Researchers develop algorithm to map words to colors across languages

    Researchers develop algorithm to map words to colors across languages

    Across languages, the study found that colors with high communicative need values matched with the colors of ripe fruits in…
    Bloodthirsty vampire bats like to drink with friends over strangers

    Bloodthirsty vampire bats like to drink with friends over strangers

    Vampire bats may be bloodthirsty, but that doesn’t mean they can’t share a drink with friends. Fights can erupt among…
    See the unique skeletal features of moray eels in exquisite detail

    See the unique skeletal features of moray eels in exquisite detail

    By Alice Klein Karly Cohen PhotographerKarly Cohen MORAY eels are known for their long, flexible spines and highly specialised double…
    Tesla’s new steering yoke looks futuristic but lacks practicality

    Tesla’s new steering yoke looks futuristic but lacks practicality

    The big picture: People generally don’t like change, so when you go and tinker with something that’s been the norm…
    I Get Blood With a Little Help From My Friends: Vampire Bats May Coordinate With “Friends” Over a Bite To Eat

    I Get Blood With a Little Help From My Friends: Vampire Bats May Coordinate With “Friends” Over a Bite To Eat

    Study tracks foraging behavior of 50 bats in the wild.  Vampire bats that form bonds in captivity and continue those…
    Chinese scientists report starch synthesis from carbon dioxide

    Chinese scientists report starch synthesis from carbon dioxide

    Starch synthesis via artificial starch anabolic pathway (ASAP) from carbon dioxide. Credit: TIBCAS Chinese scientists recently reported a de novo…
    ‘Ghost tracks’ suggest people came to the Americas earlier than once thought

    ‘Ghost tracks’ suggest people came to the Americas earlier than once thought

    Footprints left behind by prehistoric people may be some of the strongest evidence yet that humans arrived in the Americas…
    Mars may be too small to have ever been habitable

    Mars may be too small to have ever been habitable

    Plenty of planetary research suggests that Mars was once flowing with water, even if it has none today. But why…
    Here are the Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners

    Here are the Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners

    By Gege Li The three enchanting images below, showcasing the simple beauty of space, have taken top prizes in this…
    Discord tests YouTube watch parties integration following Groovy Bot shutdown

    Discord tests YouTube watch parties integration following Groovy Bot shutdown

    Something to look forward to: Discord has started testing a feature to let multiple users watch YouTube videos together. This…
    Foreign-Policy Experts: What’s the Next Chapter in Afghanistan?

    Foreign-Policy Experts: What’s the Next Chapter in Afghanistan?

    A U.S. Soldier speaks to a group of Afghan National Army Soldiers. A panel of foreign-policy experts surveys the uncertainties…
    Mapping of magnetic stripes to discover how fast ocean crust is created

    Mapping of magnetic stripes to discover how fast ocean crust is created

    The Sentry, an autonomous undersea vehicle, was used to map the magnetic stripes in Pito Deep, a large chasm in…
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