For the Next Generation in Solar Power, Talk to the Clam
The next generation of solar power might be waiting beneath the Pacific waves, in the form of an armchair-sized clam.
The Origin of Quarantine
Such forms of enforced isolation are referenced as far back as the Old Testament, while the word "quarantine" itself dates to the late medieval Plague.
Man with Turtles in his Pants is the Tip of the Iceberg
Xu Gai was caught trying to enter Canada with 51 turtles crammed into his pants.
Stem Cells Offer Hope for Treating Type I Diabetes
Douglas Melton’s stem cell lab at Harvard published a landmark study in Cell documenting a huge step towards treating Type I Diabetes
Volcanoes or “Volcanoes”? Gleaning Insights from Informal Research
When informal research are used for scientific sources
Laika: The First Earthling in Space
The first Earthling was Laika, a Russian mongrel found on the streets of Moscow.
Sea Monkeys Make the Ocean Go ‘Round
Turns out ocean currents might be created by…sea monkeys? Seriously.
Declassifying Operation Argus
Operation Argus marked the first time the earth’s magnetic field was visualized experimentally.
Indian Leopards Living High on the Dog
Unbeknownst to unsuspecting residents, a large number of leopards are prowling the fields and backyards of populated agricultural lands in India.
Passengers Long Gone
Martha, last of the passenger pigeons.