257World Science: Ape at war with gawkers found even shrewder than thought
- May 14, 2012
* American heads have been changing shape,
White people's heads in the United States have
gotten taller and narrower since the days the
steamship was king, research indicates.
* Ape at war with gawkers found even
shrewder than was thought:
Santino the zoo chimp is refining his military
tactics in surprisingly clever ways, researchers
* Light from "Super-Earth" reported seen:
Though the world is inhabitable, scientists call
detection of its infrared light a big step toward
the search for signs of life on other planets.
* Rare Venus event could aid planet-hunters,
Venus will pass across the face of the Sun next
month, in an event not to recur until 2117.
* Violence may mar kids' DNA with signs of aging:
Children who have suffered violence might truly be
older than their years, if new research is correct.
* Your left side is your best side, scientists find:
In a study, images of the left side of the face were
perceived and rated as more pleasant than those of
the right side.
* Pet scan indeed: Scientists map brain activity
* Instead of "dark matter," rogue planets?:
* Holy cow! Dino flatulence may have changed
* Black hole caught red-handed in stellar
* Unexpected allies aid ants at war with
* Wall of stars found to extend through our galaxy:
* When humans were smaller, and crocs
* Art appreciation, self-reflection may go
together in the brain:
* Mystery of cosmic rays deepens:
* No single "God spot" in brain, scientists find:
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