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Primates have larger brains than other mammals; however, they take longer to develop than those of other creatures.
Most primates are omnivorous.
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Wider World Of Glow-In-The-Dark Life Forms
A few years ago, scientists believed only a tiny band of creatures could emit light. But a string of new discoveries has illuminated a wider world of glow-in-the-dark life forms
Locked And Loaded
A 100-year legacy has left people with things to protect – including themselves – feeling safer
Conquering The Underground Everest
The Dark Star cave system in a remote corner of Uzbekistan might one day be crowned the ‘world’s deepest cave’. Hidden inside the subterranean labyrinth lie geological time capsules that hold the secret to Earth’s past and future climate…
Hope For Deaf People Struggling With Mask-Wearing During The Pandemic
See-through solution offers hope for deaf people struggling with mask-wearing during the pandemic
Will My Dog Get Lonely When I Go Back To The Office After Lockdown?
With lockdown turning us into constant companions for our canines, how are they likely to react when we start leaving them home alone for most of the day?
Why Do Some People Experience More Vaccine Side Effects Than Others?
Amelia Calderbank, Runcorn
Hungry All The Time? It Could Be In Your Blood…
Researchers working on the largest in-depth nutrition study in the world have found that some of us experience big dips in blood sugar levels after eating, and it makes us hungrier, sooner
How Many Face Masks Should I Wear To Prevent The Spread Of Covid-19?
Gail Bala, Pretoria
Nature's Weirdest Creatures
A NEW AGE OF HUMANITY
From reality-enhancing implants to brain-controlled exoskeletons, breakthroughs in biotech have fuelled a new fusion of machinery and organic matter. We speak to the cyborgs who are helping humanity transcend its biological limits, one device at a time
UF Scientists Sequence Genome of the Supersweet Corn You've Nibbled for 20-Plus Years
SWEET CORN, a food favorite for many consumers, serves as a major crop for Florida. Earlier research by UF/IFAS scientists led to an even sweeter sweet corn dubbed “supersweet” because it has more sugar than other types of the staple crop.
AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH Michelle Valberg
Light & Motion Master of Light, and Canadian Geographic Photographer-in-Residence
MOON HOLDS MORE WATER IN MORE PLACES THAN EVER THOUGHT
NASA’s astrophysics director Paul Hertz said it’s too soon to know whether this water — found in and around the southern hemisphere’s sunlit Clavius Crater — would be accessible.
Artist Esther van Hulsen
Born in the Netherlands in 1981, Esther van Hulsen has been drawing animals for as long as she remembers.
VENUS: ASTRONOMERS SEE POSSIBLE HINTS OF LIFE IN CLOUDS
Astronomers have found a potential sign of life high in the atmosphere of neighboring Venus: hints there may be bizarre microbes living in the sulfuric acid-laden clouds of the hothouse planet.
LET'S MAKE A DEAL
The Nature Conservancy has a bold plan to protect over 1.5 million square miles of ocean in the next five years
When Giant Arthropods Ruled the Earth
The bones which belonged once upon a time to living beasts, which have been unearthed by curious minds, take on new life in our imaginations. Human beings have frequently dreamt up wild stories around prehistoric lifeforms; some of these were even being told and believed among early paleontology groups. For a while, a mythological aura hung around the study of these titans of a former age.
Friend & Fellow: Ant Man
Meet biology great Edward O. Wilson
How Forest Bathing Helps You Feel Better
Getting back to nature can have a profound and therapeutic effect on your immune health, stress levels, and much more
50 Years Of Trusting The Leaf
Nature’s way thrives on bringing wellness to the world.