Topics :: science

Greek Archaeology Site Excites Intense Interest

By Nicholas Paphitis and Costas Kantouris | Sunday Aug 24, 2014
The partially uncovered tomb from the end of Greek warrior-king Alexander the Great's reign, which was found inside the mound, has sparked intense media interest amid wild speculation about its contents.

Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.

To the Moon and Back on 4KB of Memory

By Rhuaridh Marr | Sunday Aug 3, 2014
This past week, America - and, indeed, the world - celebrated 45 years since NASA successfully put the first men on the moon... using less computational power than you've got in your iPhone.

The Final Member

By Michael Cox | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Tom Mitchell has agreed to donate his penis to the world's only museum exclusively dedicated to the male member in this thought-provoking documentary about the self-worth and the gratification a man receives from his genitalia.

CDC: Only 3% of US Population is Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says that less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identifies as gay, lesbian or bisexual, according to their National Health Interview Survey.

’Flying Saucer’-Style Mars Probe Splashes Down

By Christopher Weber | Sunday Jun 29, 2014
NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft - and one day even astronauts - safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success.

Most Straights Subconsciously Believe Gay Men are Dirty

By Winnie McCroy | Friday May 30, 2014
New research shows that straight people still consider gay men to be ’dirty,’ even if it is subconsciously.

15-Year-Old Creates Faster, Cheaper HIV Test

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 15, 2014
A teenage girl from Canada who won first place in the British Columbia 2014 Regional Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge has developed a faster, cheaper HIV test that may change the way we look at the virus.

Lab-Made Nostrils and Vaginas Working Well

By Malcom Ritter and Maria Cheng | Friday Apr 11, 2014
Two new studies describe the latest achievements in growing body parts in a lab and transplanting them into people, this time with nostrils and vaginas.

Particle Fever

By Monique Rubens Krohn | Friday Mar 28, 2014
An entertaining, thrilling documentary peppered dazzling graphics about the launch of the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the Higgs boson.