Study: Covid-19 Infection Briefly Alleviates Chronic Pain

Rajesh Khanna, a University of Arizona professor of pharmacology who specializes in researching pain and pain treatments, has discovered that a Covid-19 viral spike protein appears to block pain signals…

Study: “mitigation costs of limiting global warming … are higher than … avoided damages this century”

According to a new PLOS One study, efforts to mitigate global warming will not yield a net economic benefit until the next century.

The Ozone Hole Returns to Both Poles

Some years ago, relating to a project I was carrying out, I asked the Max Planck Institute and Cambridge University –both experts in this field-if it were possible that Antarctic…

A True Shaggy Dog Story

The brilliant zoologist and “bone whisperer” Susan J. Crockford has a new paper just published in the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology.

“We need to change”: Astronomers Admit Their Outsized Contribution to the Climate Crisis

All those long flights to remote observatories ensure Astronomers have an outsized carbon footprint. And Astronomers keen to reduce their carbon footprints are being advised to abandon software languages like…

The Iris Nebula

This nebula is of particular interest to scientists because of its colors. Reflection nebulae glow because they are made up of extremely tiny particles of solid matter, up to 10…