Category: Daily Show

November 2, 2018 Robot Gaze Aversion - Humans relate better to robots that avert their eyes at well-chosen moments.
November 1, 2018 Bombardier Beetle Buddies - Do bombardier beetles that stay together, spray together?
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.
September 28, 2018 Planetary Hygiene - Scientists strive to keep our spacecraft germ-free.
September 27, 2018 Octopuses on Ecstasy - An antisocial octopus loosens up under the influence of ecstasy.
September 26, 2018 IDing Ivory Poachers - Elephant DNA and complex data analysis are helping to prosecute poachers.
September 25, 2018 Fish-Eating Praying Mantis - A giant insect gobbles up guppies - and other small animals.
September 24, 2018 Gut-Brain Connection - Scientists document a near instantaneous electrical connection between the gut and the brain.
September 21, 2018 Cytokine Research - A breakthrough in medical research arises out of an unexpected finding in chicken eggs.
September 20, 2018 Body Clock Blood Test - A new blood test can monitor our internal clock.
September 19, 2018 Implicit Bias - Researchers win an award for original work on implicit bias.
September 18, 2018 Early Spring - Spring is arriving early to North American wildlife refuges because of climate change.
September 17, 2018 Noise-Canceling Brain Circuit - Why don’t we get distracted by our own noise?
September 14, 2018 Fowl Science - Studying a gland from the rear ends of chickens led to key insights into the immune system.
September 13, 2018 Sun’s Birthplace - Where did our Sun get its start?
September 12, 2018 Flightless Genes - Researchers identify genetic factors that grounded a species of birds whose relatives all can fly.
September 11, 2018 Green Roof Birds - Green roofs in New York City attract birds.
September 10, 2018 Solar Rainfall - Solar and wind farms would provide abundant electricity to the Sahara desert, and result in increased rainfall and vegetation as well.
September 7, 2018 Sleepwalking Brains - A listener asks what's going on in the brain when someone is sleepwalking.
September 6, 2018 Cooling Wetlands - Marshes could help cool off increasingly hot summer conditions.
September 5, 2018 Plant Fragrance Switch - Coaxing plants into producing some fresh-smelling medicinals.
September 4, 2018 Science Explains Tortoise vs. Hare - The metaphor of the Tortoise and the Hare can be applied to the speed of life of animals of all sizes, according to new research.
September 3, 2018 Arctic Greening - 30 years of satellite data confirms that the Arctic is greening.
August 31, 2018 Marmoset Baby Talk - A study suggests baby marmosets’ calls change as they grow up - questioning more than 50 years of conventional wisdom about primate vocalizations.
August 30, 2018 Sleep Deprivation and Muscle Loss - Sleep deprivation can boost fat cell production and reduce muscle mass.
August 29, 2018 Anti-Vaccine Cyberbots - Russian cyberbots are spreading vaccine disinformation.
August 28, 2018 Queen Bees - The diet of baby bee larvae activates genes that turn some into workers and others into queens.
August 27, 2018 Social Robots & Autism - Robots help children with autism develop social skills at home