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Grab your magnifying glass and your slide rule and get ready to solve some mathematical mysteries.
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Amazonian villagers with no schooling understand basic geometry as well as math-schooled adults.
Join guest host Joe Palca in this hour of Science Friday for a look at how mathematicians and computer scientists can help track terrorist activity.
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The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.