Can we bring the dead back to life? This morbid question has haunted brilliant literary and scientific minds for centuries. Scientists at the Yale School of Medicine dipped their toes into the macabre to bring a pig back to life… well, bring it’s brain back to life… sorta.Read more
When covered in widely used insect repellent DEET, a mosquito’s mouth thinks you are good enough to eat. But their legs would beg to differ. A recent study by scientist at Rockefeller University finally explains why DEET is the most effective bug repellent.Read more
For years scientists have pondered, do pandas tell each other when they’re in the mood for love? Now, we know.
In an attempt to improve captive breeding of the endangered species, researchers took a stab at decoding panda pillow talk. After analyzing the vocalizations of 23 captive pandas, they had a definitive answer: pandas let each other know when they are down to clown.Read more
Throw out the antibiotics and bring in the shrimp! In a recent study, researchers at the Center for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture found cleaner shrimp to be an effective biologic control in preventing parasitic infestations in farm-raised fish.Read more