Religious believers distrust atheists more than members of other religious groups, gays and feminists, according to a new study by University of B.C. researchers.
Though paper wasps have brains less than a millionth the size of humans,' they have evolved specialized face-learning abilities analogous to the system used by humans, according to a University of Michigan evolutionary biologist and one of her graduate students.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued draft guidance designed to help investigators and manufacturers as they develop and seek approval for artificial pancreas device systems to treat type 1 diabetes.
New studies on how phantom limbs form show there is no default position that the phantom moves into after it forms.
Evolutionary psychologists suspect that prejudice is rooted in survival: Our distant ancestors had to avoid outsiders who might have carried disease. Research still shows that when people feel vulnerable to illness, they exhibit more bias toward stigmatized groups.
The official video about Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg, the largest model railway in the world, and one of the most successful tourist attractions in Germany. On the 1.300 mē large layout, far more than a thousand trains, aircrafts, cars and ships move about. A wonder of the world in miniature.
We don't see only what meets the eye. The visual system constantly takes in ambiguous stimuli, weighs its options, and decides what it perceives. This normally happens effortlessly. Sometimes, however, an ambiguity is persistent, and the visual system waffles on which perception is right.
YouTube has reprogrammed its website to make it easier for viewers to find and watch their favorite channels.
Cassini is equipped with the capability of using its radio dish as an imaging system in order for it to peer through Titan's thick haze to see sharp details on its surface. Where Titan appears blurry and smudgy to optical instruments like the cameras and imaging spectrometers, its features pop into sharp relief in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images. It doesn't always make mysterious Titan's features any easier to interpret, but it at least ....
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This video made me very happy just now. Satoshi Furukawa's pitching form is impeccable. Space exploration isn't all work. It isn't even mostly work. Sometimes we do it because it's (literally) awesome; and sometimes, because it's so darn much fun. Hat tip to Stephanie Schierholz. ....
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