What the Health? Sleep, Cancer and Snakebites
What the health? Here are the most bizarre health stories of the week...
Why People Sleep Poorly in Unfamiliar Places
This asymmetry, also found in marine animals and some birds, was observed only on the first night in a new place.
Bacteria Have Ability to 'See'
"The idea that bacteria can see their world in basically the same way that we do is pretty exciting."
We're Getting Better And Better At Controlling Stuff With Our Minds
Scientists have figured out how to use our brainwaves for everything from racing drones to restoring the function of paralyzed limbs
Deadly Spider Bites Man’s Penis On Toilet, Worst Fears Realized
What happened to a construction worker on a portable toilet in Sydney, Australia, will make your skin crawl.
Scientists Discover How Chinese Medicinal Plant Makes Anti-Cancer Compound
A plant used in traditional Chinese medicine produces compounds which may help to treat cancer and liver diseases.
Weird Fact of the Week:
The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb. The cartoon image of a light bulb over your head when a great thought occurs isn’t too far off the mark. Your brain generates as much energy as a small light bulb even when you’re sleeping.