Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

dcd heart

Doctors successfully brought a dead heart back to life

December 3rd, 2019

Modern medical techniques allow doctors to replace a faulty organ in a patient’s body with a functional one from a donor. Over the decades, transplants have become safer and the success rate has trended upward. However, many individuals in need of heart transplants find themselves on long waiting lists due to a dearth of suitable …

hiv vaccine

HIV vaccines may be ready by 2021

December 3rd, 2019

Treatment for individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has come a long way in the past couple of decades, but a vaccine to prevent the spread of the virus has long been a seemingly unattainable holy grail for scientists. That could change very soon, as researchers are steadily advancing trials of HIV vaccines …

moon lander crash

There it is! NASA finally spotted crash site of India’s Moon lander

December 3rd, 2019

It’s been over two months since India’s mission to land on the Moon was cut short by a mysterious and unexplained failure of the Vikram lander spacecraft. The lander’s handlers at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) lost contact with their machine shortly before it was expected to make a soft landing on the surface. …

space news

Hubble spots two galaxies rubbing off on each other

December 2nd, 2019

Size is always relative, and that’s especially true when it comes to outer space. We’re tiny creatures, so we think of the Earth as this incredibly large thing, with our solar system being almost impossibly large. The size of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is hard to wrap our heads around, so when we …

minimoon fireball

A ‘Minimoon’ may have just exploded over Australia

December 2nd, 2019

Fireballs show up in the night sky all over Earth on a regular basis. Depending on the size of the object creating them, they can range from a brief streak of light to huge explosions that send shockwaves for miles in all directions. Smaller ones are more common, of course, but the massive fireball that …

dinosaur news

This dinosaur species was constantly replacing its own teeth

December 1st, 2019

It’s been millions of years since dinosaurs walked the Earth, but they left plenty of remains behind for us to find. Paleontologists can learn a lot about what dinosaurs looked like and even their respective places on the food chain based on their bones, but figuring out how the bodies of these ancient beasts functioned …