The Reason Portion Size REALLY Matters!

A new study shows that most people eat 92% of the food that’s on their plate! Why does this news matter? Tara takes a look at this study to show how portion size matters! Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Tara on Twitter: Read More: The clean plate club: about 92% of self-served food is eaten …

Are Cat People Smarter Than Dog People?

There are cat people and there are dog people, but which are smarter? Trace tells you about new research that found a clear answer, and explains what choosing one animal over the other says about us! Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Trace on Twitter: Read More: Dog People vs. Cat People: Who’s More Outgoing? More …

How Tear Gas Affects Your Body

The use of tear gas on crowds by police in Ferguson, Missouri has made recent headlines. SourceFed’s Reina Scully explains what tear gas does to your body and how treatment works after tear gas exposure. Follow Reina on Twitter: Watch Reina on SourceFed: and SourceFedNERD: Read More: What does tear gas do? “Tear gas is …

What We Know About Female Sexuality

Science is really bad at studying sex! What do we really know about female sexuality? Follow Kiki on Twitter: Check out her website: Read More: The Problem With Sexual Arousal Studies “The vagina is not the homologue to the penis. Why do we keep treating it as such?” The truth about female desire: It’s base, …

Does It Rain Diamonds On Saturn And Jupiter?

Saturn and Jupiter might be teaming with diamonds! Amy examines how these precious stones may be so plentiful on these gas giant planets that they aren’t rare at all. Get 15% off s domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Follow Amy on Twitter: Check out Amy’s personal channel: …

Ants Are Space Exploring, Junk-Food Eating Anarchists

RSVP to our hangout with AsapSCIENCE and It’s Okay To Be Smart: How much do you know about ants? Here are some facts about these little guys that’ll blow your mind. Read More: Ants Hold Their Own Searching in Space “In 2014, the International Space Station (ISS) took on some unusual passengers: eight groups of …

What Makes Someone A Risk-Taker?

Some people are likely to take risks, and some people aren’t. What’s the difference between these types of people? Join Tara as she explores the biology of risk-taking. Read More: What Makes a Risk-Taker “Paul Cusma manages his clients’ money cautiously, so the retirees among them ‘don’t have to go back to work,’ says the …

The Fight Over This 3.7 Million Year Old Human Ancestor

A few years ago, we found the remains of ‘Little Foot,’ and he’s a huge deal to researchers learning about human evolution. Follow Natalia on Twitter: Read More: Human Ancestor Lucy Wasn’t Alone: Meet ‘Little Foot’ “A mysterious ancient relative of humanity known as Little Foot apparently roamed the Earth at about the same time …

How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Every New Year, people make resolutions to change their life. What is the secret to keeping them? Follow Catie on Twitter: Check out Catie’s personal channel: Read More: Goal Setting as a Strategy for Dietary and Physical Activity Behavior Change: A Review of the Literature Why We Make Resolutions (And Why They Fail) Why New …

Do Fitness Trackers Work?

Fitness Trackers are the hottest new gadgets–keeping tabs on every movement you make in the hopes of helping you get fit. But do they really help you achieve this goal or are they just money down the drain? Laci takes a look. Read More: A Comparison of Energy Expenditure Estimation of Several Physical Activity Monitors. …