4000 years ago, the ancient Sumerians made a surprising discovery: if they scraped the bark off a particular kind of tree and ate it, their pain disappeared. Little did they know that what they’d found was destined to influence the future course of medicine. Krishna Sudhir traces the history of aspirin.
Your body is walking proof of evolution, but some parts have grown unnecessary over time. Here are five useless body parts left over from evolution.
A new scientific model has discovered what actually happened to the earth after the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs.
Access to transportation is the single most important factor in individual’s ability to escape poverty.
The design process for problem-solving, in 4 steps.
Our bodies – the physical, biological parts of us — and our minds — the thinking, conscious aspects — have a complicated, tangled relationship. Which one primarily defines you or your self? Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? Maryam Alimardani investigates.