WEIRD SCIENCE

The Mystery of Prions

The Mystery of Prions

In general, infectious diseases are caused by agents such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, and other organisms, which contain DNA or RNA.  Therefore, it was a surprise when evidence began to mount that a group of brain and nervous system diseases known as transmissible...

5 Super Weird DNA Facts

5 Super Weird DNA Facts

Did know about these DNA facts? All life on this planet comes from DNA, the molecule within all living cells that determines the characteristics of the life the cells create. The sequencing of the four individual nitrogenous bases within the double helix strand...

The Anatomy of A Black Hole

The Anatomy of A Black Hole

Space is filled with many marvelous and mysterious objects besides stars and planets. One of the most mysterious objects in the cosmos is a black hole, but just what is it? A black hole is a region of space where gravity is so dense that not even light can escape....

Heart Mind Connection | It’s A No-Brainer

Heart Mind Connection | It’s A No-Brainer

The broken heart, it has been written about in stories, plays, and song. Most of the time we can relate to our own experiences of ended relationships; that wrenching feeling in our heart that seems unbearable. According to recent scientific developments we should feel lucky that we survived.

Synesthesia |  The Sound of Color and More

Synesthesia | The Sound of Color and More

What is the flavor of an E flat? What is the sound of white? What if we lived in a world where sights had sounds and feelings where interchangeable? According to professor Daphne Maurer of McMaster University we once did live in such a world. Today, however, only 1% of all adults still have such abilities.