“Living Walls” Can Reduce Heat Lost From Buildings by Over 30%

The Sustainability Hub at the University of Plymouth has been retrofitted with an exterior living wall façade, comprised of a flexible felt fabric sheet system with pockets allowing for soil and planting. Credit: University of Plymouth Retrofitting an existing masonry cavity walled building with a green or living wall can reduce the amount of heat … Read more

The top space stories of the week!

A spacecraft flies from a comet’s tail, a part of a rocket will hit the moon next month and Saturn’s ‘Death Star’ could be the home of an underground ocean. These are some of the best stories this week from Space.com. SpaceX rocket debris will hit the moon in early March (Image credit: SpaceX) A … Read more

This Extremely Toxic Lake Could Show Us How Life May Have Survived on Mars

The search for life on Mars is not an easy one. Not only is the red planet difficult to get to, it’s deeply inhospitable to life as we know it. However, there are places on Earth that could show us how life may have been able to survive on Mars – if not now, then … Read more

Disha Parmar in spaghetti strap dress aces date-night look, Rahul Vaidya is in love: See pics

But/ Photos/ Lifestyle/ Disha Parmar in spaghetti strap dress aces date night look, Rahul Vaidya is in love: See photos Disha Parmar is the date night look in a stunning wine red maxi dress and minimal make-up for a new photoshoot. Her post got a reaction from her husband, Rahul Vaidya. Read more Published on … Read more

This stuff in cannabis may protect aging brain, treat Alzheimer’s

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Decades of research on medical cannabis has focused on the compounds THC and CBD in clinical applications. But less is known about the therapeutic properties of cannabinol (CBN). In a new study from the Salk Institute, researchers found how CBN can protect brain cells from oxidative damage, a major pathway to … Read more

The Webb Space Telescope Reaches Its New Home, Fallen Heroes, and VIPER [Video]

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Northrup Grumman The Webb Space Telescope reaches its new home, remembering our fallen heroes, and testing a VIPER in the sand… a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Video Transcript: – The Webb Space Telescope reaches … Read more

Space photos: The most amazing images this week!

NASA honors its fallen astronauts, the James Webb Space Telescope arrives at its final destination and a Martian rover fears a troublesome pebble. These are some of the best photos this week from Space.com. James Webb Space Telescope reaches L2 (Image credit: Gianluca Masi / The Virtual Telescope Project) The arrow in the center of … Read more

COVID virus could lead to these health problems in hospitalized kids

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In a new study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, researchers found that 44% of hospitalized children who tested positive for coronavirus developed neurological symptoms. The most common neurological symptoms were headache and altered mental status, known as an acute encephalopathy. These children were more likely to require intensive … Read more

Vitamin D Supplements Decrease Risk of Autoimmune Diseases

Vitamin D supplementation over five years reduced the rate of autoimmune diseases by 22 percent compared to placebo. Autoimmune diseases (AD) such as rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatica polymyalgia, thyroid autoimmune diseases and psoriasis, are a major cause of morbidity and mortality as people get older. Few effective treatments are available for AD, but some preclinical studies … Read more