Did you know that the word "masticate" is derived from the Greek word "mastiha?" Mastiha is a miraculous resin that seeps from the mastic tree (Pistachia Lentiscus var. Chia) only on the Greek Island of Chios in the Eastern Aegean Sea. In 1998, Mastiha was distinguished...

These very strange cloud formations suddenly appeared in the sky around 8:30 p.m. when the sun was setting in Union Square Park in NYC today. Moments before their appearance, people were casually sitting on the steps of the park entrance and carrying on as most New...

After studying 30,000-year-old sedimentary DNA from permafrost deposits in the Yukon a Canadian research team from the University of Alberta and McMaster University have found that microbes "have been building their defences to antibiotics since the time of woolly mammoths". Their research findings published on August...

The mechanics of sleep and the process by which we store and retrieve memories has from ancient times been approached through many myths and theories, but it is only recently that hard science is seriously uncovering these mysteries of the mind. A study in Nature Neuroscience,...