Tag «biology»

Roly Polies Came From the Sea to Conquer the Earth | Deep Look

Roly Polies Came From the Sea to Conquer the Earth | Deep Look

Pill bugs…… roly polies….. potato bugs… whatever you want to call them, somehow there’s something less creepy about these guys than other insects. More loveable, or something. Maybe it’s because they’re not insects at all. Pill bugs are actually crustaceans. They’re more closely related to shrimp and lobsters than crickets or beetles. Pill bugs even …

Biophilia: Is Nature Good for you?

Biophilia: Is Nature Good for you?

Imagine this: you’re in the hospital, recovering from gall bladder surgery. Would you rather your recovery room have a window view of trees, or a view of a brick wall? Would it make a difference? The view out your window might make a difference! Researchers in Pennsylvania studying hospital records found that patients recovering in …

ImmunoSpace: A Biomedical Journey from Earth to Mars

ImmunoSpace: A Biomedical Journey from Earth to Mars

Greetings, fellow jury, audience and participants. Our team, IMMUNOSPACE, is made up by: Shelsya López Duarte, Roberto Vázquez Menchaca, and Adriana Lizeth Rubio Aguirre; and our advisor, Dr. Enrique Guerrero Beltrán. We chose to work on the third topic, biological and medical challenges to inhabit Mars, where our skills and knowledge could merge into an …