Seasonal flu vaccine rendered ineffective

Despite ineffectiveness against flu strain H3N2, the current vaccine can still protect against flu A (H1N1)pdm09 and flu B Influenza vaccinations have been available in the...

NASA’s New Horizons Probe Awakens After Eight-Year Hibernation

The New Horizons probe has travelled farther than any other space mission to reach its primary target After nearly nine years and three billion miles,...

Jurassic World: a paleontological nightmare

Scientists have a duty to present their findings to the general public when a new discovery is made, but sometimes it seems as though...

Risk of Glaucoma Doubled by Use of Oral Contraceptives

David Snowdon, Correspondent (Science)   A study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology this week has discovered that women who take oral...

Rumours spark around mysterious space object

Russia developed an anti-satellite weapons programme in the late 1950’s, creating weapons such as Istrebitel Sputnik, but later abandoned the programme in the 1980s A...

Large Hadron Collider observes new particle type – the pentaquark

Although the collider was restarted recently after a round of upgrades, the pentaquark was actually confirmed by analysis of data from the previous run,...

The Science of Silence — Why Plans Are Better Left Unsaid

Amber Roguski, Editor (Science)   How many times have you decided to lose weight/ work harder/ save money/ become better than anyone one who has ever existed?...

Acid Bath Treatment Could Create Perfect Human Clones

Researchers have found that pluripotent stem cells can be created by dipping cells in acid, leading to a wealth of medical possibilities including human...

Evidence of Existing Water Ice Reserves at Mercury’s North Pole

Anissa Katti, Editor (Science)   WASHINGTON - For decades now, there have been speculations about the presence of massive water ice reserves on Mercury’s North Pole. As...

Artificial Medusa sets a New Milestone

Anissa Katti, Editor (Science)   CALIFORNIA - Scientists at California Institute of Technology and Harvard University made an incredible advance in the world of medicine and research...