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October 25, 2017

 

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Emotional Intelligence Can Be A Negative

One study showed that people with higher levels of emotional intelligence experience more stress.

October 24, 2017

 

a child being read a story by two men

Talking Parents

Storytime and conversations can increase children's vocabulary and reasoning skills.

October 23, 2017

 

four shadows in a purple room

Your Shadow’s Edge

Looking at your shadow can teach you about how human eyesight and perception works.

October 20, 2017

 

a composite image of 67P/Churymov-Gerasimenko

Comets Delivered Xenon

Some of the xenon in Earth's atmosphere may have been delivered by comet impacts.

October 19, 2017

 

Romaine Lettuce

Space Gardens

The first crop harvested from the International Space Station's garden was romaine lettuce.

October 18, 2017

 

a scanned in black and white image of a man and woman

A Difference Between Males And Females

There are 6500 genes that are expressed differently between males and females.

October 17, 2017

 

a fangblenny

Venomous Fish

Venom in fishblennies is being studied as a potential new painkiller.

October 16, 2017

 

an aye-aye lemur

The Baby Schema

People are predisposed to think animals with "infantile features" are cute.

October 13, 2017

 

peonies

Osmosis And Bouquets

Why do we put cut flowers in water? Does it really help?

October 12, 2017

 

Three zeroes

Before Zero

Zero is one of humanity's greatest inventions.

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