Clostridium Sporogenes is a soil dwelling bacteria. Once injected will find and target the tumor and kill the tumor cells. Professors at the University of Nottingham and the University of Maastricht have made a more powerful gene in C. sporogenes. The better enzyme can now be produced in greater numbers in the tumor now. Professor … Continue reading An Anti-Cancer Soldier
Researches have searched that depression may lead to Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is a disease to cause memory loss. Alzheimer’s is caused by protein plaques that are built up by nerve cells around the brain. They think that Alzheimer’s and depression may be linked together. Two studies in July 6th said that depression is separated for … Continue reading If Alzheimers can lead to Depresssion
Who doesn’t think a glow in the dark cat isn’t cute, and these cats could have the cure to HIV. Now this experiment is not very in depth yet, but this could turn into something big. Cats right now in the Mayo Clinics lab are being given proteins that are said to be able to … Continue reading Glow in the dark cats, cure for HIV?
Every year animals migrate thousands of miles. They fly, swim, walk, and drift in order tofind food, a better climate, and places to breed. The best place to breed may not have the best place to find food. But why make the several thousand mile journey? The resources on Earth vary greatly. Summer months may be … Continue reading Why Do Animals Migrate?
Have you heard about stem cell research lately? I first heard about it when President Bush was thinking about supporting it. Now Researchers have shown that they can reverse the age in adult stem cells. They can now maybe help people with tissue damage because of age. The modern day stem cell hypothesis of aging … Continue reading Turning back the clock
When I saw this article I thought it was interesting because I wondered what could make an animal glow in the dark? For years scientists have been stumped by the Motyxia millipede. This isn’t just any millipede it’s a little different from the rest. This one glows in the dark. Scientists have been baffled at … Continue reading Creepy Creatures of the Dark
We’re usually taught that bacteria are bad for you, that it can make you sick and sometimes even kill you. From an early age, we are constantly told to wash our hands to get all the icky germs off. Nowadays, you can hardly get hand soap that doesn’t have antibacterial ingredients promising to “kill 99.9% … Continue reading What Doesn’t Kill You . . .
A team from the University of Melbourne’s Department of Zoology, found that orb weaving spiders respond to severe damage to their webs by building bigger silk crosses, but if the damage is mild then they don’t bother improving them. Professor Mark Elgar said web damage is costly for spiders because a lot of nutritional … Continue reading Spiders web code
The nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl is the most famous reactor meltdown in the world. Chernobyl is in the country of Ukraine. Chernobyl’s 4th reactor melted down on April 26th, 1986. An uncompleted safety check was the cause. Two Soviet workers died in the meltdown and many more were injured. After the disaster 600,000 Soviet Workers … Continue reading Life After Chernobyl
When I was trying to find a topic to blog about, I saw a picture of a glow-in-the-dark cat, and I thought it was really cute. When I clicked on it, I found out that the article was on so much more than just cute glow-in-the-dark kittens. Recently, scientists have been genetically making cats able … Continue reading Glow-in-the-Dark Kittens Help Fight Human AIDS