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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?
September 12, 2018 Flightless Genes - Researchers identify genetic factors that grounded a species of birds whose relatives all can fly.
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
August 24, 2018 Seed-Inspired Material - A tiny seed inspires an engineer to design tough new materials.
August 23, 2018 Fireball Sounds - Seismologists track a fireball by its sound.
August 22, 2018 Gut Microbes & Universal Blood - Can gut bacteria enzymes make everyone a universal blood donor?
August 21, 2018 Fast-Living Fish - An animal that grows up, reproduces and dies of old age in just a few weeks.
August 20, 2018 Cancer-Resistant Elephants - Researchers discover the genetic basis for elephants’ resistance to cancer.
August 17, 2018 3D Sound Synthesizer - A software program calculates the sounds made by animated objects.
August 16, 2018 Robot Peer Pressure - Can robots exert peer pressure, influencing people’s decisions?
August 15, 2018 Nurse Inventors - A nurse works to inspire others in the profession to try their hand at inventing.
August 14, 2018 Alcohol-Resistant Microbe - A disease-causing microbe is becoming resistant to alcohol hand sanitizer.
August 13, 2018 Edible Crickets & Gut Health - Edible crickets could improve gut health.
August 10, 2018 DNA in Amber - Could scientists really get dinosaur DNA from insects preserved in amber?
August 9, 2018 Bioengineered Lungs - Scientists successfully grow and transplant bioengineered lungs into pigs.
August 8, 2018 Seeing AI - A powerful mobile phone app helps blind users see the world.
August 7, 2018 Soft Deep-Sea Robots - Engineering customized robots to safely study the animals of the deep sea.
August 6, 2018 Birdsong Dreams - Researchers have discovered that when songbirds dream, the vocal muscles they use for singing become active.
August 3, 2018 Birds & Alligators - Though mortal enemies, alligators and water birds team up against raccoons in the Florida Everglades.
August 2, 2018 Religion & Prosperity - Why do secular societies tend to be more prosperous?
August 1, 2018 Color Blind Glasses - New eyeglasses can reduce color blindness.
July 31, 2018 Prettier Produce - With the help of gene editing, fruits and vegetables may soon become prettier and more delicious.
July 30, 2018 Bees & Elephants - Bee alarm pheromones act as an effective elephant repellent.
July 27, 2018 Hot Flashes - Scientists explore the brain cells responsible for hot flashes.
July 26, 2018 Polluted Parks - National Parks may harbor smog along with their forests and wildlife.
July 25, 2018 Dogs & Human Emotions - Our shared history has shaped how dogs respond to our emotions
July 24, 2018 The Meghalayan Age - Geologists designate a new age for modern times.
July 23, 2018 Horse Snorts - Horses snort when they’re content.
July 20, 2018 Smart Houseplants - Could genetically engineered houseplants protect our homes?
July 19, 2018 Resilient Salamanders - New research shows that salamanders are more adaptable to warming temperatures than was thought.