Tags: science & medicine, education, science
Ultraprocessed foods Nov. 19, 2019
Obesity has been on the rise since the mid-seventies. As have ultraprocessed foods. Co-inky-dink?
Is a vegan diet healthy? Nov. 12, 2019
Can you be truly healthy on a diet that excludes both meat and dairy?
Bacteria of champions Nov. 5, 2019
It's not just their ability to run 42 kilometres that separates marathon runners from the rest of us. They've got a secret energy source in their gut.
What happens when you get winded? Oct. 29, 2019
Have you ever been winded? You suddenly lose the ability to do something you've done 15 times each minute of your life. But why?
Knife in the dishwasher - part two Oct. 22, 2019
At last - the answer to the burning question in kitchens the world over: does the dishwasher blunt your sharp knife?
Knife in the dishwasher: part one Oct. 15, 2019
Have you heard that you shouldn't put your sharp stainless steel kitchen knives in the dishwasher because they might go blunt?
The end of the internal combustion engine? Oct. 8, 2019
Combustion engines are marvels of engineering and power, but will they feature in the cars of the future?
The not-so-boring billion Oct. 1, 2019
We all go through slow patches - but the Earth went through a famous boring phase that lasted one billion years. Or did it ...
And the Ig Nobel prizes go to ... Sept. 24, 2019
A new year, and a new crop of research to make us laugh and then make us think.
Red sky at night... sailors' delight? Sept. 17, 2019
Could a glowing red sunset really foretell the next morning's weather?
Jargon moving forwards Sept. 10, 2019
Jargon has way more uses than just playing Buzzword Bingo. It's a popular item in the propaganda and social toolkits.
DJ bats double the Doppler Sept. 3, 2019
Thanks to some fuzzy-looking photos, bat echolocation just got more amazing.
Diseases stink! Aug. 27, 2019
Joy Milne has a superpower. She can smell Parkinson's disease - years before it's diagnosed.
Dead brains revived! Aug. 20, 2019
Tabloids love using 'Frankenstein' in headlines about science research. But this time, they weren't completely wrong.
Mirror Universe: part two Aug. 13, 2019
A nine second difference between physics experiments could have big implications. A whole universe worth of them!
Mirror Universe: part 1 Aug. 6, 2019
As if our regular universe isn't crazy enough - there might be a completely different 'mirror' universe lurking amongst us!
Running out of sand: part two July 30, 2019
The future of sand is ... recycled plastic?
Running out of sand, part one July 23, 2019
How could something as common as sand possibly be running low?
Marco Polo and spaghetti: part two July 16, 2019
There's plenty of evidence that Marco Polo didn't introduce pasta from China. So where did that myth start?