Can a dog learn words?

Can a dog learn words?
Beeswax from honeycombs is found in 50 ancient cooking pots throughout Europe. That means honey. Good news for the sweet tooth! More »

Fruit Fly Flight

Fruit Fly Flight
Fruit flies beat their wings 250 times a second. How fast do they sense attitude and adjust their wings to avoid crashing? Ultra fast! More »

Plankton swim, then fly

Plankton swim, then fly
If you're small, surface tension matters more than gravity. Now we understand why only large copepods can swim into the air! More »

How baboons decide

How baboons decide
Baboons with GPS collars allow scientists to unravel their group decisions -- which starts to look like a democracy! More »

Birds cross Himalayas

Birds cross Himalayas
Bar-headed geese hug the terrain as they cross the tallest mountains. Why does that take less energy than flying the shortest route? More »