New Way Invented To Produce Oxygen on Mars for Future Explorers

Astronaut at Mars Base

Researchers have come up with a plasma-based way to produce and separate oxygen within the Martian environment. Converting carbon dioxide into oxygen and producing fuels, fertilizers on the red planet using a plasma-based method. A plasma-based way to produce and separate oxygen within the Martian environment has been devised by an international team of researchers. … Read more

New Anti-Cancer Drug Is Absorbed Through the Gut’s Lymphatic System

New Anti-Cancer Drug Is Absorbed Through the Gut’s Lymphatic System

A model demonstrating how this type of novel drug is absorbed through the lymphatic system. Credit: Danielle Dobbs/Michigan Medicine Scientists found they could optimize drug concentrations to simultaneously target two molecular signaling pathways responsible for cancer growth by using the lymphatic system as a storage reservoir. A new anti-cancer drug is being developed by a … Read more

Patients With Aphasia Use Different Cognitive Tools To Compensate for Language Deficits

Neurology Research Concept

Study Illuminates Trade-Off Between Complex Words and Complex Sentences A team of cognitive scientists and doctors finds that patients with aphasia use different cognitive tools to compensate for language deficits. Widespread public attention was brought to the neurological condition aphasia by Bruce Willis’s recent announcement that he was retiring from acting. While just about everyone … Read more

Moon Discovered Around Asteroid Polymele by NASA’s Lucy Team

Lucy Trojan Asteroid Mission

Lucy will explore the Jupiter Trojan asteroids – thought to be “fossils of planet formation.” Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Even before its launch in October 2021, NASA’s Lucy mission was already on course to break records by visiting more asteroids than any previous mission. Now, the mission can add one more asteroid to … Read more

Top 10 Health Benefits of Mushrooms, the Ultimate Superfood

Various Mushrooms

There are several types of mushrooms that have unique and beneficial properties. They’re low in calories and fat but packed with vitamins, minerals, and bioactive compounds such as beta-glucans. Mushrooms are a storehouse of amazing nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that have been recognized for their health benefits. They are a thorough source of fiber (which … Read more

Magnetic Quantum Material Provides Platform for Probing Next-Generation Information Technologies

Neutron Scattering Revealed Spin Correlations of Iron Trichloride

Neutron scattering revealed spin correlations of iron trichloride. An artist’s depiction interprets the scattering that provides evidence of a spiral spin liquid state. Credit: Jacquelyn DeMink/ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) used neutron scattering to determine whether a specific material’s atomic structure could host a … Read more

Samples of Asteroid Returned to Earth Reveal Possible Source of Water and Building Blocks of Life

Asteroids Building Blocks of Life

Japan’s Hayabusa2 mission to asteroid Ryugu. Credit: JAXA Asteroids from the outer Solar System may have brought the building blocks of life to Earth. New research has revealed important new clues as to how the inner Solar System, including Earth, acquired its water and organic-rich components – the essential building blocks for all life. The … Read more

HIV Accelerates Aging by 5 Years

HIV Immune Cell

HIV-infected people showed significant age acceleration in four epigenetic “clock” measurements, ranging from 1.9 to 4.8 years, an acceleration that was not seen in non-infected people. (Image: An immune cell infected with HIV.) Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) DNA level changes can hasten aging by roughly five years, according to a … Read more