Researchers have found a new link between gut and brain.

By signaling to nerve cells in the brain, certain microbes in the gut slow a fruit fly’s walking pace, scientists report. Fruit flies missing those microbes — and that... Read more »

Photo of a Single Atom Wins Science Photo Contest

The photograph above is indeed of a single strontium atom, suspended in an ion field and bombarded with lasers. By focusing the high energy light of the lasers on... Read more »

Secrets of the Perfect Water-Bottle Flip Unlocked: Thanks, Physicists!

It was a trend that flooded the web in 2016-17. People of any ages were flinging plastic bottles partially filled with water into the air, with an underlying objective:... Read more »

A bit of Wasp Anatomy

Check out this beautiful high quality video (no sound) explaining some WASP anatomy! Switch to full screen for the best experience.  Read more »

The Best Science Photos of the Week

Each week we discover the most intriguing, remarkable and cool images. Here you’ll find 10 amazing photos and the brief headlines of stories behind them. Click on the images... Read more »

Robots Performed Eye Surgeries On Humans For The First Time

From gallbladder procedures to prostate surgery, robots are already mainstays in the operating room. Now, they’re coming for your eyes. In 2016, scientists from the University of Oxford’s Nuffield... Read more »

The Sonoran Desert in Bloom

The Desert Beauty Credit: Linda & Dr. Buscher Although the severe heat throughout the Sonoran Desert of northern typically its most stunning of seasons. Wildflowers, shrubs, native trees and... Read more »

There Are No Mosquitoes In Iceland! Here’s Why

One of the most positive features of Iceland is that mosquitoes are not found here. Yup, no mosquitoes! You can find mosquitoes in Siberia, Antarctica, Amazon, Sahara but not... Read more »

Major CRISPR Trial in Humans Stopped By FDA – For Now

You have probably heard it before: CRISPR has the potential to change our lives for the better. But first, we need to give it an opportunity. In December, gene-editing firm... Read more »

Our Modern Germ-Free Life Is The Cause Of Most Common Type Of Cancer In Children

Our contemporary germ-free life is the reason for the most common kind of cancer in kids, according to one of Britain’s most distinguished scientists. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia impacts 1... Read more »