Tag Archives: science

The History of Healing: Hippocrates’ Sense of Humour (Part II)

The Ancient Greeks were responsible for comedy. They also propounded the medical four humours theory. Was it because they believed that laughter is the best medicine?

The History of Healing: Asclepius’ Attendants (Part I)

The first part of a series on the history of healing.

Physics, Pi, and Poker: The Hawk’s Farewell Flight

A SCIDOLS tribute to Stephen Hawking.

The Wisdom of Words with William Whewell

What are names and why are they important?

Charles Darwin and the Unread Letter

A Valentine’s special for Charles Darwin’s birthday.

Sexiest Homo Came Earlier than Expected

Homo sapiens are just about ready to do it anywhere, anytime. And when I say “do it” I mean to say talk. There’s just so many things that arise after talking. Friendships are formed. Relationships are established. Structures are erected. Sex happens. And because of the latter and our penchant for constant conversations, we have […]

Watt is Making it Hot in Here?

Things are starting to get really steamy.

Taking Center Stage, Again: The Middle East’s Particle Accelerator

Casting a flash of light for a brighter future in the Middle East.

Are scientists geeks and/or nerds like in The Big Bang Theory?

Short answer: No. Long answer: Read on.

This Google Doodle Could Use a Quick Google

Things can get nasty when wrong ideas are given a platform to go wildly viral.