Imitation – Mirror Neurons

We often think of ourselves as people with their own personal identities but what if I told you that our imitations of other people make us up? From walking, to eating and even learning a new … [Read more...]

What Makes Duct Tape Sticky?

Duct Tape via Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA-3.0 I was trying to think of a blog post to write about when my mind trailed off. I thought about duct tape. Why is it sticky? Is it a physical or chemical … [Read more...]

Don’t FORGET to Read This! Ways to Improve Your Memory

Forgetfulness (C) Mdf, CC-BY-SA 3.0 "I forgot." Most likely, you have uttered the previous two words countless times in your life. I know I definitely have. Thus, I decided to turn to science so … [Read more...]

The Early Universe

In 1964, 2 American astronomers named Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias made a really profound accidental discovery. It shaped our understanding of the universe and of cosmology. Robert Wilson (c) CC … [Read more...]

The treatment of bunions

Onions you say? No, I meant bunions. What are bunions? Your typical view of how a foot should look like is probably the following: A picture of a normal foot (c) Mdf, CC BY-SA … [Read more...]

Caution: Not for the faint of heart

[ File # csp5471558, License # 1400230 ] Licensed through in accordance with the End User License Agreement ( (c) Can Stock Photo … [Read more...]

The Point Which We Cannot See Beyond… Ever…

"Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation"(c) Mdf, CC BY-SA 3.0 Human technology has evolved at a breathtaking rate. The Earth is over 4.5 billion years, and yet, in a mere 10,000 years, we … [Read more...]

Superpower of Immunity

"I could be superman" 3rd Eye Photographer CC BY 2.0 Superpowers have always been a part one's childhood, whether it was from watching movies to reading comics or even just dreaming. We've … [Read more...]

Unlocking Immortality

The Immortal DeadpoolDeadPool (c) dunklesan1,    CC BY-SA 3.0 Everyday our bodies are constantly repairing and regrowing parts of our tissues and organs; hair regrows after you cut it, … [Read more...]

The Immortal Jellyfish

Photo: Immortal Jellyfish — via thedodolive Life is commonly represented as a circle because it is a never-ending cycle of birth, reproduction, and death. In the world of biology, organisms … [Read more...]