Leukemia

What is Leukemia? Leukemia is a cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues including the bone marrow (the soft, sponge-like tissue in the center of most bones that makes blood cells), the lymphatic system and even blood itself. The two main kinds of leukemia are Lymphocytic leukemia (also known as lymphoblastic leukemia), when the body makes [...]

The Most Dangerous Place On Earth

“55.6781° N, 60.7996° E” Those are the coordinates. The most polluted place on earth. Lake Karachay in the ural mountains (Russia) is widely regarded as the most polluted place on earth. In 1990 scientists discovered that standing on the shore for just 60 minutes would be enough to deliver 600 doses of Roentgen. Way more [...]

Multicellular Development

A new finding recently at the University of Queensland has unearthed some secrets about the origins of multi-cellular animals. As you all know, a multi-cellular organism is composed of multiple cells, just like us humans, but at first life was unicellular. Professor Bernie Degnan used new technology to find out that the first multi-cellular animals [...]