Categoria Curious

Watch these robotic fish swim to the beat of human heart cells
Watch these robotic fish swim to the beat of human heart cells

Scientists have built a school of robotic fish powered by human heart cells. The fish, which swim on their own, show how lab-grown heart tissue can be designed to maintain a rhythmic beat indefinitely, a team reports in the journal Science.

No, you don't need to worry about joro spiders. They may even be helpful in some ways
No, you don't need to worry about joro spiders. They may even be helpful in some ways

They're huge and scary-looking, and could soon be moving into most of the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S., according to new research.

The 'Orbeez Challenge' is causing harm in parts of Georgia and Florida, police warn
The 'Orbeez Challenge' is causing harm in parts of Georgia and Florida, police warn

There has been the Tide Pods challenge, the Kylie Jenner lip challenge and the cinnamon challenge. Now, it's the Orbeez Challenge. The latest viral social media trend is gaining traction on TikTok and has police across the U.S. warning their communities of the potential dangers. Like the viral challenges before it, police say people are getting hurt from the innocuous-sounding Orbeez Challenge.

Market movers: The curious case of buying and selling in BSE shares
Market movers: The curious case of buying and selling in BSE shares

NEW DELHI: Shares of BSE on Monday surged 5 per cent in early trading only to close in the red, wiping off all of its gains. The stock had gone ex-bonus today and hence the price had adjusted to one-third of the prevailing prices.

Mars is buzzing and scientists aren't sure why
Mars is buzzing and scientists aren't sure why

________________________________________ Beneath its cold, dusty surface, Mars is buzzing. The quiet, steady hum beats periodically to the rhythm of earthquakes shaking across the planet, but the source of this alien music remains unknown.

Puppy smiles at everybody who visits shelter in hopes someone will adopt him
Puppy smiles at everybody who visits shelter in hopes someone will adopt him

Standing out in a room packed with hopeful rescue dogs can be challenging - but this puppy has come up with an adorable solution.

Why is February shorter than every other month?
Why is February shorter than every other month?

Why does February has the least number of days? Why does it not have 30 or 31 days like the rest of the eleven months? – Simi, aged 15, Mauritius

Religious artwork removed after local priest and businessman found among holy images
Religious artwork removed after local priest and businessman found among holy images

A religious work of art has been removed from an Italian basilica after a local priest and the businessman who commissioned the painting were found among the holy images.

Florida man arrested after stealing a crossbow by stuffing it down his trousers
Florida man arrested after stealing a crossbow by stuffing it down his trousers

Darren Durrant was shown on CCTV at the True Value Store on 2 February.

New Zealand: Baby ghost shark discovered off South Island in 'very rare find'
New Zealand: Baby ghost shark discovered off South Island in 'very rare find'

The days-old creature, which is also known as a chimaera, was discovered shortly after being hatched at a depth of about 1.2km (0.7 miles) on the Chatham Rise, an area of ocean floor.

Easy 2p hack helps to keep flowers fresh for days after purchase
Easy 2p hack helps to keep flowers fresh for days after purchase

Florists have revealed a clever trick you can do to help keep your flowers fresh for longer - and for a very low price.

7 theories on the origin of life
7 theories on the origin of life

The answer to the origin of life remains unknown, but here are scientists best bets.