How Is A Wormhole Different From A Blackhole?
What are wormholes and blackholes? Are they the same, or not, both being attributed to space-life? They both do sound like something from sci-fi movies. Let us leave behind fantasy and fiction, and get to understand what distinguishes one from another in the light of what science has to say. Getting the definitions right A […]
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Parasite In Cat’s Poop As Cancer Vaccine? Scientists Explore!
Nowadays, scientists have a new motto which goes along the following: “anything to beat cancer cells”! If a cat parasite found in cat’s poop is what does the job, so be it! The parasite Toxoplasma gondii is common in the alimentary canal of felines. It is mostly harmless to humans. However, those people with compromised […]
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Stingless Brazilian Bees Communicate Using A ‘Shout’
A species of bees, the Trigona spinipes, have demonstrated a newly-discovered method of communication – the shouting method. They use this method to alert other bees of the same species of the location of their food source. The emission of pheromones represents the ‘shout’ which keeps competitors, known as eavesdroppers, away from their food. Humans […]
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Obesity Caused By Lack of Exercise Than Overeating
Obesity is more likely to be caused by a lack of daily exercise than overeating according to some new scientific studies involving many obese persons. Obesity is one of the characteristic ills of our modern societies. Who and what is to blame? Hectic lifestyle, sedentariness at work, watching too much TV, overeating, you name it. […]
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Health Benefits of The Date Fruit
The date fruit, staple food in the Arab world, is known for its great benefits to health. A number of studies have been made to show its importance and invaluable effects on the human body. Its production has witnessed huge increases over the years, as more and more people began including it in their diet. […]
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The Speed of Light Might Be SLOWER Than We Believe
The speed of light might be slower than we believe according to a recent study. Major theories in science are generally unanimously accepted by the scientific world. Of these, features the theory of general relativity whereby a definite digit was assigned to the speed of light. However, recently, a scientist has mentioned the possibility of […]
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Musical Training Can Make You A Better Decision Maker and Problem Solver
New scientific study claims that Musical Training can make you a better decision maker & helps at problem solving and memorizing information. Music, the universal language that drives people’s instincts worldwide, has been the subject of several scientific studies. Some researchers have recently attempted to find out whether or not music impacts positively on brain […]
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Sitting For Long Periods Of Time Increases Cancer Risk
Spending much time in the sitting position can lead to an increased risk of developing three types of cancer, namely colon, endometrial and lung cancer. Sedentary lifestyles have been proved to be detrimental to the health, often associated with diabetes, obesity and heart problems. Now, evidence exists about more serious implications. Modern lifestyles and sedentariness […]
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