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Toddler’s “vocabulary explosion” explained
Research de-glamorizes the vocab explosion. It's inevitable because some words are easy but others are hard.
A toddler learns 10 words a day. Why? A) An innate genius for language, or B) Something much simpler? More »
California's drought: Blame it on soaring demand for waterScientists: Demand exceeds supply; this drought is anthropogenic. More »
Tropical mountain diversity: species rise from below, but also travel from afarThe tallest peak in Borneo has a mixed bag of evolutionary histories. More »
Jumping on water: Water strider shows the wayThis 68-milligram invention jumps on water, imitating its insect inspiration! More »