Daily Archives: March 28, 2016

A harvestman penis in amber

In this paper, my co-authors and I described a remarkable fossil specimen of a harvestman which belongs to the arachnid order Opiliones. It was discovered in Burmese amber which comes from Myanmar in South-east Asia and dates

Progress in macromolecular crystallography

The importance of crystallography was recently highlighted by the declaration by UNESCO of the Year of Crystallography 2014. This presented a good occasion to recall the advances of macromolecular crystallography achieved since its birth, more than half

App to help COPD patients to become more physically active

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a chronic lung disease, are generally less physically active compared to healthy controls. However, being physically active is important for these patients. Being inactive results in a higher risk of

Looking to lose weight in 2016? Step on the weighing scales

Using the latest connected-health technology, research from The University of Manchester indicates that the more often people engage with digital weighing scales, the more weight they lose. The more often people engage with digital weighing scales, the

Are there special routes for signals and drugs to reach every organ and cell after acupuncture stimuli?

Traditional Oriental medicine has 5000 years of history. The meridian system is lying on the base of medical treatment using oriental medicine techniques as different acupuncture stimuli. But, through all Oriental medicine history, visualizing of meridian system’s