Carrie Nugent from TED-Ed shares the story of the first asteroid ever discovered (Ceres) & explains how asteroid hunters search for these celestial bodies.
Researchers at Harvard have successfully trialed an artificial pancreas system that uses a smartphone to automatically deliver appropriate levels of insulin to the patient. The closed-loop system consists of an insulin pump and a glucose monitor placed under the user’s skin.
Most of you probably love a video of a wet dog shaking in slow motion. But, do you actually know the science behind why dogs shake to dry off?
Extreme weather space events could potentially wipe out the electrical grids and cause widespread technological damage. To prevent or mitigate such a catastrophe, scientists have proposed a plan to construct a massive ‘magnetic deflector’ that would sit like a shield between Earth and the Sun, deflecting the sun’s harmful particles back into space.
The apocalypse is finally upon us. We are left to survive in the wild. Zombies chase us out of our cities. And our civilization, as we know it, has started to fall apart. What would you do if you happen to come across scenarios such as these? Here’s AsapSCIENCE’s look at scientific tips that will help you survive the apocalypse.
A new study at NASA has found that our moon had a more prominent atmosphere than it does today - around 3 to 4 billion years ago
If you have seen the Matrix, you’re already familiar with the idea of simulated realities. Watch this video on the Simulation Argument - by Kurzgesagt.
After 15 years in vegetative state, researchers restore consciousness in man by implanting vagus nerve stimulator into his chest.
Study shows wolves have a better understanding of cause-and-effect than the dogs - and they follow human-given communicative cues just as good as dogs. The process of domestication is possibly the reason for this loss of the dogs’ cognitive abilities, researchers say.