Author: Cynthia Wood • Page 1/4


How Not to be Seen

Humans have long been fascinated by the concept of invisibility. From H.G. Wells' Invisible Man to Harry Potter's cl...

Misbehaving Pituitaries

At the base of the human brain there lies a tiny organ called the pituitary gland. About the size of a pea, this dem...

The Norwegian Puffin Dog

In order to run down and kill wolves, the people of Ireland bred the powerful and long-legged Irish Wolfhound. When t...

Poland’s Biological Defensive

Biological warfare is nothing new to the human race. Attempts to use disease to bring down enemies date as far back a...

The Stinkbird Enigma

In South America, in the swamps of the Amazon and Orinoco rivers, lives a very unusual bird. The hoatzin is a phea...

Can You Hear the View?

Cybernetic senses have been the subject of science fiction for decades. The idea of using sophisticated technology to...

Son of Krakatoa

Krakatoa may just be the most famous volcano of all time. More devastating than Mt. St. Helens, closer in time than V...

Two Eggs – Hold the Sperm

One of the favorite topics of speculative fiction is a society composed entirely of women. From the Greek legends of...

Measuring Great Hearts

Since the earliest days of horse racing enthusiasts have talked about horses with great hearts. Horses who have stood...

New Sources for Stem Cells

Stem cell research is one of the most promising areas of current medical research. Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) have s...
Sorry to interrupt. It seems you've really digging into our curated links. We put a lot of effort into finding these gems. Please consider donating so we can keep up the effort. Would you like to know more?
Sorry to interrupt. It seems you've read at least whole articles now. Yay! This is a reader-supported project, and you can get stuff for donating. Would you like to know more?
Hello! This site is an independent project. We despise advertising so we ask for direct support from readers. If you donate you can get stuff. Would you like to know more?