Data from a lunar orbiter has confirmed a cave beneath the surface of the moon that could be used as an exploration base,… more »
Look at yourself in the mirror, and wonder.
The idea that modern people evolved in a single ‘cradle of humanity’ in East Africa some 200,000 years ago is no longer tenable,… more »
Presented herein under are five projections for human life in the next century. These are speculative figures on key parameters like rise in… more »
The “observer effect,” first noticed in the early years of Quantum Mechanics, seemed to undermine a fundamental assumption behind all Science: that there… more »
The brain is the center of the nervous system in animals. All vertebrates and the majority of invertebrates have a brain. Some “primitive”… more »
The next time you pick up an earthworm and toss it onto a compost heap, remember this. You may be wrenching it away from its friends.
A brief description of the brain including: consciousness, unconsciousness, dreams, memory, IQ, and other interesting facts.
The patient work of direct observation and studied inference based on obtainable evidence was the hallmark of the early Muslim scientists.
The discoveries of Al-Battani became an integral part of the vehicle in which the scientific enlightenment of the Western world took root and flourished.
An international team of astronomers has detected the most distant galaxy yet. The galaxy is about 30 billion light-years away. It was found using the Hubble Space Telescope and its distance was then confirmed with the ground-based Keck Observatory in Hawaii.
It’s the unknown factors behind innovative technologies that pose the greatest risk going forward. Machines, synthetic biology, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence could become our own worst enemy,
Governments and organizations across the world, including the World Health Organization, must take the threat of drug resistant infections seriously and
Cambridge University scientists say they have seen four-stranded DNA at work in human cells for the first time.