Babies may not be born with a microbiome after all, say scientists: ScienceAlert

Babies may not be born with a microbiome after all, say scientists: ScienceAlert

For more than a century, the womb has been widely regarded as a sterile environment. Yet even today, with advanced medical technology at their fingertips, researchers fail to reach a consensus on whether the placenta and the amniotic fluid that bathes a fetus are truly germ-free or not. Some scientists claim to have detected signs … Read more

2023 Tenth Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies and Science (GETS)

2023 Tenth Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies and Science (GETS)

2023 Tenth Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies and Science (GETS) May 18 – May 19 We invite you to submit your abstract for the 2023 Tenth Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies and Science (GETS) May 18-19, 2023 – Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law – Phoenix, Arizona CALL … Read more

Chocolate Coats Tongue to Give Melt-in-the-Mouth Feeling, Study Finds | Science

According to scientists, the irresistible melt-in-the-mouth sensation of chocolate comes down to the way it lubricates the tongue. One study investigated the physical process by which a solid square of chocolate turns into a smooth emulsion. She found that the chocolate released an oily film that coated the tongue, providing a sweet feeling the entire … Read more

JARVIS: Science Twitter needs a new home | Opinion

JARVIS: Science Twitter needs a new home |  Opinion

I will miss science Twitter. It’s hard to overstate the social network’s influence on science during the COVID-19 pandemic — and the pandemic’s influence on science Twitter. A rich community of researchers and science journalists existed there before COVID-19, but seemed to grow exponentially during the first months of the pandemic. Twitter has become an … Read more

Interactive and engaging picture book teaches toddlers about science and the importance of their eyes

Interactive and engaging picture book teaches toddlers about science and the importance of their eyes

NEW YORK (WEB PR) December 19, 2022 Dr. Haitham Ahmed believes children crave science and learning, so he wanted to create books to help inspire a love of science. It is for this reason that he is now publishing his sixth book in “The Little Doctors” series, “Ophthalmology for Babies and Toddlers: A Lift-the-Flap … Read more

The Milky Way mysteriously ripples – scientists might finally find out why

The Milky Way mysteriously ripples – scientists might finally find out why

Artist’s impression of the Milky Way. Using data from the Gaia satellite telescope, a team led by researchers from Lund University in Sweden found that large parts of the[{” attribute=””>Milky Way’s outer disk vibrate. The ripples are caused by a dwarf galaxy that passed by our galaxy hundreds of millions of years ago and is … Read more