Angie Wilson

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To harness HIV, make it get 'naked' - Futurity

EMORY (US) — A new understanding of how HIV “gets dressed” in the human cells …

Why It's So Hard For Scientists To Study Medical Marijuana

The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.<p>Eighteen states (plus the District of Columbia) allow cannabis use for certain medical conditions. …

Did life begin before Earth existed?

Two scientists using Moore’s Law to explain the exponential increase in life’s complexity have found that, by this measure, life is older than Earth …

NASA Discovers New Earth-Like Planets Around Distant Stars

NASA's Kepler spacecraft has discovered three new "habitable zone" planets that are close to Earth's size, even if they're not all that close to Earth.<p>NPR's Joe Palca reports, the trio of worlds is about 1,200 light years away and are thought to lie in the so-called "Goldilocks zone" — where it's …

MMR and me | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

A lot has been written about the MMR scare of just over a decade ago. More is being written now because children who were not immunised back then are …

When Do Babies Become Conscious?

For everyone who's looked into an infant's sparkling eyes and wondered what goes on in its little fuzzy head, there's now an answer. New research …

Awesome! New image of Horsehead Nebula in infrared

Astronomers have used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to photograph the iconic Horsehead Nebula in a new, infrared light to mark the 23rd anniversary …

X-ray vision: how a chance discovery revolutionised medicine – video

Katie Maggs of London's Science Museum and Liz Parvin of the Open University discuss how a German physicist called Wilhelm Roentgen stumbled upon a …