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September 13, 2016

 

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Alphabetic Memory

Quiz: What comes before P in the alphabet? Unless you are particularly good at remembering sequences, you probably sang yourself a little song, but why?

September 12, 2016

 

Boy in shadow

Rejection Leads To Aggression

How do people react when they experience rejection?

September 9, 2016

 

A macro shot of a single bee

A Menagerie Of Biological Clocks

What do reindeer, cavefish, marine worms, and bees have in common?

September 8, 2016

 

Still image of the sun during a dynamic solar event as captured by an X-Ray Telescope

Thanks, Magnetic Field!

Why is there life on Earth? Water, a rocky surface, the right amount of distance, and ____________.

September 8, 2016

 

Man sleeping in bed

Early-morning Shivers

If you've ever stayed up the whole night through, you may have noticed that you begin to feel cold in the hours just before morning. Why does this happen?

September 7, 2016

 

A sunset over Lake Suwa in the winter

Believe The Lake And River

What can ancient observations of Lake Suwa and the Torne River tell us about climate change?

September 6, 2016

 

A tuxedo cat staring at you

Brain Parasites And Your Pet Cat

Are you feeling intensely angry? Are you feeling reckless? It could be your cat's fault.

September 2, 2016

 

Diagram of human brain

How To Remember April

It can be hard to remember something... here are some helpful memory aids!

September 1, 2016

 

Two women smile about something a young man is saying to them.

The People Who Don’t Believe Research

Find out why some people refuse to believe research and statistics.

August 31, 2016

 

Eggs in open carton

Why You Should Store Your Eggs Fat End Up

The reason it's smarter to store your eggs with the fat end up is that the egg itself does not completely fill the interior of the shell.

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