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Day: April 30, 2015

Bumblebees Drink Nicotine To Heal Parasitic Infections

Bumblebee species Bombus impatiens appear to regulate parasitic infections by consuming nectar that contains nicotine. The drug seems to account for a significant decrease in parasites gnawing at the bees. However, the medicine is found to be costly: the nicotine might be affecting the bees’ appetite adversely. Humans are not the only ones who take

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First Most Complete Universe Map Has Been Created

Avid physics-lovers, rejoice. Scientists have recently worked out the most complete map of the universe. The map is a three-dimensional one, spherical in shape, showing the position and mass distribution of galaxies. What makes the endeavour even more exciting is that it takes motion into consideration. The movement of galaxies across the heavens can now

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Pancreatic Cancer Cells Reprogrammed Into Normal Non-Cancer Cells

Treating pancreatic cancer might now become easier as a new study has tested an alternative method to tackle the disease. A new study with amazing results might be the light at the end of the tunnel for the most common form of pancreatic cancer, pancreatic adenocarcinoma, the survival rate of which is 6 months only.

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