In a recent study, people took longer to tell the truth in a foreign language because the extra cognitive load of speaking a different language made it harder.
Blizzards and icy weather may seem out of place in a warming world, so how do we explain cold weather in the time of global warming?
Root rot is a condition of indoor and outdoor plants that may be caused by poorly drained or overwatered soil or soil-borne pathogens and nematodes.
An international team of biomedical scientists think Alzheimer’s is caused by an infection of the brain by the same bacterium that causes the gum disease gingivitis.
Not getting enough sleep can eventually clog arteries, which can cause a heart attack or stroke.
Cotard’s Syndrome is a rare condition where patients sincerely believe that they’ve died.
There’s a big gap between how we act in virtual reality and how we act in real life, as scientists who did an experiment focused on yawning found out.
Milkweed, the only plant that monarch caterpillars eat, has been declining due to the use of glyphosate herbicides on agricultural fields.
The turkey vulture is supremely adapted for eating only dead things.
Wild Science headed to the Indianapolis Zoo to learn more about California Sea Lions.
Wild Science visits the Indianapolis Zoo, where staff explain the intelligence and behavior of orangutans, and how their species is being threatened by humans.
Remember those inflatable clowns that stood about three feet high and had big red noses, meant for punching? Hit the clown as hard as you could, right back up.
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?
Here is an at home experiment you can try! Learn about molecular density!
Rattlesnakes are an important component of our ecosystem, but are also potentially dangerous to humans.
They may look gross and scary, but that's just them playing "opossum." We visit Wildcare Inc., to find out more about the "garbage collector of the forest."
Podcasting is a way to automatically download audio files on portable devices such as Apple iPods, other MP3 players, or on your computer for later playback.
To subscribe to a podcast, you first need software to detect and download the audio. Each podcast provides a URL to tell the software where to get the new audio content. All podcast software includes a field where you paste the URL of the podcast and a Subscribe button or other way to indicate you want to automatically download new content.
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