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Dogs Understand Speech Much Like Humans Do

Dogs Understand Speech Much Like Humans Do

Dogs are man’s best friend and there may be a scientific reason for that. New research into how dogs process human speech has revealed that their brains work to understand in much the same way that human brains do. This is not proof that dogs understand the words exactly, but they seem to be able to […]

International Space Station Prints in 3D

International Space Station Prints in 3D

International Space Station (ISS) astronauts took a step in the direction of bringing science fiction to life in mid-November as NASA’s station commander Barry “Butch” Wilmore set up the first zero gravity 3D printer in the orbiting lab. The machine arrived in good operating condition via a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket by way of a […]

All Dogs Are Sloppier Drinkers, Not Just Mine

All Dogs Are Sloppier Drinkers, Not Just Mine

A visit to our kitchen requires carefully watching one’s step, particularly in bare or stocking feet. There is inevitably a large splash zone on the floor around the dog bowl, as well as trails of water leading away from the site. That’s because Katie, our 9-year-old mutt is the messiest drinker of any dog I’ve […]

Why Do People Still Not Believe in Climate Change?

Why Do People Still Not Believe in Climate Change?

There is a new study out that people may actually experience weather in different ways depending on their political beliefs. The study published in Nature Climate Change examined the politicization of the weather, which has gone to the extent that Democrats are more likely to believe that the weather is warmer than usual than their Republican counterparts. […]

Winning a Nobel Prize at Auction

Winning a Nobel Prize at Auction

James Watson, an American scientist, will be auctioning his Nobel Prize medal in December. He won the award with two other scientists who together discovered DNA, one of the most momentous discoveries in biology ever to be made. He is not the first person to put such an item up for auction. His co-discoverer Francis […]

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