According to a new study, shrimp in British waterways possess more than a passing fancy for cocaine. And ketamine. And Xanax. And valium. Woo, party.
The measles has taken to the internet, earnestly thanking the anti-vaccination crowd for giving it a second chance. Naw.
Here’s the thing. Science is often used for good…until it isn’t. Consider this an incomplete example of us abusing our brain children.
A part of the generation that will see the effects of climate change, I’m wondering how one can blithely stroll through life knowing that it may soon end.
Last week, a study that examined the after-lifespan of pig brains suggest that death is not as finite as we have previously assumed. From a medical standpoint, the implications are huge.
Despite the headlines and even our experience, heroes quietly move among us. Now, one project is looking to illuminate the invaluable (and often unheard) work they do.
Good news! Drugs that edit out your bad memories actually exist. Whether you should or not, is a matter of debate.
History’s first photograph of a black hole proves both the march of our technology and Einstein’s famous theory of relativity.
Only immediate climate action can save the future. If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural world is over the horizon.
Believe it or not, many people believe that psychic abilities exist. But rather than judge, try and understand. Well, sort of.
It’s not just hyperbole, or clickbait shorthand, the war between science and religion is certainly real. But can they be mutually exclusive?
Sydneysider Marnie Ogg is one of the few people around the world we trust to protect the night sky. How did she get this title, and what does she do? Read on, stars…
Our government might not believe it is a problem, but the findings of the Fourth National Climate Assessment clearly illustrates why we need to act now on climate change.
Laughter is often called the best medicine. But take our word for it: not every hilarious prescription is created equal.
All hail the coffee nap: biology’s way of telling you it’s okay to be a lazy caffeine junkie.
According to an expansive new study, when the temperature rises, so does our propensity to commit crime.
…and other things you didn’t know you needed to know.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an easy victim for our criticism. However, CO2 has existed for billions of years, and it serves an important function.
In a rather bold move, scientists in the arctic circle are looking to bring back a species that we pushed to extinction.
The question of coffee is always a ‘when’ as opposed to an ‘if’. But when is the best time to give into our cocoa lover?
The weed killer Roundup has re-entered the discussion, renewing fears of cancer. However, the studies indicate the opposite.