Juliet may have thought names were arbitrary, but scientifically, names play an important role. Naming is a way of placing order on our world by helping us differentiate between things. So how does science go about assigning names?
There's a lot of news about people going up in space lately. And that involved some new space travel records.
An African giant pouch rat just retired. In the last five years, he detected 100+ potentially dangerous battle leftovers. How did he learn to do this? Operant conditioning, of course!
We're moving into a new season. No, it's not summer, but the time of year when we can start experiencing lower-than-average air quality.