came to dominate our airwaves, one of the biggest threats to our collective health was antibiotic resistance. This is the process by which infectious bacteria, like MRSA, slowly but surely, become immune to our strongest medicines. The phenomenon wreaks havoc in hospitals where superbugs thrive on patients with compromised immune ... Read More..
The Smart Finger, a distance-measuring device
Best Selling Measuring Devices On Amazon You know when your uncle Pete comes back from a fishing trip and tells you about the giant trout he caught? "It was this big," he says, stretching his hands out in front of him. Well, with the Smart Finger, you'd know exactly how big "this" is, and you could put an end to uncle Pete's stupid lies and exaggerations right away. The Smart Finger ... Read More..