Humans are Doomed End of the World World Chaos
By: Peter Stern
A World in Chaos The signs are all over... I have to say that I am very concerned about the world. I don't think humans have a chance. In fact, I believe that "Humans are a doomed species." The only question I have is...
Researcher: Extinct animal bones inspired Greek myths
By: Terrence Aym
Could the Minotaur, Medusa and other creatures of Greek mythology have their roots in old bones?—specifically, the bones of prehistoric beasts?Adrienne Mayor, a Stanford University researcher of Classics and History of Science believes many of the myths may be traced back to...
By: Can Tran
Whenever there is a breakthrough in technology, many different fields of study are able to reap the benefits. Those that major in English literature can benefit from the various applications that can be downloaded onto and installed into a smart phone. Breakthroughs in technology can...
By: Srikanth Radhakrishna
The word "forensic" is derived from the Latin term "forensis", which means "in open court". Forensic science is defined as, "the application of scientific knowledge and methodology to legal problems and criminal investigations". Forensic science (also known as forensics) encompasses many fields of science like...
By: Joyce V Harrison
In May 2010, Nashville flooded. In May 2011, the cicadas arrived. Remember the sound in those old sci-fi movies that signaled the landing of a space ship on earth? You can hear it now in Music City, but you won’t see any flying saucers...
Study shows eating earth may be healthy
By: Terrence Aym
Want to improve your health? Maybe you should eat dirt…or earth to be exact. A new scientific study reveals that eating earth may improve digestion and bring other health benefits as well.Researchers at Cornell University set about culling documents, logs and reports from...
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
Many people are surprised to learn that the European honey bees introduced into North America after the year 1600 were not the first domesticated bees in the New World. It turns out the Maya of Central America domesticated a species of stingless bee for honey...
By: Jessica Williford MSHS, CEHT
Bioluminescent fungi also named “foxfire” fungi due to the glowing qualities that occur in the dark or from certain light sources due to the chemical reaction occurring within the fungus. This fungus has a long history in the United states mentioned in novels such...
An overview of bioluminescent fungi
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
The term bioluminescence refers to any source of light generated by living organisms. For the purposes of this article, the light in question is the visible spectrum, or wavelengths from 400 to 800 nm. Most people are familiar with animal species capable of generating light...
Why the human race is doomed to extinction
By: Christyl Rivers
Extinction is just the beginning. Except on fossilized fridge magnets, have you seen many trilobites lately? Everything that is born, evolves struggles, sometimes thrives, and then eventually dies. The same is true of the human species, as it is true of everything from blood cells...

 

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