Science Scanner: Leonardo da Vinci Might be Wrong and is Planet Mercury a Hit-and-run Victim?
Scientists Catch Photosynthesis in Action Researchers have snapped the very first images of photosynthesis as it happens. Photosynthesis is the process which plants use to convert light energy into chemical energy, which is then stored as sugar. Using the U.S. Department of Energy’s LCLS x-ray laser, the world’s most powerful, the researchers imaged the part […]
New Canadian Study Analyzes Nightmares and Bad Dreams
Waking up in the morning after having a bad dream at night might not be the best way to start the day, but, a terrifying nightmare can rock you awake from a sound sleep, leaving you scared and confused. A new study released by psychology researchers Geneviève Robert and Antonio Zadra at the University of […]
Lifelong Musicians Hear Better Than the Rest of Us
Lifelong musicians are less likely to experience age-related hearing problems than non-musicians, according to a new Canadian study. The National Institutes of Health says one-third of Americans between 65 and 74 has hearing problems, as do half of those who are 85 and older. Among the hearing problems many older people experience is difficulty understanding […]