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Veteran receives penis and scrotum transplant in surgery doctors say is a medical first

Veteran receives penis and scrotum transplant in surgery doctors say is a medical first

The team of doctors that treated the patient included 11 doctors: nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons. (Johns Hopkins Medicine) An Afghanistan war veteran who had his genitals blown off by a roadside bomb is the recipient of a donated penis and scrotum that doctors hope will restore his ability to function normally. Doctors […]

Hubble Telescope Shows an In-Depth Look at Two Distant Galaxies About to Collide

Hubble Telescope Shows an In-Depth Look at Two Distant Galaxies About to Collide

YouTube/Hubble Space Telescope About 80 million lightyears from Earth, two galaxies are slowly but chaotically crashing into each other. The full collision of spiral galaxy NGC 2207 and its smaller counterpart IC 2163 will last another several million years, but it’s well underway already. And the staff at the Hubble Space Telescope just released a detailed […]

Why do we need vaccines?

Why do we need vaccines?

Q&A / Published: 23 April 2018 Infectious disease and the immune system Vaccines are one of our most effective health interventions, but are often misunderstood. In this Q&A, we explain what they are, how they work and why they are important. Credit: Radiant Art Studios / Science Photo Library Wellcome is committed to working with […]

Scientists demonstrated a new way to bend and stretch diamonds

Scientists demonstrated a new way to bend and stretch diamonds

In a new study, scientists have successfully managed to find a way through which the Diamonds can be bent and stretched. Diamonds are considered as one of the hardest substance on Earth and finding a way to bend and stretch is truly a great achievement. Scientist knew that if they managed to make the diamonds […]

Third of hay fever sufferers calling in sick too scared to tell boss the real reason they are ill

Third of hay fever sufferers calling in sick too scared to tell boss the real reason they are ill

One in five hay fever sufferers have taken time off work due to their allergy, a study has found. As spring finally rolls in, the itchy eyes, snotty noses and sneezing fits that come with the allergy leave almost four in 10 struggling to do their job. As a result, 19 per cent of the […]

World's First Trillionaire Will Make Fortune In Outer Space, Claims Goldman Sachs

World's First Trillionaire Will Make Fortune In Outer Space, Claims Goldman Sachs

Luxembourg is already taking steps towards the development of asteroid mining solutions, hailed as the next trillion-dollar industry. The next big industry to develop and ultimately give rise to the world’ first trillionaire is asteroid mining, states Goldman Sachs, according to RT. This is not the first time the company has discussed the future mining […]

Why the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak affects mostly women

Why the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak affects mostly women

CLOSE A new outbreak of E. coli in 11 states has been linked by government investigators to bagged, chopped romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz. Consumer Reports is recommending—for the second time since January—that consumers avoid all romaine lettuce for Time Medical experts have wondered why women seem more susceptible to E. coli than men.(Photo: […]

The shocking truth about Mars

It will not be easy to set up a colony on the Red Planet for reasons that are more psychological than technological. NASA is facing an absolutely massive to-do list as it prepares to send humans to Mars, and the agency is nowhere near tackling everything on it. Simply taking a trip to Mars will […]

Autism Pioneer Alleged To Have Worked With Nazis: Who Is Hans Asperger?

Autism Pioneer Alleged To Have Worked With Nazis: Who Is Hans Asperger?

Hans Asperger was the first to describe the behaviors associated with “autistic psychopathy,” now known as Asperger’s syndrome. Despite his early descriptions, Asperger’s syndrome was only added to the DSM as a disorder in 1994.  ( Herwig Czech | Molecular Autism | WStLA, 1.3.2.202.A5, Personalakt ) A new paper sheds light into the possible support […]

27-Million-Year-Old Fossil Found In New Zealand Helps Identify World's Oldest Known Baleen Whale

27-Million-Year-Old Fossil Found In New Zealand Helps Identify World's Oldest Known Baleen Whale

Ignored for 30 years after its discovery, this archaic baleen whale finally gets a place in the spotlight. A whale fossil unearthed three decades ago in New Zealand’s South Canterbury district has led to an unexpected find that rewrites the history of whale evolution, National Geographic reports. The fossil dates back 27 million years ago […]

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