science

Topics and developments in science and medicine, presented by Futurism.

ashley stock4 months ago
How Does Ebola Work?
An article published in 2018 by Younan, et al. titled “Disabling of lymphocyte immune response by Ebola virus,” draws to attention some interesting associations between lymphopenia, a significant redu...
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Constantine 4 months ago
The Future of Our Brains
Technological advancement and development have allowed us to understand our bodies and the way we work more than ever before. Innovations in both science and technology have led us to cure most diseas...
Vanessa Cid4 months ago
Using Neural Stem Cell Therapy to Treat TBIs
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells found inside the body and have the capability of generating lineage-specific cells. Neurons are different from other cells in our body because they don't undergo ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
Science Has Not Failed Us
Science has not necessarily failed the human race. It is the politics behind new discoveries that fail the human race, not science itself. We have advanced our technology because of the way we work on...
Crow Zing 5 months ago
How a Bacteria Might've Wiped out the Entire Population of Mexico
So I read an article a while ago which interested me immensely, and this article was about how a bacteria in the sixteenth century might've wiped out 80 percent of Mexico's population, for comparison,...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
For Every Human in the United States
I’ve come to the conclusion that climate change happens all over the planet, not just at home in the United States. The Australian Great Barrier reef is constantly affected by climate problems. The Go...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
Soil Destruction
Soil degradation means that soil is not being used to its fullest potential for agricultural use. (Source) This is because soil degradation is becoming a massive problem on this planet. The soil is a ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
Groundwater Depletion
Groundwater depletion is a growing problem on this planet today. It comes from, as usual, humans overusing their ability to draw groundwater out of our environment. Surface water is not always easily ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
Wildlife Goes Extinct on Our Planet
Earth has had multiple mass extinctions. It will keep happening as a natural evolutionary cycle or perhaps because of the activities of man. The Endangered Species Act was set up in 1973 to save us fr...
Kristin Wilson5 months ago
11 Little Known Facts About Nikola Tesla
Undoubtedly the Most Underrated, Under Acknowledged Man of His Time
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
Biodegradable Plastics Currently Available
Apparently, there already are two different types of biodegradable plastic on the market that we need to start introducing into manufacturing. These are known as oxo-biodegradable, (oxygen) and hydro-...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
Climate Change Evidence
Denial is not just a dried up river in Africa. Earth has cooling periods also known as Ice Ages and warming periods, such as the global warming that occurs in 2018. There is much evidence of the exist...
Kristin Wilson5 months ago
11 Things You May Not Know About Albert Einstein
Some not-so-known facts about the greatest genius of his time.
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
What Air Pollutants Do to a City
Air pollution does a lot of harm to city infrastructure all across the United States. Air pollution exists in an invisible state that not everybody can see. But it certainly affects your breathing. Ac...
Eoin Black5 months ago
5 Hormones You Probably Never Knew You Had
Okay so we've all heard of hormones and, if like me you managed to survive your teenage years, you probably have a fair idea what they can do to your body (and your mood). Teenage girls becoming moody...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
Toxicity and What It Does to the Body
Toxic leaks from landfills seep into our groundwater all the time. Imagine all that plastic just not biodegrading at all, staying put in that landfill for all time. We have access to many a lethal che...
Patrick Boniface6 months ago
How Deep Is Deep
We’ve all heard about leagues under the sea and how deep the Marianna’s Trench is; but have you ever stopped and thought how we developed our understanding of how to actually measure the depths? Measu...
Nina Simons6 months ago
DNA Testing—8 Things You Should Know
The discovery of DNA structure (along with technology improvements), made possible for us, without even seeing a doctor, to analyze our DNA and find out a lot about ourselves. Being a carrier of genet...