Post Tagged with: "Science"

European Commission Female Science promo offends all

The “Science; It’s a Girl Thing!” campaign was designed to get more females into various fields of science, but instead generated a plethora of angry responses. In less than a few weeks, the negative responses caused the YouTube commercial to be removed. If you missed it: From the description: This video was published by the […]

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Yo’ momma’s so fat, you came out dumb!

A new study shows links between pre-pregnancy obesity and lower test scores in students between 5 – 7 years old. Compared to mothers with a healthy pregnancy weight, those who were obese before conception are found to be at a higher risk of producing spawn with lower cognitive functioning. Cognitive functioning was measured through commonly […]

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Is there a relationship between culture and depression?

The largest ever study of the possible genetics of depression is set to go underway in China. This is due to the recent findings of a major survey on depression, indicating that there are similar symptoms and triggers of the disorder as in the West, except with a few surprises: A higher level of education […]

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A cure for cancer?

In January 2007, Canadian researchers seem to have found a simple and effective cure for some types of cancer – namely lung, brain and breast. I’m only writing about this now as it seems like the hubpages link (here) is going viral through facebook and perhaps people may need further clarification since there isn’t even […]

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Stem cells can cure blindness

Holy shit, it almost sounds like some sci-fi from the future but its true. Doctors and scientists have been able to restore sight (a couple of times actually) to some people who were blind in one eye with two different methods. Firstly, watch the video below to learn how a 38 year old man had […]

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