Spitzer Space Telescope Begins ‘Beyond’ Phase

Celebrating the spacecraft’s ability to push the boundaries of space science and technology, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope team has dubbed the next phase of its journey “Beyond.” “Spitzer is operating well beyond the limits that were set for it at the beginning of the mission,” said Michael Werner, the project scientist for Spitzer at NASA’s Jet…

Does Inflammation Cause Depression?

The true cause of depression remains unclear, but many experts suggest that chemical imbalances in the brain or genetic disposition are largely to blame. However, a growing body of intellectuals suggest a different and far more shocking culprit: Our own immune system. According to the new theory, for some patients, depression may be a result of…