What causes Blood Moons? The same thing that makes skies blue


How to reduce your home’s ecological footprint

We’re all kings and queens of our own castles.

Meet the trillions of viruses that make up your virome

If you think you don’t have viruses, think again.

How do solar panels work?

Solar power is the future of energy. Find out how it works.

‘Trimming the fat’ — the implications for research and education

Finding a solution to this problem is key to ensuring that research does not stagnate, but instead continues to flourish.

Renowned mathematician Michael Atiyah claims to have solved the Riemann Hypothesis

A problem that turned out to have more sides than initially thought.

What the season of fall – and science – teaches us about life and death

Life goes on after death.

The table of disruptive technologies: a timeline of industry-killing breakthroughs

Do you know what future tech looks like?

The First Woman in Space: The Story of Valentina Tereshkova

From humble beginnings to stellar heights.

Do dogs have feelings?

If you live with a dog you just know when it’s happy or miserable, don’t you?

Why ‘detox’ doesn’t work — a diet fad and marketing ploy exposed by science

There’s no such thing as a detox.

Astrology doesn’t work and never worked. Here’s why

Here’s what’s in your horoscope for today: science.

The Earth is flat out spherical — here’s why, and why we’re sure

The only thing flat earthers fear is sphear itself!

How to Lose 20 Pounds in 20 Minutes, The Psychology of Clickbait

The science of why we always fall for clickbait.

Faulty findings, real appeal: the psychology of pseudoscience

Why do some people turn to pseudoscience, and why are they so hard to pry away from it?

Why the Amazon is the widest river in the world

A mammoth among rivers!

How fast hair grows, and other hairy science

On average, your scalp hair grows by 0.35 to 0.45 millimeters a day or half an inch per month.

What is the longest river in the world? That’s surprisingly debatable

It depends on how you measure. By one account it’s the Nile but others say that the Amazon is the longest river in the world.

America’s “Organic Dynasty”

Millenials love organics — here’s an overview of the impending revolution.

Prions — the Revenge of the Cows

Proteins that cause illness are still baffling scientists.