Go to Stufftoblowyourmind.com to enter the Science Awards contest and a chance to win a $10,000 college sponsorship, sponsored by BASF, THE chemical company. You know what’s better than a 3D-printed pizza? Nothing. Nothing in the world is better than a 3D-printed pizza. Sorry everyone else. Just pack up and… Continue Reading 3D Printed Body Parts Are Almost Here!
Some religious groups require followers to fast for many hours a day, and continue that fast for days or weeks! Isn’t not eating for 16 hours a day every day dangerous? Bom dia earthlings, thanks for stopping by DNews, I’m Trace. The Holy Month of Ramadan is wrapping up this… Continue Reading What Happens To Your Body When You Fast?
[TRACE] Right now, scientists are attempting to grow ears, kidneys, blood vessels, livers, even hearts. In fact, at the moment there are some people walking around with lab-grown bladders. But this is rare. In the U.S., over 80 percent of transplanted organs come from the deceased. The rest are donated… Continue Reading How Close Are We to Farming Human Body Parts?
We’ve probably all experienced the feeling of hunger – you feel dizzy, you get stomach cramps and you have zero energy. But these symptoms are fleeting and usually disappear once we eat our next meal. But what if you had nothing to eat, what happens to your body when it’s… Continue Reading What Does Starvation Do To The Body?
These days people are obsessed with water bottles, I think I have a dozen branded water bottles on my desk, but I never use them! Am I dehydrated? How would I know? We did a video a while back about how much water we should be drinking that said we… Continue Reading What Happens To Your Body When You’re Dehydrated?
If a body is found in a field, and the cops suspect foul play is involved, establishing the exact time of death is critical. Figuring out the deceased’s final moments can help investigators corroborate people’s stories to ultimately hone in on the killer. But how do you do that? There… Continue Reading The Flies on a Dead Body Can Help Solve a Murder
I was vegetarian for 7 years. But I uh… cheated. Every now and then I would have like just one crab cake. They don’t count right? It’s not like they can feel pain. Oh shoot. Apparently. They can. Noooooooooo! Hey guys Julia here for DNews We humans like to think… Continue Reading Do Crabs Feel Pain?
Fallout is everywhere, NO not the game. Or the Boy. Or… NO. Just the nuclear kind! Seven blessings friends, Trace here for DNews. Nuclear fallout is an inevitable side-effect of nuclear disaster. When a nuclear weapon is detonated (or a nuclear power plant has its worst day ever) radioactive dust… Continue Reading What Does Nuclear Fallout Do To Your Body?
Ionizing radiation is like cupcakes. One cupcake, that’s fine. 1000 cupcakes, all at once? Not fine! You’ve probably seen acute radiation poisoning on TV, people wrapped in bandages, and such… but chances are you don’t know what’s going on there… so let’s shed some visible light radiation on this mystery.… Continue Reading What Does Radiation Poisoning Do to Your Body?
A lot of hay has been made about CRISPR Cas9, the gene editing technique so precise, so easy, so versatile it’s opened the possibility of chopping and swapping DNA around like a molecular level Dr. Frankenstein. The implications are huge for humans and our genome. We could alter the genes… Continue Reading Your Body Could Be Immune to CRISPR! Is This the End of Gene Editing?