Last Year, Britain Generated Twice as Much Energy From Wind as Coal

Last Year, Britain Generated Twice as Much Energy From Wind as...

IN BRIEF Fossil fuels are both an increasingly expensive energy option and a driving force in climate change. Britain is pushing to replace coal with...
Blockchain Technology Will Change Everyday Life

Blockchain Technology Will Change Everyday Life

Blockchain is one of the hottest topics in the world right now. However, many people are still having a hard time trying to wrap...

Bats can use ‘vocal learning’ to change their tune

Humans learn to speak by mimicking speech sounds. Are there other mammals who can learn sounds by imitation? In an experimental study, researchers from...

Why Are Only 10% of People Left-Handed? Here’s What Scientists Know...

Are you a rightie or a leftie? No, we're not talking politics here, we're talking handedness. And unless you happen to have an abundance...
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9 Things You Can Do to Save the Environment

I live in the US right now, and recent events led me to believe that I live in a bubble. No, not the bubble...

People Are Keeping Parasitic Leeches as Pets, And Letting Them Drink...

To the disgust of many of our readers, we recently discovered that keeping leeches as pets is actually a thing. And yeah, it's certainly… a...

DNA may not be life’s instruction book—just a jumbled list of...

The common view of heredity is that all information passed down from one generation to the next is stored in an organism's DNA. But...

Native American Tribe Leads The Microgrid Revolution In California

It started with the earthquake that struck the Fukushima region of Japan in 2011. The resulting tsunami flooded coastal regions of Humboldt County in...

Physicist Believes Parallel Universes Exist And That We May Soon Explore Them

Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll believes that parallel universes exist, and says that humans may be able to travel between them fairly soon. Carroll first...

Agada Tantra Study Of Poisons In Ayurveda

Agada means anti-poison drug and tantra means a system. The science of the treatment of poisons is Agada Tantra and it was the ancient...