‘Amazing Ocean Facts’ Illustrated by Dr. Byron Beekle [Pics]

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Possible Cure for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Deafness caused by loud noise, infection, and toxic drugs may soon be a thing of the past. Scientists have discovered a drug that restores sensory hair cells which are responsible for hearing loss. Codenamed LY411575, the drug works by suppressing proteins called Notch — which prevent stem cells from becoming new sensory hair cells within the […]

Fresh vs. Frozen Food: Which is More Nutritious? [Science Video]

Fresh or Frozen – which is more nutritious? Most are under the assumption that fresh is better, but that may not always be the case! Find out why: [ASAPScience]

The Uncertain Location of Electrons [Science Video]

The tiny atoms that make up our world are made up of even tinier protons, neutrons and electrons. Though the number of protons determines an atom’s identity, it’s the electrons — specifically, their exact location outside the nucleus — that particularly perplex scientists. George Zaidan and Charles Morton show how to make an educated guess […]

Fun Animation: Why Do I Study Physics? [Video]

This fun animation was made by Xiangjun Shi both as a graduation project at the Rhode Island School of Design and as a science communication project at the Brown University Department of Physics. [Xiangjun Shi]

New Ligament Discovered in Human Knee

Two orthopedic surgeons say they’ve confirmed the human knee does indeed have an extra ligament — something that has previously only been speculation. The traditional model of the knee has four major ligaments: a cruciate ligament at the front and another at the back, and a collateral ligament on the inside and another on the […]

Vaccines and Autism [Science Video]

Please watch the video before commenting. Thank you. Should you get vaccinated? Find out how vaccines work to protect the population and what can happen when celebrities get in the way of Science. Understood? :) [Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD Comics)]

What is Skin For? [Science Video]

All earthly creatures have skin, but what is the scientific purpose of our skin? Watch this video by Minute Earth to find out! [Minute Earth]

Vampires: Folklore, Fantasy and Fact [Video]

The myth of the bloodsucking vampire has stalked humans from ancient Mesopotamia to 18th-century Eastern Europe, but it has differed in the terrifying details. So, how did we arrive at the popular image we know, love and fear today? And what truly makes a vampire…a vampire? Michael Molina digs up the science and the superstition. […]

Can Stress Actually Kill You? [Science Video]

Does stress actually have the ability to kill? Find out what stress is doing to your body, and what can be done to alleviate it. [ASAPScience]

NASA’s Pumpkin Carving Contest [Video]

Here’s a video of the annual Pumpkin Carving contest at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Each participating team had only one hour to create their masterpiece. [Mark Rober]