Science & Health

Sleep Scientists Want to Cancel Daylight Saving Time

Sleep Scientists Want to Cancel Daylight Saving Time

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a U.S. organisation representing sleep scientists and clinicians, has called for the eradication of the century-long practice of daylight saving time, in which clocks are moved an hour forward in the spring and returned back an hour in the winter. The twice-a-year transition, they…

Climbing Mount Everest Has Gotten Easier, Study Finds

Climbing Mount Everest Has Gotten Easier, Study Finds

Climbing Mount Everest is one of the hardest athletic feats a person can do. But new research out this week suggests that it has gotten easier to pull off in recent years. The study found the success rate of climbing the highest mountain on Earth has doubled in the last…