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What are The Worst Ways to Die According to Science

Dec 17, 2021

Death, although inevitable, is unwelcome. However, everybody on this planet will die at this point. And if you think death itself is already a cruel thing, you might be surprised to know about the worst ways to die based on science. That’s exactly what we’re going to talk about in this post: An Elevator Drop There are still a lot of people who are not thrilled to ride the elevator. However, there are times when it’s necessary. In life, everything is possible. With that, an eleva ...read more

How Urine is Formed in the Kidney Tubules

Dec 17, 2021

After the glomerular filtrate has been formed it flows along the tubules, and eventually emerges from a collecting duct as urine. It has been found that the chemical composition of the urine is very different from that of the glomerular filtrate, and it is therefore clear that the fluid is somehow modified as it flows along the tubule. What happens to it has also been investigated by A.N. Richards. Using amphibian kidneys, he extracted small quantities of fluid, the so-called renal fluid, fr ...read more

Top 10 facts about peanuts

Dec 17, 2021

Skip to content Peanut also known as groundnut is a legume crop which is mostly famous for its edible seeds. It is widely grown in the tropics and subtropics. Peanut is high in oil content and due to which it is called an oil-seed crop and it is mainly grown in Asian countries. India is the second largest producer of peanuts next to China in Asia and peanuts are used for roasting making peanut flour and also oil can be extracted from peanuts as peanut oil. Peanuts are rich i ...read more

How can chemistry reduce cities' carbon emissions? Does cosmology prove the existence of God? ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of November 8-14 2021 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

Dec 17, 2021

In this week's best and brightest from the world of science news, find out about England's plans to use e-cigarettes to stop people smoking, and the struggle of US school nurses against Covid-19 and angry parents. ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise also cover many other important and exciting topics. Why not have a read, inform yourself, and indulge your scientific curiosity?E-Cigarettes Could Be the New Nicotine Patch by Grace Bro ...read more

Astronomy Jargon 101: Cosmic Rays

Dec 17, 2021

In this series we are exploring the weird and wonderful world of astronomy jargon! You’ll have to be careful around today’s topic: cosmic rays! Did you feel that? Something just hit you. It was a cosmic ray, a tiny charged particle traveling at nearly the speed of light. It was so small you probably didn’t notice, but that doesn’t mean they can’t cause damage. Our universe is flooded with cosmic rays. They are usually protons, but sometimes they consist of the nuclei of heavier elem ...read more

Why are planets round?

Dec 17, 2021

James Webb, Florida International University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskidsus@theconversation.com. Why are planets round? – Daniel B., La Crosse, Wisconsin The ancient Greeks proved over 2,000 years ago that the Earth was round and figured out how big it was by using simple observations of the Sun. But how do people know this today? When you drop anything, gravity causes i ...read more

Animals With Down Syndrome: Is It True Or Not?

Dec 17, 2021

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes developmental delays and certain physical characteristics. It can also cause cognitive disability, but not all people with Down syndrome have that aspect. The term “Down Syndrome” refers to the pattern of features seen in those affected by the condition: intellectual disability, a characteristic facial appearance, and some degree of language impairment. In addition to these core signs, there are often other medical problems present at bi ...read more

7 Important Industrial Uses of Aluminium

Dec 17, 2021

Aluminium is a very important metal whose application and use is widespread industrially in engineering and product manufacturing. The industrial uses of Aluminium can be seen in the energy sector(electricity generation, transmission and distribution), home made utensils, cables for the oil and gas industry and several other uses as have been enumerated and explained below. 1. Aluminum is used in making cooking utensils because it is cheap, light and a good conductor of heat. The metal can be ...read more

Almond Tree Facts

Dec 17, 2021

Almond tree is a deciduous tree that belongs to the prunus genus. This tree reaches a height of 4 to 3 metres and a mature tree has a diameter of 30 cm. Flowers appear singly or in pairs in Early Spring. Almond is called Drupe in botanical terms. Almond trees need sunlight and summer is the preferable season for this tree. Sandy soil is preferred over clay soil and almond trees need an average amount of water. There are basically two types of almonds, one is sweet almond that is used in d ...read more

What's the connection between lobsters and telescopes? What's the science of sugar syrups? Find out in ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of June 21 - June 27 2021 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

Dec 17, 2021

In this week's edition of the best and brightest from the world of science news, discover the extremely important physics behind beer-mat flipping, and meet 'Dragon Man', a controversial new ancient human fossil specimen. ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise also cover many other important and exciting topics. Why not have a read, inform yourself, and indulge your scientific curiosity?How lobster eyes can help astronomers get a wider view ...read more

How did humans evolve, and will we evolve more?

Dec 17, 2021

Evan Simons, University at Buffalo Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskidsus@theconversation.com. How did humans evolve, and will they evolve more? – Anya T., 13, Brookline, Massachusetts Everything that is alive today has evolved, including human beings. Our ancestors evolved many traits that helped them survive in their environments, and we still have many of those traits today. ...read more

Gynecomastia vs. Chest Fat: What You Need to Know

Dec 17, 2021

Man boobs—we’ve all heard about them. Today, man boobs are deemed unattractive. However, did you know that this is actually a medical condition?  Gynecomastia, which is more popularly known as man-boobs, occurs when there’s an overgrowth of male breast tissue; hence, they look like breasts. This is often the result of weight gain or obesity.  It gets complicated, though. Gynecomastia may seem easy to identify, but there’s also chest fat, which is referred to as pseudo gynecom ...read more

Esterification and the significance of Esters in Industries

Dec 17, 2021

Esters such as ethyl ethanoate are compounds that are formed when an alkanol reacts with carboxylic acids in a process known as esterification. Water is also produced as a bi-product. This process is very slow are reversible at room temperature. It is catalyzed by a high concentration of hydrogen ions. Methyl ethanoate and ethyl ethanoate are two examples of esters. Esters are the main constituents of most naturally occurring fats and oil. Many of these esters have pleasant smells and are lar ...read more

how to use google find my device? How to track lost android phone?

Dec 17, 2021

If you have lost your android phone and you are looking to locate your phone then you have to use google find my device service. To use this service open google.com and type “Find My Device” Or you can directly visit the website at : https://www.google.com/android/find?u=0 There is also an app available on play store which you can download in your other android devices. Find my device offers the following services: Play Sound – you can play sound on your android device for ...read more

Can mammals glow in the dark? What is Ivermectin good for? ScienceSeeker's picks of the best posts for the week of October 11-17 2021 #SciSeekPicks #SciComm.

Dec 17, 2021

In this week's best and brightest from the world of science news, find out whether dogs could be used to expose murderers, and the three 'simple' steps we'd need to take to colonise Mars. ScienceSeeker editors' favourite posts within their respective areas of interest and expertise also cover many other important and exciting topics. Why not have a read, inform yourself, and indulge your scientific curiosity?Meet the springhare: the first glow-in-the-dark African mammal known to science by ...read more