Brian Malow

Mar. 30, 2012

No Joke: Science Is A Laughing Matter

Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pun intended).

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Apr. 01, 2011

Video Pick: Springtime Bug Out

How do bees know when to emerge from hibernation? And what do they do all winter?

video, film, flora, insect, bee

Apr. 01, 2011

Two Scientists Walk Into A Bar

Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?

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Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\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.

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