A new self-healing ceramic alloy

A new self-healing ceramic alloy

Scientists from the Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science at the Siberian department of the Russian Academy of Sciences have developed an innovative ceramic composite that can self-heal their defects or damage.
Where does self-confidence come from? An experiment that involved pilots and watching videos

Where does self-confidence come from? An experiment that involved pilots and watching videos

Have you noticed that some people are incredibly (and sometimes even ridiculously) self-confident?
Oleic acid - a natural source to keep the brain youthful

Oleic acid - a natural source to keep the brain youthful

As we age, many people experience problems such as memory impairment, depression, or Alzheimer's disease, which completely degrades the brain's cognitive functions.
An international team of scientists has discovered a double black hole

An international team of scientists has discovered a double black hole

An international team of scientists has gained new evidence that a double black hole exists in galaxy OJ 287.
The oldest of the ancient: the Webb telescope has discovered the oldest galaxy

The oldest of the ancient: the Webb telescope has discovered the oldest galaxy

In July 2022, the James Webb Telescope — the largest cosmic infrared observatory ever launched — sent its data to an international team of researchers at NASA.
Running away from old age: how to extend your life through sport

Running away from old age: how to extend your life through sport

If you're under 30 and think you have at least another decade to look forward to while staying young and fresh, we have some bad news for you. The ageing process starts at 30, and by the time you turn 40, this process accelerates.
The elixir of immortality: is there any chance that humans could live forever?

The elixir of immortality: is there any chance that humans could live forever?

Humanity has been trying to unravel the secret of eternal life for ages. Sages, alchemists, philosophers and poets have all attempted, in one way or another, to answer the question of why man inevitably withers and how to explain the phenomenon that different living beings have completely different lifespans.
Where did the zodiac signs originate?  What are horoscopes based on nowadays?  What do scientists think about it? #hightecher_explains

Where did the zodiac signs originate? What are horoscopes based on nowadays? What do scientists think about it? #hightecher_explains

Do you think horoscopes are anti-scientific predictions or quite real and valid ways of knowing what will happen to you in the near future?  Take your time to answer - we have a lot to say about astrology, the zodiac signs and scientists' attitudes towards them.

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Where did the zodiac signs originate?  What are horoscopes based on nowadays?  What do scientists think about it? #hightecher_explains

Where did the zodiac signs originate? What are horoscopes based on nowadays? What do scientists think about it? #hightecher_explains

Do you think horoscopes are anti-scientific predictions or quite real and valid ways of knowing what will happen to you in the near future?  Take your time to answer - we have a lot to say about astrology, the zodiac signs and scientists' attitudes towards them.

The elixir of immortality: is there any chance that humans could live forever?

Humanity has been trying to unravel the secret of eternal life for ages. Sages, alchemists, philosophers and poets have all attempted, in one way or another, to answer the question of why man inevitably withers and how to explain the phenomenon that different living beings have completely different lifespans.

Running away from old age: how to extend your life through sport

If you're under 30 and think you have at least another decade to look forward to while staying young and fresh, we have some bad news for you. The ageing process starts at 30, and by the time you turn 40, this process accelerates.

When will we colonise Mars? Scientists' predictions and their scientific rationale. #hightecher_explains

Elon Musk plans to transport about a million people to Mars by 2050 and set up a full-fledged colony on the planet. 

Lucid dreams: the games and mysteries of our subconscious mind

Have you ever had a dream where you have discovered that you can control and make it exactly how you want it because you understand it is not real?