Suspended animation has allowed many a sci-fi character to travel to a distant corner of space in a state of dormancy, only reanimating once they’ve arrived at their otherworldly destination. Now, the ...
A healthy 63-year-old man recently died from septic shock with multi-organ failure after being licked by his pet dog, a new case study has detailed. He had contracted an infection usually caused by ...
The following 1869 Harvard entrance exam was supposed to be a breeze, believe it or not (via GOOD). In those days colleges had to go out of their way to attract students. Harvard pointed out in a ...
Last year we thought we'd hit peak wellness guru when a proponent of the Paleo diet told hundreds of thousands of followers that staring into the Sun is one of the "best forms of free medicine" rather ...
Reports of secret detention camps run by the Chinese government have been circulating for some time, with satellite images and testimonies from former detainees leaving little doubt as to the ...
For many, shaking one’s head to drain out any water that may have become trapped after that epic cannonball or graceful swan dive is a summertime rite of passage. But new research suggests that the ...
A huge ancient city from the Neolithic period has been discovered just outside Jerusalem, and officials say it is the largest city of this period ever found in Israel. The settlement stretches nearly ...
Nestled in the high-altitude Sayan Mountains in northern Mongolia perennial ice patches have long been central to the health of domestic reindeer and the lives of those that tend to them. Even during ...
Alternative facts are spreading like a virus across society. Now it seems they have even infected science – at least the quantum realm. This may seem counter intuitive. The scientific method is after ...
More than 362,000 square kilometers (140,000 square miles) of seafloor habitat off the US West Coast is now protected under federal regulations published Monday. The new rules will protect the crucial ...
To date, no heart rate data has been gathered for Earth’s largest creature at sea – the blue whale. To investigate the blood-pumping abilities of their 400-pound heart, a team of researchers tagged a ...
It’s clear that ExxonMobil, the multinational oil and gas corporation, knew about human-driven climate change and the dangers of burning fossil fuels as early as the 1970s, yet actively worked to ...