A disturbing, newly issued report suggests just one single course of antibiotics can disrupt the microbial composition in the gut sufficiently to trigger a spate of unintended ill-health effects. Digital Journal gets to the bottom of the issue.
NASA agreed Friday that a private California aerospace company could continue to build an experimental launch vehicle expected eventually to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.
The majority of nerves run from the body to the brain. The vagus nerve, however, goes in the opposite direction, running from the brain to the body. Scientists think they can exploit this for pain management.
Scientists have discovered that some fish use a clever mechanism to disguise themselves and avoid hungry predators in the open ocean.
These findings may also help the military create more effective ways to use this type of camouflage.
A scientist who refused to let a software package he devised be used in European countries that are ‘soft’ on immigration has seen a research paper describing his software retracted by the publishing journal.
This may be the year of the humpback as one of the world's largest whales is being seen in record numbers in the West Coast's Salish Sea. Whale watchers and marine biologists regularly record sightings of new whales and humpbacks are topping the list.
People who drink regular or decaffeinated coffee in moderation have been found to live slightly longer than those who don't drink coffee, and more surprising, are less likely to die from a number of chronic diseases.
Graphene is the "wonder material" of our age, discovered just ten years ago. The scientific properties of the material are varied, from electronics to power systems. A new use applies to improved ways of penetrating the dark.