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December 11, 2018

 

Zebra Finches Categorize Color

Zebra finches perceive a boundary between the colors of orange and red.

December 10, 2018

 

The Heat is On For Painted Turtles

Temperature determines the sex of painted turtle hatchlings, and climate change is tipping the balance to an all-female future.

December 7, 2018

 

Your Eye Movements And Your Personality

Scientists have been able to find meaningful correlations between eye movement patterns and some major parameters of personality that have been identified by psychologists, like neuroticism, extraversion, agreeableness, and conscientiousness.

December 6, 2018

 

Warm-Blooded Opahs

Opahs, the only warm blooded fish species, are cold-blooded killers.

December 5, 2018

 

Meet The Strange And Fascinating Dementor Wasp

Dementor wasps were named after the infamous creatures in the Harry Potter series.

December 4, 2018

 

How Do Spiders Fly?

Scientists are studying how spiders do the behavior known as, "ballooning." Ballooning is when spiders, using their silk, fly in the air.

December 3, 2018

 

Discovered on Facebook: The Magnificent Sundew

Nature photos uploaded to Facebook lead to the discovery of a new plant species.

November 30, 2018

 

Your Spatial Navigation Abilities Can Be Influenced By Where You Live

According to one study, people from the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Nordic countries are supposed to have the best spatial navigation abilities.

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Kathy Hershey and a turkey vulture.

Wild Science: Turkey Vultures

The turkey vulture is supremely adapted for eating only dead things.

 

California Sea Lions primary diet is herring, clams, and other sea food.

Wild Science: The California Sea Lion

Wild Science headed to the Indianapolis Zoo to learn more about California Sea Lions.

 

Orangutans are intelligent, but also under threat by human agriculture.

Wild Science: Orangutans

Wild Science visits the Indianapolis Zoo, where staff explain the intelligence and behavior of orangutans, and how their species is being threatened by humans.

 

The center of gravity plays a key role in this punchable clown toy because it will always comes back to its upright form.

Why You Can’t Knock Down a Clown

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.

 

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?

 

Learn why Diet-Coke floats and regular Coke doesn't!

How Do You Make A Diet-Coke Float?

Here is an at home experiment you can try! Learn about molecular density!

 

Watch out! Rattlesnakes are often colored similarly to their surroundings.

Wild Science: Timber Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes are an important component of our ecosystem, but are also potentially dangerous to humans.

 

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Wild Science: Opossums

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."

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