Author: Farmer Dell


by Meghan Rosen,  Howard Hughes Medical Institute People taking cholesterol-lowering drugs may fare better than others if they catch the novel coronavirus. A new study hints at why: the virus relies on the fatty molecule to get past the cell’s protective Read more…


Studies on molecular hydrogen have evolved tremendously from its humble beginnings and have continued to change throughout the years. Hydrogen is extremely unique since it has the capability to act at the cellular level. Hydrogen is qualified to cross the Read more…


Chelsea Cook, Marquette University When you try to pick a restaurant with a group of friends, how do you decide? Your curious friend wants to try the new place, while your focused friend wants to go to the old faithful. Read more…


Expending a considerable amount of physical energy inevitably leads to fatigue during both training and competition in football. An increasing number of experimental findings have confirmed the relationship between the generation and clearance of free radicals, fatigue, and exercise injury. Read more…


by  American Society for Microbiology New research shows that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduced both antibody and inflammatory responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection in mice. The study appears this week in the Journal of Virology, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology. Read more…


Kenneth Ladenburg, Arizona State University After the riots at the Capitol, images of Jacob Chansley, who’s been dubbed the “QAnon Shaman,” were splashed across news outlets. Chansley’s outlandish costume – consisting of American flag-themed face paint, a hat made of Read more…


By Ashley P. Taylor – Live Science Contributor December 16, 2020 A drowned woman became “the most kissed girl in the world” after a model of her face was used to design a CPR dummy. For 60 years, medical students have practiced CPR on Read more…


In a world devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) has been able to effectively combat the disease without ever imposing a full lockdown of its economy. This was accomplished in part because the South Korean Read more…


by  Flinders University Even at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, people around the world became more fearful of what could happen to them or their family. A new Flinders University study of 1,040 online participants from five western countries published Read more…


Ryan Reihart, University of Dayton The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea In a recent study, my colleagues and I discovered micronutrients in the ground can control populations of invasive crazy ants (Nylanderia Read more…