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Month: October 2018

October 31, 2018 Seeking Out Fear - The science of human fear is much more complex than is commonly thought.
October 30, 2018 The Lyrebird’s Dance - The superb lyrebird of Australia combines its songs with specific dance moves to create an elaborate courtship ritual.
October 29, 2018 Creative Dreaming - Dreams can be a rich source of creative ideas.
October 26, 2018 Sea Hare Ink - Sea hares defend themselves from predators with colorful ink.
October 25, 2018 Yo-Yo Dieting - A closer look at the effects of yo-yo dieting.
October 24, 2018 Dad’s Exercise - Dads’ exercise habits may affect the health of their offspring.
October 23, 2018 Dog Vocabulary - How much human language does your dog really understand?
October 22, 2018 Virtual Reality & Empathy - Virtual reality experiences could boost empathy.
October 19, 2018 Spreading Viruses - Viruses spread from room to room much more quickly than you might think.
October 18, 2018 Kangaroos in Trees - Tree kangaroos hop up trees instead of swinging through them like monkeys.
October 17, 2018 Chewing Gum Myth - Does it really take seven years to digest chewing gum?
October 16, 2018 The 2017 Bee-Clipse - The 2017 total solar eclipse captured the public imagination and taught kids about bees.
October 15, 2018 Wild Bird Song Learning - A new study shows that birds can learn from recordings in the wild.
October 12, 2018 Exploring the Exposome - Scientists map our exposure to chemicals and microbes.
October 11, 2018 Urban Marshes - New York’s urban marshes are suffering from mineral deficiency.
October 10, 2018 Memory Bundles - Scientists discover how we recall bundles of memories.
October 9, 2018 1918 Flu Pandemic Lessons - Scientists are learning from history’s most deadly pandemic.
October 8, 2018 Giraffe Spot Inheritance - Scientists discover that giraffes inherit their spots.
October 5, 2018 Weighing Rain - Scientists use satellites to weigh stormwaters.
October 4, 2018 Skunk Smell - A listener wants to know if skunks are repelled by their own smell.
October 3, 2018 Exercise & Memory - A little light exercise improves memory.
October 2, 2018 Altruistic Toddlers - The most helpful toddlers show empathy when they’re infants.
October 1, 2018 Gender & STEM Achievement - Girls get slightly higher grades in science and math worldwide than boys, but fewer enter STEM professions.