The Journey of a Lifetime (Part 3) - Spooky Action at a Distance

The Journey of a Lifetime (Part 3) - Spooky Action at a Distance

Missed the previous parts? Have a gander at Part 1 here and Part 2 here With the characterisation of a magnetic compass, the research stemming from Monarch migration has received new life. Revisiting the established discovery that blocking antennae light-detection resulted in complete disorientation, it was now clear that not only the sun compass but also the magnetic…

Boning up on osteoporosis - how hibernating polar bears could yield a new generation of treatments

Boning up on osteoporosis - how hibernating polar bears could yield a new generation of treatments

Disuse osteoporosis is bone loss resulting from reduced mechanical loading of the skeleton; the processes of bone formation and bone resorption,in which cells known as osteoclasts break down bone and release the minerals, resulting in a transfer of calcium from bone fluid to the blood, become unbalanced. This is big problem for those immobilised due to a stroke or…