The Runner’s High: A New Look at the Cause

The Runner’s High: A New Look at the Cause

Have you ever heard someone say they are addicted to working out, or running? For some this may be an odd statement since not all of us find workouts enjoyable. The truth is, is that you can feel a type of high from an intense workout and scientist have a new theory...

30% of Spaniards believe Humans lived with Dinousaurs

A recent study has shown that Spain has a very low level of science knowledge. 30% of Spanish people believe that humans lived with dinosaurs. In fact, the dinosaurs died out 65 million years before humans appeared on earth. 25% of the population believe that the sun...

What Happens to Ants in Space?

Ants were sent to the International Space Station in January 2014 so that scientists could observe them when there is no gravity. Scientists wanted to know how the ants would work as a team without gravity. They gave the ants a new area to search and watched how they...

Ebola virus is changing and becoming more dangerous

Vocabulary: to mutate (v), form (n), contagious (adj), blood sample (n), cure (v+n), vaccine (n), symptoms (n), to pass on (phrasal verb), to track (v), spread (n+v). Scientists who are studying the Ebola virus have said that it is mutating: the virus is changing its...

2014: the hottest year on record

Vocabulary: rainfall (n), to suffer from (v), drought (n), greenhouse gases (n), vocal (adj), anomaly (n). Last year was the warmest year since records began. The temperature was especially higher in the ocean, Europe and Australia. However some parts of the USA were...