Bioluminescence: Lighting up Marine Life

Humans go to a lot of effort to create portable artificial light sources to carry around with them. Like so many other problems overcome by man, nature has long had its own solution. Many bioluminescent lifeforms make they’re own light and carry it around with them, either to disguise themselves when hunting (like the bobtail…

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Little Monkeys

How human are our babies? Recent research indicates infants up to the age of 6 months are aided by the calls of a lemur when tasked to group objects into categories. The recordings, however do not help children over 6 months (Ferry, Hespos & Waxman 2013). In a paper published in Proc. Natl Acad. Sci.…