Doctors suggest new names for low-grade prostate cancer

Doctors suggest new names for low-grade prostate cancer

A cancer diagnosis is scary. Some doctors say it’s time to rename low-grade prostate cancer to eliminate the alarming C-word. Cancer cells develop in nearly all prostates as men age, and most prostate cancers are harmless. About 34,000 Americans die from prostate cancer annually, but treating the disease can lead to sexual dysfunction and incontinence. …

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Hologram doctors beamed to space station to visit astronauts

Hologram doctors beamed to space station to visit astronauts

NASA flight surgeon Dr. Josef Schmid “holoported” to the ISS in October, 2021 to visit the astronauts on board. (Image credit: ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet) It’s not science fiction: Hologram doctors beamed to space to visit astronauts. In 2021, a team of hologram doctors was “holoported” to space to visit astronauts living …

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Tracy Aviary to take precautions after bird flu found in Utah County chickens

Tracy Aviary to take precautions after bird flu found in Utah County chickens

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food Utah officials say the first confirmed cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza in Utah were from a small flock of chickens in a Utah County backyard. (Allison McAdams, Shutterstock) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Tracy Aviary is taking precautions days after the first case …

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Ancient Protein Rubisco Could Be Used to Save Future Food Crops From Dying in Hot Climates

Ancient Protein Rubisco Could Be Used to Save Future Food Crops From Dying in Hot Climates

When it comes to food, humanity’s looking down the barrel of a gun. The world’s population will balloon to almost 9.8 billion by 2050, leading to an expected 60-percent increase in demand for food. And the devastating effects of climate change aren’t doing any favors for our farming. But there may be a silver lining—and …

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