We all know where babies come from. An egg is fertilized by sperm and the resulting zygote needs to be implanted in a uterus so it can grow and divide. The key here is the union of the gametes: sperm and egg. This means same-sex partners, or partners who are unable to provide gametes themselves,
Bad news for all of us insomniacs out here, but as we do more research into the brain, we’re increasingly realizing that sleep is one of the most essential things we need to be functioning, healthy human beings. And new research looks into how sleep helps us maintain clean brains, but what does that mean?
Most of you probably know the name Scott Kelly. He’s a retired astronaut who holds the current U.S. record for the longest ever single spaceflight, clocking in at 342 consecutive days in space. Some of you may also know that he has an identical twin…who is ALSO an astronaut. What are the chances of that?!
The Theatre Sound course It’s the perfect experience That takes the student through every stage of the design process It’s very much learning through the experience of doing It’s that experiential learning that sets our students up to succeed Sound is the most important element in the rehearsals This three year, specialised course gives you
Some very hairy mice are bringing us another step closer to un-LOCKing a way to regenerate a full head of hair. Did somebody say a pun?! About 50% of men and 25% of women experience at least partial hair loss by the age of 50, whether due to age, medical treatments, or disease. Current options
Captions are on! Turn off by clicking CC button at bottom right. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! So last weekend, my family bought something pretty cool. Something we’re sure you’ve always wanted. No, it’s not a pony. It’s a rotating compost bin! Yeah! It’s for compost and it rotates. Which is going to
Captioning is on! To turn off, click CC button at bottom right! Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and on Facebook. I want you to think for a moment about your very favorite food. What is it? Pizza? Macaroni and cheese? Chicken Salad? Sushi? Well we all have different food preferences, but food is a
Last month, hundreds of researchers from all over the world started the largest-ever Arctic expedition aboard a ship just over 500 kilometers from the North Pole. What makes this project even more unique is that the entire ship will be frozen, embedded in sea ice for an entire year. So it begs the question, why
In medieval times, alchemists tried to achieve the seemingly impossible. They wanted to transform lowly lead into gleaming gold. History portrays these people as aged eccentrics, but if only they’d known that their dreams were actually achievable. Indeed, today we can manufacture gold on Earth thanks to modern inventions that those medieval alchemists missed by
And now… ASAP Science presents: The Elements of the Periodic Table There’s Hydrogen and Helium Then Lithium, Beryllium Boron, Carbon everywhere Nitrogen all through the air With Oxygen so you can breathe And Fluorine for your pretty teeth Neon to light up the signs Sodium for salty times Magnesium, Aluminium, Silicon Phosphorus, then Sulfur, Chlorine