Laura De Rís

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Inspiring Quotes from 10 Influential Women in Tech

<b>1. “A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are for. Sail out to sea and do new things.”</b><br>— Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (pictured), the U.S. …

Unique spine found in 240-million-year-old fish fossil

A newly-discovered backbone structure in a well-preserved 240-million-year-old fossil fish reveals an inflexible and slow swimmer, an evolutionary …

Paleontology

Monkey see, monkey feel: why we should care about ape emotion

Study reveals new parallels in the way primates and humans control their feelings<p>Bonobos have long been recognized as one of man's closest, and perhaps most fascinating, primate relatives. Much like their chimpanzee cousins, these endangered great apes are remarkably humanlike in their behavior. …

The Wrap Up: The 50 Greatest Closing Shots in Film History

<i>ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, learn why India won't get to see 'Blue Jasmine,' get an additional</i> …

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …