Penicillium chrysogenum, the source of penicillin (? is it not penicillium notatum). Image from Discover Magazine. It never fails to amaze me that much of what we call design or art is simply a reflection of the natural world.
Here’s an infotoon created for Kids Discover magazine on how ice-core samples can be used to record history.
Character Design Challenge! Art by 王大大 • September’s Theme: #Punks • Juror: Stephen Silver • Presented by CDQ Magazine Discover the artists of our community and the current Theme of the Month in our Facebook Group! And when you repost your design on...
In 2004 Czech researcher Dr. Petr Hlavacek from Tomas Bata University, made a number of replicas to determine how well the shoes functioned. After a 12 mile distance to the glacier where Otzi was found., Hlavacek said that the grass worked very wel
How much did the ancient Babylonians know about conditions like epilepsy? They might have thought it was caused by demonic possession, but their clinical observations were pretty accurate. Neuroskeptic finds out more for Discover Magazine.