Bottles of champagne salvaged from a 170-year-old shipwreck have been analysed in the lab —> Read More
In Hawaii, a battle is going on over the future of a mountaintop. Native Hawaiians say it’s sacred ground, but astronomers say it’s the best place in the world to build an 18-story telescope.
The first national investigation of Medicare coverage of biologic disease modifying drugs (DMARDs) found that in starting a single biologic DMARD, patients face more than $2,700 in copayments each year before receiving relief from catastrophic coverage. —> Read More
New research from the Monell Center reveals that tumor necrosis factor, an immune system regulatory protein that promotes inflammation, also helps regulate sensitivity to bitter taste. The finding may provide a mechanism to explain the taste system abnormalities and decreased food intake that can be associated with infections, autoimmune disorders, and chronic inflammatory diseases. —> Read More
The brains of babies ‘light up’ in a very similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus, a pioneering Oxford University brain scanning study has discovered. It suggests that babies experience pain much like adults. —> Read More
Everypony knows about the magical powers possessed by the four-legged residents of Equestria in “My Little Pony.” But what if those magical little ponies weren’t so magical?
Check it out in the clip above, and prepare to have your childhood shattered.
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Nigel Short has suggested women’s brains aren’t suited to chess. Is it true, or just another case of neurosexism, asks Anjana Ahuja
New technology can improve the clinical management of the leading causes of blindness, researchers say. Optical coherence tomography angiography could largely replace current dye-based angiography in the management of these diseases. —> Read More
Researchers compared the number of drinks that men with HIV infection, versus those without it, needed to get a buzz. They found that HIV-infected men were more sensitive to the effects of alcohol than uninfected men. —> Read More
NASA is extending an opportunity to college and university teams to propose small spacecraft technology projects that they can conduct in collaboration with NASA researchers.