Accidentally slicing into an unripe avocado or trying to guess the nutritional value of a restaurant meal might soon be problems of the past thanks to SCiO, a pocket-sized spectrometer that lets users analyze the molecular structure of anything from food to plants — even the human body — and view the results on their iPhone.
Crime scene investigation is the meeting point of science, logic and law. There are many specialists that are needed in order to solve crimes. From forensic scientists to detectives and more, the modern technology we use to solve crimes is astounding. All of the details of the process come together to uncover details in a crime case.
Did you know that there is more people locked up in jails in United States than any other country in the world—more even than China or Russia? In fact, more people are in prisons in the United States than in all other developed countries combined.
Stem cells and derived products offer great promise for new medical treatments. Learn about stem cell types, current and possible uses, ethical issues, and the state of research and practice.
Let’s see if the spinning black and white disk can fool you into seeing some colors?!
Explore our amazing planet Earth from top to bottom with this infographic. You’ll start at around 35,000 ft of altitude and work your way down to a very deep 35,000 ft under the ocean.