Studies conclude: Keep your brain in shape by learning music or a new language

A new study suggests that whether you learn to play a musical instrument or you learn to speak another language, you train your brain to be more effective. Researchers at Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, IL have concluded that musicians and bilingual people use less brain resources when finalizing a task involving […]

Duck-Billed Platypus’ milk could help us fight antibiotic resistant bacteria

The Duck-Billed Platypus is an extremely bizarre animal. He is one of the very few survivors of the group of mammals that is laying eggs. It has venomous fins, and it looks like a hybrid of a duck and a rodent. Now, another interesting feature of this unusual looking animal has been discovered: its milk […]

MIT engineers built a device that generates electricity from the air

Temperature changes are taking place around us all the time, and scientists have created a device that can convert these fluctuations into electricity by feeding sensors and communication devices with the help of the surrounding air. The energy is obtained by what is called a thermal resonator: a device that captures the heat on one […]

Israeli ophthalmologists invented revolutionary eyedrops that can improve vision and even replace glasses

A team of researchers from Shaare Zedek Medical Center and the Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials at Bar-Ilan University (Israel) created eye drops that can repair corneas and improve myopia and hypermetropia. “Nanoparticles” have been successfully tested on pig corneas, and clinical trials will begin later this year, writes Interesting Engineering. The test results […]

Breast cancer spreads much faster because of a compound found in these foods

Asparagus and other foods could be excluded from the diet of patients affected by breast cancer because they increase the risk of spreading the tumor through the body, experts say. Researchers are studying whether changing their eating habits could help patients with mammary tumors after studies on mice have shown that asparagine, an asparagus compound, […]

The risks to which the gamers are unknowingly exposed

An extensive study shows the negative effects of video game addiction. Addiction to video games has a negative impact on personal and social relationships and contributes to depression and heart stress, according to a study quoted by the Press Association. Statistics that included data from 130,000 gaming enthusiasts across multiple countries have shown that lowering […]

Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease is now possible

The ‘Holy Grail’ of early detection of Alzheimer’s disease has been discovered: a blood test can help treat the disease just before the onset of the symptoms Australian and Japanese scientists have developed a test that can detect the amyloid beta, the protein that deteriorates in the human brain, with 90% accuracy. The test may […]

Anti-cancer vaccine eliminates tumors without any side effects

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine injected two agents that stimulate immunity directly to mice’ tumors. The results were outstanding: the solution eliminates any trace of cancer, including metastasis. The new approach that uses the body’s immune system is different, as in the fact that the cells are now injected and they attack the […]

A new type of nuclear fusion reactor could provide clean and unlimited energy

Nuclear fusion offers enormous energy potential and does not pollute radioactive. A team of researchers from the University of New South Wales, Australia, says it has everything it takes to build a nuclear fusion reactor that will be able to produce more energy than it consumes. The reactor will work differently from the other fusion […]

Hangover Remedies – How to Get Rid Of Hangover Quickly

“I will never drink again”! We have this moment at least once in our lifetime, when we wake up with a tingling headache and a stomach spinning like a washing machine and there is nothing that we can do. Well, actually, there are few things that will ease the symptoms and make you cope with […]