Articles and researches

February 13, 2020

Lab animals can now be adopted, FDA says | MNN

Lab animals used by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can now find forever homes after their research work is done. A policy change by the […]
February 13, 2020

Bumblebees can switch to ‘economy mode’ when their nectar load gets extra heavy | MNN

Bees are incredible. In addition to creating delicious honey, they’re responsible for pollinating many flowers, fruits and vegetables and they work together in remarkable ways. They’re […]
February 13, 2020

Abandoned amusement park to become a nature park in Suzhou

In Suzhou, China, an abandoned amusement park is being transformed into a 74-hectare nature park that will include a decommissioned roller coaster transformed into a habitat […]
February 13, 2020

What is synesthesia and what’s it like to have it? | MNN

I know that the number four is yellow, but I have a friend who insists four is red. She also says four has a motherly personality, […]
February 13, 2020

Off-grid geodesic cabins by FUGU can handle harsh climates

From remote snow-covered mountains to idyllic beaches in far-flung corners of the earth, Parisian studio FUGU has you covered with its new line of geodesic cabins. The solar-powered […]
February 13, 2020

Tropical greenery surrounds a sustainable, solar-powered home in Singapore

In Singapore, a lush veil of tropical plants has enveloped a sustainable home for a family of five. The house, aptly named “Fade to Green,” is […]
February 12, 2020

A spider’s web is part of its mind, new research suggests | MNN

Spiders are creepy-crawlies that tend to elicit some of our most extreme fight-or-flight responses. Upon sight of one, some of us scream, others squash. Even those […]
February 12, 2020

Dinosaur labeled ‘Reaper of Death’ discovered in Alberta | MNN

The Tyrannosaurus rex got the “king” moniker for a reason. But have you met his cousin? A newly discovered tyrannosaur species named Thanatotheristes degrootorum, or “Reaper […]