A Moment of Science

Mystery Particles

Dodany: 15 lutego 2019

Newly discovered subatomic particles don't fit into the Standard Model of contemporary Physics.

A Gut Feeling

Dodany: 14 lutego 2019

The human brain can communicate with the gut more rapidly than previously thought.

Eating Jellyfish

Dodany: 13 lutego 2019

New research has revealed a surprising number of jellyfish predators.

The Temperature of Rubbing Alcohol

Dodany: 12 lutego 2019

The chemical makeup of rubbing alcohol allows it to evaporate more quickly than other liquids.

Latin Improves Linguistic Ability

Dodany: 11 lutego 2019

Studying Latin can help students learn modern languages like English.

Adapting To Climate Change

Dodany: 8 lutego 2019

Drummond's rockcress may be uniquely adaptable to a warming planet.

The Secret Life Of The Dodo

Dodany: 7 lutego 2019

Recent research sheds new light on the obscure life of the dodo.

Magnetic Salmon

Dodany: 6 lutego 2019

Salmon migration patterns have changed with the earth's shifting geomagnetic fields.

Working Against Gravity

Dodany: 5 lutego 2019

Earth's gravitational field is always pulling us toward the center of the Earth.

Ringing In The Ears

Dodany: 4 lutego 2019

Widespread headphone use is causing a rise in tinnitus, or ringing in the ears.

How Flies Perceive Time

Dodany: 1 lutego 2019

Flies are able to evade humans so easily because their eyes process light differently.

Heart Rates

Dodany: 31 stycznia 2019

The heart rate of animals varies widely relative to the size of the animal.

Shark Sibling Rivalry

Dodany: 30 stycznia 2019

The sand tiger shark has a mode of reproduction called "embryonic cannibalism," in which embryos consume all of their siblings before birth.

Magnesite

Dodany: 29 stycznia 2019

Magnesite is a carbonate mineral, which means it captures CO2 when it's formed.

The Biology of Curls

Dodany: 28 stycznia 2019

The shape of hair follicles determines whether human hair is curly or straight.

Dental Anxiety

Dodany: 25 stycznia 2019

Fathers play a large role in influencing their children's attitudes toward the dentist.

Herbal Warfare

Dodany: 24 stycznia 2019

Crabgrass releases chemicals that reduce the amount of carbon in the surrounding soil in order to eliminate competing plants.

Biased Algorithms

Dodany: 23 stycznia 2019

AI robots can develop prejudices independent of human error.

Math Is Not a Language

Dodany: 22 stycznia 2019

Recent research suggests that math is not a language.

How Fireflies Survive

Dodany: 21 stycznia 2019

New research shows how fireflies use their flashing bodies to avoid bats.