Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Our brains predict events in fast-forward

What happens when you look up and see a ball headed toward you? Without even thinking about it, you flinch. That might...

Watch two NASA astronauts spacewalk for ISS repair mission

Watch two NASA astronauts spacewalk for ISS repair mission - The Verge ...

Sperm stored in space makes healthy baby mice on Earth

Lengthy stays on board the International Space Station don’t seem to hurt sperm fertility. In a new study, mice on Earth successfully...

A 3.3-million-year-old fossil with a missing rib tells us a lot...

A 3.3-million-year-old fossil with a missing rib tells us a lot about human evolution - The Verge ...

China’s wild geese are dying because they’re too well-behaved for their...

China’s geese are too well-behaved for their own good, and it’s causing their populations to dwindle. Instead of sneaking out of their...

A psychologist explains why we’re probably all delusional and how to...

Every once in a while, a friend attends therapy for the first time and starts breathlessly reporting all the revelations she’s learned....

Why astronomers are scrambling to observe the weirdest star in the...

Why astronomers are scrambling to observe the weirdest star in the galaxy this weekend - The Verge ...

With animal farts and singing mice, Twitter’s scientists introduce themselves to...

Scientists on Twitter are introducing themselves to the famous TV host Bill Nye (of Bill Nye the Science Guy fame), using the...

What’s behind the myth that you only use 10 percent of...

Let’s get one thing out of the way: no matter what movies like Limitless claim, humans use more than 10 percent of...

‘Doomsday’ seed vault meant to survive global disasters breached by climate...

The seed bank designed to preserve the world’s crops and plants in the event of global disaster isn’t prepared to withstand the...