Thursday, July 7, 2022

Science

COVID-19 can affect the brain. New clues hint at how

Researchers are sifting through symptoms to figure out what the virus does to the brainFor more than a year now, scientists have been racing to understand how the mysterious new virus that causes COVID-19 damages not only our bodies,...

Saturn has a fuzzy core, spread over more than half the planet’s diameter

One of Saturn’s rings has revealed properties of its core, hidden deep beneath the planet’s golden atmosphere.That core isn’t the lump of rock and ice that many scientists had envisioned, the new study finds. Instead, the core is diffuse,...

Food giants respond to worries over packaging technology

When Rebecca Prince-Ruiz recalls how her eco-friendly movement Plastic Free July has progressed over the years, she can't help but smile. What began in 2011 as 40 people committing to going plastic-free one month a year has gained momentum...

Scientists have claimed to have found evidence of FUNGI on the Red Planet

A scientist dubbed the 'Space Tiger King' has claimed that strange 'puffball-like' rocks on Mars are actually mushrooms. Microbiologist Dr Xinli Wei from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, astrophysicist Dr Rudolph Schild from Harvard-Smithsonian and Dr. Rhawn Gabriel Joseph, aka Space...

Explore how we live, fight and play in space

November 2 marks 20 years since the first residents arrived on the International Space Station (ISS). The orbiting habitat has been continuously occupied ever since.Twenty straight years of life in space makes the ISS the ideal “natural laboratory” to understand how...

First ever black hole image is now a movie you can see.

Pictures created from old observations show the void’s stormy evolution over the past decade.The historic first image of a black hole unveiled last year has now been turned into a movie. The short sequence of frames shows how the appearance of...

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As The Cost Of Living Soars New Technology Is Helping Australians

The Australian technology industry is facing an employment crisis. The COVID border closures and a growing reliance on digital...