Category: Science

Bermuda Triangle: Why ‘startling discovery of 30-foot creature could explain lost ships’

The Bermuda Triangle mystery may have been solved after a “startling discovery” revealed a 30-foot creature lurking in the sea – and experts have argued that it could “explain some of the ships that were mysteriously lost,” a documentary revealed. The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil’s Triangle, is a loosely defined region in … Continue reading Bermuda Triangle: Why ‘startling discovery of 30-foot creature could explain lost ships’

The center of the Milky Way exploded when ancient human ancestors walked the Earth

The center of the Milky Way exploded when ancient human ancestors walked the Earth

  CNN)Around 3.5 million years ago, a gigantic energy flare punched out from the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. The radiation it released erupted in two energized cones that were so powerful, the impact was felt 200,000 light-years away. The flare, called a Seyfert flare, started out small near the center of the galaxy … Continue reading The center of the Milky Way exploded when ancient human ancestors walked the Earth

Contraception app plans to tell women when to seek fertility treatment

A controversial contraception app is planning a service to tell women when they need to seek fertility treatment. Natural Cycles, a Swedish app, is currently testing a new feature which could stop women waiting until it’s too late before they look for help to get pregnant. The service could be particularly helpful to older women, … Continue reading Contraception app plans to tell women when to seek fertility treatment

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeast

Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities teamed up to study yeast colonies found in microscopic pores in pottery fragments. The shards … Continue reading Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeast

Nigerian Doctor wins “Brain Tumor Research” award in U.S.

Dr Chibawanye Ene, a US-based Nigerian Doctor, has won the 2019 Ronald L. Bittner Award on Brain Tumor Research. A statement from the Clinical Department, Applied Radiation Oncology U.S., said Ene received the award at the 2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting held from April 13 to April 17 in San … Continue reading Nigerian Doctor wins “Brain Tumor Research” award in U.S.

Humans keep making brain cells throughout their life, scientists prove

Humans continue creating new brain cells throughout their life, scientists have proved for the first time. Analysis of the anatomy of 58 people who died between the ages 43 and 97 found evidence of “neurogenesis” in even the oldest. The findings are significant because for decades many experts believed that humans are born with all … Continue reading Humans keep making brain cells throughout their life, scientists prove