Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, works on the Apollo 11 Lunar Module, after a safe landing in the ‘Sea of Tranquility’. This is the only photograph taken of him on the moon’s surface (Image: NASA)
Love in a time of Prozac; how did our emotions evolve?
Our feelings result a fast information processing mechanism found throughout the vertebrates, and which are highly developed in mammals. What then is ‘love’, really, and how did it evolve?
Elephants’ aquatic ancestors; just below the surface
Pausing on the bank, the lead female gathers her herd, ensuring that she is followed before she plunges in. The…
Can you see heat?
No, don’t be ridiculous “Let’s get this right. Did you say see heat, or just feel it? No question of…
Although this is intended as a light-hearted guide to areas of science that might interest you, it serves to illustrate the inter-disciplinary nature of science.
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