Science

Study Finds Cow Farts a Significant Factor in Climate Change

by Megan Thompson

According to a recent study, the U.S. is spewing 50% more heat-trapping methane gas into the air than the federal government originally estimated.

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Warning for Those Watching Comet ISON on Thanksgiving

by Amanda Just

Comet ISON is in the homestretch of its loop around the sun, set to rub elbows with our largest star on Thanksgiving Day.

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Recorded Cricket Chirps Sound Like a Human Chorus

by Amanda Just

If you find the sound of crickets chirping to be relaxing, then you’ll want to hear how they sound slowed down.

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Exploding Underwater Volcano Brings New Island South of Japan

by Amanda Just

An underwater volcano is bringing us a new island! But will it last?

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Meet the Newly Discovered ‘Troll Bug’

by Amanda Just

At first glance, it may seem like the top toy of Christmas 2013, but it’s actually a newly discovered insect from South America. The ‘troll bug’ was discovered by conservation

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Eating Nuts May Help You Live Longer

by Megan Thompson

A recent study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, claims that chowing down a handful of nuts a day could actually help you live longer.

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Food Company Lobbyists Want Federal Ban on GMO Labeling

by Megan Thompson

It’s no surprise that several major food corporations are actively resisting the state-by-state movement to label GMO food products.

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