In the first month of 2014, astronomers looked into space and watched as two stars went Supernova and provided a huge glimpse into an area of understanding about our Universe that we knew almost nothing about before. READ MORE // Pluto...
In July of 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that Chikungunya, a recently introduced mosquito-born virus had made it into the western hemisphere and into the United States. READ MORE //  It’s Time to Declare War...
If you get sick of your smartphones’s battery constantly dying on you, Stanford University announced a solution: a pure lithium battery. READ MORE // My Top 10 Battery Saving Tips Announced in July, researchers at Stanford took it upon themselves to improve...
Gender bias and any imbalances therein are infecting and affecting science at every level; from lab personnel makeup to tissue samples used in experiments.  This bias exists and is skewing research and threatening public health. This was the warning this...
Human beings are pretty unique in their ability to mentally detach ourselves from our surroundings and look inwards.  However, according to a Paper published in Nature in July of 2014, quiet contemplation is much harder to do than it...
In July, almost two dozen different government laboratories were locked down after over 80 employees at the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta were potentially exposed to live Anthrax. READ MORE // Technology Should Change Health Care Exactly...
Want to be happy? Lower your expectations. READ MORE // This is the App Jihadists use Researchers from the University College London created a mathematical formula that accurately predicts people's happiness levels. According to the equation, we become happy when events exceed...
Imagine how black a black hole is. That's the colour of Vantablack. In July of 2014, Surrey Nanosystems, a British company, publicly released a colour so black is absorbed 99.96 percent of the light that hits it, making it...
A Western Australian mining company happened across a remarkable rock in 2006; it was purple-pinkish in colour and very strange-looking.  The company handed over the rocks to geologist Peter Elliot of the South Australian Museum for analysis and eight...
In 2014, the Giant Panda took a star turn as it featured prominently in documentaries and animated features.  This however has not translated well into conservation for the endangered species.  Decades of heavy logging and construction in China has...

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