Smell was certainly an important part of dinosaur life. What do we know about it?
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“A little Christmas Dream“, cartoon by Artist Georges du Maurier, published in Punch (1868), with what seems to be a creepy mammoth (image in public domain).
When a medical animation and app agency wants to send out a holiday card, what’s better than an 8-bit adventure you can play? In addition to creating science-art and blogging here on Symbiartic, I work at INVIVO Communications...
What do you get when you cook buried martian mudstone in your oven? The answer appears to be the kind of gases you’d expect if you cooked organic material here on Earth.
After a brilliant first day at the social insect conference held at Royal Holloway, University of London, the second day was also filled with interesting and stimulating talks.
It’s well known that good standardized test takers also tend to have high cognitive ability. That’s not a shocker. But until recently, very little research has looked at the effect of improving standardized achievement test performance...
This might seem perplexing to some, but Ive just spent two days listening to talks and meeting with people who all work on social insects. And it was great.
Is sleep good for everything? Scientists hate giving unqualified answers. But the more sleep researchers look, the more the answer seems to be tending toward a resounding affirmative.
Chimpanzees have a lot to gain from climbing the social ladder. It now appears that lower-ranking male chimps strengthen bonds with their friends in high places by alerting them to some good eats...
An impulsive personality has long been associated with addiction to alcohol and drugs. Impulsive people are more likely to act rashly when they are feeling bad, for example, making them more likely to use drugs or alcohol when they experience a low...
To celebrate Winter Solstice, darkest day of the year, Im posting an edited version of a column I originally wrote for The New York Times more than a decade ago, before I got divorced and moved to Hoboken, New Jersey, from a Hudson Valley hamlet: Garrison, New York...
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