How Does Soap Destroy Viruses? A Scientific ExplanationYou’re already well familiar with this admonition, of course: wash your hands – it’s the best defense against COVID-19.
NASA Twins Study Explores Space, The Final Genetic FrontierPossibly the weirdest finding had to do with something called telomeres, the protective ends of chromosomes. Those tips gradually shorten as we get older, and are thought to be linked to age-related diseases including some cancers.But in space, Scott Kelly's telomeres got longer.
Secret Tunnels Between Your Brain And Skull Discovered By ScientistsDid you know there are tiny tunnels running from your skull to your brain? Don't worry, no one else did either - until now.
'Survival Of The Laziest' May Be Key To Evolution, Study SuggestsScientists used to believe evolution was all about the "survival of the fittest." A new study is suggesting that the key to survival may actually be laziness.
Scientists Accidentally Create Treatment That May Stop ObesityA failed experiment may have accidentally created a new treatment that could allow humans to eat whatever they want without gaining weight.
Humans Have Already Depleted Earth's Resources For The YearA non-profit research group has some bad news for the rest of 2018. According to their calculations, humans have already used up all of the Earth's renewable resources for the year.
The Scutoid: Scientists Introduce A New Shape Already Found In HumansResearchers say they have discovered a new shape, called the “scutoid,” named for its semblance to the thorax of a beetle.
Researchers Create Heart Attack Prediction ToolMedical researchers affiliated with Dallas-based UT Southwestern Medical Center have unveiled a web page designed to “calculate” a person’s risk level for heart attack or stroke.
New Hybrid Whale-Dolphin Discovered Off HawaiiWhat the researchers discovered was a hybrid of a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin.
Brain Study Finds People Actually Get Dumber During A Heat WaveResearchers at Harvard University have discovered that a person's brain works 13 percent slower when it has to operate in extreme heat.
Scientists Say Pink Is The World's Oldest ColorScientists in Australia say they've discovered the oldest color found in nature and the answer is bright pink.
Stephen Hawking Buried In Westminster AbbeyThe 900-year-old abbey is the resting place of a pantheon of British historical figures, including kings and queens, political leaders and writers including Geoffrey Chaucer and Charles Dickens.
Your Body Has A 'Second Brain' In Your Butt, Scientists SayAccording to scientists in Australia, the human body has a "second brain" in its rear end and it may be smarter than we think.
Humans Have Wiped Out 85 Percent Of Mammals On Earth, Study SaysHumans make up only a tiny minority of the life on Earth, however a new study claims people are responsible for wiping out more than half of the planet's lifeforms.
Scientists Bring A Severed Brain Back To Life, Sparking Ethical DebateYale researchers announced that they have successfully reanimated a pig's brain, which had been severed from its body.