11/29/2011 10:37 PM
Synesthesia was first documented in 1812, but was brushed off by scientists as some form of insanity or mental disorder, but the neural condition that allows people to hear colors and taste words is now helping them understand how the brain operates!
11/29/2011 8:55 PM
Apparently, violence and aggression isn’t anything new with humans. National Geographic recently released information about a bashed-in, ancient skull found in China. This early human didn’t suffer a fall; he was bludgeoned.
11/8/2011 7:26 PM
A recent study of ancient DNA found that cave artists painted what they knew, rather than figments of their imagination. This makes the artwork more than just something to appreciate; it provides present-day scientists with a glimpse into history.
11/3/2011 7:23 PM
The freezing Arctic waters are home to a creature that, up until now, scientists haven’t known a great deal about. Narwhals are known for the tusks on top of their heads that can sometimes grow as long as 9 feet long! Scientists are hoping to learn more about these fascinating “unicorns of the sea” by using tracking devices painlessly fitted near the whale’s dorsal area.
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11/2/2011 11:15 PM
While college classrooms are a great place for experiments, they typically aren’t the place for professors to experiment on their students.
11/1/2011 11:38 PM
All of the women who have sworn by birth control pills for years may have done themselves some good in addition to preventing unplanned pregnancies.
A recent study showed that women who were on the pill for 10 years nearly cut their risk of ovarian cancer in half!