Do Other Diseases Have “Long” Versions? [Science Video]

COVID isn’t the only virus to cause long-lasting symptoms. Other viruses – including the flu – can have similar enduring effects on our tissues and immune systems. LEARN MORE To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: – Sequelae: Chronic complications of an acute condition. – RSV: Respiratory Syncytial Virus infects […]

Why Incompetent People Think They’re Amazing [Video]

How good are you with money? What about reading people’s emotions? How healthy are you, compared to other people you know? Knowing how our skills stack up against others is useful in many ways. But psychological research suggests that we’re not very good at evaluating ourselves accurately. In fact, we frequently overestimate our own abilities. […]

This 12-Inch Robot Can Jump 100 Feet Into the Air [Video]

From Nature: Roboticists have designed all sorts of jumping robots over the years, and many of them have been inspired by biology. But, as diverse as the natural world is, evolution hasn’t cracked every option. Now a team of researchers has investigated the differences between biological and mechanical jumpers – and have managed to design […]