It seems that the toilet has gotten a bad rap. We all shun it as the dirtiest part of the house when in reality there are a lot of supposedly clean places that are exponentially filthier.
The naked mole rat also known as the sand puppy or desert mole rat, is a burrowing rodent native to parts of East Africa and the only species currently classified in the genus Heterocephalus. It has a highly unusual set of physical traits that enables it to thrive in an otherwise harsh, underground environment.
Dr. Rummel is an orthopedic surgeon. Paralyzed in 2010 is continuing to operate on his patients — from a stand-up wheelchair.
Snow that doesn’t melt into water and in some cases when trying to melt it, turns black.
This is how numbers look to a dichromate (only two photopigments) on a color vision test.
Ultrathin slices of mouse brains offer a mesmerizing look at how brain cells communicate at the tiniest scale. This research may offer clues about how the dance of our own synapses guides and animates us.