Author: Kaye

Antarctica Is Now Home to the World’s Largest Marine Reserve

Antarctica Is Now Home to the World’s Largest Marine Reserve

The Ross Sea, the southernmost sea in the world, is an embayment that slices into East Antarctica, southeast of New Zealand. It terminates in the Ross Ice Shelf and the McMurdo Sound region, from...

Watch this bizarre, hilarious history of the whole world

Watch this bizarre, hilarious history of the whole world

The video does not contain every single detail of world history. After all, that’s just not possible to capture in even 20 minutes. It doesn’t go too deep into, for example, how the Black...

Boiling Blood and Radiation: 5 Ways Mars Can Kill

Boiling Blood and Radiation: 5 Ways Mars Can Kill

Radiation exposure is among the top health risks for Mars astronauts, but the Red Planet poses many other dangers as well. The most immediate threat to human health on Mars is the low pressure...

Autism Researchers Are Studying a 100-Year-Old Drug as a Potential ‘Cure’

Autism Researchers Are Studying a 100-Year-Old Drug as a Potential ‘Cure’

Though children who suffer from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have widely varying ranges of functionality, many of those who are diagnosed have difficulty communicating, poor social skills, delayed development, and repetitive behaviors. Dr. Robert...

Early Collapse of Arctic Sea Ice Is Another Ominous Sign of Rapid Warming

Early Collapse of Arctic Sea Ice Is Another Ominous Sign of Rapid Warming

Earth’s already-beleaguered northern icecap suffered another blow this month with the early collapse of a barrier that kept some of Arctic’s most durable ice in place. As heat-trapping fossil-fuel emissions like carbon dioxide build...

What You Know About Vikings Is Wrong

What You Know About Vikings Is Wrong

By looking at Viking DNA evidence, they found that male Vikings brought along lady Vikings with them during some of their conquests. Previously it was believed that Viking men left their wives at home...

Living Cell Circuits Could Regrow Organs and Produce Biofuels

Living Cell Circuits Could Regrow Organs and Produce Biofuels

It’s no secret that computer circuits can process enormous amounts of information — entire industries are built around this core function of technology.  In a series of experiments, the UW team built the largest...