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Scientists Use Lasers to Turn Mice into Zombies

March 28, 2017 - 1:30 am in Science

One of the weirdest concepts if you take a step back and think about it, is that all life, and all mammals, in particular, are really just squishy electrochemical computers. We like to […] The post Scientists Use Lasers to Turn Mice into Zombies appeared…

Eating Cheese Could Help You Live Longer

December 24, 2016 - 8:26 pm in Science

If, like me, you’re planning on making some sort of cheesy concoction for dinner tonight, know this: You’re actually not doing your body a disservice.…

NASA Made an EmDrive, and It Works, But We Still Don’t Know Why

December 23, 2016 - 8:23 pm in Science

  There’s a new engine that might just might, be able to propel humanity to the stars. It’s called the EmDrive. You might have heard about it…

Climate Change is Coming for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

December 22, 2016 - 8:14 pm in Science

Christmas is just around the corner, but global climate change might be putting one the holiday’s most famous mascots in jeopardy. Reindeer, the giant, husky beasts that are fabled pull St. Nicholas’ flying […] The post Climate Change is Coming for Rudolph…

Cat Tongues Are Freaking Weird, Man

December 20, 2016 - 8:06 pm in Science

If you have a cat, or if you’ve ever even seen a cat, you probably know that their tongues are a little… well… weird. They have thousands of tiny spines that cats can […] The post Cat Tongues Are Freaking Weird, Man appeared first on Geek.com. Source:…

Bacteria Eats Poop, Generates Power

December 19, 2016 - 8:01 pm in Science

Researchers at Ghent University (that’s in Belgium) might have discovered an awesome method for making extra power. And it works because humans poop. A lot. And they’ve trained bacteria to eat that poop […] The post Bacteria Eats Poop, Generates Power…

Scientists Find First Ever Fossilized Dinosaur Brain

December 19, 2016 - 4:24 pm in Science

The overwhelming majority of dinosaur fossils are the remains of bones — it’s very rare for soft tissue to survive long enough to mineralize. It’s not impossible, though. In the past, paleontologists have […] Source: Science - Geek.com

Mercedes-Benz Protects Your Hearing During a Car Crash Using Pink Noise

November 24, 2016 - 2:16 pm in Science

Car makers have developed a myriad of technologies to keep you safe in the event of a collision. Airbags, seat belt pre-tensioning, and other features can reduce the damage done in a car […] Source: Science - Geek.com

The Physics of Falling Cats Is Surprisingly Complicated

November 19, 2016 - 2:08 pm in Science

Cats are mysterious creatures, and among their many secrets is how the heck they always manage to land on their feet. It’s a phenomenon that has interested scientists for as long as both […] Source: Science - Geek.com

Consuming Energy Drinks Every Day Can Cause Hepatitis

November 17, 2016 - 2:06 pm in Science

Energy drinks are an incredibly popular type of beverage that promises to give you the extra energy you need to get through a busy day. But consuming them can come at the cost […] Source: Science - Geek.com