How tall you are seems to be as much about nurture as it is about nature.
Fear smells like sugar. At least that's the case for zebra fish.
Are you familiar with the study done by Wolfgang Miltner at Friedrich Schiller University in Germany?
Have you ever walked into a swarm of insects and then found yourself unable to shake the swarm? Learn why these little buggers are so hard to escape.
Unlike their ancestors, current birds of Britain aren't flying south for the winter. How are they surviving the colder months?
When you hear the term, computer geek, what image immediately pops into mind? Is the geek in your mind’s eye a woman? Probably not. There’s a reason the stereotype of the computer geek is almost always depicted as male. Around the world, significantly more men than women work in computer science. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Point at a ball and a dog will look at the ball, whereas a cat will probably look at your hand. Dogs seem to have a ready understanding of how human beings direct attention by pointing, and can follow our gestures almost as if they thought the same way we do. Of course, dogs probably [...]