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March 20, 2018

Yes, Your Headache Is Worse Than All Other Aches And Pains, Here's Why

Amy Shira Teitel
Amy Shira Teitel  
Why do headaches seem to hurt worse than any other type of pain? Scientists have an answer and it has to do with your emotions.

March 17, 2018

Schizophrenia Is A Mystery, But This Discovery Might Change Things

Amy Shira Teitel
Amy Shira Teitel  
Schizophrenia has stumped scientists for centuries, but lab-grown brains have just provided a breakthrough in our understanding of the disease.

March 9, 2018

We Spent Millions Conserving Species, But Are We Making It Worse?

Amy Shira Teitel
Amy Shira Teitel  
Animals are going extinct and human intervention has saved some species, but is exhausting so much time and money helping as much as we hope?

February 18, 2018

You're Driving Wrong And It's Causing Traffic Jams

Amy Shira Teitel
Amy Shira Teitel 
Why is there so much commuter traffic? This mathematical model offers an insight into our traffic nightmares.

February 10, 2018

The Earth's Is Slowing Down! What Happens If It Stops?

Amy Shira Teitel
Amy Shira Teitel  
Life on Earth has adapted to our 24 hour day, but the Earth’s spin is slowing down. What would it be like to live on an Earth that stops spinning?

January 14, 2018

These New Black Holes Challenge Our Theories Of Galactic Evolution

Amy Shira Teitel
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Scientists have just discovered the existence of two new black holes, and they’re changing our understanding of the universe.

January 5, 2018

Sleep Can Repair Your Brain, But Only If You're Doing It Right

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Sleep studies have found that quality, not quantity of sleep determines how rested you are. But what is quality sleep and how do we get it?

November 22, 2017

What Really Happens When Galaxies Collide

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The Milky Way is on a crash course with the Andromeda galaxy, but what would a galactic collision actually look like?

November 12, 2017

Propellers, Big Doors And Weird Floors: The Making Of A Cargo Plane

Amy Shira Teitel
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There are cargo planes out there big enough to freight cars or even spaceship parts.

October 1, 2017

Reprogramming Skin To Grow New Organs Is Now Possible

Amy Shira Teitel
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Scientists may have found a way to reprogram skin cells into any cell the body needs.

September 25, 2017

An Asteroid Didn't Kill The Dinosaurs, Here's A New Theory About What Did

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A new scientific model has discovered what actually happened to the earth after the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs.

July 28, 2017

Does Your Dog Respond Better When You Use A Baby Voice?

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Dog
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Most people make their voices higher pitched when talking to their pets. But does this Pet-Directed Speech have any influence on animals?

July 23, 2017

Your Body Is Designed To Attack A New Organ, Now We Know Why

Amy Shira Teitel
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Scientists think they've found the molecular basis for organ transplant rejection. Now that we know its cause, could we prevent its effect?

July 11, 2017

A Tenth Planet Could Be Warping Our Outer Solar System

Amy Shira Teitel
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Scientists have just found warping in the Kuiper Belt that suggests there might be a tenth planet.

July 8, 2017

The Flies On A Dead Body Can Help Solve A Murder

Amy Shira Teitel
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Researchers are using mass spectrometry on fly eggs to help investigators speedily determine a corpse's time of death.

May 24, 2017

How Bilingual Brains Perceive Time Differently

Amy Shira Teitel
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A new study has found that what language you speak might alter your perception of time.

May 19, 2017

Is There Space For 12,000 More Satellites Up There?

Amy Shira Teitel
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SpaceX wants to launch nearly 12,000 satellites into orbit, nearly ten times the number of active satellites currently up there. But is there room?

April 28, 2017

How You Can Survive With Only One-Third Of Your Blood

Amy Shira Teitel
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How much blood can a human lose without dying, and how does the body replenish that blood once it's gone?

April 18, 2017

It's Possible To Hack NASA Satellites... But Then What?

Amy Shira Teitel
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Satellites are just computer-controlled machines in space, and they can be hacked, but is that always a bad thing?

April 15, 2017

This Is Not What Space Looks Like

Amy Shira Teitel
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Amazing images of the far reaches of the universe are everywhere, but are they accurate?

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