biology

New chemical could protect honeybee hives from parasites

Posted in Science on 27th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

The compound seems to be very effective protection from mites, and could soon become a key component of beekeepers' arsenals, allowing them to address the "colony colapse disorder".

After Millennia Of Agricultural Expansion, The World May Have Passed 'Peak Agricultural Land'

Posted in Science on 26th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Several sources suggest that global agricultural land use has fallen in recent decades.

The News Search For Extra-terrestrial Life: We Can Finally Analyse Exoplanet Atmospheres

Posted in Science on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The next generation of exoplanet studies has the potential to pass the bar of the extraordinary evidence needed to prove the existence of life.

New Discovery Could Lead to Improved Cancer Treatment

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The finding could improve cancer immunotherapy, a promising therapy that targets cancer cells using the body’s own immune system rather than radiation.

New technology may help detect lung cancer earlier at the cellular level

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

A newly developed technology can help detect cancer at the cellular level, which may help doctors to diagnose and treat lung cancer earlier.