It might seem like an unlikely team-up, but an astrophysicist and a neurosurgeon did indeed collaborate in a study examining the commonalities between one of the largest structures known to science—the vast web of galaxies that stretch across the universe, and the microscopic network made up of the brain’s neurons—to
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced that the iconic Arecibo radio telescope has been slated for demolition, following a structural assessment that found that the structure is structure is “currently at risk of an unexpected, uncontrolled collapse,” according to the director of NSF’s Division of Astronomical Sciences, Ralph Gaume.
A new study has found that 1 in 5 survivors of COVID-19 develop mental illness within 90 days of contracting the disease, with patients being diagnosed with severe mood disorders, even in individuals that had no prior history of these conditions. Other neurological effects have included vivid hallucinations, even amongst
Reports of the heat-death of the universe may have been greatly exaggerated, at least according to a new study that shows that the universe may be heating up as it expands, instead of steadily cooling as time goes on, a belief commonly held amongst today’s physicists. The study, making use
The common assumption that prehistoric females in hunter-gatherer societies were relegated to the role of gatherers is being upended, with the discovery of the burial site of a female Neolithic hunter in Peru leading to another study that concluded that a much larger portion of females in prehistoric societies may
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