A study published in Translational Neuroscience shows how air pollution affects the health of children. The paper by Sam Brockmeyer from the Carleton University I Canada, examines the current state of research in this topic and comes to some startling conclusions. Air pollution is generally measured by exposure to seven dangerous substances including particulate mass […]
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Have you ever looked up into the night sky and saw the erratic flash of one and wondered what the space vehicle you were gazing at actually looked like? It varies-Sputnik was the size of a beach ball, and the Hubble Space Telescope is the size of a school bus. There are thousands of satellites […]
New Robotherapy for Children with Autism Could Reduce Patient Supervision by Therapists Autism treatments and therapies routinely make headlines. With robot enhanced therapies on the rise, often overlooked though, is the mental stress and physical toll the procedures take on therapists. As autism treatments can be taxing on both patient and therapists, few realize the […]
How plants are grown beyond Earth? Following a new NASA bill, passed in March by the US Congress and which authorizes $19.5 billion spending for space exploration in 2017, manned missions to Mars are closer to reality than ever before. As both public and private enterprises gear up towards a return to the Moon and […]
With the first ever documented observation of the self-healing phenomena of graphene, researchers from Hyderabad, India, hint at future applications for its use in artificial skin. Graphene, which is, in simple terms, a sheet of pure carbon atoms and currently the world’s strongest material, is one million times thinner than paper; so thin that it […]