Octopuses Tragically Destroy Themselves After Mating. We May Finally Know Why

Octopuses are doomed to be orphans from a very young age. After a female octopus lays her eggs, she stops eating and begins self-mutilating, tearing off her skin and biting off the tips of her tentacles. By the time a young octopus wriggles out of its egg, its mother is already dead. A few months … Read more

New Wearable Tracks Your Alcohol, Sugar, and Soreness Levels with Microneedles

Imagine a future where, after a night of bar-hopping with friends, you can whip out your phone, consult a smartphone app connected to a wireless device stuck to the side of your arm, and find out exactly how hammered you are. It sounds like something you might see in the first couple minutes of a … Read more

Husson University to Resume Live Commencement Exercises at

BANGOR, MAINE, May 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After two years of online and outdoor Commencement exercises due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Husson University will resume holding its graduation ceremony indoors on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 10:30 am at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. This will be the University’s 123rd Annual Commencement … Read more

New study finds omicron no less severe than earlier variants, and not just more transmissible

A new study conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School among others has found that the omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is just as severe as earlier variants, and not more transmissible but no less severe, as previously thought. The study was based on the records of 130,000 COVID patients in Massachusetts … Read more

Virus found in pig heart used in human transplant

Researchers trying to learn what killed the first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig have discovered the organ harbored an animal virus but cannot yet say if it played any role in the man’s death. A Maryland man, 57-year-old David Bennett Sr., died in March, two months after the groundbreaking experimental transplant. … Read more

3 UCLA faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences for 2022

Three UCLA professors—Dr. E. Dale Abel, Robert Bjork and Rosa Matzkin—have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. They are among the 120 new members and 30 international members announced by the academy May 3. Membership in the academy is one of the … Read more

Medical professionals are skeptical about a fourth Covid vaccine dose

There hasn’t been enough research on how much protection a fourth dose can offer, medical professionals told CNBC. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Countries are beginning to offer a fourth dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to vulnerable groups, but medical professionals are undecided on whether it would benefit the wider population. The US Food and … Read more

Medical professionals are skeptical about a fourth Covid vaccine dose

There hasn’t been enough research on how much protection a fourth dose can offer, medical professionals told CNBC. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Countries are beginning to offer a fourth dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to vulnerable groups, but medical professionals are undecided on whether it would benefit the wider population. The US Food and … Read more

Jimenez named science student of distinction | News

TIFTON — Giovani Jimenez, a biology major from Tifton, has been selected as the student of distinction from the School of Arts and Sciences at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Students of distinction are chosen by faculty through a competitive process. They must first be a superior or distinguished honor student with a grade point average … Read more