Most nectar-eating bats hover in front of flowers and lap like crazy to shovel high-calorie goodness down their throats. But when some species of South American leaf-nosed bats cozy up to a flower, they just stick their tongues in and leave them there. They’re eating, but their tongues don’t seem to be moving at all.…
Click to viewFor the last several years, four professors from prestigious institutions have been looking for the answer to a simple question: how does a cat drink? This high-speed footage helped them figure it out.
I'm sure USC's Speech Articulation group gained all manner of important phonological insight from these videos of an opera singer and a beatboxer doing their respective things in an MRI machine. Here's the insight I gained: tongues are gross.