You don’t have to be female to take birth control shots! Males can, now, get the injections to prevent their female partners from getting pregnant, says a study published in Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Women normally have a wider range of choices for birth control methods, and it might even be considered
The truth behind phantom limbs has been revealed in a new study published in Nature Communications. Missing limbs leave behind painful sensations— even when they are gone, one can still feel them, a phenomenon called phantom limb. This is the case for most people having gone through amputations: they will experience different kinds of sensations,
The folding characterising our brain changes with age, says a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. This change might be linked with Alzheimer’s disease. Ageing comes hand in hand with unpleasant experiences that youthfulness would never know. We go through a plethora of changes as we age, and
Parasitic plants steal their victims’ genes as a mode of attack, says a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Parasitism is one of the many interactions between organisms in nature. A parasite is, basically, a living thing requiring the body of another living thing (the host) to function
40 shipwrecks have been discovered in the Black Sea. These findings are part of the Black Sea Maritime Archeology Project conducted by a team of maritime researchers. The original aim of the study was to investigate the rise in water level that occurred in the aftermath of the last Ice Age (around 20,000 years ago).