Sophia Stevenson

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3. We'll Begin Trialling Nanomedicine

Speaking of futuristic medicine, your doctor could be prescribing you nanomedicines in the not too distant future. Pretty much everything in your …

Here's the Most Detailed Picture Yet of How Much the World's Oceans Are Warming | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here</b><b>.</b><p>When talk turns to global warming, most of the attention is on rising temperatures on land and the impacts already being seen like historic droughts and melting ice sheets.<p>But to truly understand the …

Climate Change

Today's Oceans Are Different Than They Were Twenty Years Ago

While we can’t say that climate change causes El Nino, the evidence is mounting that the warming of our planet could be intensifying the natural phenomenon, which in turn can lead to some extreme weather events. New research published today in the journal <i>Nature Climate Change</i> found that half of the …

Too young for Tinder, LGBTQI youth find love through Tumblr

When Jessica N. first signed onto Tumblr, he had no idea who he was.<p>Sure, he knew some of the things he liked — Dr. Who, introversion — but at the …

Scientists revive microscopic water bears after 30 years of deep freeze

The hardy tardigrade sets a new personal best<p>In the Animal Olympics event of Surviving Horrible Things, tardigrades would take home the gold, silver, and the bronze. These eight-legged, microscopic creatures — also known as "water bears" — are probably the hardiest animals in existence, able to …

If Disney Princesses Wore Designer Shoes

Gird your loins for the most perfect Disney shoe collection ever.<p>You've seen it all: Disney lipsticks, wedding gowns, purses, and even lingerie. But you're not prepared for what married duo Normand Lemay and Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay created for Disney princesses and their princess feet. These …

7 Reasons Dogs Make the Best Life Companions

I used to be a cat person (gosh, that's a tough sentence to type). In my defense, I was young and didn't know any better. All I knew was that I saw kittens, they were cute, and I wanted them. I'm not saying I hate cats by any means -- I don't. But as I grew older, I started to realize how much …

Pets

The science of how to make New Year's resolutions you won't abandon

I will not be making any New Year’s resolutions this year. That is not because there’s no room for self-improvement: there’s plenty. But there are two things that actually change my habits, and they have nothing to do with the date: me and the science of habit formation.<p>Why we make resolutions….<p>We …

Reality TV

Become a Creative Genius by Taking a Shower, Says Science

Become a Creative Genius by Taking a Shower, Says ScienceA member of the London Symphony Orchestra showering with a French horn, UK, circa 1985. …

Creativity

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

Why can't anyone find the cat in this field of owls?

Whether it's math questions or mind-bending optical illusions, the internet loves to get stumped.<p>Inspired by the popular puzzle of the panda hiding amongst a sea of snowmen, Hungarian artist Gergely Dudás has another illustration that he posted on Twitter that has people searching for a cat amongst …

Pollution May Actually Be Good for the Earth

The hazy weather caused by pollution has made plants far more productive when it comes to scrubbing greenhouse gasses out of the air. Scientists say …

6 Superfoods Your Grandmother Ate -- That You Should Too

Back in her day, Grandma probably had no idea what "eating clean" was. And even if you tried explaining it to her, she'd probably say she didn't give a hoot. Still, her diet wasn't all Salisbury steak and Jell-O salad. Your granny and her gang ate plenty of foods that were actually really healthy, …

Nutrition

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