Life on a TRAPPIST-1 Planet?

The idea of humans moving to and living on a life-sustaining planet other than Earth is very exciting and even seems to be the plot to many popular movies. As it turns out, this isn’t completely science fiction...

New Hope for Sufferers of Severe Eczema

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease and form of eczema. This disease is characterized by an increased type-2 immune response, a weak skin barrier, and an increased colonization of Staphylo...

The Human Face & Communication

Think about all of the interactions you have on a daily basis. As humans, we spend much of our lives interacting face-to-face with other people. Now consider how many emotions and thoughts run through your brai...

Pre-Columbian Andean Mummy Gut Microbiome

The human microbiome consists of all bacteria that inhabit the human body in areas such as the skin, mouth, and intestines. Each person has his or her own unique microbiome composition. The microbiome is essent...

Link Between Inflammation & Schizophrenia Explored

Schizophrenia is an extreme psychiatric disorder, about which doctors and scientists understand less than they do for most diseases and disorders that do not involve the brain. The brain and nervous system are ...