Posts Tagged ‘science’
Many plants use highly poisonous toxins for self defense and others are even carnivorous (meat eating). The extreme diversity of plant life on earth gives us a wide range of interesting - and deadly - plants. Let's explore the ...
Animals use sounds and noises in nature for a wide variety of reasons. Uses range from mating calls to self defense and even using sound to hunt with. But which animal makes the loudest sound? Today we're going to find out.
Despite the majority of people knowing that asbestos is bad, was banned and it can cause mesothelioma, you might be surprised to learn that not many know what it actually is and why it was banned.
The placebo effect is when someone takes a chemically inert pill (or dummy drug) but exhibits perceived or actual improvement in a medical condition. But is there an opposite of this effect? There sure is.
You can do some pretty cool things with a non-Newtonian fluid. Even walk on it if you're quick enough. But what is it, how does it work and can you make your own? Let's find out.
Research has shown that men generally find larger eyes on women more attractive. This has lead to a growing trend for many women to use makeup and contacts to give the illusion of larger eyes.
Not to be confused with dark matter, baryonic matter (the stuff that makes up the visible 'normal' matter in the universe) was - until recently - in short supply in the universe.
In science fiction shows and movies, when someone or something is exposed to the vacuum of space, they're often shown to instantly freeze solid.
When we think of robots, we normally think of electronic machines in the shape of humans - like cyborgs and androids - or other autonomous devices like the Roomba.
When the primordial interstellar clouds of gas begin to coalesce to form solar systems, they start to spin or rotate. The planets formed usually continue to follow the same path. Or do they?