Paul Jongko April 10, 2016
Pollution is one of the biggest problems plaguing our planet today. Obviously, nature and even our own health are suffering from the pollutants that we release into the environment. But there are some surprising things that you may not know about...
Paul Jongko March 23, 2016
Hollywood movies often portray robots as evil and frightening. Sci-fi films like Terminator and The Matrix were so successful and influential that they spawned robophobia—the irrational fear of robots and artificial intelligence—among many people.
Simon Griffin March 20, 2016
Death can be a very personal and upsetting thing, but it can also be a very spiritual and communal occasion. It’s something that has affected us since before we were even human, and it makes up 50 percent of life’s certainties (for the time being,...
Tyler Parsons March 18, 2016
Humans have been at the top of the food chain for quite some time, and it’s rather rare for people to be killed by animals these days. But occasionally, nature strikes back in circumstances that are either tragic . . . or bizarre.
10 The Mosquito, The...
Rachel Rodman March 11, 2016
In the lab, it sometimes makes sense to combine the eggs and sperm of distantly related species. Scientists do it to assess the fertility of sperm or to study what happens during fertilization.
Most of these combinations—for better or worse—don’t make...