SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
ANTI-BACTERIAL WIPES POINTLESS AS BUGS GROW BACK IN 20 MINUTES, SCIENTIST SAYS
Anti-bacterial wipes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep germs at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.
DID AN ACID TRIP CHANGE YOUR LIFE? SCIENTISTS WANT TO KNOW ABOUT IT
A new study will explore the philosophical and therapeutic effects of hallucinogenic drugs.
HERE'S HOW WE KNOW THE BIG BANG HAPPENED
At 13.8 billion years ago, our entire observable universe was the size of a peach and had a temperature of over a trillion degrees.
That's a pretty simple, but very bold statement to make, and it's not a statement that's made lightly or easily.
INCANS WERE MASTERS AT GRISLY PRACTICE OF DRILLING HOLES IN PEOPLE'S SKULLS
If you had a hole drilled through your skull in historical times, the odds of surviving the ordeal were far better in the ancient Incan Empire of South America than they were in North America during the Civil War, a new study finds.
GIANT VIRUSES INVENT GENES SHARED BY NO LIFE ON EARTH
Giant viruses may invent genes and proteins found nowhere else on Earth, new research suggests.
THE 'ATTOCLOCK' SHOWS HOW FAST ELECTRONS MOVE IN A MILLIONTH OF A BILLIONTH OF A SECOND
Unless you're a superhero
like The Flash
, the molecular world moves faster than any human can possibly perceive.
WHY CAN SOME PEOPLE 'HEAR' COLORS?
About 4 percent of the people on Earth experience a mysterious phenomenon called
: They hear a sound and automatically see a color; or, they read a certain word, and a specific hue enters their mind's eye.
HARVARD SCIENTISTS MADE A MATERIAL THAT CREATES COMPLETELY NEW STATES OF LIGHT
Harvard researchers have succeeded in creating a new material that causes light to act in entirely new ways. This discovery can help researchers learn more about the properties of light, but also may have some practical applications.
'CASTLE CLOUD' CAUGHT IN SPECTACULAR ASTRONAUT PHOTO
It looks like a ghostly medieval tower — like something out of "Game of Thrones" — looming over the crystal-blue Caribbean waters of the Bahamas.
FRENCH BULLDOG OWNERS SHOULD EXPECT LIFETIME OF EXPENSIVE VETS BILLS, WARNS ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE
They are beloved of sports stars and socialites such as The Beckhams and Millie Mackintosh.