Endometriosis Shot, Bee Puzzles, Lemonade Kidney Stones
Today you’ll learn about how scientists are working on developing an injection to treat endometriosis, how bees solve puzzles, and how lemon juice is able to block the formation of kidney stones.
- “An antibody injection could one day help people with endometriosis.” By Meghan Rosen. 2023.
- “Endometriosis.” World Health Organization. 2021.
- “A long-acting anti-IL-8 antibody improves inflammation and fibrosis in endometriosis.” By Ayako Nishimoto-Kakiuchi, et al. 2023.
- “Bumblebees solve puzzles by watching other bees, just like humans do.” By Sarah Knapton. 2023.
- “Bumblebees feel pain too, and their rights ‘should be protected’.” By Olivia Rudgard. 2022.
- “Watch: Bumblebees play with balls just for fun.” Sarah Knapton. 2022.
Lemonade Kidney Stones
- “Here’s how lemon juice may fend off kidney stones.” by Meghan Rosen. 2023.
- “Kidney stones grow and dissolve much like geological crystals.” by Aimee Cunningham. 2018.
- “Lemon-Derived Extracellular Vesicle-like Nanoparticles Block the Progression of Kidney Stones by Antagonizing Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Renal Tubular Cells.” by Lei Zhang, et al. 2023.
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