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April 10, 2018

 

Rational Thinking In Animals

Scientists are studying how animals think and perceive the world around them.

April 2, 2018

 

What’s The Difference Between Turtles, Tortoises, And Terrapins?

Learn more about the amazing order of reptiles, Testudines.

January 25, 2018

 

People have been interned in mausoleums like the one pictured above since ancient times.

Can the Dead Move?

Even after death, people's fingers can still twitch.

August 17, 2016

 

Microwave ovens heat up water to cook food.

Metal in the Microwave

Microwave ovens are wonderful, revolutionary cooking devices. But there are some things that you cannot, or should not, do with microwaves.

August 4, 2016

 

Ants and other insects have

Arthropod House Guests

Entomologists from North Carolina State University discovered we share our houses with hundreds of different arthropod species.

July 28, 2016

 

Fighting Stress With Pets

Good news pet lovers! A recent study shows that your dog Rex or your cat Muffy may actually help control blood pressure during stressful times.

June 5, 2014

 

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How Closely Related Are We?

We humans tend to focus on the differences between us, even in spite of abundant similarities.

March 24, 2014

 

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Are Chimps Self-Aware?

The jury is still out on whether or not chimps are self-aware. Actually, the same goes for young children.

March 14, 2014

 

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What We Can Learn From A Fly’s Ears

Flies are small, but in some cases, their sense of hearing is absolutely amazing.

September 9, 2013

 

How can goldfish eat their young?

Eating Offspring

How can parents eat their offspring?

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