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Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods is this month’s book club read.
Dian Fossey’s classic account of her fieldwork is on the reading list this month.
The Science Friday book club chats about Michael Crichton's 1969 classic sci-fi thriller.
The book club reviews Dava Sobel’s 2005 homage to the solar system.
Join the SciFri Book Club regulars for a look back, er...up, at 'The Right Stuff.'
The Science Friday Book Club discusses the classic book “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”
Mathematician Ian Stewart joins the September book club meeting for a look at Edwin Abbott’s ‘Flatland.’
Want some insulation in your stocking, or a new storm door under the tree?
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.