Ah yes, the human brain, quite the thing! Scientists around the world are still working on the many mysteries involving our own brain. Since it's Brain Awareness Week, we wanted to take a moment to look into the many overlaps of science and the brain in recent years.
Trendy diets come and go a lot, so we figured we would take a moment to look at the Keto diet through the lens of science. The high protein, low carb, weight loss yielding "Keto diet" is trending with celebs, health influencers, and a lot of other folks around the nation. This obviously begs the question: How does the Keto diet work?
Did you get your beauty sleep last night? Yes, I’m talking about that old wives’ tale about getting enough sleep and staying beautiful. While beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder, a recent study kind of backs up some of the physical benefits associated with regularly getting a good night’s sleep. Is beauty sleep real?
Every year smart and dedicated people from around the world learn about more beings that share this planet with us. Sometimes they find bugs, other times they find birds, and sometimes they find sharks! A group of new discoveries has now added four more species to our database of sharks. These four species not only swim, they can also walk. This, of course, begs today’s big question: Can sharks walk?
Before all the science stories of 2020 begin to roll, let’s take a moment to acknowledge some of the big science stories from last year that humanity can now build on in the new year. What were the big science stories of 2019?