Staying in shape has all sorts of benefits, from maintaining heart health to warding off dementia and cancer Inactivity – fuelled by cars and a sedentary work life – has been dubbed the biggest public
Popular Science Blogs Boxplot Exploring the world of science through graphic narrative. By Maki Naro Chimpanzees are highly social primates. They form communities with dominance hierarchies and subgroups.
If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but is math. Scientific American
Bless you, sponges. I don't know if you were aware, but sponges sneeze. That's a surprise, since sneezes result when nerve cells sense the presence of some sort of irritating, foreign particle. But sponges,
Levers are the way of the future. In Vancouver, the humble doorknob is being phased out. Kind of. Effective in March, new housing will be required to install levers on doors and faucets, instead of the
A Cochrane Collaboration review suggests that music might benefit heart patients. To entrepreneurial scientists this sounds like an unrivalled opportunity Just before Christmas I told you about the discovery
Men who are habitual heavy drinkers, downing more than two pints of beer every day, are likely to start having the sort of memory lapses, that are commonly associated with ageing, up to six years early,