Autopsies on Hold: Why We Need More Medical Examiners

It’s been said that the dead can wait, but as a practical matter, they really can’t, not indefinitely. Yet cities like Los Angeles and Austin have had to rent refrigerated tractor trailers to store bodies. Why? Because medical examiner offices are understaffed and overloaded.  The bodies in those trailers, and in places in other cities, […]

The Cannibalistic Chaos Within Planetary Systems

Our solar system is well behaved: The set of planets follows near-circular orbits around the sun that don’t cross paths or change much. Even the occasional asteroid collisions are relatively peaceful compared to the havoc that likely exists in some of the more than 3,000 planetary systems discovered in our galaxy to date. Somewhere in the […]

What is the Best Mattress for Side Sleepers?

This article contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. Many individuals find that sleeping on their side is the best way for them to get comfortable.  In fact, this is the most common sleeping position.  However, with the wrong mattress, sleeping on your side can bring the spine out of […]

For These Clinicians, 3D Printers Are Changing Medicine

For as long as we have imagined the future of medical technology, we have toyed with the idea of replacing missing or no-longer-functioning body parts. In the final scene of 1980’s Star Wars movie The Empire Strikes Back, for example, Luke Skywalker receives an indistinguishably lifelike prosthetic hand from a fussy medical droid. Now, we […]

Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Testing At Home

Our society has a pattern of thriving on instant gratification. Whether it’s rushing our online orders to receive them faster or searching for a quick diagnosis on WebMD every time our head hurts, patience is currently at an all-time low. With over 40 million cases of coronavirus in the U.S. alone since the start of […]

The 24 Best Limited Ingredient Dog Foods

This article contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.  Dog foods are often on the receiving end of unsavory practices in the pet food industry. You might feel like you’re getting a great deal when you buy a cheap 30-lb bag of food, but at the […]

Peak BioBoost Reviews – Does It Work? Critical Research Found

This article contains affiliate links to products. Discover may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. Chronic constipation can make living life the way you want impossible, from belly bloating to never-ending stomach pain; it can bring about myriad health issues along with it. More than 4 million within the United States suffer […]

The 23 Best Dog Foods For Dogs With Allergies

When your pup has skin allergies, they can end up being uncomfortable more often than not. The itching, soreness, and painful rashes that develop from skin allergies are just a few symptoms your dog might have to deal with and feeding him low-quality foods can only make things worse. Sub-par ingredients, like meat by-products and fillers/additives, […]

All the Buzz About Bee Venom (and More)

For around 3,000 years, people have sought out bee venom for its numerous health benefits when coupled with acupuncture, or even from a purposeful sting. While it may sound like a nightmare for some (particularly those with allergies), evidence increasingly suggests that a range of bee-derived substances can help address medical conditions that lack highly […]

A Brief History of the Gombe Chimpanzee War

For centuries, it was long accepted that humans were the only creatures complex enough to wage war. Sure, other animals might occasionally scuffle over food, territory and other resources, but true war in the anthropomorphic sense, intact with all its violence, brutality and tribalism, was thought to be a unique component of human nature. Perhaps […]

A Newly Discovered Proto-Reptile Borrows Its Name From Norse Myth

The fossil of a recently discovered animal that trod both above and possibly underneath the Earth has received the name of a sea serpent that, according to Norse mythology, will invoke the world’s end and consequential rebirth.  It’s a fitting title given that Joermungandr bolti arrived at the cusp of the reptile’s evolution. “If you […]

The 22 Best Dog Foods For Labs

Labrador retrievers are some of the most recognizable and beloved dog breeds in the world. Their signature look and loyal temperament are beloved by children, seniors, and adults alike. They’re loyal, loving, and fiercely protective. Who doesn’t just love a lab puppy, anyway?    Labs have a nice, shiny coat when they have a good diet, and can […]

Inspiration4, The First All-Civilian Spaceflight, is Now in Orbit

Last night at 8:02 PM EDT, the crew of Inspiration 4 — the first all-civilian spaceflight — blasted off from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Tucked inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, which was lofted to orbit atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, are four fortunate astronauts: Sian Proctor, Hayley Arceneaux, […]