Archive for ‘science’

February 27, 2017

The (Impossible?) Quest to Build to the Perfect Meat-Free Burger

Impossible Foods has created something extraordinary: a vegan burger for carnivores. It promises to do a lot of good — but is it any good?

Source: The (Impossible?) Quest to Build to the Perfect Meat-Free Burger

January 1, 2017

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us. – Vox

Source: Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us. – Vox

January 1, 2017

11 of the biggest scientific milestones from 2016 that are worth celebrating | Irish Examiner

When it comes to scientific achievements, 2016 has certainly been one worth celebrating.

Source: 11 of the biggest scientific milestones from 2016 that are worth celebrating | Irish Examiner

January 1, 2017

7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

Source: 7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

January 1, 2017

Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

A majority of Canadian chiropractic, naturopathic, homeopathic and acupuncture clinics claim that they can diagnose or treat allergies, sensitivities and asthma.

Source: Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 29, 2016

Books of the year 2016 – a scientist’s reading list | Science | The Guardian

The twenty-seven books this scientist read in 2016 as part of a long-term project to delve deeper into science and to escape it altogether

Source: Books of the year 2016 – a scientist’s reading list | Science | The Guardian

December 20, 2016

The Year in Planetary Science – Scientific American

Take a light-speed trip through the solar system to catch up on 2016’s biggest stories from our celestial neighborhood. Produced with support from Explore Scientific

Source: The Year in Planetary Science – Scientific American

December 19, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 18, 2016

LIGO Black Hole Echoes Hint at General Relativity Breakdown – Scientific American

Gravitational wave data show tentative signs of firewalls or other exotic physics

Source: LIGO Black Hole Echoes Hint at General Relativity Breakdown – Scientific American