No, the James Webb Space Telescope probably didn’t detect signs of alien life — but it soon could

The James Webb Space Telescope’s possible detection of biological chemicals on the exoplanet K2-18b may [...]

A nanoprobe with a barcode: Sensors detect active proteases

Credit: Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2023). DOI: 10.1002/anie.202310964 Protein-splitting enzymes play an important role in [...]

Most Parents Want to Test Their Unborn Kids’ Genes For Disease Risk

By In The Light Photography/ Every parent-to-be wants a healthy baby. And, when offered an [...]

What Is Washing Soda and How Is It Used?

Washing soda is sodium carbonate, and is chemically different from baking soda, which is the [...]

What’s So Delightful About Turkish Delight?

Turkish delight is a super-sweet confection from the country of Turkey. See our recipe in [...]

1st ‘atlas’ of human ovaries could lead to fertility breakthrough, scientists say

The first ever “atlas” of this female reproductive organ could be used to improve fertility [...]

Exhaled biomarkers can reveal lung disease

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Using specialized nanoparticles, MIT engineers have developed a way to monitor [...]

Global Warming Forecast

The newest global warming forecast is in, and again, it isn’t good. Researchers at Harvard [...]