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vaccine patch

Scientists invented a patch that administers vaccines without a shot

November 11th, 2021

Scientists might have found a better way to administer vaccines that doesn’t require a needle. According to TheBrighterSide, scientists at Stanford University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have created a vaccine patch that they say provides greater protection than a standard shot. The patch, which is 3D-printed, needs to be applied …

hazardous asteroid

NASA is tracking a 1,000-foot-tall asteroid that’s headed towards Earth

November 11th, 2021

NASA scientists have issued a warning about a “Potentially Hazardous Asteroid” (PHA) that will fly close to earth in mid-December. The asteroid is larger than 90 percent of asteroids, according to Daily Record, but still smaller than some of the larger reported asteroids. Thankfully, the asteroid won’t come close enough to our planet to do …

brain implant

Futuristic brain implant lets you type words just by thinking

November 10th, 2021

Scientists at Stanford have developed a brain implant that allowed a man with paralyzed hands to “type” words just by thinking them. The group originally published its work in Nature in May, with a full presentation released at a recent science teleconference called the WE Summit. According to the findings, the man was able to …

light-emitting plants

Scientists created light-emitting plants you need to see to believe

November 9th, 2021

Scientists at MIT have used specialized nanoparticles to create light-emitting plants. The engineers then used an LED to charge the particles embedded in the plant’s leaves. An LED light charges the particles for ten seconds and then the plant can emit light for up to several minutes, TheBrighterSide reports. Michael Strano, the Carbon P. Dubbs …

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PETA calls on Dr. Fauci to resign over puppy experiments

November 8th, 2021

Weeks after Dr. Anthony Fauci came under fire over reports appearing to show that money from the National Institutes of Health ended up funding lab experiments that tortured and killed beagle puppies, PETA is calling for his resignation. The reports alleging the animal mistreatment stem from a Freedom of Information Act request. That request came …

Cobi Robot

Incredible new Cobi robot administers vaccines without a needle

November 7th, 2021

Fear of needles is something that plagues at least 10 percent of people and makes getting vaccines of any kind a lot more intimidating. A new robot created by robotics company Cobionix could help take away some of that fear. Autonomous robots are quickly becoming more and more common. Most robots are designed for very …

Obesity Gene

Scientists think they found a new way to cure obesity

November 6th, 2021

As many as 650 million people 18 and older were obese as of 2016, out of nearly 2 billion people who were overweight worldwide. Obesity is a serious problem and a significant risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, including heart issues and strokes. The pandemic also revealed a correlation between weight and COVID-19 severity, …

when will COVID end

Pfizer board member says COVID will be over in the US sooner than you think

November 5th, 2021

After almost two years, the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is finally at hand in the US. That’s according to former FDA commissioner and Pfizer board member Dr. Scott Gottlieb. During an appearance Friday on CNBC’s morning program Squawk Box, Gottlieb shared his prediction for when COVID will end here. Meaning, when the pandemic will …