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I have to vent this somewhere

Posted  December 23, 2018  by  Mandos

I always pronounced “Hebrides” as “He-brides” and imagined it as the island headquarters of the Drag Queen International….

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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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Our atmosphere is a thin veneer on our planet, but this writer says it’s where the action is

Posted  December 21, 2018  by  Anonymous

Everyone talks about the weather, but a poet writes a book about it

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A revolution in evolution is turning back the clock more than 200 years, says new book

Posted  December 21, 2018  by  Anonymous

How epigenetics is revolutionizing our understanding of evolution

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How important is dust to making it rain?

Posted  December 21, 2018  by  Anonymous

How are raindrops and snowflakes created?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Captive rearing can accidentally change animals so they may not survive in the wild

Posted  November 23, 2018  by  Anonymous

Can we keep captive animals wild

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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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Scientist refutes notion that gender identity is an ‘unscientific liberal ideology’

Posted  November 23, 2018  by  Anonymous

Sex vs gender, and why it matters

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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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