World’s ‘loneliest’ frog gets a date

A frog believed to be the last of his kind in the world has been granted a reprieve from solitude. Romeo, known as the world’s loneliest frog, has spent 10 years in isolation at an aquarium in Bolivia. Scientists say they have found him a Juliet after an expedition to a remote Bolivian cloud forest. […]

New app gives throat cancer patients their voice back

Vlastimil Gular’s life took an unwelcome turn a year ago: minor surgery on his vocal cords revealed throat cancer, which led to the loss of his larynx and with it, his voice. But the 51-year-old father of four is still chatting away using his own voice rather than the tinny timbre of a robot, thanks […]

Like the Elves of Tolkien’s Lord of Rings, there are living beings that never age…Immortal creatures do exist on our Earth

Yes: exactly like the Elves of Tolkien’s Lord of Rings, on our real Earth, there are living beings that never age and are examples of biological immortality! Immortal Hydras The most common and cited example of these creatures are hydras. Hydras are small, simple, fresh-water predators which can be found in most unpolluted ponds, lakes […]

DID YOU KNOW THAT ? BATS ARE NOT BLIND !!

There are about 1,100 species of bats and they all can see! There are definitely other nocturnal animals with much better visual capabilities, but the bats vision is pretty good. As a matter of fact, the medium-sized and large bats (megachiroptera) are nocturnal; they have big eyes and use them quite extensively to get their […]

ADULTS WHO THINK THEY HAVE FOOD ALLERGIES ARE WRONG, SCIENTISTS CLAIM

Millions of adults have drawn the incorrect conclusion that they have food allergies, a new study has revealed. The research, published , has found that almost half of adults in the US who think they have food allergies haven’t shown symptoms to back their claims. While more than 10 per cent of adults are believed […]

Higher use of social media linked to depression in girls: Study

Teenage girls who spend more time on social media have a higher risk of depression than boys, a study has found. Researchers led by Yvonne Kelly from the University College London (UCL) found that almost 40 per cent of girls who spend more than five hours a day on social media show symptoms of depression, […]

STUDENTS CREATE MATHEMATICAL FORMULA FOR THE PERFECT ROAST POTATO

Students have created a mathematical formula that they believe can be used to cook the perfect roast potato. Pupils from the Edge Hotel School at the University of Essex collaborated with the Samuel Whitbread School in Bedfordshire to develop what they’ve named the “Edge Hotel School Method”. While calculating the exact measurements needed to whip […]

Exposure to pets during infancy reduce allergies later in life: Study

Children who live with pets when they are infants are less likely to develop allergies and other diseases later in childhood, a Swedish study found. The study sought to learn about the possible benefits of germ exposure to infants living with pets in their home. For the study, the researchers from the University of Gothenburg […]

10 Science Toys Kids Would Love

Children have used play as a means of preparing for adult life since the dawn of time — from Cro-Magnon kids scooping up rudimentary jacks to practice hand-eye coordination required for hunting to Victorian youth honing their riding skills on the back of a rocking horse [sources:The Strong National Museum of Play and Power House […]