Category: Science

Moderna’s Experimental HIV Vaccine Could Begin Human Trials as Soon as This Week

Moderna will start trialling its experimental mRNA-based HIV vaccine as early as tomorrow (19 August), according to a new submission to the US National…

Covid vaccine: Fertility and miscarriage claims fact-checked

False and misleading claims about Covid-19 vaccines, fertility and miscarriages are still circulating online, despite not being supported by evidence….

Why Don’t Black Holes Swallow All of Space? This Explanation Is Blowing Our Minds

Black holes are great at sucking up matter. So great, in fact, that not even light can escape their grasp (hence…

Why Don’t Black Holes Swallow All of Space? This Explanation Is Blowing Our Minds

Black holes are great at sucking up matter. So great, in fact, that not even light can escape their grasp (hence…

Why Don’t Black Holes Swallow All of Space? This Explanation Is Blowing Our Minds

Black holes are great at sucking up matter. So great, in fact, that not even light can escape their grasp (hence…

Massive New Analysis Confirms Just How Many COVID-19 Cases Are Truly Asymptomatic

Within months of SARS-CoV-2‘s emergence as a global catastrophe it was becoming clear that many who spread the disease did so unwittingly,…

US FDA Authorizes Third Shot of Pfizer or Moderna for At-risk Group

An advisory panel for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously Friday in favor of recommending a…

We Just Got Closer to Understanding Why Ketamine Is Such a Powerful Antidepressant

Oral ketamine, known both as an anesthetic and a recreational drug, has recently emerged as a highly promising, rapid treatment for…

Scientists Discover How to Make Glass So Hard, It Can Even Scratch Diamond

Down on an atomic level, glass is a jumbled mess of atoms, which makes it easily prone to distortion and…

An Antibody That Traps Sperm. Could This Be a New Non-Hormonal Contraceptive?

For countless women, preventing pregnancy means using contraceptives that can come with serious side effects, ranging from the unpleasant to…