Fact Check: Does the Nasal Swab for COVID-19 Test Reach the Blood-Brain Barrier?
The nasopharyngeal swab that is widely being used to detect Covid-19 may cause discomfort that reaches far back into the nose. But the claim saying it damages and scrapes the blood-brain barriers is completely anatomically impossible. The process of swabbing does not reach and hurt the blood-brain barrier, where the brain and blood vessels exchange essential nutrients.
South Pole Wall a Gigantic Structure That Stretches 1.4 Billion Light-Years Across Discovered by Astronomers
The structures are one of the most expansive structures in the known universe. In its expanse are countless galaxies that are in its belt.
Asteroid as Big as Taj Mahal Flew By Earth Undetected
Massive asteroid flew by the planet undetected by scientists. It is said to have been as massive as India's Taj Mahal.
COVID-19 Cure: Oxford Vaccine Might Give People Protection for Unspecified Period
There are high hopes for an anti-viral to be discovered so life can return to normal. But there might be limitations.
NASA's Steam-Powered Robots Will Explore Icy Moons to Look for Extraterrestrial Life
Science fiction meets life when NASA’s JPL team created the first-ever football-sized and steam-powered robot to roam other planets. The robots will operate from a mother unit and explore by rolling around in rough terrains.
Old Patient Suffers From Agonizing 4-Hour Erection After Contracting Coronavirus
Is there a link between a raging stiff member and the coronavirus? How does the blood clots get there in the first place?
Massive Star Has Vanished Without a Trace in a Distant Galaxy
Did a massive star really disappeare or is another stellar mystery happenig? Is this really the final fate of this massive star?
Shocking Images Show Tentacles Growing Out of Cells Infected By Coronavirus
The twists and turns of studying the coronavirus got weirder because there are tentacles growing from infected cells. It is the first time that mutation has been seen in small study with monkey and some human cells.
Gas Giant Jupiter May Provide Vital Clues in Finding Black Holes
Is there a hidden black hole in the solar system, and is Jupiter the marker? Gravitational waves oscillating in a universal web and we can trace other places.
Scientists Solve the Mystery of How Flying Snakes Glide in the Air
Scientists have long been studying the mechanism that makes flying snakes defy gravity. Thus, they performed experiments and finally unraveled the mystery behind the flying reptile.
COVID-19 Drug Remdesivir Would Cost the Government $3,120 For Every Patient
The drug that Gilead Sciences Inc. had produced is given a price tag of $3,120 for the government for every patient. The discounted price would not be given to programs such as MediCare and Medicaid who do not directly buy medicines.
NASA Will Pay $35,000 to Design Toilet That Works on the Moon
The space agency is getting ready to go back to the moon on 2024. NASA is now looking for the perfect toilet that the crew members can use.
Heart Disease Cure Finally Found? Single Shot Heals Monkeys in Medical Experiment
Scientists were able to edit genes that cause heart disease. The said medicine is now awaiting human trials to see if there are any side effects and if it will last long.
NASA Launches First-Ever Interplanetary Helicopter to Help Explore the Red Planet
As part of its much-awaited Perseverance launch, NASA will also be sending the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, the first of its kind to roam another planet. This helicopter will help us to explore the Red Planet easier.
Perfectly Preserved Wolf Head from 40,000 Years Ago Discovered in Siberia
Back in 2018, a man discovered a massive wolf head in Siberia. According to scientists, the skull is from 40,000 years ago.