Aspirin increases tumor survival

Aspirin increases tumor survival

Taking aspirin increases cancer patients’ chances of survival. This is the conclusion reached by researchers from the University of Cardiff in Wales.  The study showed that taking one of the most common over-the-counter medications in the world, aspirin, gives benefits to patients with tumors that outweigh the possible side effects. Direct evidence has been found…

What does daylight do to our Brain

What does daylight do to our Brain

Scientists have uncovered the mystery of what exactly daylight does to our brain. It is well known that changing the amount of daylight we receive can trigger seasonal affective disorder. A study in mice found that neurons residing in the suprachiasmatic nucleus coordinated with each other depending on the length of the daylight. Changes were…

cyborg cockroaches will save people

Cyborg cockroaches will save people

It is difficult to imagine an insect that would cause more dislike than domestic cockroaches. But Japanese scientists have made them useful for people through the use of solar energy.  Researchers from the Land of the Rising Sun use solar energy to track environmental changes at the expense of cockroaches. These insects have a unique…