New Simulations Suggest We Are Not Alone, Earth-Like Planets May Hold Life
Plate tectonics play a vital role in the formation of life. One study suggest an exoplanet's rocky core may determine the likelihood of life developing on its surface.
Life on Jupiter's Moon Europa Possible? Subsurface Ocean Makes It Potentially Habitable
Scientists are looking at possible places in the outer solar system as places that might hold life. One of them is Europa, one of the smallest Jovian moons and its inner sea that might hold answers for science.
Fact Check: Companies Allegedly Installed COVID-19 Tracking Apps on Phones During Service Outage
Control over mobiles is important and having control over data is imperative. These days, people are worrying that these apps may hold too much information and can be accessed anytime.
Pluto's Hot Origins Reveal the Icy Planet Might Have Been Habitable Before
Astronomers have been confident long before that Pluto started off in the Kuiper Belt as an icy, cold rock. However, the new discovery claims that the dwarf planet may have started off hot, and had a subsurface ocean during the time it was formed.
COVID-19 Tracing Apps: Are They Tracking Facebook and Contacts on Your Mobile?
Here are some downloads that will help contact tracing and help inform if COVID-19 positives are near. These applications are useful in keeping track of others.
Towering Carnivorous Dinosaurs as Tall as T. Rex Roamed Australia in the Past
It seems that giant meat=eating dinosaur were spread out during the Age of Dinosaurs, and this recent discovery makes it more evident. Just like how North America is home to the T.Rex, Australia also has its fair share on huge carnosaurs.
Super Antibodies Against Coronavirus Discovered: Can They Be Used in a Vaccine?
Scientists have discovered super antibodies that seemingly resist the coronavirus in less than 5% of infected patients. The antibodies pose as a potential ingredient in the production of a vaccine against the infection.
A Swarm of 750 Million Genetically Modified Mosquitoes for Release in Florida
Oxitec plans to release 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida to try and cut down on the species' population. The insects have a gene that makes their offsprings not able to reach adulthood.
Wireless Underwater Internet Uses Light Beams and Lasers For the First Time
This water-based internet is an innovation over the traditional WIFI, and it works in water. When it is finally fixed, it helps undersea communication.
People with Blood Type O May Be More Resistant to Coronavirus
Studies show people with blood type O are more resistant to the coronavirus and respiratory failure. Individuals with blood type A, however, are at greater risk of being infected with the virus.
Earth Not Alone? 30 Alien Civilizations Might Exist in the Milky Way Galaxy
The new study is attempting to fathom the number of planets which is home to sentient life forms. Based on the notion that it evolved as it did on Earth, with similar evolutionary paths like on earth.
Double Lung Transplant Cost & Survival Rate: Woman Survives COVID-19 Following Organ Transplantation
A woman from the United States received the first-ever double lung transplant in the country after contracting the coronavirus. The surgery has varying costs and mortality rates that studies found are linked to the health centres.
China Eliminates Pangolin Scales From Approved Traditional Medicine Ingredients
Earlier this year, pangolins have been labeled as one of the possible links between humans and bats in transmitting the coronavirus which has caused the current global pandemic. Now, the Chinese government has moved to remove pangolin scales from its approved traditional medicine ingredient’s list, in an attempt to save the world’s most trafficked mammal.
Supermassive Blackhole’s Heartbeat Keeps on Beating After a Decade
Ten years after its discovery, the first confirmed heartbeat of a supermassive black hole is still strong. Astronomers confirm that this is the longest heartbeat that has been recorded from a black hole.
Volacano Alert! Guatemala’s Payaca Volcano is Spitting Up Lava
In another possible addition to the pile of tragedies that has gone on since the beginning of 2020, warnings about a possible volcanic eruption in Guatemala arise. This is because of the continuous lava spitting of the volcano which has now flowed up to 700 meters.