Tag: Science

Scientists invented an electric baseball hat to reverse male baldness

An international team of researchers just developed the most sophisticated treatment for male baldness ever: a hat that covers up your hairless head. Wait, there’s more. It also contains a self-actuating electrical ‘patch’ that stimulates the scalp, regenerates damaged tissue, and regrows hair thicker and quicker than pharmacological treatments. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, […]

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Why efforts to get kids into STEM could be making education inequality worse

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a priority for governments around the world. For example, the UK’s current commitment to increasing investment in research and development to 2.4 percent of GDP by 2027 means that we need to train 260,000 more researchers to carry out this work. There has long been a perceived […]

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THC cartridges linked to multiple deaths: Here’s how to vape loose-leaf instead

Hundreds of people across at least 25 US states have been afflicted with a mysterious lung illness linked to tainted THC cartridges. At least six are dead. Government officials and medical professionals urge people to immediately cease using these products. While it was previously suspected that bootleg weed cartridges were to blame, recent reports indicate […]

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Here’s what the actual research says about the dangers of cannabis use

A research team parsed 68 current cannabis studies last year on behalf of the Canadian government. The goal was to determine what dangers citizens would face once the drug was legalized. What they learned was science doesn’t know much about cannabis. Fiona Clement, a health-policy researcher at the University of Calgary’s Cummings School of Medicine, led […]

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Researchers Create A Thread-Like Robot That Can Traverse Through Blood Vessels

The problem with open brain surgery are the risks involved in cutting someone’s head open and leaving the brain exposed. However, it is sometimes necessary to deal with certain health issues. However, over at MIT, engineers have managed to create a thread-like robot that is apparently thin enough where it could traverse through the patient’s […]

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