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July 8, 2019

 

The Crafty Octopus

Scientists have known for some time that octopuses make use of shells and other objects they find to hide from predators.

July 5, 2018

 

Human Evolution And Climate Change

Massive earthquakes and climate change contributed to human evolution.

August 29, 2017

 

A recent study revealed bees have more cognitive flexibility than previously thought.

The Bee Shoots, It Scores!

A study that taught bees to do motions similar to soccer demonstrated their cognitive abilities.

April 28, 2017

 

This guy was most likely a ocean voyager.

Neanderthals On The Seas?

Neanderthals were more sophisticated than how they're often portrayed in popular culture.

March 25, 2010

 

Using Tools: Why Octopuses Are Carrying Coconut Shells

It seems the smartest member of the invertebrate world has learned how to use a tool

April 22, 2008

 

Left Exposed to Extinction

The Neanderthals were smart, tough, and well-adapted to the cold where they lived in regions north of Africa, so what happened to them?

August 7, 2007

 

Giving Neanderthal a Hand

Were Neanderthals right or left handed? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 5, 2006

 

Apes Can Plan Ahead

They may not use wall calenders, but apes too have their ways of planning ahead.

September 27, 2003

 

Disgust in Phobias

In treating patients with phobias, therapists address the emotion of fear and try to alter that emotion so the patient is no longer afraid. However, patients with what doctors call blood-injection-injury phobia experience more difficulty with treatment. It includes people who fear needles, blood, and surgery.

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