Jeremiah Yarmie

The end goal of medicine

Oct. 28, 2205 This morning, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a landmark in the field of medicine: humanity has beaten death. Humans have fought…


Science briefs

Science briefs looking at the newest from Nintendo, why we find screams scary, and a self-inseminating flatworm.


Science briefs

A white-nosed problem Results of recent laboratory and field work show that a soil bacterium can inhibit the growth of a fungus which causes a…


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Colour vision deficiency

EnChroma—a company based out of Berkeley, California—is developing glass lenses with the intent of assisting individuals with colour blindness. Not so fast, the EnChroma Cx…


Bringing it back

The Galápagos tortoise, an endangered animal, has begun to reproduce naturally in the wild after being unable to for 100 years. The threat of black…


Data mining

We are making data all the time. Unbeknownst to most individuals, data is stored every time we use our credit cards, post on social media,…


Foam prevents spilled beer

Researchers have figured out why carrying a glass of beer seems so effortless when compared to a glass of water. It’s all within the head…


Music to a cat’s ears

Research shows that cats like music, they just have different taste than us humans. Cats are stereotyped as being apathetic about most things. Does your…


Hot pepper pain relief

Recent research from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School has helped us understand how chili peppers alleviate pain. The research, published in Science Signalling, looked at…


Asymmetrical organocatalysis

Rebecca Davis is an assistant professor in the department of chemistry at the University of Manitoba. She completed her BSc in chemistry at Washington State…