Your Gullible Brain And The Spread Of Fake News

Researchers think they’ve figured out why some people easily believe things that aren’t true. Why Clean Coal Is A Myth – The Power of Chile’s Student Resistance Movement – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Why are people so incredibly gullible? “If you ever need proof of human gullibility, cast your …

Scientists’ Crazy Plan To Refreeze The Arctic

As the mean global temperature continues to rise, the arctic ice caps continue to melt. What are scientist planning to do about it? Here’s a hint: it involves 10 million sea water pumps. What Happens If All The World’s Ice Melts? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Get 15% off domain names …

What Would You Hear If A Meteor Flew By?

Have you ever heard the crackling sound of a meteor burning across the sky? Turns out, what you’re hearing has less to do with the meteor’s sound and more to do with the light it produces. What Happens When A Meteor Strikes Earth? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Sandia …

Shredding Bacteria With Technology From Insect Wings

Dragonfly wings are covered in bacteria-killing nanopillars, and scientists are taking inspiration from them to make smarter anti-bacterial surfaces! The Secret Soviet Virus That Helps Kill Bacteria – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Insect wings inspire antibacterial surfaces for corneal transplants, other medical devices “Someday, cicadas and dragonflies might save …

What Is Thirdhand Smoke And How Dangerous Is It?

New research has found that the residue cigarette smoke leaves behind could cause serious health issues. Why People Who Smoke Look Old – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Thirdhand Smoke Is Real-And Risky to Your Health “Indoor cigarette smoke combines with air pollutants to form compounds that might cause cancer-and …