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The Large Hadron Collider Revamp

An aerial shot of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). It is based in the northwest suburbs of Geneva on the Franco-Swiss border, and operates the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s most powerful particle collider.

A refurbishment to CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is near completion. The revamped LHC will approach its design energy of seven trillion electron volts per beam—an amount equivalent to the total energy in a speeding freight train (1). The last time that researchers ran the LHC at high energies, the […]

 
 

Bee Population Linked to Malnutrition

Pollinators, like bees, fertilize crops high in essential nutrients.

A declining bee population could have a negative impact on countries grappling with malnutrition. A recent study conducted by Rebecca Chaplin-Kramer, a landscape ecologist at Stanford University, examined the link between pollinators (mainly bees) and global health through the lens of nutrition.  Chaplin-Kramer, along with a group consisting of pollination […]

 
 

Orcas and Dolphins: Communicative Parallels

Orca whales have been shown to have the ability to pick up on vocal cues from animals of different species, including dolphins.

While it may incorporate visual and perceptive components, communication is primarily an auditory exchange between two organisms. Most species use a broad spectrum of words, sounds, grunts, and clicks used to communicate an even wider array of thoughts and emotions. Certain species, humans among them, can learn to mimic the […]

 
 

Uterus transplantation emerges as a potential cure for uterine infertility

The birth of Vincent, the world’s first baby born from a transplanted uterus, marks the potential for uterus transplantation to combat uterine infertility, a condition that affects women both form birth and after other health conditions like cancer.

A woman successfully gave birth to the world’s first child conceived from a transplanted uterus, demonstrating uterus transplantation as a potential cure to uterine infertility (1). The birth, which happened in early September and was recognized by The Lancet on October 5, marks the initial success of a study conducted […]

 
 

Electronic Skin: Saving Space, Saving Lives

An example of the type of electrical interface that could be applied to human skin. Photo Credit: Scientific American

It is a small patch placed on the skin, about as thick as a temporary tattoo, but with the ability to record heartbeat, muscle contractions, and brain activity in addition to tracking body movements and delivering drugs (1). The creation of “electronic skin” has been an area of immense interest […]

 
 
 
 

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