These 54-Million-Year-Old Fly Eyes Are Preserved in Astounding Detail
The crane fly fossils upend theories about the structure of the most common visual organ in the animal kingdom.
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Ravens Are So Smart, One Hacked This Researcher's Experiment
Researchers had to remove the bird because they were worried it’d teach the others.
Scientists Say This Orangutan Can Mix Cocktails
A new study from Lund University in Sweden claims that large primates have a type of taste memory previously thought to be exclusive to humans. One that can be used to mix delicious cocktails.
Why Dung Beetles Dance on Poop: They’re Mapping the Sky
Understanding how bugs navigate could help build better robots.
Scientists Zapped Bats With Lasers Inside a Wind Tunnel to Learn How they Fly
It could lead to better drones in the future.
Why Do Swedish Students Love Yelling So Much?
This weekend the internet discovered the "Flogsta scream," a decades-old tradition where Swedish students all yell out their windows at the same time.
Scientists Have Manipulated Old Stem Cells to Produce Younger Blood
Put away the fangs, you old vampires. You may soon be making your own young blood instead of sucking ours.