Stone Age hunters didn’t need to tell fish tales—the fish they caught really were whoppers, according to a new study.
Remains of prehistoric fish dinners from caves in northern Spain suggest that Atlantic salmon(Salmo salar) and brown trout (Salmo trutta) have shrunk significantly in size over the past 20,000 years—from a combined average of up to 5 pounds (2.2 kilograms) to about a pound (0.4 kilogram).
For the first time, a team of interdisciplinary researchers have made recordings of neurons associated with visual perception inside the poppy seed-sized brain of a jumping spider using a hair-sized tungsten recording electrode. —> Read More Here
Patients diagnosed with high blood pressure are given better control of their condition from a physician-pharmacist collaborative intervention than physician management alone, according to new research. —> Read More Here
If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you learned earlier in the day, you’d probably laugh.
But while you might not be able exchange a night of studying for playing some jazz while you snooze, there are some surprising skills you can strengthen overnight — some simply by playing a specific tune or by infusing your bedroom with a distinct smell.
We’ve grown comfortable with our present-day magnetic north and south, but one day they’re going to reverse. If that happens during our lifetime, what could we expect? Would it be the end of the world, or would we just have to redirect Santa’s mail? —> Read More Here