Yeah, science! Or perhaps not.
Yeah, science! Or perhaps not.
Alabama representative Mary Sue McClurkin apparently does not understand the size or definition of organs.
These nerds don’t care what you think, they just want to get their science on.
Nature, what are you doing? Evolution is real, and it is terrifying.
The odds of you existing are astronomically low. The BBC certainly knows how to make a commercial.
Synthetic biology — the science fiction-like branch of genetic engineering — hopes to automate programs used to engineer organisms that could produce better drugs and cleaner fuels. But can open-source science really succeed?
“Physics is more difficult for girls,” says a male grad student.
Parlor trick or first contact? Scientists believe it was the latter.
Ecuadorian catfish used evolve! It’s super creepy! And effective.
Turns out they’re cockroaches. Utinni!
All right, sure, your hands are very sensitive, but then why do paper cuts hurt more than knives? Well, the blade of even a fairly dull knife tends to be more straight and sharp than the dull edge of paper.
Biologist Drew Berry explains what’s happening inside your cells. Supported with an extremely precise animation. Powerful stuff.
Polychaetes, or bristle worms, are a class of deep-sea-dwelling annelid worms. Thanks to a new macro photo gallery of them on the Telegraph’s website, it’s safe to say bristle worms are also TERRIFYING. Here are six examples of why.
Sometimes getting from A to Baby isn’t as intuitive as you’d think. And scientists have had a hell of a time figuring out why.
New research shows that when we eat we’re consuming more than just vitamins and protein. Our bodies are absorbing information, or microRNA.
Turns out humans are all equally dirty minded. No one on the Internet
over the age of twelve was shocked.
Why do people in industrialized countries need braces and dental work to treat overcrowded, poorly aligned teeth? They can blame their agricultural ancestors.
Add Bill Nighy to the list of actors that can narrate anything. The WWF (no not that one) created this enchanting big budget short to illustrate how much we still don’t know about our own planet.
The best evolutionary chart of a fictional world ever. This piece entitled Magna Arbor Vitae Deku is by Jude Buffum explores the biology of the 200 most important species from the Legend of Zelda. View Larger Version (via The Uniblog) (via judebuffum.wordpress.com) View Image ›
Here’s a super cool stop-motion animation starring a robot elephant. You might accidentally learn some science along the way here, so be careful. Watch Video ›
Warning: Unforeseen consequences ahead. Don’t tamper with digital nature guys, or you’ll end up with a plague of Joust. Watch Video ›
When a blood vessel exploded in the left half of her brain, Harvard-trained neuroanatomist Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor experienced a “silent euphoria” that she has called a kind of Nirvana. After a lengthy recovery from the less positive aspects of her condition, she has written a book, appeared on Oprah, and is on a quest to share her scientific yet spiritual message. Read More ›
A 30-year-old high school science teacher has been fired for some bikini-clad photos that appear on a fishing charter-boat website. [Update: She now does porn flicks under the name Leah Lust] Sucks for Tiffany. But business must be booming for whoever came up with the idea of combining deep sea fishing and busty bikini-clad girls. It’s like Hooters on a boat! Read More ›