How science can help you sleep better at home

Sleep is a weird thing, but science is trying to help us make sense of it.

How much is a clean beach worth to you?

Putting a price on the environment isn’t easy, but it helps in order to save it.

Cat muzzles: cruel or useful?

A popular accessory among cat owners that might do more harm than good.

Monitoring Volcanic Craters with Infrasound “Music”

Volcanic craters act as giant horns that emit intense low-frequency sounds.

The naked mole-rat is impervious to pain and cancer, and lives ten times longer than it should — what can we learn from it?

The naked mole-rat is perhaps one of the most bizarre beasts on the planet.

Ceramics Trace a 14th Century Indonesian Tsunami

A tsunami-devastated region has a long historical precedent.

Lab-grown dairy hints at the future of food

Technology is driving the industry toward providing alternatives to conventionally produced food products.

Are brain games mostly BS?

Playing brain games may only make you better at playing brain games.

Why do people care about ancestry and how to check it

It’s never been easier and more popular to look for your family tree.

Could a combination of drug therapy and stem cells reverse type 2 diabetes?

Scientists are looking for the most effective way to tackle diabetes.

Popular Products We Owe to NASA

The tech that brought humans to the moon also made its way into our homes.

Healthy Coping Mechanisms for Stress

We all face stress, one way or another. Here’s how to deal with it.

Some people have extra bones, teeth, and even nipples. Here are some examples

Not all bodies are the same.

Half of all water in the oceans may have come from ancient asteroid collisions

The mystery of Earth’s water may have been solved by a team of Japanese researchers.

The Physical and Psychological Effects of Stress

Stress — we’re all familiar with it. Let’s have a detailed look at its effects.

New technology could kill 99.9% of the deadly germs in the air

New tech could inactivate airborne viruses and provide sterile air.

Saving the Honey Bee: Can New Genomic Clues Help Solve the Colony Collapse Mystery?

Science to the rescue!

Life on Mars: my 15 amazing years with Oppy, NASA’s record-breaking rover

“It’s getting dark, my batteries are running low.” With this final poignant message, the most successful mission to Mars ended in a dust storm in 2018.

DNA testing is becoming more popular — but how does it really work?

DNA testing kits have developed tremendously in recent times, moving out of the lab and onto the real world. After all, who wouldn’t want to trace their genetic heritage? Most of the time, it only takes a few weeks (and a reasonable sum) to find out where your lineage came from. But how does it work, and how accurate is

China’s censorship battle is exporting the “Great Firewall”

China’s new “Great Wall” is virtual, but even more impactful than the first one.