Research finds that birds behave like human musicians

The tuneful behavior of some songbirds parallels that of human musicians. That's the conclusion presented in a recent paper published by an international team of researchers, among them David Rothenberg, distinguished professor ...

Hubble detects giant 'cannonballs' shooting from star

Great balls of fire! NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected superhot blobs of gas, each twice as massive as the planet Mars, being ejected near a dying star. The plasma balls are zooming so fast through space it would ...

US military website offers extensive detail on hurricane

From a special storm website created by a US military agency to a state's interactive map of evacuation routes, the authorities are mobilizing digital tools to help millions of people cope with the devastating passage of ...

Snapchat eyes 2017 share offering: report

Snapchat's parent Snap is readying a 2017 share offering, which would bring to Wall Street one of the most prominent of the venture-backed tech "unicorns," the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Apes understand that some things are all in your head

We all know that the way someone sees the world, and the way it really is, aren't always the same. This ability to recognize that someone's beliefs may differ from reality has long been seen as unique to humans.

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