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Many people have had to deal with the emergence of mould in their house from time to time.<p>The problem can be caused by a variety of things, like …Biomedicine
For centuries, people have drawn the line between nature and nurture.<p>In the nineteenth century, the English polymath Francis Galton cast nature-versus-nurture in scientific terms. He envisioned a battle between heredity and experience that shapes each of us.<p>“When nature and nurture compete for …Genetics
Well that's just weird.<p>If you stick a tiny microphone inside the ear canal, you can discover that our eardrums actually move in conjunction with eye …Neurology
Even if you’re not afraid of most insects — like ants, flies, or bees, for example — there’s still a good chance you have a fear of centipedes. …
How can we tell if an extinct animal is male or female? And how did dinosaurs mate?<p>“It was a slit, like this,” Vinther held his cupped hands side by side and opened and closed them, like a puppet’s mouth. “That’s it. That’s what a dinosaur cloaca looked like.”<p>For those who don’t habituate the often …
New technology and new ideas spur the hunt for the physical basis of memory.