Archive for Science & Nature

Scientist Challenges Monsanto

Shiva Ayyadurai is offering to give the Monsanto company a $10 million building if they can disprove his claims about GMO regulations, writes Eric Kiefer in Montclair Patch, New Jersey, USA, on November 6, 2015. [...]

The Neuroscience of Gratitude

Small acts of generosity support well-being, writes Christopher Bergland at Psychology Today on October 20, 2015. [...]

Scientists Figure Out Centuries Old Pendulum Clock Puzzle

After more than three centuries, scientists say they have figured out why pendulum clocks hung on the same wall tend to sync up - with one clock's pendulum swinging to the left just as the other [...]

Connecting with Extraterrestrial Civilisations

Karunesh (Andreas Mamet) interviews Dr. Steven Greer for Radio Ici et Maintenant in Paris, 28th July 2015. [...]

Neuroscience backs up “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing, writes Olivia Goldhill on Quartz, September 20, 2015. [...]

Scientists Prove Women ARE Stronger than Men

Research into the strengths of the sexes, reported by RT on June 16, 2015, [...]

Intuition’s important role in guiding our decisions

Intuition's most important role is that it alerts us to the path, people, and circumstances that we will uniquely find fulfilling, writes Julie Eakin in Spirituality & Health. [...]

After Earthquake in Chile, Ground Moved Astonishing 140 cm

... (that is about 4 feet 7 inches) say scientists after their initial analysis. Reported by Tech Insider on September 21, 2015. [...]

Tornado on Sun’s Surface

Reported by Ron Dicker in The Huffington Post, USA, on September 10, 2015 [...]

Homing In On Pluto

Stunning clear views of Pluto, the most distant celestial body in our sun system. Published by The Guardian on September 17, 2015. [...]

Supermoon – the Last of Four Blood Moons

to appear on September 27/28, 2015 [...]

Cosmic ‘Butterfly’

Spectacular sighting by the Hubble Telescope. Jacqueline Howard writes in The Huffington Post, USA, on August 27, 2015. [...]

Your Cells Are Listening

How talking to your body helps you heal - explained by Therese Wade in on August 7, 2015 [...]

What is the Belly Button Connected To?

Jeanette Padilla writes in Natural News on July 22, 2015. [...]

Our Cosmic Selves

Ray Jayawardhana writes in The New York Times on April 3, 2015. [...]

No Big Bang

Quantum equation predicts the universe has no beginning, writes Lisa Zyga on Phys Org, February 6, 2015 [...]

The Sky At Night

- if galaxies and black holes lived next door. Published by RT News , June 5, 2015 [...]

Proof – Pineal Gland is Literally a Third Eye

- writes Steven Bancarz , creator of Spirit Science and Metaphysics. [...]

The Extraordinary Peepal Tree

Intriguing facts about this unique and sacred tree. [...]

Playful Interaction

Presented by the Science Bulletin of the Department of Education at the American Museum of Natural History. [...]

Science and Religion

A deeply insightful talk by Jeff Lieberman at TEDxCambridge 2011. [...]

Universe Might Be A Giant Hologram

...writes Macrina Cooper-White in The Huffington Post on April 30, 2015. [...]

Pangea Ultima

Continents in Collision: Creeping more slowly than a human fingernail grows, Earth's massive continents are nonetheless on the move. Published in NASA Science News. [...]

Why We Laugh: Science of Laughter

In this TED Talk, British neuroscientist Prof. Sophie Scott delves deeply into the matter of laughter. [...]

Plants Respond to Pain

Experiments with plants shown on the Smithsonian Channel. [...]

People and Plants Draw Energy from Others

New research findings were released in the online journal Nature Communications published by the renowned journal Nature. Published by on March 24, 2015. [...]

The Divided Brain

Iain McGilchrist is a psychiatrist and author of the book 'The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World.' [...]

The Universe Kind of ‘Complexity Machine’

Study on human purpose and creation of complexity by Clemson University, USA, published by Science Daily on January 23, 2015. [...]

Power from the Universe

Special celestial events are upon us on 20th March 2015. [...]

Time Lapse: Five Years On The Sun’s Surface

February 11, 2015 marked five years in space for NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which provides incredibly detailed images of the whole sun 24 hours a day. [...]

A Cosmic Tug-of-War

Reported by Jaqueline Howard in The Huffington Post on February 20, 2015 [...]

View From the Dark Side of the Moon

There's always been a mystery about the dark side of the moon. [...]

How Plants Communicate and Think

An amazing 50-minute nature documentary from the BBC (from 2009). [...]

Stephen Hawking Warns AI Could End Mankind

Rory Cellan-Jones writes on BBC on December 2, 2014. [...]

My Weird Voice

Why does your voice sound different to you than to everyone else? [...]

Early Bird Or Night Owl?

Your sleep schedule says a lot about your personality, reports Jaqueline Howard in The Huffington Post on December 1, 2014. [...]

An Inventory of the Invisible

A speech by John Lloyd at TED. [...]

The Wave

Shown by BBC Earth on October 21, 2014 - a stunning geological formation, known as the Wave, captured on film as never before [...]

Sea Lion Boards Boat for Food

By Leon Siciliano, video source Newsflare / tony1971, published in The Telegraph, UK, on November 6, 2014. [...]

Tweaking Bacterial DNA to Fast-track Evolution

Article published by BBC Future on August 21, 2014 explains why reprogramming tiny life could reap rich rewards. [...]

Linguistic Family Tree

Where do all our many languages come from? There are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today yet about 2,000 of them are spoken by less than 1,000 people. [...]

10 Things You May Not Know About Laughter

By Prof Sophie Scott, University College London, published on BBC on October 25, 2014. [...]

The Flow State

Jason Silver writes on October 10, 2014 on ideapod. [...]

Google Knowledge Vault

Hal Hodson reports in New Scientist on August 20, 2014 that Google is building the largest store of knowledge in human history – and it's doing so without any human help. [...]

How to Save Your Memory

Are there ways to stop yourself losing your memory? The latest brain research suggests there’s hope for the forgetful. [...]

Red Moon on October 8, 2014

The second of four lunar eclipses (2014 -2015) that cause the moon to turn red. [...]

Full Circle Rainbow Over Oz

Dominique Mosbergen reports in The Huffington Post on October 2, 2014: [...]

The Baby Elephant

Naina remembers an incident from her childhood when she was living in Assam. [...]

The Tree of Forty Fruit

Syracuse University professor and contemporary artist Sam Van Aken spent nine years growing a single tree. At TEDxManhattan, he introduces his work and art, combining sophisticated technology with traditional modes of art-making. [...]