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Science is awesome. It explains how birds can fly, why the sky is blue, and how gravity works. However, you can also use science to perfect the tiny details of your everyday life — from sleeping better to working smarter and even cooking better food. Here are 10 ways sciences can help improve your daily life.
Video: You probably know that soft drink isn’t the best thing for your body, but have you ever wondered what would happen if you didn’t drink anything else? These are the health hazards you might run into if you down too many cans of Coke.
Tales of strange alien worlds, fantastic future technologies and bowls of sentient petunias have long captivated audiences worldwide. But science fiction is more than just fantasy in space; it can educate, inspire and expand our imaginations to conceive of the universe as it might be. We invited scientists to highlight their favourite science fiction novel or film and tell us what it was that captivated their imagination – and, for some, how it started their career.
“Dr Google” will make you think that your mild cough is actually cancer, but MedNexus wants to change that. It’s a medical search site, but instead of just matching popular sources, you get information that’s vetted and useful, from published studies to trustworthy articles on virtually any health topic.
Whether it’s Hepatitis A in frozen berries or huntsmen spiders in bags of grapes, companies that distribute contaminated food don’t usually go out of business. They clean up, fix problems and move on. If they handled the outbreak well, their food should be safe, but we understand if you’re a little skittish. Here’s what you need to know.
Scientists may have just discovered a ninth planet in our solar system. We’re not talking no “dwarf” here neither, but a bona fide planet up to 10 times larger than Earth. If the evidence checks out, it will be the first planet discovered in our solar system in more than 80 years. (170 if you don’t count Pluto.) We consulted with an expert to bring you the facts for those watercooler chats in the office.