This Is Not What Space Looks Like

Amazing images of the far reaches of the universe are everywhere, but are they accurate? What does space really look like? Yes, Apollo Flew Through the Van Allen Belts Going to the Moon – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – We got nominated for a People’s Choice Webby! That means, you can help …

The Worldwide Phenomenon That’s Shrinking Animals

Animals across the globe are shrinking, and scientists think climate change might be to blame. This Boring Taxonomical Change Is Making Dinosaur Nerds Go Crazy – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – We got nominated for a People’s Choice Webby! That means, you can help us win. Please, take a minute and vote …

We Can Now Grow Human Bones From Stem Cells!

Scientists may have figured out how to grow bones in a lab, what does this mean for the future of implants? What Does Bone Marrow Actually Do? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – We got nominated for a People’s Choice Webby! That means, you can help us win. Please, take a minute …

This Is How Your Brain Powers Your Thoughts

Scientists have figured out how our brains process thoughts and the explanation will blow your mind. Can Shocking Your Brain Make You Smarter? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – We got nominated for a People’s Choice Webby! That means, you can help us win. Please, take a minute and vote for us …

Is Tau Better Than Pi?

Pi Day is the annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi! It happens every year on March 14, since the numbers match the first three digits of pi. Is there anything better than pi? Tara joins Trace to discuss whether or not tau is better than pi. Read More: The Tau Manifesto by Michael Hartl …

Can Math Equations Be A Form of Art?

Sometimes, math can be hard… but can it also be beautiful? Our resident mathematician Tara Long joins DNews today to discuss a new study shows how math can be perceived as a beautiful piece of art in the brain. Follow Tara on Twitter: Watch Tara on Hard Science: Read More: The Experience of Mathematical Beauty …

Are Doctors Doing Too Many C-Sections?

C-sections are becoming more and more common in hospitals. They’re quick and easy, but are they really better than natural childbirth? Laci is here to weigh out some of the pros and cons of getting a c-section, and how natural birth definitely has some benefits. Read More: Pros and Cons: Elective C-Section A Risky Rise …

Can This Jellyfish Live Forever?

There’s a jellyfish in Japan that is able to reverse it’s aging process, and it might be able to live forever! Tara explains how this process works, and what we’re hoping to gain from studying this unique creature. Read More: The Jellyfish That Holds a Key to Immortality “By reversing its aging process when it …