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Instinct Often Makes For Good Decisions
2012-11-09 07:50:25

There has always been an interest on the part of scientists to get to the root cause of how we make our decisions. How did someone choose left instead of right? Why did they pick A and not B?

Researchers Train Humans To Sense Like Rats
2012-11-06 12:01:01

Researchers have set out to learn whether humans can acquire the sense known as 'whisking' which is used by rats to sense their environment.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.