New Research Reveals How Nuclear War Would Affect Earth Today

Earth Nuclear Missiles War

Computer simulations provide startling data on the global impact of nuclear war. The threat of nuclear warfare is back to the forefront following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But how would modern nuclear weapon detonations impact the world today? A new research study published today (July 7, 2022) provides startling information on the global impact of … Read more

Scientists Rediscover Oak Tree Thought To Be Extinct

Angel Oak

Hopefully, the lone Quercus tardifolia will be nursed back to health and well cared for like Angel Oak, pictured here. One Quercus tardifolia found clinging to life in Big Bend National Park. Botanical researchers have discovered an oak tree once thought to be extinct, and now in immediate need of conservation within Big Bend National … Read more

A Newly Discovered Type of Stem Cell Could Allow Scientists To Make Organs in a Dish

Microbiology Cells Dividing

By University of Copenhagen – The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences July 7, 2022 Traditionally, researchers create stem cells by either placing an embryo in a dish or employing molecules found in pluripotent cells to reprogram differentiated cells and create induced pluripotent cells. This new study explores other possibilities. The University of Copenhagen researchers … Read more

Scientists Have Created Worms That Can Kill Cancer Cells

Target Cancer Cells

The researchers created sheaths that could hold anti-cancer drugs. This enabled the worms to be protected yet unhindered by their hydrogel armor, allowing them to transport the drugs and destroy cancer cells in vitro. Osaka University researchers discovered that worms may be coated with hydrogel sheaths that contain useful cargo such as anti-cancer medications James Bond’s … Read more

Fine Guidance Sensor Provides a Preview

Webb Fine Guidance Sensor Test Image

This Fine Guidance Sensor test image was acquired in parallel with NIRCam imaging of the star HD147980 over a period of eight days at the beginning of May 2022. This engineering image represents a total of 32 hours of exposure time at several overlapping pointings of the Guider 2 channel. The observations were not optimized … Read more

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover’s Exploration of Hogwallow Flats – “The Bacon Strip”

Mars Perseverance Sol 472

Mars Perseverance Sol 472 – Left Mastcam-Z Camera: NASA’s Perseverance rover acquired this image using its Left Mastcam-Z camera. Mastcam-Z is a pair of cameras located high on the rover’s mast. This image was acquired on June 18, 2022 (Sol 472). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU Fine-Grained Rocks at Hogwallow Flats NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover’s exploration of the … Read more

A Powerhouse Nutrient to Increase in Your Diet

Foods Rich in Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an important nutrient for your eyesight, skin, and overall health. Vitamin A is a nutrient that helps keep your eyes and skin healthy. It also helps your body fight infections. You can get vitamin A from food or from supplements, but no matter how you get it, it’s a vital component of … Read more