|He really knows himself.
photo credit: robertpaulyoung
So here’s what went down after you logged off.
I reflect, therefore, I am: commonly known in elephants, dolphins and great apes, self-recognition has long been deemed a key determinate of advanced cognitive abilities in animals. Now, we’ve discovered that magpies can do it.
Back to school: kids are still savoring the last days of summer, but teachers spending their first days back at HMNS, soaking up science and learning ways to use the exhibits here to bring science to life for their students next year.
Coming soon – Robots: part of a balanced diet.
The 1918 flu epidemic killed between 20 – 100 million people worldwide; survivors of the epidemic alive today still have circulating antibodies to the disease, 80 90 years later.
An old wive’s tale that’s somewhat true: severe morning sickness increases the possibility of delivering a baby girl.