Less than 10 percent of the corn grown in America is consumed directly. Yet it is in “almost every product in the supermarket today,” having been fed to animals or processed into sweeteners, according to a new book on the history of corn.
Giant panda is the most vegetarian bear as it sticks to a bamboo diet which theoretically is not enough for their survival. But it appears they are very efficient in saving energy on everything – even on younglings’ size.
Russian researchers have developed a blood test which detects the gender of a baby as early as the tenth week of pregnancy. They say that it’s cheaper and more precise than other methods and that its results are ready in 2-3 hours
Persistent depression shrinks the human brain’s center responsible for emotions and memory that might lead to changes in a person’s behavior and even losing their identity, a global interdisciplinary study has revealed.
A group of Russian scientists have discovered a new method of DNA repair which may be able to prevent and cure neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s and even stop the process of cell death.
Our planet’s beauty and fragility can never be understated. So, scientists with a GoPro teamed up with some turtles to take the viewer on a tour of the Great Barrier Reef – the endangered paradise, as seen from the point of view of its inhabitants.