Cats versus dogs in the 'drinking' category (w/ video)
Isopod Replaces Fish's Tongue
Study reveals the subtle dynamics underpinning how cats drink (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cat fanciers everywhere appreciate the gravity-defying grace and exquisite balance of their feline friends. But do they know those traits extend even to the way cats lap milk?
Tongue drive system goes inside the mouth to improve performance and user comfort
The Tongue Drive System is getting less conspicuous and more capable. Tongue Drive is a wireless device that enables people with high-level spinal cord injuries to operate a computer and maneuver an electrically ...
Why chameleon tongues work in the cold (w/ Video)
An electronic tongue for protein analysis
(Phys.org)—Electronic noses are used to sniff out exhaust fumes and assist with quality control of foods. Less well known is the fact that equivalent devices, electronic tongues, are capable of recognizing ...
Colombian guerrillas help scientists locate literacy in the brain
A unique study of former guerrillas in Colombia has helped scientists redefine their understanding of the key regions of the brain involved in literacy. The study, funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Spanish ...
AP Exclusive: CIA following Twitter, Facebook
(AP) -- In an anonymous industrial park in Virginia, in an unassuming brick building, the CIA is following tweets - up to 5 million a day.
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer's cooling strategy revealed
Insulated in a luxuriously thick winter coat, reindeer are perfectly prepared for the gripping cold of an Arctic winter. But the pelt doesn't just keep the cold out, it keeps the warmth in too: which is fine when the animals ...
How the hummingbird's tongue really works (w/ video)
Showa Hanako 2: A realistic robot for novice dentists (w/ video)
Australian researchers say fat is 'sixth taste'
It's a theory set to confirm why humans are so fond of fatty foods such as chips and chocolate cake: in addition to the five tastes already identified lurks another detectable by the palate -- fat.
Tongue makes the difference in how fish and mammals chew
Evolution has made its mark --- large and small -- in innumerable patterns of life. New research from Brown University shows chewing has evolved too.
Blind British soldier 'sees' with his tongue
A British soldier left blind by a grenade in Iraq has told how his life has been transformed by ground-breaking technology that enables him to "see" with his tongue.