Trauma can have long lasting effects on a person’s psyche, but it can also change their genetic material. This way, trauma is inheritable and makes the generations to follow more susceptible for disease and mental disorders.
The ability to learn does not stop with childhood. It is possible to acquire new skills with motivation, even in old age, brain researchers report.
The body needs vitamins and minerals to carry out many vital processes. We therefore must eat them regularly, but in which quantities?
Time pressure for the development of a corona virus vaccine makes researchers utilize new techniques. These promise shorter production times. But how will scientists know whether they are affective?
From fundamental research to an application
Quarter life crisis: Why so many young people find it hard to settle down and how one can make satisfying decisions.
Both good and bad bacteria in our gut affect our health. Can’t we kill those bad bacteria?
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are powerful tools that help scientists study the foundation of life. The knowledge that can be created with them is the basis for applications everyone can benefit from. It can be the cure of a disease or the cure of hunger. The GMOs are made to be used in a laboratory, but the knowledge that is created with them is made for everyone.