Each year, hundreds of people test their mettle by creating a trebuchet and then seeing how far they can hurl a pumpkin across a field. But how does trebuchets work?
Most people are aware that ticks carry diseases. But did you know that these diseases can spread thousands of miles?
Is beauty really in the eye of the beholder?
Scientists have identified a malfunctioning enzyme as a possible reason that binge drinking increases the odds of alcoholism.
Pink salmon may be more affected by ocean acidification than other species. Researchers have found that salmon that being life in freshwater with high
New findings published in the journal Nature Medicine reveal how a certain tumor suppressor molecule that works to prevent tumor growth could actually
3D printing technology is not exactly new. Some of this technological magic first appeared in the late 1980s and was referred to as Rapid Prototyping
Researchers at the University of Florida have found that muscadeine grape seed oil may provide a clue into reducing obesity.
Facebook has tweaked its News Feed algorithms to figure out what videos users want to see more of.
Apple has already started manufacturing its next batch of iPhones. A Bloomberg report noted that the new iPhones will presumably be named the iPhone
The monarch butterfly population is declining at a rapid rate and now, researchers have calculated by exactly how much.
It turns out that pet owners have problems facing their cat's kill count. Scientists have looked at the attitudes of pet owners and have found that
It turns out that June is getting an extra second. Scientists have announced that Tuesday, June 30, 2015 will receive a "leap" second.
Do rats dream? They apparently do. When rats rest, their brains simulate journeys to a desired future, such as a tasty treat, according to new
New findings published in the British Journal of Psychology reveal that friendship is very important for children, particularly those coming from a
The "eternal flames" that dominated religious and cultural practices of ancient times may spark new interest in geologists. Scientists have now
It turns out that a mom's obesity may harm her unborn baby. Scientists have found that babies born to obese mothers have compromised immune systems.
New findings published in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry show that skipping meals can increase the risk of abdominal weight gain in some
Giant pandas may munch on bamboo, but it turns out that their gut bacteria aren't designed for that meal. Scientists have discovered that the gut