Woman has ‘zombie’ flesh-eating disease after fleeing skunk

Woman has 'zombie' flesh-eating disease after fleeing skunk

This woman had a run-in with Pepe Le Putrid. A North Carolina mom’s leg suffers from “zombie”-esque flesh wounds due to a freak infection she contracted while fleeing an angry skunk. “It looks like a zombie has bitten me,” Sharon Evans, 39, told SWNS of the flesh-eating affliction. “It looks like something ate my skin … Read more

New Drug Shows Promise Against Toxoplasmosis

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Summary: Using information generated by AI, researchers developed a novel anti-toxoplasmosis drug. Source: University of Kentucky Findings from a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry May 28 may lead to a new treatment against Toxoplasma gondii, the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis. The Centers for Disease Control … Read more

What polio’s UK presence means for global health

What polio's UK presence means for global health

Polio samples were found in sewage in east London, less than 15 kilometers from the Tower of London (pictured), lit in purple to mark World Polio Day last October.Credit: PA Images/Alamy UK health officials are urging people to make sure they are vaccinated against polio, after several sewage samples in London tested positive for the … Read more

Physicists Are Startled by This Magnetic Material That ‘Freezes’ When Heated

Physicists Are Startled by This Magnetic Material That 'Freezes' When Heated

When disordered magnetic materials are cooled to just the right temperature, something interesting happens. The spins of their atoms ‘freeze’ and lock into place in a static pattern, exhibiting cooperative behavior not usually displayed. Now for the first time, physicists have seen the opposite. When fractionally heated, the naturally occurring magnetic element neodymium freezes, turning … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope images are so beautiful they bring scientists to tears

James Webb Space Telescope images are so beautiful they bring scientists to tears

NASA’s acclaimed $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope was launched on 25 December 2021, in replacement of the Hubble Space telescope. Nearly seven months after its launch has finally produced images that are, according to NASA, a portrayal that includes the deepest-field views of the universe ever captured! The images expected to be released publicly … Read more

Everyday ways to keep your aging brain healthy and growing

We can protect brain function over time by focusing on mental, physical and social activities that promote healthy brain development.

Dr. Preston Peterson To provide our community with important public health information, The Register-Guard is making this content free to read. To support important local journalism like this, please consider becoming a digital subscriber. It isn’t inevitable that our minds will slow down as we age. However, we need to make an effort to stay … Read more

NASA’s CAPSTONE Now Heading to the Moon

NASA's CAPSTONE Now Heading to the Moon

Conceptual image of CAPSTONE in orbit around the Moon.Image: NASA An important milestone has been reached in the newly launched CAPSTONE mission, as the tiny probe, moving in excess of 24,000 miles per hour, has escaped low Earth orbit and begun its four-month trek to the Moon. CAPSTONE, short for Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology … Read more