The 92-Year-Mold That Produced Penicillin, The First Antibiotic, Is Back In The Lab!

The unexpected discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming in 1928, when mold affected one of his Petri dishes, shaped modern medicine, with antibiotics being crucial in fighting many diseases over the past century. Scientists have woken up Fleming's Penicillium mold...

Good Nutrition Keeps Diseases Away

The link between various diseases and our dietary habits is undeniable. The stress caused by the current events, combined with a struggling economy and other issues, has made many people seek comfort in junk food. But overindulging in this type...

Research Shows Intermittent Fasting Enhances Health Without Affecting the Body’s Core Clock

​In a first, researchers have studied the early impacts of time-restricted eating on the daily periodic fluctuations of metabolites and genes in muscle, and metabolites in blood. The research made by scientists at the University of Copenhagen, the Australian Catholic...

Lack of Sleep Sucks the Joy Out of Life, Study Confirms

Most of us know from experience that lack of sleep has a major impact on how we function on a daily basis. From irritability and increased clumsiness to being more prone to colds and chronic diseases, there's a plethora of...

Calorie Restriction Linked to Body Temperature and Healthspan

Reducing calories significantly may be challenging for most people, but it is linked to a number of health benefits ranging from longer lifespan to a much lower possibility of developing cancer, heart diseases, diabetes, and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's....

This Drug Can Save The Lives of Severely-Ill COVID-19 Patients

Many researchers tell us that we should all learn how to live with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Even though it could be true, the good news is that researchers are making significant progress in learning how to fight the disease. If...
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Monitoring the Contaminants in Groundwater Can Be Improved with This Techinque

New research demonstrated that regular monitoring, and stable and radioactive isotopes and contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) offered precise data in identifying the source of pollutants at a wastewater treatment facility in Victoria.  An international collaboration, including ANSTO, has discovered...

Green-Mediterranean – The Possible Key To An Efficient Diet!

The internet is full of outlandish methods "proven" by dieters to facilitate and support weight loss. A recent theory from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev takes that to a new level. Researchers suggest that taking frozen microbiome capsules originated...
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How Could Bacteria Survive the Earth-Mars Journey: a Study Explains

Picture this: microscopic life forms, like bacteria, carried through space, and brought on another planet. How could be possible? Such a thing is actually a theory dubbed "panspermia." It supports the likelihood that microbes might travel between planets and spread...

The Coronavirus Is Airborne! A Serious Threat

COVID-19 is spreading like wildfire on U.S. soil. Researchers are working overtime to learn how the coronavirus spreads between individuals. Many factors come into play into epidemiologic research, and some of them are unknown yet, unfortunately. However, one aspect of...