Open access science journal PLOS One is once again under scrutiny after a Creationist-minded research paper about the evolution of human hands got through peer review.
Harp seals use sea ice as their chilly love nests, and after the lovin' leads to babies, parents nurse for just 12 days before the pups are on their own. But their ice dens have been melting beneath the baby seals, and when that happens, their chances of survival are slim.
In this thrilling video, you are witnessing ostriches during two phases of sleep: slow wave, or SWS, and repaid eye movement, or REM.
Getting a verbal cue - hearing a word or instructions - can change what you see. In a research study published today, scientists reveal that spoken language can alter your perception of the visible world.
Using new mathematical tools, a group of researchers created a fascinating chart that shows how neuroscience went from a hodgepodge of unconnected scientific disciplines, to a unified science that's one of the most important today. In just under 10 years.