The word “chemicals” strikes fear into a lot of people’s minds, especially when it has to do with the things they put in their body. Everything you eat, however, is composed of chemicals, and there’s really nothing to worry about.
Have you ever suffered from unexplained headaches, sleeping difficulties or nausea after a prolonged session on your laptop or phone? You could be suffering from “electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS)”; a purported medical disability that has led to successful work compensation claims in court. Let’s take a look at the scientific evidence.
September is the peak of Australia’s own version of “home-grown terrorism” (as memorably described to me by a distraught and bleeding school principal, valiantly attempting to protect his pupils), when a small but conspicuous proportion of magpies throughout the country begin to attack otherwise innocent passersby. It is certainly the most significant human-wildlife conflict in the towns and cities of this country. Here are some tips on how to survive.
You’ve probably had a lot of commercials tell you that their cereal is “part of a complete breakfast,” but what does that really mean? This video explains why cartoon mascots use that phrase so often, as well as what a “complete breakfast” should actually entail.
When your day is starting to drag, and you don’t want to drink any more coffee, there’s still a few things you can do to help you stay awake. This video explains four methods, supported by science, to keep the Z’s away.
Over the past few years, the once-fantastical concept of the “bionic man” has become a reality as 3D-printed body parts inch into the mainstream. Biofabrication isn’t science-fiction any longer; instead it’s a viable career choice for biology-loving engineers. Here’s what you need to know about this intriguing job opportunity.