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Elephants Use Different ‘Words’ to Signal Danger
African elephants use different types of rumbles to signal danger from bees or humans.
Food Failures: Foraging Dos and Don’ts
Professional forager Tama Matsuoka Wong gives tips for picking wild plants safely and sustainably.
Male Researchers May Increase Stress in Lab Mice
The gender of a researcher might influence the stress levels of laboratory mice.
Nothing To Sneeze At
Sneezes and coughs generate gas clouds that can spread germs farther than previously imagined.
Forty Years of Mindbending Success with the Rubik’s Cube
The Rubik’s Cube has over 43 quintillion different starting combinations.
Squarepusher Rocks with Bots
Electronic musician Squarepusher talks about writing “Music for Robots.”
App Chat: Apps to Mind Your Money
Forget balancing a checkbook. Today there are better ways for the budget-minded to keep track of bank balances.