TEARS

The Science of Crying

Have you ever wondered why your face leaks when you're sad or emotional.

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The Science of Cats

Everything you ever wanted to know about how cats work, in less than three minutes.

#Animals

Sea Lion Bobs Head to Music

According to scientists at The Pinniped Cognition and Sensory Systems Laboratory at UC Santa Cruz, Ronan the sea lion is the first non-human mammal ever known to find and keep a beat, given musical stimulation.

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The Science of Goosebumps

Why do we get goosebumps.

Sleep

Should You Use The Snooze Button?

The snooze button is one of life's luxuries.

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The Science of Balding

Is male pattern baldness really passed down from your mother's father.

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The Science of Aging

Why do we age, from a biological perspective.

supermice

Scientists Create Supermice That Can’t Feel Cold

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Mice that can't feel cold sounds weird, but it may lead to a new generation of painkillers.

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The Science of Love

Find out what drives love biologically, and why we simply love being in love.

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New Molecule Makes Cancer Kill Itself

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"Cancer Suicide" is no longer a song by a black metal band, but a possible treatment for cancer.

Sex

We Were All Female

Gentlemen: Science has a confession.

yep it's real

So We Officially Have Video Of The Giant Squid In Its Natural Habitat

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We've never had video of a live, giant squid before. But apparently 400 hours spent at crushing depths finally paid off.

scorpions

Our Latest Weapon Against Brain Cancer: Scorpion Venom

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A creature so dangerous Israelis gave it the nickname 'The Deathstalker' is helping to fight brain cancer. Because even evil has standards.

#MEMES

Three Diseases That Are Actually Cultural Memes

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Memes, it turns out, really can be diseases of the mind! O'Reilly was right!

talking animals

Three Animals That Are Probably Making Fun Of You Behind Your Back

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These animals can talk. And they don't think much of what you've got to say.

stabby rapist frog

Otton Frog Has Spike Thumb, Is Nothing To Mess With

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"Otton frog": Japanese for "creepy-ass frog with spike."

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The Blood Of The Young Reverses Cognitive Decline In Old Mice

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Yes, that tasty blood of the young can keep you young! Elizabeth Bathory was sort of right! Damn that's disturbing!

slime mold is smarter than some people we know

Slime Mold Has An “External Memory”

So it turns out a slime mold is smarter than many children and more adults we know than we're entirely comfortable with.


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