Long Hours at a Computer Can Change Users Eyes

Long Hours at a Computer Can Change Users Eyes

According to a recent study done in Japan, people who spend long hours looking at a computer screen experience the same changes to their tear fluid as do those who are suffering from chronic dry eye. MUC5AC is a protein that is secreted by cells found in the upper eyelids. This is part of the […]

Ancient Peruvian Textiles Are Being Returned

Ancient Peruvian Textiles Are Being Returned

In an effort to make things right between the nations of Sweden and Peru, 90 pieces of ancient textiles made by the Paracas culture are being returned to their country of origin over the next seven years. In 1934, Swedish consul, Sven Karell, smuggled the fragile pieces out of Peru and into Sweden. One of […]

Extroverts Would Be Drawbacks on Mars Missions

Extroverts Would Be Drawbacks on Mars Missions

As flights to Mars with people on them become more of a reality, the researchers in charge of choosing those people are taking certain personality traits under consideration. It seems that extroverted individuals would be a drawback on long, confined journeys like Mars-One, a mission based in the Netherlands, which is set to launch in […]