Here are 10 Questions Scientists Don’t Have Answers To. You could be the Scientist that answers these for us! #stayinschool 1. How did life start on Earth? There are many theories that attempt to answer this question but even people who have … Continue reading Do you or someone you know want to be a Scientist?
Do human beings have a magnetic sense? Biologists knowother animals do. They think it helps creatures including bees, turtles and birds navigate through the world. Scientists have tried to investigate whether humans belong on the list of magnetically sensitive organisms. For decades, … Continue reading Humans Can Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field, Brain Imaging Study Says
Our brains, like everything else about our bodies, change as we age. But the changes that happen to the Alzheimer’s brain are not part of the normal aging process. Researchers have struggled to understand the underlying mechanisms that lead some … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation Causes Alzheimer’s Protein to Build up in the Brain
The link between gamma ray bursts (GRBs) and supernovae has been a confusing one. GRBs are highly energetic jets that blast from massive star explosions, but not all powerful supernovae produce them. Their sporadic nature has puzzled scientists for decades, … Continue reading Astronomers May Have Finally Connected Supernovae and Gamma Ray Bursts
Women’s biological clocks drive human conception—and, in turn, human history. Biology’s inflexible window of female fertility is generally agreed to be between the ages 18 and 35. Any older, and the risk of miscarrying, not getting pregnant at all, or bearing … Continue reading Science will free women from their biological clocks
The Smithsonian’s ‘Whale Warehouse’ Whales are fascinating! They’re also, oftentimes, absolutely gigantic– which makes storing them in a museum collection quite challenging. We had the chance to visit the Smithsonian’s “Whale Warehouse” to chat with Curator of Marine Mammals Dr. … Continue reading Behind the Scenes Tour at The Smithsonian
Mark Bittman and Doctor David L. Katz patiently answer pretty much every question we could think of about healthy food. It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet … Continue reading The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right