Ergonomics is the practice of designing and organizing workplaces to optimize workers’ capacity, both for productivity and for their health. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace

Ergonomics is the practice of designing and organizing workplaces to optimize workers’ capacity, both for productivity and for their health. It is multidisciplinary and draws from a variety of fields as diverse as industrial engineering, computer science, biomechanics, safety engineering,…

As with any new tech development, there are many questions patients and consumers are asking. (Image:  FDA  via   wikimedia  /  CC0 1.0)

3D Printed Medical Equipment Raises Questions

The world is transforming at breakneck speed, and technological advances are creating changes that seemed impossible less than a decade ago. 3D printers — printers that create a 3-diminensional object from a digital image — have been researched and worked on for…

The Zika virus causes a number of problems, ranging from attacking the neurological system to impacting the brain. (Image: Pixabay via CC0 1.0)

Can We Handle Zika?

One of the latest scares when it comes to diseases is the Zika virus. The disease began with many speculations that have thankfully been ironed out. The fact that it is a new disease to many does not mean that…

It is believed that the Italians invented spaghetti after seeing Chinese noodles; when they saw Chinese ice cream, they developed their own style of that too. (Image: stevepb via Pixabay/CC0 1.0)

The Face of China 1,000 Years Ago

A thousand years ago, every city in the world turned pitch black at night, except in China, which was ablaze with bright and cheerful lights. In the evening, most major cities were peaceful and quiet, but in China, a lot…

One of the greatest discoveries from China’s Bronze Age occurred in 1939 when 'Simuwu ding,' a bronzeware piece from the Shang Dynasty, dated to be more than 3,000 years old, was found in Anyang City, Henan Province. (Image: Xuan Che via flickr/CC BY 2.0)

Xuan  Che via flickr/CC BY 2.0)

Discoveries From China’s Bronze Age

One of the greatest discoveries from China’s Bronze Age occurred in 1939 when a bronzeware piece from the Shang Dynasty, dated to be more than 3,000 years old, was found in Anyang City, Henan Province. It is known as the Simuwu ding.

Often, the clinics claim it is a clinical trial; however, in reality it is a for-profit center that is conducting experimental procedures. (Image:  pixabay /  Public Domain )

Stem Cell Clinics and Their Dirty Secrets

Stem cell treatments are still in the experimental stage, with a lot more advanced research required before treatments make it into the mainstream. However, that hasn’t stopped American “stem-cell tourists” from traveling to unregulated clinics in Mexico, the Caribbean, and…

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Zhang Heng’s Famous Ancient Chinese Inventions

Zhang Heng (A.D. 78-139) was a Chinese astronomer, mathematician, inventor, geographer, cartographer, artist, poet, statesman, and literary scholar from Nanyang, Henan Province, China. He is noted for many ancient Chinese…

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The Mystery Behind Suicide Forest

There are places on Earth that just seem so cursed that its evil just creeps into your mind — this is one of those places. Resting in the shadow of Mount…