Humans aren’t the only species to use context clues to determine if a situation is safe or not. It turns out, squirrels keep their ears open as well. In a new study, researchers found that Eastern gray squirrels are smart enough to take cues from other animals in their environment before they venture out of a safe hiding space.
My Modern Met was formed in May 2008 to create one big city that celebrates creativity.
In the race to find a habitable planet, astronomers from University College London have made a breakthrough.
Yet another organization is making strides toward helping ordinary citizens spend time in outer space. The Gateway Foundation has announced plans to build the world’s first space hotel, with an aim to have 100 tourists per week by 2025.
A solar eclipse occurs when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are aligned, causing our world to be momentarily engulfed in...
There’s a lot of talk these days about GMOs and trying to eat more natural foods, but the concept of...
When we think of giant, extinct animals that once roamed the Earth, we’re often picturing dinosaurs. But the truth is that researchers are continuously uncovering evidence of long-gone animals, many of which seem plucked from a science fiction film. New Zealand, in particular, has had a slew of discoveries that have revealed the country as a hotbed of giant, extinct animals. Just what has been uncovered?
Anyone with an allergy to cats knows the discomfort that comes with spending time near a feline.
Monitoring your health may get a lot easier thanks to technology being developed by a team of researchers in Germany.
The contact lens of the future may be on the horizon thanks to new research published by scientists from the University of California San Diego. The team has created a zoomable contact lens that follows eye movement and allows users to activate simply by blinking.
When you’re walking through the forest and see a tree stump, you might think you’re looking at a dead organism.
Today, many science books are full of detailed photos that reveal the intricate parts of plant life, but prior to...