You’ve heard of the Nobel Prize but what about its sister award, the Ig Nobel Prize? The 33rd Ig Nobel Prize awarded the most bizarre scientific achievements of this year, from dead spider robots to licking rocks. A parody of the very serious prizes named in honour of scientist and engineer Alfred Nobel, 10 spoof … Continue reading CRAZY SCIENCE: See the Quirkiest Scientific Discoveries in 2023 (Video)
Photo by MART PRODUCTION on Pexels.com Aggressive glioblastoma tumours could be in trouble: a breakthrough discovery successfully wiped-out cancer cells in mice. Researchers have developed a method that could cause cancerous cells to die of stress. Their research has yielded promising results with glioblastoma, one of the most common and aggressive brain tumours among adults. … Continue reading Scientists have discovered how to make brain cancer cells die of stress
Beethoven had a likely genetic predisposition to liver disease and a hepatitis B infection months before his death, tests have revealed. A team of researchers led by Cambridge University analysed five locks of hair to sequence the composer's genome. They were, however, unable to establish a definitive cause of his hearing loss. Lead author, Tristan … Continue reading Tests on Beethoven’s hair prove composer’s genetic health problems
Photo by Pavel Danilyuk on Pexels.com Scientists have developed a way to reverse ageing in human skin cells by 30 years, according to a new study. The new method turns the clock back for longer than previous reprogramming methods, and does so without the cells losing their function. Researchers said they have been able to partly restore the … Continue reading IMPOSSIBLE! Scientists reverse ageing in human skin cells by 30 years
Scientists have announced the discovery of an exquisitely preserved dinosaur embryo from at least 66 million years ago that was preparing to hatch from its egg just like a chicken. This extraordinary paleontology discovery was published in Science magazine on December 22, 2021, by a joint research team consisting of scientists from China, Canada and the UK. … Continue reading Scientists discover perfectly preserved dinosaur embryo in China
When you hear the term "evolutionary tree," you may think of Charles Darwin and the study of the relationships between different species over the span of millions of years. While the concept of an "evolutionary tree" originated in Darwin's "On the Origin of Species," one can apply this concept to anything that evolves, including viruses. Scientists can … Continue reading How global scientists are monitoring genetic evolution of the coronavirus
If you are feeling your age, then spare a thought for the Greenland shark. A team of scientists has discovered the giant fish can live to be 400 years old, with one female estimated to be 392 years old. This means that a shark swimming in the North Atlantic today could have been born in … Continue reading Scientists Discover A 400-Year-Old Shark.
Image shows the suicide car bombing in Kerrada shopping mall in Baghdad. The Islamic State (ISIS) is known to have huge financial support from rogue nations and double-dealing international organizations whose interests get better in chaos, and now there are speculations that the group may have a team of bomb experts as well as scientists under … Continue reading ISIS May Have Expert Bomb Makers In Its Payroll.