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.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
Scientists 'Miserable' After World's Oldest Spider Dies At 43The record-breaking arachnid was 15 years older than any other spider scientists have found.
Scientists Say They Have Fixed The Gene Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseScientists found that apoE4 is only slightly different from the gene apoE3 however, the protein it produces within the body is much more damaging to human brain cells.
Why Does Snow Look White?First, it’s important to understand why things are different colors. The color of an object depends on how it interacts with light. When lights touches something, that thing will absorb or reflect the different wavelengths of the light.
The Milky Way's Center Is Teeming With Black HolesThe center of our galaxy is teeming with black holes, sort of like a Times Square for strange super gravity objects, astronomers discovered.
5 Shocking Medical Stories From 2017Here's a list of shocking stories from this year that shows just how far science has come and how unbelievable (and a little gross!) it can be.
Fossils Show Man-Sized Penguins Once Existed In New ZealandFossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Studies: People Who Grew Up In Warm Climates Are More Outgoing, Emotionally StableTwo large studies conducted in the United States and China suggest that the temperature of the regional environment plays a role in shaping one’s personality.
U.S. Scientists Win Nobel Prize For Detecting Ripples In UniverseThree U.S.-based scientists won the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for detecting faint ripples flying through the universe — the gravitational waves predicted a century ago by Albert Einstein that provide a new understanding of the universe.
The Kitchen-Sink Volcano: A Fun Science Experiment For The Whole Family
'U' Scientists Discover How To Make Tires From Trees, GrassFrom the earliest days of the automobile, we've been traveling on rubber tires derived from refined petroleum.
Excellent Educator: Diane Weiher Of Lake Harriet UpperOne science teacher in Minneapolis believes song and dance makes learning a difficult subject easier.