Articles (Biology)

The Inner Battle
(Human Health)

The worst kinds of battles are the ones we fight against ourselves. Everybody is equipped with an immune system that defends the body against outer threats, such as viruses and bacteria.

Inventions that changed the Course of History: Anesthesia
(Human Civilization)

Anesthesia is the temporary loss of sensation induced by drugs that interfere with how nerves communicate. 

The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance
(Human Civilization)

More than eight decades ago, the discovery of antibiotics caused a revolution in the treatment of infections, transforming once deadly diseases that killed thousands every year into manageable health problems, treatable by a simple course of antibiotics.

Human Electricity
(Power)

Without electricity, you would not be reading this article right now.

Molecular Gastronomy
(Come to Your Senses)

Playing around with your senses, that is one thing that molecular gastronomy experiments with.


Nobel Prize 2012: Seeing the Light
(Come to Your Senses)

Can We “See” Light? Before you answer this question with a yes, take a minute to ponder what “seeing the light” really means. 


Super-Rats gain Infra-Red Sixth Sense
(Come to Your Senses)

Ever wondered what it would be like to suddenly gain a sixth sense? 

Nature’s Radars
(Come to Your Senses)

There are sounds that we, humans, cannot hear. 

Perfect Sense
(Come to Your Senses)

Perfect Sense is a 2011 drama film. 

A Beautiful Mind
(Come to Your Senses)

Inspired by a true story about the extraordinary life of the Noble prize winner John Nash.

Superheroes of the Real World: Magnetic Man
(Come to Your Senses)

Meet Liew Thon Lin, the 78-year-old retired contractor from Malaysia, who is also the real life Human Magnet.

Deadly Tastes
(Come to Your Senses)

Not all the food we consume is safe. 


The Sixth Taste of Food
(Come to Your Senses)

Scientists have discovered a sixth basic taste that the human tongue can detect—fat.

Superheroes of the Real World: RubberBoy
(Come to Your Senses)

Some people are just more flexible than others. 

Déjà Vu
(Come to Your Senses)

The term “déjà vu” is originally French, and means "already seen".

Red Lights celebrating Sciences ... Or Not!
(Come to Your Senses)

For a science editor, words such as “supernatural” or “paranormal” make no sense at all. 

SONAR
(Come to Your Senses)

SONAR is an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging.


Superheroes of the Real World: A Tribute to Ben Underwood
(Come to Your Senses)

They called him a superhero and named him “Captain Sonar” and “The Boy who Sees without Eyes”.

Sixth Sense in Animals
(Come to Your Senses)

Humans have developed sophisticated machines and technology to be able to predict and sense natural disasters before they occur. 


Homemade Perfumes
(Come to Your Senses)

Making homemade perfume is a simple process that only requires a few ingredients. 

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