On average, your scalp hair grows by 0.35 to 0.45 millimeters a day or half an inch per month.
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.
Millenials love organics — here’s an overview of the impending revolution.
Proteins that cause illness are still baffling scientists.
The future is here.
There are a lot of myths that have convinced people to resist vaccination — don’t be fooled.
Tip of the hat to the people who make science books so, so pretty.
A unique experiment challenges all of us to fight for a sustainable future.
There is enough DNA in an average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back — 17 times. More science facts after the jump.
Vlad left a bloody mark on history — so why, then, is he treated with respect hundreds of years after he died?
Poor man’s LSD… with a nasty twist.
We’re taking you for a ride through evolutionary memory lane, carefully listing the members of our long family tree.
It’s not a simple problem and it doesn’t have a simple answer — but here’s what we can do.
As Jane Goodall turns 80, Henry Nicholls talks to her about her remarkable career.
We need to talk about plastic straws — and about banning plastic straws.
Black cats, 13, lucky charms — why do so many people fall for them?
Hay fever is in full swing, and the myths are a-plenty.
DNA replication is the basis for biological inheritance.
If you’re not a fan of straight lines, you’ll love Pi.
They won’t run out during your lifetime, but there’s a catch…