It may come as a shock that any of the bioluminescent creatures of the deep can see at all. For those scavenging on the ocean floor, eyesight has evolved in such a way that they are able to pick up a wide range of color hues in the dark....
Sharks have always been regarded as solitary predators. However, recent experiments have proven otherwise. In fact, not only has it been proven that they can learn from one another, but it has also been discovered that sharks have the ability to discern quantity. A small group of bamboo sharks were...
The latest discovery of a leather bag containing ritual items on the Andes Mountains now sheds more light on the hallucinatory activities of South American shamans, as far back as 1000 years ago. The radiocarbon-dated leather bag was found to contain artifacts like; a hand-stitched pouch made from three fox...
Stumbling on a python snake is something that would surely scare many people, but one with three eyes will surely shock anyone. This is what happened to a group of rangers in a wild park near the town of Humpty Doo, in Australia. The snake was a juvenile barely 1.3...
An investigation has discovered how unicellular organisms can store memory without having a nervous system: they absorb the experience, keep it as a memory and are able to pass it on to other colonies. Physarum polycephalum is a slime mold known as the many-headed slime. It is found in shaded...
The current Internet will give rise this century to the Internet of Thought, a universal virtual space in which brains can be interconnected in real time thanks to neuronal nanobots. Downloading Matrix-style information, improving empathy and creating a global culture are the potential advantages of this technology. In a few...
The Neanderthals frequented the cave of Ardales (Malaga) for about 80,000 years. They found a good place to take refuge there, which also had nearby springs of water. Also valleys, forests and mountains where the fauna lived from which they fed. They were the authors of some of the...
Researchers from the University of Purdue (USA) have created a quantum biosensor that is capable of "listening" to the internal communications of the brain and perhaps recovering information from a damaged brain. The biosensor lessons to what the brain is saying to the nervous system through the atoms of the...
Depression is a huge health problem and for many years the doctors who treat it did not have new drugs to fight it. Until last March. Then, esketamine was approved in the US, that the pharmaceutical company Janssen will sell under the name of Spravato. "It will change the...
If we think about the great enigmas that still survive in our time, the megalithic monument of Stonehenge possibly occupies one of the most fascinating places in our history. The famous circle of stones, built in England, dates back to around 3,000 BC, according to the latest research. The...