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A writer and sound engineer investigates the science of the human voice

Posted December 21, 2018 by Anonymous

Now You’re Talking looks at the evolution of human voice from caveman to artificial intelligence

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Your dust bunnies are alive but fighting them with antibacterials is a bad idea

Posted December 14, 2018 by Anonymous

Antibiotic resistant dust is all around you

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Is that baby so adorable you want to eat it up? You’re committing ‘cute aggression’

Posted December 14, 2018 by Anonymous

Do cute babies make you want to pinch them?

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A transplanted pig’s heart lives for months in a baboon – is a human trial next?

Posted December 14, 2018 by Anonymous

Baboon survives 6 months with a transplanted pig’s heart

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China’s race to the moon – their new lander is a small step towards a great leap

Posted December 14, 2018 by Anonymous

Could China win the new race to the moon?

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Science gets the holiday spirit and produces the perfect Christmas tree

Posted December 14, 2018 by Anonymous

Perfecting the Christmas tree with the help of science

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Cognitive abilities vary among humans, is the same true of other species?

Posted December 14, 2018 by Anonymous

Do animals have measurable intelligence differences like humans do?

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Frogs sing a rich song in the city but a simpler tune in the country

Posted December 14, 2018 by Anonymous

Frogs sing in the city – ‘If I can make it here’

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My Home Office Tour

Posted December 13, 2018 by Angela (Oh She Glows)

I love working with food, but one of my other passions is home decor, so I hope you’ll humour me with this post! I’ve caught the decor bug in recent years, and I just love every stage of putting a room together. The only problem is that I don’t have much time for home decor […]

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What would happen to Earth if there were no volcanoes?

Posted December 7, 2018 by Anonymous

Impossible, but the heat would build up and possibly separate continents

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Have researchers been wrong about Alzheimer’s? A new theory challenges the old story

Posted December 7, 2018 by Anonymous

Why the prevailing theory for the cause of Alzheimer’s may be wrong

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The octopus might have traded its shell for intelligence

Posted December 7, 2018 by Anonymous

How the octopus got their intelligence

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Making it on the Moon – 3D printing useful stuff with moon dust

Posted December 7, 2018 by Anonymous

3D printing moon dust could be the way to colonize the moon

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Selfies for health – a smartphone app can detect anemia

Posted December 7, 2018 by Anonymous

Take a photo of your nails to find out if you’re anemic

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Drug users aren’t choosing dangerous fentanyl – they don’t know what’s in their drugs

Posted December 7, 2018 by Anonymous

Users have no choice when it comes to lethal fentanyl in street drugs

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That sounds funny – the science behind why certain words make us laugh

Posted November 30, 2018 by Anonymous

Cracking the science of funny, one goofy, giggly word at a time

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A lack of scientific data behind medical implants could seriously hurt Canadians

Posted November 30, 2018 by Anonymous

Why we’re not learning enough from medical implant problems

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Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques will get to watch the world go around

Posted November 30, 2018 by Anonymous

Astronaut David Saint-Jacques on Canada in space

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Spinal injury patients take steps again thanks to spinal pacemaker

Posted November 30, 2018 by Anonymous

Spinal cord researchers make breakthrough

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Mysterious fast radio bursts from space: Five explanations for what they could be

Posted November 30, 2018 by Anonymous

A cosmic conundrum: What the heck are fast radio bursts?

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Will the ‘rogue science’ that created genetically edited babies lead to backlash against research?

Posted November 30, 2018 by Anonymous

Genetically edited babies create a scientific furor

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Instant Pot Creamiest Steel-Cut Oatmeal (with stovetop version!)

Posted November 24, 2018 by Angela (Oh She Glows)

Hellooooo! I’m alive, I’m alive! Did you think after my 10-year blogiversary post that I decided to take a 10-year break? lol. It’s been a busy month with a lot of fun events going down. I just returned from WXN’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women celebrations, and I’m still riding the high of winning an award […]

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A new plane with no moving parts flies by electrifying the air

Posted November 23, 2018 by Anonymous

The first flight of an aircraft with no moving parts

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Mars-quakes may shake the red planet, and NASA’s new lander will detect them

Posted November 23, 2018 by Anonymous

NASA’s new lander will be looking deep inside the red planet

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How bats and dolphins use their sonar when everyone’s talking at once

Posted November 23, 2018 by Anonymous

Bats and dolphins have an elegant solution for interfering sonar signals

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How do birds find seeds?

Posted November 23, 2018 by Anonymous

Birds use vision, but also memory and social cues to find seeds.

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An asteroid impact on Greenland left a massive crater under the ice

Posted November 16, 2018 by Anonymous

First-ever discovery of a crater under an ice sheet

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Will coral reef islands rise or fall? It’s a greenhouse-gas paradox

Posted November 16, 2018 by Anonymous

Coral reef islands may rise up against climate change

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How moths evolved a kind of stealth jet technology to sneak past bats

Posted November 16, 2018 by Anonymous

How moths use stealth jet technology to sneak past bats

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Tiny people have evolved in rainforests because it’s where tiny steps are better

Posted November 16, 2018 by Anonymous

Rainforest people have evolved to be small because jungle walking is hard

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The mysteries of animal movement – how they walk on water and climb up walls

Posted November 16, 2018 by Anonymous

Walking on water and climbing up walls – how animals do it

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What are the visible changes in the night sky in the last 3,000 years?

Posted November 16, 2018 by Anonymous

The position of the pole star has shifted as the Earth’s axis moved.

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Bitcoin mining uses more energy than mining for real gold

Posted November 9, 2018 by Anonymous

Bitcoin ‘mining’ is harder on the environment than mining for gold

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Beatboxers have invented whole new ways of making sounds, scientists say

Posted November 9, 2018 by Anonymous

Beatboxing verbal gymnastics is a whole new way of making sounds

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Wind farms in India are driving a population boom of skinny, fearless lizards

Posted November 9, 2018 by Anonymous

Wind turbines are creating skinny, fearless lizards

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For 20 years, scientists have been chucking fish into the forest. Here’s why.

Posted November 9, 2018 by Anonymous

Chucking salmon into trees to understand ecological web

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Barking piranhas and screeching catfish are the sounds of the Amazon River

Posted November 9, 2018 by Anonymous

Barking piranhas and screeching catfish fighting it out in the Amazon

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Sniffing your way around – our brains are built to navigate by scent

Posted November 9, 2018 by Anonymous

Sniffing around our brain’s ability to navigate by scent

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