NASA’s interest in botany yields interesting results Science 

NASA’s interest in botany yields interesting results

In the past, household plants had been linked to reduced stress and anxiety, but now, a new study linked to NASA and several other leading organizations has investigated the benefits of indoor plants and how different species of flora can affect human behaviour. Mostly common plants that can be found in your average garden, scientists believe that bringing these plants... Read More
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Castaway and adrift: what are your options?

From Tom Hanks’ performance in Castaway to real-life stories of shipwrecked crews in treacherous waters, tales of hardship and survival surrounding the sea have long dominated seafaring communities. Even in modern times, shipwrecks have dominated news cycles. From ghost ships floating in waters south of Australia with crews presumed lost to fishing trawlers sinking off the coast of Mexico with... Read More
The Great Floods, Myth or Meteorology? Science 

The Great Floods, Myth or Meteorology?

As Hurricane Harvey demonstrated in Houston, major flooding in urban centres can happen relatively unexpectedly. Storm surge and king tides are expected phenomena on the coast during bad weather events like the ones currently affecting the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. However, this isn’t something that is new, as flood myths have been a major part of many mythological... Read More

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