Moon may influence sleep, study finds

Even if moonlight isn’t streaming through your curtains, the phase of the moon may affect how well you sleep Science and myth rarely agree, but new research suggests that the lunar cycle could have an effect on the quality of sleep. The study by researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland found that even … Continue reading

The First Images of the Ocean Beneath Antarctica

NASA’s got all kinds of cred when it comes to space, but the very depths of our own planet’s oceans aren’t that much different. So who better to take a deep dive and drudge up the first images of the watery world beneath Antarctica’s ancient glaciers? The Micro-Submersible Lake Exploration Device is a small, tubular … Continue reading

Electron microscope reveals what DNA really looks like

DNA was first isolated in the mid 1800s, but its true significance was not discovered until much later. As the field of molecular biology developed, science slowly discovered the incredible importance of DNA — DNA carries all our genetic information across the generations. It took decades to figure out what DNA looks like, but when … Continue reading