Contact Us
Science

Science

This Day in History January 22

This Day in History — China Discovered Feathered Dinosaurs

I'll never forget the feeling I had on January 22, 2003, when I learned that Chinese scientists had found dinosaur fossils with four feathered wings. That feeling was: awesome.

Read More

Category: Offbeat, Science
Neanderthal
Getty Images, photo by Universal Group

Harvard Professor Looking for Adverturous Woman to Implant Neanderthal DNA

Sounds like something from Jurassic Park and it may never happen, but professor George Church of Harvard Medical School is looking for an ‘adventurous woman’ so he can implant the DNA of a Neanderthal cloned embryo into her womb.

Read More

Category: Offbeat, Science Tags: , ,
Skunk
iStockphoto

Why Does My Beer Smell Like a Skunk?

It does not take the well trained nose of a beer aficionado to determine if a beer has gone bad or not. No sir; upscale brew connoisseur and backwoods drunkards alike know that there is only one word to describe the putrid scent of beer gone rotten – and that is “skunk.”

Read More

Category: Offbeat, Science Tags:
The Power of Thought
YouTube

The Scientific Power of Thought

Mind over matter, people! According to this video, when you change your mind, you physically change your brain.

Read More

Category: Science
Pig
Getty Images, photo by Joern Pollex

Swine Slurry the Worst Smell in the World

Dr. George Preti is a ‘stink’ expert, from body odor to farm odor. He studies it all. In the mid-80’s he discovered how male and female armpit odors influence a women’s menstrual cycle. He has also discovered ‘swine slurry.’ You might have heard us talk about it today on the 'Morning Buzz.'

Read More

Category: Offbeat, Science Tags: , ,
New App Shows the Effects of Drinking on Your Looks
NBC

New App Lets You Gaze 10 Years Into Your Boozy Future

If the threat of blackouts and liver failure isn't enough to turn you into a teetotaler, then this new photo app, which simulates the physical effects of alcohol abuse over a period of 10 years, just might.

Read More

Category: Offbeat, Science Tags:
iStockphoto13-630x420

Doomsday Asteroid Officially Upgraded in Size

An asteroid that scientists said could threaten Earth’s atmosphere in 2036 is now believed to be substantially larger than previously stated. In fact, astronomers currently studying the dreaded, potential doomsday rock say asteroid 'Apophis' has officially been supersized by about

Read More

Category: Offbeat, Science Tags:
Speed of light
Zoonar

Why Don’t We Have Faster-Than-Light Travel Yet?

Traveling faster than the speed of light is a popular concept in the world of most science fiction, but still very much fiction. So why is it that with all of the technological advancements that actual science has made over the last century is faster-than-light travel nowhere within our reach?

Read More

Category: Offbeat, Science
Do You Drink Beer Because You're Addicted to Hops?
www.mylgcookie.com

Do You Drink Beer Because You’re Addicted to Hops?

We've always been under the impression that people drink beer because it's awesome, but a new article suggests that hops addiction may actually be a real thing. Someone should tell these "scientists" that buzz-kills are rude.

Read More

Category: Offbeat, Science Tags:
MIT Student Invents Ice that Tells Friends to Take Him Home When He's Had One Too Many
Vimeo

MIT Student Invents Ice That Tattles on Binge Drinkers

When it comes to ice, we only want it to do one thing -- make our drinks cold. We certainly don't want it to snitch to our friends after we've had one too many. But a MIT student has invented exactly that -- digital ice that monitors how quickly someone is drinking and sends out an alert when they've hit their limit.

Read More

Category: Science, Videos Tags:

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://b985.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!