Can You Beat The Average Person At Spotting Brain Myths?
A new study shows that everyone – even people with training in neuroscience – is susceptible to some brain myths. So how do you compare?
These Scientists Have Made An Algorithm That Might Be Able To Predict If You're Depressed
People who’ve been diagnosed with depression tend to post pictures to Instagram that are bluer, darker, and show fewer faces, according to a small proof-of-concept study.
Prove You Know Decimals By Getting 15/15 On This Quiz
No calculators allowed.
19 Science Tweets That Will Make You Feel Something Then Learn Something
"'Whoever denied it, supplied it' also works with climate change."
Do You Know The Names Of These Shapes?
This starts easy but gets a lot harder.
Test Your Perspective By Guessing If These 15 Things Are Close Up Or Far Away
Sometimes the surface of a planet can look a lot like Swiss cheese tbh.
Can You Pin 7 Tails On 7 Donkeys?
If you keep your eyes open you're only cheating yourself.
6 Inventions Making British People's Lives Better In 2017
From a pair of "glasses" that can help some legally blind people see to the latest in prosthetic knee technology that's now available on the NHS – here are some of the products helping make people's lives better.
21 Things The World Didn't Know At The Start Of July
T. rex couldn't run, the atoms inside you might have come from outside the Milky Way, and humans have made an incredible amount of plastic.
8 Terrifying Things That Will Put Your Life Into Perspective
Hold on tight, we're in for a bumpy ride.
Scientists Say The Government's Air Quality Plan Is Not Ambitious Enough
Diesel and petrol cars will be banned from 2040, but there are no plans yet for scrappage schemes to help people trade old cars in, or for new clean-air zones.
Do You Know The Human Body Well Enough To Get 10/10 On This Quiz?
Are you an expert anatomist?
This Is How Much Plastic Humans Have Made – And How Much We've Thrown Out
A new study reveals that humans have produced over 8,300 million tonnes of plastic since 1950, and thrown out over 6,300 million tonnes.
Are You As Smart As A Raven?
A new study shows ravens can plan ahead and exert self control, like humans and great apes. Can you?
If You're A Chemist You Should Easily Get 15/15 On This Elements Spelling Test
Don't second-guess yourself.
6 Weirdly Gripping Space Stories That Are Actually True
If the idea of being on the far side of the moon and hearing eerie "music" scares you, look away now.
17 Tweets That Will Make Scientists Laugh And Then Say "Actually..."
"Calm down shouty museum man. I think it's pretty obvious that I know how to ride a dinosaur skeleton."
A Judge Has Ruled Against A Legal Challenge To The Government's Air Pollution Plan
The government published the draft air quality plan in May, but experts said it was "weak" and "toothless".
8 European Scientists Told Us What They Think About Brexit
"I know that many of my colleagues in the UK see Brexit as extremely bad for science, which is probably true. But I would like to address a message of hope to them."
The Mars Curiosity Rover Can Now Decide By Itself What To Shoot With Lasers, And It's Going Swimmingly
No more waiting for human scientists to get into the office on Monday morning and tell it what to do.