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Beginning a scientific profession with narcolepsy

[ad_1] Ronja with Yaska, her help canine.Credit score: Peter Horvath Most of us have fallen asleep throughout a movie, whereas studying or throughout a web based assembly. However think about a relentless wrestle to remain awake within the laboratory, regardless of how a lot sleep you might have had. Welcome …

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why scientists are on alert

[ad_1] The monkeypox virus (proven right here in a colored transmission electron micrograph) is intently associated to the smallpox virus.Credit score: UK Well being Safety Company/Science Photograph Library Greater than 120 confirmed or suspected instances of monkeypox, a uncommon viral illness seldom detected outdoors of Africa, have been reported in …

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Showcasing Africa’s contributions to science

[ad_1] Adji Bousso Dieng is obsessed with nurturing science and expertise schooling in Africa.Credit score: Sameer A. Khan Voices from Africa In an additional instalment of a sequence concerning the profession experiences of African scientists, Adji Bousso Dieng shares how Africans who’ve succeeded in science, expertise, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) …

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Feminine dominance, and coding for teenagers: Books in short

[ad_1] Past the Hype Fiona Fox Elliott & Thompson (2022) It’s 20 years since journalist Fiona Fox arrange the influential Science Media Centre in London, to influence extra scientists to interact with the media. This absorbing, detailed guide is her memoir of that interval — not, as she makes clear, …

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Cosmic countdown

[ad_1] 100 seconds. That’s all you’ve gotten. It takes just one to abort the colony ship’s self-destruct sequence. You possibly can use the opposite ninety-nine to hug your spouse, your youngsters, your canine, one final time. You possibly can attempt to hug your cat, however Whiskers has at all times …

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Dwelling testing for syphilis good points help in wake of COVID

[ad_1] Some at-home syphilis checks additionally detect a number of different infections, similar to HIV and hepatitis C.Credit score: Pixel-shot/Alamy World instances of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been on the rise in some international locations. Even the COVID-19 pandemic — which locked down life in some ways — hasn’t …

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