The movie is about Jason Statham’s attempts to stop the rampage of an 18-metre long megalodon; a huge and ferocious species that roamed the seas 20 million years ago. Of course in real life they’re long extinct, but the film suggests that a small number are still alive off the coast of China. Hans Sues, […]
OZY brings to you Medical Breakthroughs, a series about transformative cures and approaches — and the people behind them. Brian O’Roak loves Gaelic football, a fast-paced game with 15 players; a round ball that can be carried, kicked or passed; and a bunch of complex rules. Which makes perfect sense when you discover that O’Roak […]
Enlarge / Planetary scientist Carolyn Porco speaks on stage at the National Geographic Awards on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C. (credit: Taylor Mickal/National Geographic) In its quest to find extant life in the Solar System, NASA has focused its gaze on the Jovian moon Europa, home to what is likely […]
All the way back in 1994, Jim Carrey was at the top of his game. Following a run of hits with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask and Dumb and Dumber, he headed into blockbuster territory by playing the over-the-top villain The Riddler, a mad scientist named Edward Nygma turned psychopath in the critically scorned […]
An outbreak in southern India demonstrates unique features of a mysterious virus.
A scientist who developed a lab test to predict whether children with cancer are susceptible to potentially life-threatening side effects from three chemotherapy drugs is now focusing on five other medications so parents and doctors can discuss safer, personalized treatment.
Five academics from universities across the country are being awarded the prestigious Killam Prize, which honours researchers, scientists, doctors and scholars whose body of work has bettered the lives of people in Canada and beyond.
It is not uncommon to be surrounded by strangers on long haul flights and to notice that one or more are crying over the in-flight entertainment. In fact, it has been speculated that the mix of altitude and alcohol means you’re more likely to cry at a film in the sky than. Having watched it […]
A recent study from Switzerland suggests that rubber duckies are potential havens for disease-carrying bacteria. An expert in infectious disease from McMaster University explains how concerned you should be about household germs.
Enlarge / Huh, never seen that before. (credit: Getty | AFP) Newly identified networks of interconnected, fluid-filled chambers that line tissues throughout the human body may qualify as a completely new organ, researchers report in a study published Tuesday in Scientific Reports. Researchers found the web-like tissue on the underside of skin, around the digestive […]