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The Right Temperature Makes Tasty Treat For Fruit Flies
2013-08-08 06:23:32

Scientists call it the Goldilocks Principle. Animals can survive and breed only if the temperature is just right -- too hot and they will overheat, too cold and they will freeze.

Sex, Smell And Science
2013-08-02 08:43:15

Two studies have identified "the genetic differences that underpin the differences in smell sensitivity and perception in different individuals." And while some of these differences help determine our culinary preferences, others appear to play a role in how we choose our sexual partners.

2013-07-29 13:14:39

It happens to all of us at least once each winter in Montreal.

2013-07-23 23:26:56

The three new brain exercises help individuals train their ability to perceive and react to the size, distance and depth aspects of their daily environment and sport activities. New

2013-07-21 23:02:51

Their outdoor sensory equipment is used to create outdoor sensory environments that stimulate the senses and includes the Interactive Sound Post and Sound Post Programmer.

2013-07-09 23:21:39

Creative sensory bin ideas together with fun pretend play activities have been released on Kids Activities Blog.

Nile Crocodiles May Look Tough, But They Can Be Sensitive Too
2013-07-02 14:51:10

Crocodiles may look tough, but they can also be very sensitive -- particularly when it comes to detecting touch, temperature, or chemicals in their watery environment.

How Cells Control The Direction In Which The Genome Is Read
2013-06-25 04:37:18

Researchers have identified a mechanism that allows cells to read their own DNA in the correct direction, preventing them from replicating the intergenic DNA, or so-called “junk DNA,” that makes up significant parts of our genome.

2013-06-19 14:33:47

Behind the common expression "you can't compare apples to oranges" lies a fundamental question of neuroscience: How does the brain recognize that apples and oranges are different?


Word of the Day
bowerly
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.