Scientists design an office chair that cancels noise Certain types of low frequency sounds can be distracting at work. This office chair may make open offices and work spaces with constant white noise a little more bearable.

Open office designs have been hailed for their economic benefits and helping people work together. On the other hand, a survey by a research firm showed that workers in an open office can lose up to 86 minutes of productivity per READ MORE

Music Makes Our Body Move Unawares Researchers show that your body grooves to music even when you don’t know it's happening!

Be it tapping our feet, nodding, or simply swaying, music makes us move! However, did you know that the body moves to music even when we’re not aware of it? These small movements are referred to as “micromotion”, and have READ MORE

Ivy Can Protect Buildings from Frost Ivy acts as a thermal blanket for masonry buildings and protects them from damage by frost

The UK and Ireland were visited by the Beast from the East in 2018 – freezing Arctic winds that dumped inches of snow and brought down temperatures to nearly fatal levels. Such temperatures are catastrophic for buildings as well, which READ MORE

Science Makes it Harder for Criminals to Cover Their Tracks Thermal images of a suspect’s shoes may be able to tell scientists if their alibi checks out

We’re all familiar with “heat signatures” and “infrared images” thanks to the numerous cop shows on television. You’d be surprised to know, though, that in the real (not reel) world, images from a thermal camera are not accepted as evidence READ MORE