Jetlag, HIV and a Moon with an Oxygen Atmosphere
In this NewsFlash we explore the link between jetlag and forgetfulness, discover a moon with an oxygen atmosphere, and a new technique to tell someones age from their blood. Plus, in time for World AIDS Day, we find out how HIV infection lays waste to non-infected, or "bystander" cells, leading to the destruction of the immune system.
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Psychologists working at the University of Berkeley have found that jet lag affects the brainís ability to retain facts long after returning to a more regular schedule...
In a move that could make a critical contribution to forensic investigations, scientists have developed a powerful new technique to predict a person's age from a sample of their blood.
A Bose-Einstein condensate of photons has been produced that works at room temperature.
Wednesday, December the 1st is going to be World Aids Day and 2011 actually marks the 30th anniversary of the discovery of HIV Ė the agent that causes AIDS. So itís very timely that this week scientists have announced that they have solved one of the big outstanding questions t...
Researchers in Massachusetts this week have discovered that the ability of our brains to determine whether a human face is male or female is affected by where in the field of view they appear...
One of the most unusual things about the earth is the large amount of oxygen in its atmosphere, which isn't stable and is only there because plants keep producing it. NASA has found another world with a mostly oxygen atmosphere, but it isn't what it sounds like.