Finnish researchers have been working for decades to develop a prototype vaccine for Type 1 diabetes and on July 19, 2017, it was announced that human trials would begin in 2018. The study has been funded by the EU Exalt program with 6 million euros.

Dogs have always showered humans with unconditional love. Research finally tells us why dogs are so friendly-man’s best friend is apparently genetically predisposed to be good natured and a great companion.  



Can you imagine what a pile of 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic would look like? Environmentalists have been advocating reduced use of plastics for years, but a new study with regard to the large-scale production of plastic could truly be the wake-up call humans need.

In what was possibly the most memorable piece of cinematic history, Stephen Spielberg’s Jurassic Park has a scene in which an injured Jeff Goldblum is chased by an agile Tyrannosaurus rex. However, new research now tells us that this would have been highly unlikely since the T. rex could not have outrun a human, let alone a car in full speed.

Have you caught yourself doodling in a meeting or in a lecture? According to a new study from Drexel University, Philadelphia, you might be calling out to your inner artist.

Study that includes 100 handpicked scientists from all over the world offers conclusive evidence that climate change is not a myth, but a reality of the world we currently inhabit.

Pushing the limits of biology, a group of researchers was able to succeed in an extremely ambitious experiment—storing a movie in the DNA of a living bacteria cell.

Widely reported last month was the news of a trillion ton iceberg in the Antarctic’s Larsen C ice shelf that had developed ruptures. The cracks in the ice shelf grew larger and larger, and the thin thread of ice that was holding it together finally gave way.

The physical and chemical properties of real space dirt cannot be replicated by artificial space dirt. This is a cause of concern as it could lead to misleading research results. An asteroid-mining company has started making near-authentic space dirt in a scientific manner; this dirt is meant to represent the surfaces of four classes of asteroids.

In a suburb of Beijing, a self-sustaining ecosystem with minimal resources has been created for four students and aspiring astronauts of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Lunar Palace 365, a 200-day isolation experiment in a simulated space station in Beijing is part of a preparatory space exploration project.