Category: Everyday Science

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Traversing The Space Between Galaxies

Inevitably humans – or our evolutionary descendants, whatever they choose to name themselves – will have to leave Earth to survive. We would have to settle on a different planet, in a different system, possibly in another galaxy. But the...

Health Benefits and Risks of Coffee

Whether you’re in a meeting, lecture, class or just working late, for a lot of people the first thing that springs to mind is coffee. As 125 million people are regular coffee drinkers, it is not surprising that it is...

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Is It An Evolutionary Advantage To Enjoy Spicy Food?

Spicy food, what’s not to love? Spice excite the taste buds of some in a way that no other flavor comes close to, while others shy away from turning their mouths into fiery cauldrons of pain. So what is it...

A Brief Introduction to Forensic Science

‘Evidence never lies.’ Criminal Minds, CSI, Law & Order – the popularity of crime television shows might have a bit to do with how the audience gets a little taste of forensic technology. After all, not many people out there...