Threat of Being Eaten Doesn’t Deter Dumpling Squid From Sex
The adorable cephalopods seem to rate mating higher on their list of priorities than survival
Snowflakes All Fall In One of 35 Different Shapes
The latest categorization of solid precipitation types inspired a cool graphic
What Does “Happy New Year” Even Really Mean?
Physicists engage in a strange debate about whether time really passes
The Dangers of Winter Darkness: Weak Bones, Depression and Heart Trouble
Long periods without sunshine can play a role in a surprising variety of physical and mental disorders
The Physics of Whisky’s Aesthetically Pleasing Residue
A photographer teamed up with scientists to figure out the fluid dynamics behind patterns left in whisky glasses
Would Astronauts Survive an Interstellar Trip Through a Wormhole?
Well, it depends on your definition of “wormhole” …
This Bird’s Songs Share Mathematical Hallmarks With Human Music
The hermit thrush prefers to sing in harmonic series, a fundamental component of human music
Vibrating Micro-Bubbles Let Drugs Sneak Across the Blood-Brain Barrier
Ultrasound technology and micro-bubbles together have pried open one of the most resistant barriers in the body