Top 7 Craziest Medical Photos Of 2013 [PHOTOS]

By | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:34

These photos provide a glimpse of the often mind-numbing strangeness that pervades the lives of medical doctors and researchers.


Air Transportation Data May Help Predict Disease Outbreaks

By | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 15:44

Scientists study air transportation data to come up with a new computational model to help understand pandemics.


4 Experiments Prove Science Inspires Moral Behavior

By | Wed, 08/28/2013 - 16:04

Researchers from the University of California at Santa Barbara predict that exposure to science inspires people to behave in a more moral way.


Scientific Insurgents Say "Journal Impact Factors" Distort Science

By | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 17:37

The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment, or DORA, put forward 18 recommendations for change in the scientific culture.

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78,000 People Apply To Move To Mars Forever, But Can Humans Survive On Mars?

By | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 08:50

Applicants from around the world have put in requests to be the first humans to settle on Mars, but they may face lethal radiation and a lack of food resources.

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Asian Students Better at Math and Science; Girls Equal to Boys in STEM Career Potential

By | Fri, 03/29/2013 - 18:23

A new high school student study finds that Asians are better at math and science, and that girls perform as well as boys. What does this mean for representation of women and minorities in STEM careers?


Shakespeare Sonnets and Martin Luther King's Speech Sucessfully Stored in Tiny DNA Files

By | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 14:11

Scientists have managed to "download" all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets on to strands of synthetic DNA.

Researchers Show Off First Perfect 'Invisibility Cloak'

By | Mon, 11/12/2012 - 16:53

Researchers from Duke University have unveiled a perfect invisibility cloak. The catch? The object was only a few centimeters large and the cloaking was done with microwaves, not visible light.


Learning to Cook May Have Helped Humans Evolve Bigger Brains

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 16:27

Learning to cook may have helped the human brain grow, and may have led to the invention of tools, culture and civilization, scientists claim.

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Italian Court Convicts Scientists for Manslaughter Over 2009 L'Aquila Earthquake

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 13:28

An Italian court has sentenced six Italian seismologists to six years in prison for manslaughter over the deadly 2009 earthquake in L'Aquila.

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UK Researchers Create Oil Out of Thin Air and Water

By | Fri, 10/19/2012 - 17:37

A small company in the United Kingdom has perhaps hit upon the holy grail of clean energy: they have managed to convert water and air into petroleum.

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Scientists Are Able to Read Dreams: Study

By | Fri, 10/19/2012 - 16:21

Your dreams are no longer safe from the outside.


520 Million Year Old Bug-Like Creature May Have Had the First Modern Brain

By | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 15:45

Scientists say that the recently discovered 520 million year old insect brain, the oldest brain ever discovered in an arthropod, is surprisingly complex for its age, and may be the earliest example on record of a modern brain structure.

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US' House Science Committee Rep. Believes Evolution, Big Bang Theory and Embryology Are 'Lies From the Pit of Hell'

By | Mon, 10/08/2012 - 16:59

The House of Representatives' Science Committee has gotten itself into a bit of hot water again as another member of the committee has said something that contradicts with the scientific consensus.


Lab-Made Eggs Created From Skin Cells Produced Healthy Baby Mice

By | Thu, 10/04/2012 - 16:57

The team of Japanese scientists that successfully produced normal baby mice using sperm made from stem cells has now successfully produced baby mice from eggs made from egg stem cells in a breakthrough that, if successfully replicated in humans, could someday relieve worries women have about their biological clocks.