Gravitational Waves May Have Been Detected! – Gingernut’s Science Dunk


Scientists at LIGO may have detected gravitational waves, one of the cornerstones of Einstein’s theory of general relativity.

Gravitational Waves May Have Been Detected! – Gingernut’s Science Dunk

Brain-Shrinking Virus Spreads Through South America – Gingernut’s Science Dunk


Zika Virus may be causing an epidemic of ‘shrunken brains’ in South American babies. The virus has no cure, and could spread to other continents:

Brain-Shrinking Virus Spreads Through South America – Gingernut’s Science Dunk

Cannabis Use Linked With Brain Damage – Gingernut’s Science Dunk


Researchers have found that smoking high-potency cannabis may cause damage the white matter within the brain, reducing cognitive efficiency:

Cannabis Use Linked With Brain Damage – Gingernut’s Science Dunk

Analysis of Hobbit Fossil Reveals New Species – Gingernut’s Science Dunk


Hobbits may be real after all, according to a new analysis of a Homo floresiensis fossil showing that they were in fact a different species:

Analysis of Hobbit Fossil Reveals New Species – Gingernut’s Science Dunk

A Man-Friendly Guide to the Woman’s Period – Gingernut’s Science Dunk


Women get them, men suffer through them. Here’s what’s really going on during your period:

A Man-Friendly Guide to the Woman’s Period – Gingernut’s Science Dunk