science

Topics and developments in science and medicine, presented by Futurism.

Rishi Das6 days ago
The Physics Behind Newton's Cradle
This is an object you've probably seen before, maybe as a desk toy or at an institute—whatever, the point is you've seen it. Five metal spheres in a straight line that hang from thin metal wires, it i...
Chrissy Brunecz6 days ago
Hox Genes and the Evolution of Snake-Body Form
Abstract: Regulation of the vertebrate axial skeleton and the driving force behind the evolution of new body forms are due to Hox genes. Many hypotheses over the years have risen using Hox genes to ex...
Jacob Marshall10 days ago
3 Quick and Fun Quantum Physics Principles
Physics is a vast and often very perplexing subject for even the greatest of minds; for instance, Richard Feynman is quoted in saying, 'If you think you understand quantum mechanics, you don't underst...
Blake O'Connor13 days ago
What Other Countries Are Doing About Climate Change
When Donald Trump absconded from the Paris Climate Accord about one year ago, it set the media ablaze. Attacks from the left and praise from the right, the story eventually fizzled out sight due to ot...
Madison Hoag21 days ago
How Will the Universe End?
On March 14, 2016 one of the smartest men alive passed away. During his life, he contributed to many theories in the science field and even discovered a few of his own. He was diagnosed with ASL at th...
Shae Nicolea month ago
Physics of a Tornado
Tornadoes are considered intensely hazardous weather phenomenons and are widely studied in the United States today! A tornado is a rapid rotating column of air that sometimes touches the ground and in...
Linda Paula month ago
The Autumn Equinox
The equinoxes are the solstices are harbingers of the changing of the seasons. Twice a year the earth tilts to a right angle to the sun and the sun is directly over the equator. Basically this configu...
Traci E.2 months ago
Are Ants More Human Than Us?
I became the proud owner of an Uncle Milton’s Ant Farm as a gift. I sent in my form and awaited my ants. The day they arrived was a happy one. Several had died in transport. This was to be expected as...
Andrea Dawson2 months ago
3 Types of Sciences to Make a Career Out Of
When you are selecting an education and a type of career to go into, you might consider a science career. If you have a knack for the sciences, there are many different career paths that you can follo...
Wonk! Magazine2 months ago
Love Is in the Hair
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past six months, I’m sure you are aware of the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. We figured this would be the perfect opportunity t...
savanna rae2 months ago
Dreaming Awake: Lucid Dreams
What Is Lucid Dreaming? Lucid dreaming is becoming self-aware in your dreams. You know your dreaming and can sometimes control the dream. Becoming aware means you will likely be able to explore and ma...
ashley stock2 months ago
How Does Ebola Work?
An article published in 2018 by Younan, et al. titled “Disabling of lymphocyte immune response by Ebola virus,” draws to attention some interesting associations between lymphopenia, a significant redu...
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Constantine 2 months ago
The Future of Our Brains
Technological advancement and development have allowed us to understand our bodies and the way we work more than ever before. Innovations in both science and technology have led us to cure most diseas...
Vanessa Cid2 months ago
Using Neural Stem Cell Therapy to Treat TBIs
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells found inside the body and have the capability of generating lineage-specific cells. Neurons are different from other cells in our body because they don't undergo ...