SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
WHY DO OUR FINGERNAILS KEEP GROWING UNTIL THE DAY WE DIE?
At 20 weeks in the womb, humans suddenly
sprout tough little casings
from the tips of our tiny digits.
JESUS WASN'T THE ONLY MAN TO BE CRUCIFIED. HERE'S THE HISTORY BEHIND THIS BRUTAL PRACTICE.
The most famous crucifixion in the world took place when, according to the New Testament, Jesus was put to death by the Romans.
SCIENTISTS FIND GENETIC VARIANTS THAT PREVENT OBESITY, DIABETES
"This study drives home the fact that genetics plays a major role in why some people are obese."
AMAZING NEW ROCKET ENGINE SUCKS UP ATMOSPHERIC OXYGEN FOR FUEL
The same payload could be delivered to orbit at half the vehicle mass of current launchers.
THE GOVERNMENT WANTS TO MAKE AN EXAMPLE OUT OF MARK ZUCKERBERG
Federal regulators are meeting behind closed doors to discuss how to handle Zuck.
WHAT ARE STEM CELLS?
The term "stem cells" has become part of the mainstream lexicon, likely to be overheard in conversations anywhere from a baseball game to cocktail get-togethers.
PUERTO RICO WILL STOP BURNING COAL NEXT YEAR
The goal is switch to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.
CHINA’S MILITARY BUILT AN AUTONOMOUS AMPHIBIOUS LANDING VEHICLE
This weird autonomous vehicle is designed for combat missions on land and sea.
ASTRONOMERS FINALLY FOUND THE UNIVERSE’S FIRST TYPE OF MOLECULE
Decades of hunting has paid off.
RARE 'BUBBLE BOY DISEASE' LIKELY CURED WITH NEW GENE THERAPY
Eight infants with a severe
, sometimes known as "bubble boy disease," appear to be cured of the disease thanks to an experimental gene therapy, according to a new study.