Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts

February 20, 2017

6 Organisms That Cheat The System

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Six 
Humans are not the only animal that use cheats to make things easier. Some of the animals and plants have weird but very clever cheating skills to survive in their environment.

February 19, 2017

10 Breakthroughs Made In Dreams

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Ten  
Even the greatest of minds admit that their best ideas are as likely to come in the laboratory as the shower, but what about in their bed?

This Powerful Technology May Be The Only Way To Explore Venus

Dr. Ian O'Neill
A screenshot of Dr. Ian O'Neill  
NASA engineers have finally developed new technology to land on Venus' extremely hazardous environment!

February 17, 2017

A Young Scientist's Quest For Clean Water (Deepika Kurup)

Deepika Kurup
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Deepika Kurup has been determined to solve the global water crisis since she was 14 years old, after she saw kids outside her grandparents' house in India drinking water that looked too dirty even to touch.

Do You Have The Right Personality For Long-Term Space Travel?

Jules Suzdaltsev
A screenshot of Jules Suzdaltsev  
The extreme isolation of space travel has been known to make astronauts exhibit erratic psychological behaviour.

February 16, 2017

Could You Survive A Falling Elevator?

Elevator
Elevator
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What if your basic at-the-office elevator ride takes a sudden turn for the dark side of gravity — could you survive it?

What Actually Happens To Your Body When You Donate Your Organs?

Jules Suzdaltsev
A screenshot of Jules Suzdaltsev  
With so many misconceptions about organ donation out there, it's no wonder why less than half of all U.S. adults are signed up as donors, but what really happens when you donate organs?

February 15, 2017

The Evolutionary Advantage Of Swallowing Food Whole

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
Many animals, like snakes for instance, swallow their food in one big gulp, but is that better than chewing?

February 14, 2017

How Your Blood Type Protects And Hurts You

Olivia Gordon
A screenshot of Olivia Gordon  
Did you know that your blood type affects more than just who you can donate blood to?

Science Finally Says We Should Never Work 40 Hours A Week

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
Researchers have found that working long hours could be putting your mental and physical health at serious risk.

February 12, 2017

A New Male Birth Control

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Researchers have been studying a promising option for male birth control, and we've learned a bit more about how regeneration works in hydras!

8 Creative Ways Animals Store Food

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Apparently, we are not the only one that are innovative in the area of storing food; other animals have there own unique ways of storing food.

How Should We Define Intelligent Life?

Emily Calandrelli
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We've been searching for intelligent life in the universe for decades, but have we been doing it all wrong?

February 11, 2017

Could The Psychedelic Drug Ayahuasca Cure Depression?

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
Though studies are limited, what we do know about ayahuasca seems to suggest the hallucinogen can help those struggling with mental illness.

The Sun's So Bright, It's Spinning Slower

Sunrise
Sunrise
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Scientists have known that the outside of the sun spins slower than the inside for a while now, but they didn't know why until recently.

February 10, 2017

Weird Places: The Lava Lake In Antarctica

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
What could be cooler than a permanent lava lake surrounded by snow!?

Could This New Method Store Summer Heat For Winter?

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
The sun provides us with a ton of energy and researchers may have finally figured out how to store it using big drills, simple chemical reactions, and salt.

February 8, 2017

How Do We Know What The Milky Way Looks Like?

The Night Sky
The Night Sky
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How do we know what the Milky Way looks like if we've never been outside of it?

February 7, 2017

Is Public Wi-Fi Safe?

Wi-Fi Icon
Wi-Fi Icon
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You might want to think twice before signing into that too-good-to-be-true "Free Airport Wi-Fi." It might not be what you think it is.

There's A New Forum Matter That Exists In Four Dimensions!

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez 
Being first theorized in 2012, time crystals have been created in the lab!

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