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November 18, 2016

 

Two large crows stand near each other while on an outdoor table.

Size Does Not Equal Intelligence

It's not just the size of a brain that determines intelligence, it's also the amount of neurons.

November 17, 2016

 

Blue vein in wrist

True Blue Inside of You?

Did you ever hear that blood is actually blue inside your body, but turns red instantly on contact with air? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 16, 2016

 

Three Caucasian children are sitting on a couch. In the foreground are dollar bills that it appears they have thrown.

More Money, Less Generosity

Handling money makes kids more persistent, but less likely to help others.

November 15, 2016

 

Haven't We Met?

Haven’t We Met?

If you suffered from the neurological disorder called "facial agnosia," you might not recognize the faces of close friends and family. How could this happen?

November 14, 2016

 

A stenciled image spray painted red on a cream colored wall. The stencil depicts 4 religious symbols as people's heads. The symbols from left to right are the Jewish Menorah, the crescent moon for Islam, the cross for Christianity, and the Om for Hinduism.

Be Generous, Or Else

Your spiritual beliefs might be a strong indicator of how generous you are.

November 11, 2016

 

Close up images of blue and green cyanobacteria colonies taken from a lake.

Bacteria Is Power

Scientists are using bacteria to create new clean energy solutions.

November 10, 2016

 

Gasoline spilled on concrete. The spilled gasoline is iridescent, so it looks like a smashed up rainbow.

Some Fuel For Thought

What is the difference between gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel?

November 9, 2016

 

Four cups of coffee. The top left one is empty. The top right cup is full of a light brown late. The bottom right cup has a latte medium brown in color. And the bottom left cup has a latte that is mostly white foam.

Why Does Coffee Taste So Good?

The similarities between coffee and wine might surprise you.

November 8, 2016

 

X-ray of a full set of teeth.

Evolution In Your Mouth

Humans may be evolving toward having less than thirty-two teeth.

November 7, 2016

 

A pug looks into the camera. Its mouth is open and its tongue is visible.

In Dog Eyes

While dogs can't see colors as well as most people do, they see five times better at night.

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