Article courtesy of Visual Capitalist Radiation Emissions of Popular Smartphones Smartphones have become an integral part of our everyday lives. From work and school to daily tasks, these handheld devices have brought everything into the palm of our hands. Most people spend 5-6 hours on their[...]

Article courtesy of TreeHugger Say what? Plants emit high-frequency sounds comparable in volume to normal human conversation.Imagine if your houseplant was thirsty, and it could tell you so. Chances are, it can—you just can't hear it. At least according to findings from researchers in Israel, who[...]

Article courtesy of MedPage TodayData aren't clear, but one certainty is that less spread means less success for escape variants New variants of SARS-CoV-2 that potentially escape human immune response have the world on edge, raising concerns as to whether they will undermine efforts to bring[...]

Article from the New York Times Magazine ~ As medical and social advances mitigate diseases of old age and prolong life, the number of exceptionally long-lived people is increasing sharply. The United Nations estimates that there were about 95,000 centenarians in 1990 and more than[...]

Article courtesy of The Urban Monk We’re Homo sapiens, not Neanderthals. Although the species diverged around 650,000 years ago, they also existed at the same time, and probably mated. However, we lived drastically different lifestyles, and eventually… Neanderthals died out. Neanderthals hunted – like the cavemen we picture in our minds[...]

Originally seen on NOVA Departed pets can now live on through reproductive cloning. But many owners have been surprised to find that genetics aren’t everything—Fluffy the second turns out to be an animal all its own. PRODUCTION CREDITS: Digital Producer: Emily Zendt Production Assistance: Christina Monnen[...]

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