The number of people that called in sick with a cold has declined due to social distancing and increased hygiene efforts. So, why don’t we turn these measures into habits that we stick to, even after the pandemic.
Vitamins and minerals are very important for our health, but it is not so easy to eat enough fruits and vegetables. Nutrient pills are a welcome alternative, but can they compensate for a balanced diet?
How do you make decisions if you cannot think? How do you respond to danger if you cannot run or hide? Plants know the answer to these questions. And fundamental researchers all over the world try to understand them as well.
Laatst zag ik een klein glazen potje met iets behoorlijk bizars erin.
A few years ago one of my colleagues wondered why we still travel the world to attend conferences. I immediately jumped on the conversation and passionately argued that physical gatherings are necessary for science. I was completely convinced that I was right.
Butterflies come in all shapes and colors. Mother Nature has tricks to color those butterflies as well as the rest of the world.
Scientists have published numerous 3D models of parts of the coronavirus. Those models are essential in making a corona vaccine. But they are missing something important …
Scientists place large amounts of data in the app and call on us to analyze it. This allows you to contribute to your favorite field, for example biology, art, astronomy or health.
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.
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