The Fourth State of Matter Could Scrub Viruses From The Air

The Fourth State of Matter Could Scrub Viruses From The Air

Getting sick and having absolutely no way to prevent it from happening: not ideal. While the medical community has made huge strides in understanding how pathogens cause disease and developing treatments to fight against infection, detecting airborne viruses and preventing them from entering our bodies remains unreasonably difficult. And by difficult, I mean virtually impossible,…

Is Homosexuality in Your Genes?

Is Homosexuality in Your Genes?

Scientists have recently discovered two gene variants that are more common in gay men than straight men, adding to the evidence that homosexuality is, at least, partially genetic. This news may actually sound familiar to you, as studies in the early ‘90s also identified regions on the 8th and X-chromosomes that were correlated with homosexuality.…