Author Archives: Helen Powell

About Helen Powell

I am a registered midwife and a passionate science reporter with a particular interest in biology and nutrition. I have lived in Mississippi for most of my life and have extensive writing experience, having previously worked as an editor for Hattiesburg American. I now contribute part-time to Lateral Line and spend much of my time reading science journals. 71 West Law Ave. Rose Hill, MS 39356 [email protected] 601-691-5001

Kaku: “We will probably find smart aliens by the end of the century”

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In a podcast held on the Lex Fridman YouTube channel, a famous theoretical and futuristic physicist and professor at City College, New York, made several statements about the potential of intellectual alien civilization and the potential of us to contact them. Have a listen to the video below: Scientists not only confirm the strong potential of the existence of intellectual… Read more »

Meat grown in the laboratory? Research shows that it is possible

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In the context of an area where laboratories are trying to create meat that resembles real meat as much as possible, a group of Harvard researchers and John A. Paulson at the University of Applied Sciences have developed edible gelatin scaffolding rabbit and cow muscles. According to the researcher, this structure mimics the consistency and structure of real meat, and… Read more »

Bean plants can combat deforestation of the Amazon

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According to researchers at the University of Exeter, bean plants can help the Amazon forest. In fact, according to these researchers, these plants would be well suited to keep the land more fertile and at the same time help the land survive. Specifically, researchers at British universities aim to use Inga trees. Inga trees are legumes that produce pods containing… Read more »