It’s going to be a good year for Marvel’s Black Panther. Not only is he getting an extremely promising new comic book series, in a few months he’s making his Marvel cinematic universe debut in Captain America: Civil War. If you’re not familiar with the superhero, king and Avenger, here’s your primer.
In recent years, scientists have been finding new ways to treat cancer outside of the chemotherapy and surgery combination. One technique, called immunotherapy, has showed promising results by reprogramming the patient’s immune system to attack tumors. Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle tested a version of immunotherapy on patients who had late-stage leukemia and lymphoma that had exhausted other treatment options—some weren’t expected to survive the experiment.
When it comes to crafting compelling visual experiences, few short filmmakers can match Paul Trillo. We’ve featured Mr. Trillo’s work several times on this site before. His latest, The Irrational Fear of Nothing, only continues our unabashed love affair. Supplanting viewers into the mind of a paranoid, neurotic man by using a very unique third person perspective, Trillo concocts a hypnotic visual treat—a film that is as technically amazing as it is thought-provoking.
The U.S. is currently embroiled in an opioid epidemic—the drugs were involved in 28,647 deaths in 2014, up 200 percent from the year 2000. And while researchers have developed painkillers that are harder to abuse andmedications that reduce the effects of opioids once a person has overdosed, there is currently nothing on the market to stop opioids’ effects altogether. Now a team of researchers is hoping to change that.
One of Nike’s most memorable cult classic runners is about to make a comeback.
Apple released details about its newest product today in Vogue, almost a month before the Apple event rumored for March 15. Although this reveal was a departure from the company’s standard keynote unveils, the choice to announce the new product in the pages of Vogue certainly fits with its growing shift towards high fashion.
Scientists have discovered eight new species of amblypygid—a special kind of arachnid with a pair of whip-like legs. This is a big deal. Amblypygids are not well-documented, which is a shame, considering we see them every evening in our nightmares.