Posts Tagged ‘medical’

Infertility, a problem increasingly common

Infertility, a problem increasingly common

Infertility, a problem increasingly common

The infertility consists in the incapacity of conceiving after more than a year of trying, affecting both men and women. The number of infertile couples constantly increased in the last 20-30 years and now there are countries with infertility rates as high as 10% of the population. The infertility can have many causes but fortunately there are also many treatments available.

The impact that infertility has in the social environment and for human development led to substantial medical research in this field, some studies being successful. (more…)

The top scientific breakthroughs of last decade

The top scientific breakthroughs of last decade

The top scientific breakthroughs of last decade

The first decade of the new millennium was a very good period for science. Scientists from all areas made significant discoveries throughout the past ten years. For example the Neanderthal genome sequence which ancient DNA researchers obtained in 2010, is considered one of the most important breakthroughs in the last decade.

The quantum simulator was also a huge achievement of physicists. This incredible machine offers new ways of study and gives important answers to quantum theoretical problems. (more…)