Sweat cools down the body. It may even betray a nervous mind. But for scientists, it is so much more. Its chemicals improve athletic performance and reveal the strange influence of male sweat on both genders. Inventions in this field are peculiar—from perspiring robots to sweat-sensing clothing that…
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Losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare, a permanently life-altering event that turns their world upside down. Such tragedies are arguably at their worst when foul play is involved or when a child simply vanishes, leaving the parents deprived of closure. Some parents who have lost a child…
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Bobs. Pixies. Long and sleek. Short and spiky. Hair is something most of us have. Even those who are bald usually had locks upon their head at some point in time. For most, the daily ritual of washing, drying, and styling their hair is somewhat mundane. But what if your hair wasn’t just on your head…
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According to UNESCO, there are approximately three million shipwrecks scattered across the Earth’s surface. The ocean is a vast place, and sea travel can be a hugely isolated and dangerous endeavor. Some ships are destroyed by storms, others run out of supplies or hit land, and some just outright…
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