Category Archives: Science
We all know the 5 second rule. You know, you drop some food on the floor and if you grab it before 5 seconds are up, it’s still safe to eat. Well, a news release from Aston University in the … Continue reading
The fear of a shark attack has many people terrified of going into open water. However, in real life, you are probably 168 times more likely to be eaten by a crocodile than by a shark. This post isn’t about … Continue reading
John Dupuis of York University, writes at Confessions of a Science Librarian. Beginning in May of 2013 and updating several times since, he has been tracking the ways in which the current Canadian government has been attacking science and scientists. … Continue reading
Scientists can be amazing people. When asked for a dragon, scientists at Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), apologized for their oversight and promised to accelerate their dragon R&D. It all began with a letter: Hello Lovely Scientist My … Continue reading
Just a year ago a paper by Gilles-Eric Séralini published in the Journal of Food and Chemical Toxicology, Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize created a stir in the anti-GMO community. It was … Continue reading
You can put almost any two variables on a graph and visually demonstrate a correlation. One very tongue in cheek chart that is making the rounds this week is the impact of the declining prevalence of Microsoft Explorer in the … Continue reading
Atoms and molecules make up our natural world, and those chemicals cycle though the biosphere without regard their origins.
NASA has a video out that outlines the latest research into the history of Mars as a planet formerly abounding with, and now devoid of, liquid water.
Much of Complementary and Alternative Medicine is based on the concept of energy lines or meridians that flow through your body. So far, there is no physiological explanation as to the source of this energy nor is there an explanation … Continue reading