Scientists are worried that new cancer treatments might be doing more harm than good as it takes away more than the tumor itself. After a woman received one treatment of a novel combination therapy, her tumor happened to have dissolved from her chest in just three weeks, with a gaping hole left in its place. She was given the same cocktail of skin cancer drugs as 150 individuals.
A unique echolocation signal has been discovered by researchers recording whale songs in the southern ocean waters around Antarctica. This may belong to a previously unknown species of beaked whale, according to BBC reports. Beaked whales are the second largest family of cetaceans, but they are the most understood.
A new study published in Science Advances looked at the physiology and functionality of REM sleep in a group of rats. They displayed an insight into cortical activity and the subcortical pathways. They prevented the rats from entering REM sleep for three days.
A cheap and long-lasting rechargeable battery, that charges fast could be in stores soon .It’s made of aluminum, which makes it safer than to the conventional lithium ion and alkaline batteries that is in use now. The challenge is trying to find a voltage after repeated cycles of charging and discharging. An international led by Stanford’s Hongjie Dai discovered a simple solution using graphite.