Spiders use silk to fly for miles. Using a peculiar breathtaking way, they are able to ride the wind and travel across oceans.
Virtual reality offers cheap emotions; whereas real experiences connect us to the deeds of past people and place us in contexts where history was made.
The WHO recommends breastfeeding babies for the first six months of life. Unfortunately, only about a quarter of American babies meet that guideline.
Picked up by fiction writers such as Dan Brown, many people think of antimatter as a theoretical idea – unaware that it is actually produced every day.
It’s not clear whether the quantum speed limit is so high it’s unattainable – like the car that will never even get close to the speed of light.
Scientists are now desperate for their calculations of the future to fail and to provide guidance on what we should be doing to make the next intellectual leap.
“What’s the best free throw?” Should the shooter aim towards the front of the hoop or the back? Does it depend on whether the shooter is short or tall?
Starting from March 1st 2018, the Swiss government banned the common practice of boiling lobsters alive. They “will now have to be stunned before they are put to death” as stated in the government order.
The Philippines decided to suspend its dengue immunization program because the used vaccine poses health risks in people who were not previously infected. The decision comes after the announcement of the French pharmaceutical manufacturer Sanofi
Dr. Renu S Persaud is an award-winning Canadian professor of social sciences. Her new book The Mastery of You is expected to be released on October 15, 2017.
a new study states that using acetaminophen during pregnancy could restrain masculinity and lead to a flaccid sex drive during adult life.
There are about 2 trillion galaxies in the observable universe. This is the best estimate that can be asserted based on today’s technology. However, scientists expect the numbers to grow bigger as the telescope technology gets
In December 2015, President Obama signed into law the Commercial Space Competitiveness Act. One of its most important terms is that it allows private entrepreneurs to own and use whatever resources they obtain from the outer space.
Press release All European scientific articles to be freely accessible by 2020 Europe makes a definitive choice for open access by 2020 27 May 2016 All scientific articles in Europe must be freely accessible as of 2020.
Carbon dioxide has been the epicenter of the pollution and climate change controversy for decades. Several international summits witnessed tough negotiations aiming to reduce its emissions. The latest was the so acclaimed Paris Agreement of December 2015.
The relaxing effect of the forest air is a common experience for humanity all over the world. But in Japan the matter is deeply rooted in the national traditions. It is also taken very seriously by the scientific community.