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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, …

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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 …

animal abuse

Fauci under fire over claims of funding puppy experiments

October 26th, 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, and with it the second full year of the coronavirus pandemic, White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci finds himself at the center of multiple controversies. One of which involves reports of experimentation and alleged animal abuse, with a bipartisan group of congressmen demanding answers. Controversy has, of …

Brain Implant Blind Woman

Breakthrough brain implant lets blind woman see shapes

October 23rd, 2021

New research from a group of scientists has showcased how a team of researchers came together to create artificial vision for a 58-year-old blind woman, allowing her to see simple shapes. According to the report, the group was able to use penetrating electrodes to create the shapes the woman experienced. In a sense, the brain …

hunter's moon

Something unexpected and special is happening to Uranus this week

October 21st, 2021

According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the dazzlingly bright and full moon many of us saw last night — and which should continue for a few more nights — is called the Hunter’s Moon for an obvious reason. That’s because this full moon in October, which also happens to be the first full moon of …