In March 2015, Utah lawmakers approved the use of firing squads to execute death row inmates. This comes after lethal injection drugs were discontinued in 2011, when the drug’s only manufacturer left the US. Since then, states have been scrambling to find a humane, painless, and efficient execution method. So… Continue Reading Is Firing Squad More Ethical Than Lethal Injection?

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?

Apparently, no calories does NOT equal no consequences, and artificial sweeteners, like the kind you may find in diet drinks, may be just as bad for you as sugar, with your brain and your gut responding in surprising ways to that delicious, synthetic sweetness. The FDA has approved six artificial… Continue Reading What Do Artificial Sweeteners Actually Do to Your Body?

Ever notice your body seems to do certain things around the same time each day? You wake up around the same time, feel peckish around the same time, and are tired and ready for sleep around the same time. You might think it’s habit, but it’s actually thanks to biological… Continue Reading How Your Body’s Internal Clock Might Be Messing With Your Sleep

(classical music) (chalk scraping) – Hey everybody, it’s me Ben. Today’s question is why is it so painful to bite into aluminum foil? Alright, good question. First thing’s first, it’s not painful for everybody. It’s painful for people who have fillings or crowns made of metal. You probably already knew… Continue Reading Why Is It Painful To Bite Aluminum Foil?

Down syndrome occurs is the leading genetic disorder in the world, and a new study might have found a way to reverse it. Hey everyone, Trace here for DNews with some interesting new breakthroughs concerning Down syndrome. The genetic disorder is caused by an improper replication of chromosomes with the… Continue Reading Did Scientists Cure Down Syndrome?

Get your tissues ready, because spring has sprung! – Hey guys, Tara here for Dnews – and it is officially that time of year! The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and if you’re anything like me – your nose is a disgusting faucet of neverending liquids. BUT- before… Continue Reading Why Do We Get Allergies?