Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sleep Experts Say Work and School Should Not Start Until after 10 a.m.

If you are among the people who favor waking later in the day, with your morning starting a few hours later, you are not alone. According to Paul Kelley, a researcher at Oxford University’s Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, the hours people force themselves to adapt to for work are unsuitable and unnatural for their […]

Scientists Discover New Species of Human Ancestor

When American paleoanthropologist Lee R. Berger and his team of scientists from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa were first tipped off by a group of spelunkers that there was a previously inaccessible section of the local Rising Star Cave filled with bones, it’s doubtful that they could have predicted the gravity of […]

Did the Curiosity Rover Take Pictures of Alien Life on Mars?

As NASA releases more and more pictures of the Martian surface taken by the Mars rover “Curiosity,” experts and amateurs alike have pored over the photos in hopes of learning more about the red planet. One man, however, claims that he has spotted the most shocking possible discovery of all while examining the Mars rover […]

The 4 Craziest Scientific Theories (That Turned Out to Be Right)

Scientific progress may seem like a straight line of amassing knowledge and calmly correcting mistaken impressions to get to the truth, but the actual process is much more chaotic than that. Theories that we take for granted today were often met with confusion and hostility when they were introduced, and the people who introduced them […]