Researchers map a protein 'tree of life' for species across the animal kingdom

Posted in Science on 9th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Roughly 20,000 unique proteins are synthesized by our genes, and work together in combination to execute complex processes.

New software provides an animal-eye view of our colorful world

Posted in Featured, Science on 10th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have developed a piece of free software that lets you see the colors in photos the way that various animals would see them.

Small oxygen jump helped enable early animals take first breaths

Posted in Science on 25th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The discovery calls into question the theory that a dramatic change in oxygen level was responsible for the appearance of complicated life like whales, sharks, and squids.

Our eye sockets give us a wider field of view than other apes

Posted in Featured, Science on 26th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

This may have given our ancestors an edge when they descended from the forests into savannas.

Self-awareness not unique to mankind

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

A study has found that humans and other animals capable of mentally simulating environments require at least a primitive sense of self.