Math & Science- Apr 15, 2015

Engineering with DNA

Imagine if there would be a world where smelly socks do not exist anymore but your feet would smell like roses. Learn how genetic engineering could make this dreamworld into reality!

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- Apr 08, 2015

Ranking the Killer Energy Sources

Kilowatts kill, but depending on the method of production, some do more damage than others. No energy source is completely safe, nor completely green, but what is the safest energy source of them all?

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Math & Science- Apr 01, 2015

MitoMum

Three-parent babies?! The world press went crazy over this a few weeks ago. Why? The United Kingdom legalized a procedure that allows a woman with a mitochondrial DNA mutation to have a healthy child through an in vitro fertilization technique. Sounds controversial, but before further talk, let’s take a look at the science behind it, shall we?

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Reversing the burning reaction

Due to environmental problems, renewable energy is on the demand. However, one of the major challenges with many sources of renewable energy is that storing the energy produces is yet a problem to be solved. A research team in Finland have developed an interesting procedure that could help overcome this problem.

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- Mar 09, 2015

Solve the Problem

At a conference that was full of researchers with PhD’s in science and mathematics, a problem was presented. After giving a few minutes to think about the task, only around 5% of the researchers answered this problem correctly. See if you can get it right.

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