A study on delaying the start to the school day reveals that students who catch more Z's also make more A's.
Gestas quam, ut aliquam massa nisl quis neque. Suspendisse in orci enim.
File this under things we knew: Cat tongues are scratchy. File this under things we can’t believe we’ve just learned: Tiny hooks spring up on a cat’s tongue when it licks and grooms. And those hooks have built-in scoops to carry kitty saliva into thick fur for a deep clean. Read More
Animal researchers are creating complex maps involving tens of thousands of animal species. The maps won’t depict where animals live or how they migrate. But many scientists believe these genome maps could one day help prevent disease and save animals from extinction. Read More
Traipse through Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts, and you’ll catch a glimpse of 1830s life in New England. But this so-called “living history” museum might not be telling the whole story. So Sturbridge staff are rethinking their presentation of the past. Read More
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is creeping into modern life. Computers forecast weather, diagnose disease, and defend against cyberattacks. An AI program even defeated a human smarty-pants at Jeopardy! Now a group of researchers asks, “Can deep learning techniques be harnessed to write poetry?” Read More
Archaeologists at a railway bridge site scraped and sifted—as they had done many times. But what came out of the exploration along a New England river surprised everyone. The find would quickly become one of the most important Native American discoveries in the Northeast. Read More
It’s a plumber’s nightmare. Fifty-five stories beneath New York’s Hudson River, hard-hat workers plug away—literally. They’re repairing leaks in an aging aqueduct that carries half the city’s water supply. If they do it right, New Yorkers turning on their faucets will never even notice. Read More