What is Clinical Laboratory Science?

The field of clinical laboratory science holds vital importance to the development of general science, but particularly to the healthcare industry and to research relating to illnesses. Even though a large portion of people have never heard of the field, it still holds serious importance for our everyday lives, because, without clinical laboratory science, there […]

Scientists Record Birds Sleeping During Flight

For the first time ever, scientists have officially recorded birds sleeping during flight. Previously, it had been conjectured that birds sleep while flying, especially when they make continuous journeys that last from days to possibly even weeks. Birds seem able to continue with normal tasks that require physical engagement, such as flying and obtaining food, […]

Scientific Report: Brain Training Game Cuts Dementia Risks in Half

For the first time in medical history, researchers have discovered a way to reduce the risk of dementia in older adults by playing computer-based brain training games. One game in particular that has helped aid the progress in cutting down dementia risk is NeuroNation brain games.   With each game, users can regularly practice brain […]

The Speed of Science and Medical Advances

  Have we actually improved in the field of medicine? That is the question of many people, and the answer to that is yes. The past decade has seen some extremely impressive advances in our modern medicine. We have seen impressive improvements in people’s health due to these medicines that have increased their standard of […]

“To Catch a Criminal”: Forensic Teams Catching Criminals due to Research on Microscopic Algae

There are plenty of crime shows on television for anyone interested in the genre. It is exciting to watch as Eric Delko or Sherlock Holmes solve crimes with evidence both mundane and unusual: blood spatter, fingerprints, ear prints, tire tracks, footprints and the omnipresent “DNA sample.” It all seems so obvious at the end because […]

Experiment On Chickens Reverses Evolution

Brazilian researcher Joâo Botelho has successfully achieved an experimental reversal to produce a dinosaur-like trait in birds. The scientist inhibited a maturation gene in a chicken, causing it to develop with leg bones that resemble those of its prehistoric ancestors. This experimental achievement is reminiscent of paleontologist Jack Horner’s TED talk, “Building a Dinosaur From […]

The Path To Becoming A Forensic Scientist

If you are looking to get into an incredibly challenging, progressive, and rewarding career, then look no further than the field of forensic science. Forensic science offers the opportunity to contribute to society in a very meaningful way. A degree in forensic science will train you to use scientific principles to discover the truth behind […]