28 Seriously Creepy Facts That, In Case You've Forgotten, Will Remind You Of How Bizarre Our World Is
A human body could be skeletonized in less than four days in highly oxygenated deeper water.
I don't think you're smart enough to pass this test.
Everybody knows "H" stands for "Hydrogen," right?!
Tell Us What Sustainable Practices You Follow, And We'll Ask A Climate Scientist How Effective They Really Are
Maybe you carry a metal straw, use LED bulbs, or have swapped to cloth napkins.
Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.
Ask anything from how humans contribute to global warming to why your allergies are getting worse.
“You’re actually talking about human beings here,” said one needle exchange program director. “This will kill them.”
“A girl went viral on TikTok for this. She was sharing all of her symptoms saying they couldn’t figure out what was wrong with her—turned out she had Chlamydia in her lungs.”
“He didn’t come to me to get my opinion on the ring and I resent him for it.”
You won't know how accurate I am until you try.
Gran-daddy of science.
The biggest star known to man is 1,700 times larger than the sun!
I hypothesize that you won't come close to acing this quiz! 🧑🔬
Are you smarter than a high schooler?
“I was just trying to show people that there is a more creative way to go about solving problems.”
"This is not that hard to understand, everybody. That's why we have rules about wearing a mask."
Ice-T Had An Ice Cold Response To His Father-In-Law Getting COVID, And It's Causing Controversy On Twitter
"Ohhh he’s a believer now..."
How well did you pay attention in health class?
Are you set up for sex-ess?
After four years of relentless attacks on science, researchers and doctors are hopeful that Biden will fight the pandemic and climate change.
I was looking for a science pun, but all the good ones Argon.
“I worry it will be Armageddon for the vaping industry.”
We'll Reveal Something Mildly Interesting About You Based On What Color You Think These Subjects Are
Are your feelings on this subject as strong as ours?
What the heck is a noble gas?
This one might be tougher than you think!
Scientists say plasma collected from the blood of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 may be beneficial, but rigorous trials have not yet proven that it’s an effective treatment.
Your science teacher would be proud of you.
It all rides on this one quiz.
Latif Nasser wants his new science show, Connected, to leave you saying, “Oh my god, I'm never gonna think about dust the same way again."
How many oceans are there, though?
"You cannot have a competent public health response without a clear communication strategy," one top medical expert said of the White House’s moves against Fauci. "This isn't it."
English, math, science, or history?
"Dinosaurs lived on the other side of the galaxy."
You got this! I hope.
Dr. Green may literally have found the cure for cancer!!
“All of the best evidence suggests that people without symptoms can and do readily spread SARS-CoV2,” a group of Harvard scientists said.
Words can be trendy too!
Babies grow a moustache in the womb. Then eat it.
The Crew Dragon capsule carrying astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken will dock with the International Space Station on Sunday.
Time to test your knowledge.
What does your brain say about you?
I knew I should've stayed home today!
This might be the nerdiest photo post ever.
Who knew some parts were surprisingly right?
Will swallowing Mentos and Diet Coke at the same time kill you? Let's find out.
A viral video in which Dr. Annie Bukacek questions the severity of COVID-19 has given anti-lockdown activists across the country a sense of validation.
SARS-CoV-2 = virus and COVID-19 = disease.
10 points to Slytherin!
Scientists Now Say No, They Weren’t Reporting The First Case Of A Dead Body Spreading The Coronavirus
The authors of the controversial report issued a correction saying their initial claims were misinterpreted. “This is really unusual, you don't publish a report that someone is dead and then say, no he isn't,” another scientist said.
In California, two of the nation’s first big antibody surveys estimated that the true number of coronavirus infections is significantly higher than believed. But scientists are skeptical.
Scientists Are Calling For Vaccine Experiments That Would Deliberately Infect People With The Novel Coronavirus
“Normally, deliberately giving someone an infection that is potentially lethal would be unacceptable,” one bioethicist said. “But in extreme times, like a plague, you might look to extreme measures.”
“I think we should expect to see companies continue to pop up selling unproven, and in some cases probably just bad, testing,” a former FDA lawyer said.
I suddenly feel so small.
The study of cats is...catology?
There’s a science nerd in all of us.
"Science and human advancement has always been propelled forward by the people who do things differently and those who are not afraid to break the rules."
The politically opposite neighboring states have had two different approaches to tackling the spread of COVID-19, and, some residents fear, two drastically different outcomes.
“We need to figure out how we are going to live in a time of plague,” said one doctor.
I don't know about you, but we have our doubts...
The Coronavirus Death Toll Is Rising At Different Rates In Different Countries. These Charts Help Explain Why.
Experts don’t yet have a full explanation, but the age breakdown of countries’ populations and their capacity to deliver care to critically ill people will be crucial in the coming weeks and months.
“We’re just praying every day we don’t end up in a state of anarchy,” one mayor said.
An anti-malaria drug called chloroquine is just one of many drugs being repurposed in an attempt to treat the surge in COVID-19 cases in the US. Big questions remain about whether they’ll actually work.
What happens when Twitter engagement decides who’s in charge of the coronavirus public health crisis?
A vital month of testing time was lost in the US because of a bad strategy and an unreliable CDC test.
"I Don't Take Responsibility At All": How Trump Said He's Handling The Coronavirus Outbreak Around The Country
The president blamed "rules, regulations, and specifications from a different time" for any shortfalls in coronavirus testing.
Follow the latest COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths in countries that have been hit hard.
The Coronavirus Outbreak Could Spread To Millions In The US. We Don’t Have Nearly Enough Hospital Beds If It Does.
Models suggest that the US could be headed toward 150,000 COVID-19 cases by the end of the month, with only 45,000 ICU hospital beds nationwide. But there are some things we can do to help.
The big move comes shortly after the e-cigarette giant forced out top international executives as part of an effort to cut back $1 billion in spending in 2020.
New Rochelle residents said New York state’s containment strategy is more political bluster than effective health policy, leaving a small suburb with arbitrary lines drawn and few tested for the dangerous new virus.
"'Pandemic' is not a word to be used lightly," said WHO's director-general.
Are our brains evolutionarily equipped to process so many random faces each day on TikTok and Instagram?
Follow the latest data on COVID-19 cases and deaths in the US.
The Peace Corps Botched Its Evacuation From China At The Height Of The Coronavirus Outbreak, Volunteers Say
Dozens of Peace Corps volunteers were rushed out of China, gathered in Thailand, and fired from the organization, with some heading back to the US without a voluntary quarantine.
If you're pregnant, you shouldn't panic — but you should definitely protect yourself. Experts say there are still big unanswered questions about the risks posed by the coronavirus.
I'm geeking the heck out.
This is the second time Republicans in the largely Democratic state have fled the capitol to avoid voting on a climate bill.
Follow the latest data on COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Hong Kong is testing over a thousand people a day for coronavirus, while the US has only tested a total of 445 — partially because the CDC’s test didn’t work.
I Fled China 8 Months Pregnant During The Coronavirus Outbreak. Here's Why I Think You Shouldn't Panic.
With my baby due in two months, I wanted to wait out the outbreak in the comfort of my home in China. But geopolitical decisions — and the growing fear abroad — changed my plans.
“Ultimately, we expect we will see community spread in this country,” the CDC said.
WHO is still declining to declare the outbreak a pandemic, indicating that the COVID-19 illness has spread worldwide. A pandemic would not mean that the disease has become any more deadly.
Shrek originally had a Canadian accent.
Bad ventilation and a botched quarantine on the Diamond Princess likely caused hundreds of illnesses and two deaths in the largest outbreak outside China.
It will be seriously impressive if you get more than two of these right.
Some 15,000 coronavirus case numbers were added on Wednesday night, the biggest jump seen so far in the outbreak, driven by doctors in the hardest-hit Chinese province changing how they diagnose cases.
Internal documents obtained by the Massachusetts attorney general as part of a new lawsuit are the clearest indication yet that the e-cigarette giant aimed its early advertising at young people who've never smoked.
"Any move like this has to be looked at with a critical eye to see if it's greenwashing or if it's real," one climate activist said.
Experts are making wildly different predictions about the future of the coronavirus. "We are at the blind-men-feeling-the-elephant stage of this outbreak.”
My favorite subject is lunch, honestly.
Congressional investigators found that leading e-cigarette maker Juul marketed its products to high schools and Native American tribes with claims that it could help smokers.
If You Can't Pass This High School Level Science Trivia Quiz, Bill Nye Will Be Very Disappointed In You
Good luck, future Einsteins!
Scientists are rapidly posting findings about the new coronavirus outbreak online, accelerating the speed of scientific discoveries — and of misinformation.
A Pennsylvania court’s move to issue a search warrant to Ancestry.com sets off a legal struggle that could go all the way to the Supreme Court.