Why it's hard to predict the weather

Will it rain tomorrow or will it be sunny? Better data and more computing power have made weather forecasts more accurate.

How nature can alter our sense of time

Do you ever get that feeling that there aren't enough hours in the day? That time is somehow racing away from you, and it is impossible to fit everything in. But then, you step outside into the countryside and suddenly everything ...

What makes birds so smart?

Researchers at Ruhr University Bochum explain how it is possible for the small brains of pigeons, parrots and corvids to perform equally well as those of mammals, despite their significant differences.

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