science Tag Archive

Is alcohol the most harmful drug?

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Ecstasy and LSD may get a bad rap as far as their impact on the user and society is concerned, but alcohol can easily blow them both out of the water ...

The ideal plant

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The Salk Institute in the US has been working on an intriguingly clever idea to combat global warming: modified plants that absorb excess CO2 from the atmosphere...

Do you think a machine can read your mind?

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Scientists have developed a machine that can essentially read people's thoughts, in the hopes of giving people who have lost their voice a new way to communicate ...

Are hallucinogenics the future of anti-depressants?

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Hallucinogenics such as LSD have been cast away by the scientific community for decades, but more and more scientists believe that it's to bring it back ...

Lab Grown Meat – the ethical alternative or a mad scientist invention?

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Lab-grown meat may sound like science fiction, but it may well be a reality in the near future. ...

Animal Testing: Is it justified?

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Animal testing has been a part of science for centuries. Is it time for a change? ...

Carbon dioxide levels have risen dangerously (again)

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The levels of CO2 in the atmosphere has passed yet another long-feared milestone. What is next? ...

Does language used for encouragement influence girls’ engagement in science?

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Language may play an important role in shaping young girls' perception of science. ...

Bionic mushroom makes electricity

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Photosynthetic bacteria growing on mushrooms? Photosynthetic bacteria growing on mushrooms! ...

Women scientists get paid less than men

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The gender pay gap has been an issue in many industries, and now science has joined them. ...