The Nature Effect: Observations Show the Benefits of Outdoor Education
January 21, 2018
In a world of eyes stuck to screens, some sage old advice is becoming trendy again: get out and smell the roses. We reported recently that discipline problems dropped significantly when prisoners were shown nature videos. Now, a study shows that young school children learn better outside. Teachers need no longer fear that going outside […]
Windows Into the Brain’s Operating System
January 19, 2018
The soft squishy lump in your skull has capabilities that defy understanding, but some of them seem vaguely familiar.
Hidden Volcano Comes to Light
January 17, 2018
It was the largest volcanic eruption in history. It happened five years ago. Did you hear about it? Probably not. Here's why.
Make Like a Snake
January 16, 2018
Here are a few more examples illustrating why the imitation of nature is one of the hottest trends in science.
Cell Repair Majors on Majors
January 10, 2018
When hit by damaging mutations, cells repair genes before non-coding areas. How do they know?
DNA Is the Future of Data Storage
January 7, 2018
Do you like futuristic thinking? Think ahead to when mankind's memory may revert to something ancient: DNA.