Rick Houghtling

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Hot Buttered Humanity

We also wanted to see if we could avoid the obstacles non-English-speaking anthropologists increasingly face in their attempts to contribute to our …

When Edible Plants Turn Their Defenses On Us

Fruits and vegetables are unquestionably essential to a healthful diet.<p>But there's another side to some of these plants that, thankfully, most people never see: the tiny amounts of toxins within them. The minute amounts of poison found in many seeds, leaves and roots are the result of the …

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Explore Digital Models Of A Rare Baby Dinosaur Fossil

A California high school student discovered the 6-foot-long baby Parasaurolophus fossil, nicknamed Joe.<p>In the summer of 2009, a California high school student named Kevin Terris was volunteering with paleontologist Andrew Farke from the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology. He and a few other …

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Video: New Super-Waterproof Material Makes Water Drops Bounce Off

Nanocones make surfaces more hydrophobic than ever before.<p>Is that a rubber ball making its way down a two-by-four? No, it's actually a drop of water hitting a strip of experimental material that's so water-resistant, it makes drops bounce.<p>The video above comes from the work of a team of materials …

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …