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Yes, President Trump, there is a difference between HIV and HPV. Here's a handy tipsheet

Yes, President Trump, there is a difference between HIV and HPV. Here's a handy tipsheet

Short for herpes simplex virus, HSV causes genital herpes, a sexually transmitted disease that afflicts more than 17% of Americans between the ages of 14 and 49. It spreads through vaginal, anal or oral sex. Symptoms include itching, pain, small sores or blisters, ulcers and scabs. There is no vaccine or cure, but there are […]

Author of historic Pluto mission brings 'Chasing New Horizons' book tour home to Boulder

Author of historic Pluto mission brings 'Chasing New Horizons' book tour home to Boulder

Some of the University of Colorado New Horizons team at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md., for the New Horizons mission flyby of Mars July 14, 2015. They are, from left, CU graduate student Marcus Pinquette; New Horizons principle […]

The other tick-borne illness you need to know about

The other tick-borne illness you need to know about

0 The other tick-borne illness you need to know about It’s carried by ticks, has been around for several decades and is often times misdiagnosed as the flu. The other, lesser known tick-borne disease called anaplasmosis is yet another thing to worry about this tick season. Last November, Kathy Grenier was bit by a tick, and what followed […]

'Death Star' lasers reveal the secret battle going on at the heart of the Ant Nebula

'Death Star' lasers reveal the secret battle going on at the heart of the Ant Nebula

IT’s an enormous explosion: two symmetrical, billowing bubbles of gas reaching out to form what we call the Ant Nebula. Now the pulse of lasers has been detected rippling through its shattered heart. The Ant Nebula is already odd. It’s shape is not a common one. Which is why the European Space Agency’s Herschel Space […]

These Lizards Evolved Toxic Green Blood

These Lizards Evolved Toxic Green Blood

Not all blood is red. Some types of octopuses, mollusks and crustaceans have clear blood that turns blue in the presence of oxygen. Marine worms and brachiopods bleed violet. Some segmented worms have blood with a greenish hue. But for most vertebrates—a group that encompasses all animals with a backbone, such as mammals, fish, birds, […]

Scientists detect oxygen legacy of first stars

Scientists detect oxygen legacy of first stars

Image copyright ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO) Image caption Alma has become a powerful tool to study the early Universe Astronomers have made the most distant ever detection of oxygen. They observed it in a galaxy of stars that existed just 500 million years after the Big Bang. But what is really fascinating is that this oxygen can […]

UCF students to give free bionic arms to children with missing limbs

UCF students to give free bionic arms to children with missing limbs

0 UCF students to give free bionic arms to children with missing limbs A non-profit started by UCF students is helping children across the U.S. with missing limbs. The central Florida-based group known as Limbitless will help launch the first U.S. clinical trial of bionic arms for children made on 3D printers. The group, which […]

Scientists use Dorset, UK, as model to help find traces of life on Mars

Scientists use Dorset, UK, as model to help find traces of life on Mars

Acidic stream in Dungy Head, Lulworth Cove, on the eastern end of St Oswald’s Bay, UK. Credit: Imperial College London By studying a stream on the UK coast, experts have calculated how much organic matter we might find on Mars, and where to look. Imperial College London scientists have found traces of fatty acids – […]

California STDs Raging At All Time Highs For Third Year In A Row

California STDs Raging At All Time Highs For Third Year In A Row

A billboard above a gas station reads “Feel The Burn,” a play on 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign slogan, “Feel The Bern.” It’s actually promoting tests for sexually transmitted diseases. Nick Ut/AP hide caption toggle caption Nick Ut/AP A billboard above a gas station reads “Feel The Burn,” a play on 2016 presidential candidate […]

Scientists Discovery New Archaeal Lineage In Yellowstone National Park That Might Explain The Origin Of Life

Scientists Discovery New Archaeal Lineage In Yellowstone National Park That Might Explain The Origin Of Life

Scientists have just discovered a new archaeal lineage that was found in Yellowstone National Park. The discovery could help explain how life began on Earth and on Mars.  ( Pixabay ) Scientists have searched for the origin of life on Earth, and new findings from Yellowstone National Park might help explain that. What Was Discovered […]