The secret behind what makes a song happy

Hint: pay attention to the chords.

NASA releases atmospheric simulation of this year’s hurricane season

Cool and pretty at the same time!? NASA gets the best things!

We’re one step closer to understanding the Mpemba effect, or why hot water freezes faster

Physics, the original troll.

See CRISPR in action in a new video

With amazing resolution down to the nanometer.

Animal files: the curious case of the red panda

Fascinating creatures that have confusing biologists for centuries.

The first 3D interactive brain is here to teach you all about how yours works

Taking a look at BrainFacts.org’s surprisingly fun new feature.

How to brew the perfect tea — according to science

Brewing the perfect tea is as much an art as it is a science.

Why does electricity hum — and why is it a B flat in the US, and a G in Europe?

Who knew sound and current can intertwine so much?

How to create deliciousness — the chemistry behind cooking

Who doesn’t love a good meal?

What’s the difference between diffusion and osmosis

Both are passive transport processes that are essential to both living and non-living systems.

A hidden shortage: why the world is running low on sand

There’s not nearly as much as you think.

NASA releases creepy space sounds for Halloween

Ever wondered how Halloween sounds like in space?

Numbered jerseys for medical personnel leads to better teamwork and efficiency, researchers find

As a bonus, it also probably makes them look awesome.

The science behind the different colours of autumn leaves

What makes the rainbow of colours?

Scientist trains AI to generate Halloween costumes ideas, and some are pretty good

Could AIs be… creative?

The Importance of Ridding Your Body of Harmful Substances and Dependencies

Simple habits can go a long way — both up and down.

What Einstein thought about God, the Universe, science and religion

Einstein is also often misinterpreted and even misquoted. So what did the brilliant man think of the Universe?

Graphology is a pseudoscience

Sometimes there’s a fine line between what’s scientific and what’s just fantasy.

NASA wants Curiosity Rover to resume drilling on Mars

It took a bit of creative tinkering, but significant progress has been reported.

Who really discovered America? (Spoiler alert: it’s not Columbus)

There are claims from all over the world.