Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

Hungry dog fetches metal bowl to get food.

Lab-grown meat can reduce your pet's carbon pawprint

Did you know about one-fifth of global meat production is for pet food? This means that around 5% of food-based greenhouse gas emissions are due to our furry friends' appetites. In the US alone, an estimated 65 million tons of CO2-equivalent methane and nitrous oxide is due to dog and cat Read More...

Two stars merging

A first-of-its-kind star made from two dying stars

It is a wonder looking up at space, seeing the continuum of the cosmos in beautiful celestial bodies exploding, reforming, and shining brightly in the night sky.  In this stellar life cycle, scientists have discovered the brilliant birth of a new star created from the collision of two dying Read More...

Doctors discussing treatment for a brain aneurysm.

A new approach to treating brain aneurysms

A brain aneurysm is defined as a weakness in a blood vessel. This area then becomes susceptible to filling with blood and creating a dome, just like a balloon. Causing increased pressure in the brain and loss of oxygen to the surrounding cells, leading to sometimes deadly outcomes. A wide-necked Read More...

Crushed ice against a black background

'Superionic' ice: New state of matter discovered

We all learned in school that there are three different states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas. What if we told you this was untrue, and in fact, scientists have identified 20 phases of water. This is dependent on the pressure and temperature the H2O is under, causing an array of different ways Read More...

Philadelphia doctor raises $50

Philadelphia doctor raises $500,000 to send oxygen tanks to India

As the Covid-19 crisis intensifies in India, many organizations and individuals are stepping up to offer whatever help they can to alleviate some of the sufferings. One such individual is Philadelphia doctor Ruchika Talwar. Talwar, a 28-year old resident at the University of Pennsylvania, has Read More...

Scientists have created a meth

Scientists have created a method that turns moon dust into oxygen

As you might expect, supporting human life on the Moon requires breathable oxygen. But there’s only so much that astronauts can take with them, so figuring out how to produce it there is essential. Now, a British company is working on extracting oxygen from moon dust, which could be invaluable Read More...

Scientists have managed to ext

Scientists have managed to extract breathable oxygen from moondust

The Moon has no breathable oxygen – which obviously presents a hurdle for astronauts. There’s only so much we can take with us, so figuring out how to produce it there is crucial. Now, researchers from the European Space Agency (ESA) have created a prototype device that can make oxygen out of Read More...

The Amazon fires are disastrou

The Amazon fires are disastrous, but not to our oxygen supply. Here’s why.

If you have been following the news about the fires in the Amazon, chances are you have heard the statistic that 20 percent of our oxygen comes from the Amazon Rainforest. Added to this observation, often in the conventional news media, is a panic-inducing statement that the lungs of the planet are Read More...

Cancer's Achilles' h

Cancer's Achilles' heel

An old, once-abandoned theory about cancer is revived, offering hope for a raft of new non-toxic treatments. Tony Edwards| June 2008 issue Medical progress is invariably considered futuristic, but one bit of buzz in the world of cancer research surrounds a man who did most of his work in the 1930s. Read More...