Taupo is resting now, and for that we should all be very grateful. The highly active Taupo Volcanic Zone, situated in New Zealand’s North Island, produced history’s most recent supereruption, unleashing some 530 cubic kilometres of fiery magma upon Earth’s surface. For context, what’s widely regarded as the most destructive volcanic eruption in US history –
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Since the dawn of man, we’ve been searching for ways to escape our mortality. The long-sought “fountain of youth” may not lie in divine water or a miracle pill, but rather, in something as simple as the foods we eat and the way we live. Portrait Person Old Man Manhttps://www.maxpixel.net/Portrait-Person-Old-Man-Man-Head-Look-Arabic-1615262 In 2016, for the first time in
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ZURICH/MUNICH (Reuters) – An immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow an aggressive type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive, offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche is seen outside their headquarters in Basel January 30,
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Giant inflatable colons like this one pictured in Sacramento, California, can help raise colon cancer awareness. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Why would you do this? You may steal someone’s heart, but why would you steal their 10-foot-long, 150-pound inflatable colon? The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced on Friday that someone poached the Cancer Coalition’s gigantic large intestine from a
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Scientists have experimentally confirmed the existence of strange new uranium compounds – and they predict some could even achieve superconductivity close to room temperature. Superconducting materials are able to shuttle electricity without any resistance – an incredible feat that could revolutionise our energy use. But so far researchers have only found superconductivity in a handful
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