With no vitamins and minerals being consumed and total loss of all the essential proteins, you will start to get sick, and death can come as early as 3 weeks to 70 days commonly from a heart attack due to the tissue degradation of the heart, diaphragm, and body.
Sleep is so good for memory because it strengthens new and old versions of the same memory to similar extents, according to new study. Instead of overwriting the old version of the memory, the brain generates and stores multiple (new and old) versions of the same experience, helping you use your memory in the most flexible and adaptable way.
Lightning is one of the most incredible natural phenomenons and there’s a lot we don’t know about it. Now, a study at Kyoto University, Japan has found that lightning strikes can set off photonuclear reactions in the atmosphere, and the gamma rays - emitted in lightning - react with the air to produce radioisotopes and even positrons (or, anti-electrons) - the antimatter partner of electrons.
Kepler’s K2 mission has revealed the presence of another ‘Super-Earth’ planet. The newly discovered planet, designated EPIC 246393474 b (or C12_3474 b), is 'more than' five times more massive than the Earth and orbits its parent star every 6.7 hours, making it the planet having the shortest orbital period known to date with a precisely determined mass.
Studies have shown that we, humans, are not very good at evaluating ourselves accurately. In fact, we tend to judge ourselves as better than others. Psychologists call this phenomenon - the Dunning-Kruger effect.
For the first time ever, researchers have tried editing a gene inside the body of a living human patient in a bold attempt to permanently change a person’s DNA to cure a rare genetic disorder called Hunter syndrome.
If you don't brush your teeth, bacteria in your mouth can push your immune system to go into overdrive, which can lead to all sorts of health issues such as coronary heart disease, dementia, pneumonia and even erectile dysfunction. So the consequences of not brushing your teeth at all is much worse than cavities or gingivitis your dentists warn you about.
Do you know you can use static electricity to levitate or move light objects? Watch and learn as Brusspup showcases nine awesome science tricks you can pull off using static electricity.
A new study by researchers from the University of British Columbia and researchers in China indicates that Alzheimer’s disease could originate in parts of a body other than the brain.