I Plugged In A Himalayan Salt Lamp And Went To Sleep. 10 Days Later, This Is How My Body Felt

By: Ileana Paules-Bronet/Little Things Have you heard of a Himalayan salt lamp before? Until a couple of weeks ago, I hadn’t either. Himalayan salt is a pinkish color, and many people use it in place of regular table salt. In addition to the food-seasoning use, Himalayan salt is also used for Himalayan salt lamps. These pinkish-orange Himalayan…

Lifelong Protection From Severe Allergies Could Be Possible With New Treatment

By: Jonathan O’Callaghan/IFL Science Scientists at the University of Queensland in Australia said they have found a way to “turn-off” immune responses from certain severe allergies such as asthma. The findings, published in JCI Insight, suggest that those allergic to common ingredients like peanuts and shellfish may no longer have to fear eating food that could cause…

The Solar Industry Is Creating Jobs 17 Times Faster Than The Rest of The US Economy

By: Karla Lant/Futurism It’s not only about the environment. A new report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reveals that solar jobs in the US (and other nations) are expanding quickly. As of November 2016, the American solar industry employed 260,077 workers. This is an increase of 24.5 percent from 2015, with a growth rate that…

Gravitational Waves Observed For A Third Time

By: Alfredo Carpineti/IFL Science A LIGO and Virgo collaboration have announced a new detection of gravitational waves, which was observed on January 4, 2017, by the two Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors in Washington and Louisiana. As reported in Physical Review Letters, the event was a black hole merger that created a single black hole with a mass 49…

This Is The First Ever Nanoscale Image Of A Living Cell Membrane

By: Mike Mcrae/Science Alert  Researchers have completed the world’s first scan of a living cell membrane down to a nanoscale level, revealing details that could finally resolve a longstanding debate on how they function. The technique used to create this incredible image could fundamentally change how nanoscale structures are studied in living things. The research was…

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