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Were Dinosaurs Cold-Blooded Or Warm-Blooded?

Were Dinosaurs Cold-Blooded Or Warm-Blooded?

Eliza Sankar-Gorton  08.21.2015
Scientists still haven't settled the hot debate over whether dinosaurs were warm-blooded like birds and mammals or cold blooded...
There Are Anti-Abortion Stickers On Arizona Science Textbooks

There Are Anti-Abortion Stickers On Arizona Science Textbooks

Cavan Sieczkowski  08.21.2015
An Arizona mother was shocked when her son handed her his biology textbook labeled with an anti-abortion sticker.  Suzanne Young,...
The Risks of Turning Races Into Genes

The Risks of Turning Races Into Genes

Matthew W. Hughey  08.20.2015
By increasing the dialogue of how we tackle racial inequality regardless of whether we work in a laboratory or not, we can deconstruct...
Scientists Confirm That Some Spiders Can Pretty Much BASE Jump

Scientists Confirm That Some Spiders Can Pretty Much BASE Jump

Eliza Sankar-Gorton  08.20.2015
Your worst nightmare has come true: Spiders are falling from the sky.  Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley,...
These Macro Photos Reveal The Awesome Diversity Of Human Eyes

These Macro Photos Reveal The Awesome Diversity Of Human Eyes

David Freeman  08.18.2015
It sees. It cries. It helps us communicate. Yes, the human eye is one outstanding organ. But what do you see when you look into someone’s...
Scientists Debunk Familiar Tongue-Rolling Lore

Scientists Debunk Familiar Tongue-Rolling Lore

Jacqueline Howard  08.18.2015
Everyone knows some people can roll their tongues and some can't--and that the ability is inherited from one's parents. Right? Actually,...
Why Do Most Mammals' Testes Hang Outside of Their Bodies?

Why Do Most Mammals' Testes Hang Outside of Their Bodies?

Quora  08.14.2015
There are many theories out there as to why sperm needs to be kept cooler and why the testes of most mammals hang outside their bodies,...
This Tiny Octopus Hunts In A Very Strange Way

This Tiny Octopus Hunts In A Very Strange Way

Eliza Sankar-Gorton  08.12.2015
This little octopus is challenging just about everything we thought we knew about the eight-legged creatures -- including...
Here's What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Eating

Here's What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Eating

Jacqueline Howard  08. 5.2015
What happens to your body if you go without food? After about six hours, you could start feeling "hangry" -- that's hungry and...
Men Masturbated For Science, And Here's What Came Of It

Men Masturbated For Science, And Here's What Came Of It

David Freeman  08. 4.2015
 They say variety is the spice of life, and provocative new research by scientists in Ohio suggests that that holds true...
Fashion's Biological Future Is Now

Fashion's Biological Future Is Now

Joshua Katcher  07.24.2015
In an industry notorious for transience, flux and experimentation, it's counterintuitive to consider that the fashion system is stuck in...
What Is It Like to Be Bitten by a Shark?

What Is It Like to Be Bitten by a Shark?

Quora  07.14.2015
It hurts. Not by a Great White or a Bull shark, to be clear. That would hurt much more. And I wouldn't have my hand. I do, by the way....
That Tongue Map You Learned In School Is Totally Wrong

That Tongue Map You Learned In School Is Totally Wrong

Jacqueline Howard  07.13.2015
Everything you know about where various taste receptors are on your tongue is probably wrong. It turns out that the beloved tongue map...
Your Body Is Made Up Of Trillions Of Microscopic Machines

Your Body Is Made Up Of Trillions Of Microscopic Machines

The New York Review Of Books  07.12.2015
In 1609 Galileo Galilei turned his gaze, magnified twentyfold by lenses of Dutch design, toward the heavens, touching off a revolution...