Topics :: science

Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.

To the Moon and Back on 4KB of Memory

By Rhuaridh Marr | Sunday Aug 3, 2014
This past week, America - and, indeed, the world - celebrated 45 years since NASA successfully put the first men on the moon... using less computational power than you've got in your iPhone.

The Final Member

By Michael Cox | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Tom Mitchell has agreed to donate his penis to the world's only museum exclusively dedicated to the male member in this thought-provoking documentary about the self-worth and the gratification a man receives from his genitalia.

CDC: Only 3% of US Population is Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says that less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identifies as gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to their National Health Interview Survey.

’Flying Saucer’-Style Mars Probe Splashes Down

By Christopher Weber | Sunday Jun 29, 2014
NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft - and one day even astronauts - safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success.

Most Straights Subconsciously Believe Gay Men are Dirty

By Winnie McCroy | Friday May 30, 2014
New research shows that straight people still consider gay men to be ’dirty,’ even if it is subconsciously.

15-Year-Old Creates Faster, Cheaper HIV Test

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 15, 2014
A teenage girl from Canada who won first place in the British Columbia 2014 Regional Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge has developed a faster, cheaper HIV test that may change the way we look at the virus.

Lab-Made Nostrils and Vaginas Working Well

By Malcom Ritter and Maria Cheng | Friday Apr 11, 2014
Two new studies describe the latest achievements in growing body parts in a lab and transplanting them into people, this time with nostrils and vaginas.

Particle Fever

By Monique Rubens Krohn | Friday Mar 28, 2014
An entertaining, thrilling documentary peppered dazzling graphics about the launch of the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the Higgs boson.

Hubble Captures Shattering Asteroid Drama

Saturday Mar 8, 2014
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the first pictures of a disintegrating asteroid.