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Does the idea of living forever fill you with delight or a slight sense of apprehension? The concept and search for immortality has been around for thousands of years, and although humans have dreamed of eternal life, we are not yet immortal. The...
Are you someone who loves dark humour? The twisted humour that makes everyone else say “Hmmmmm, too soon”? Well we might have some good news for you - you may be more intelligent. Researchers have linked an appreciation of dark humour with higher...
It’s happened to all of us, you go out for a few drinks and end up waking up the next day in bed with a yiros (or a kebab depending on what Australian state you live in). “Why? Why does this keep happening?” We now know it’s not just a lack of self...
Brew Ha Ha - How your body reacts to heatwaves
It's really bloody hot in Australia. Talking about blood, extreme and prolonged heat exposure to the human body can do disastrous things to your blood, your organs... it doesn't end well. It looks like Aussie summers are going to get more...
E-cigarettes were supposed to be the healthy alternative to smoking cigarettes, a no-risk way for nicotine addicts to get their fix. But a US study in today’s JAMA Cardiology suggests a link between the use of e-cigarettes and increased heart...
Locked-in syndrome, where a perfectly functioning mind and brain is locked inside a body with no way of communicating with the outside world, is perhaps one of the most terrifying conditions. Some patients may be able to blink an eye, as portrayed...
Brew Ha Ha - Pig-Human Hybrid Hopefuls
Is the recently announced Pig-human hybrid controversial science news, or the latest (and weirdest) superhero? Let's break it down. Brew Ha Ha: science in less time than it takes to order a coffee. ☕ Read more at ScienceAlert: http://bit.ly/...
We are constantly being told about the effects a bad diet and lack of exercise can have on your heart. The various blogs, newspapers articles, and doctors wearing lab coats tell us that poor lifestyle choices can clog your arteries, leading to heart...
Brew Ha Ha - Baby Talk
Have you ever realised that you talk to babies and puppies in the exact same way? Scientists have found out why we default to that high pitched voice - and it's actually doing them good. Brew Ha Ha: science in less time than it takes to order a...
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