Researchers at Yale University, in the US, have isolated the brain circuitry that coordinates predatory hunting, according to a study in the January 12 issue of Cell. One set of neurons in the amygdala, the brain's center of emotion and motivation, cues the animal to pursue prey.
Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known ― a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.
Counting the number of bugs whizzing high overhead annually may seem all but impossible, but researchers in Britain have completed the most comprehensive tally ever conducted. And the headcount they came up with was almost un-bee-livable.