The human eye functions just like a camera. However, it’s extremely more sensitive, more delicate and highly advanced. Well, except for slow motion. Nature didn’t equip us with that. The resolution of the human eye is estimated to be 576 megapixels. The retina, the thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye […]
Molecular biologist and a science communicator
I stumbled upon a fascinating photo album on Flickr published by user lunar caustic. The album shows a collection of photos of human development in unprecedented details. The images were taken to be included in a catalog highlighting the embryonic development. Similar pictures were taken by Swedish photographer Lennart Nilsson back in 1965 and were published in Life magazine. Images and […]
Researchers have developed a new blood test that can detect Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers from Chongqing Jiaotong University have created a paste that can turn sand into soil, which could be used to turn deserts into forests.
The world’s first head transplant, which was scheduled to take place in December 2017, has been delayed. As of now, there is no definitive date but it would likely take place within the first quarter of 2018.