World Science: That bird wants a word with you
* Study: dogs link words to object sizes, not
Dogs relate words to objects very differently than
humans do, new research suggests.
* That bird wants a word with you:
A study suggests some parrots' talent for imitating
sounds functions to let them address individual
parrots they encounter.
* New type of bursting star may be a dud:
Some stars explode only halfheartedly, according
to new research.
* Gene that may have helped make people smart ID'd:
A gene known as miR-941 may have helped humans learn
to use tools and language, scientists claim.
* Stray stars may haunt vastness between galaxies:
A faint glow of infrared light detected across the
sky may emanate from stars that galactic history
* It's true: cooking may have given us our big brains,
New data support a theory that the invention of
cooking almost two million years ago enabled humans
to get smarter.
* Deadly heat baked pre-dinosaur world: study:
* Can you literally throw out unwanted thoughts?:
* Happy kids found more likely to get rich:
* Sadness can hit your pocketbook, study finds:
* Scientists try to measure animal boredom:
* Einstein's brain gets a new look-over:
* Are people getting dumber?:
* "Boom times" in star birth gone, never to return,
* Bird wasn't supposed to make tools, but he did:
* Comet collisions every 6 seconds by distant star?:
* Astronomers tally leftover light from dead, living
* Could dinosaurs have shaped the way mammals see
* Quitting smoking may extend life 10 years:
* Resveratrol found to fall short in health benefits:
* Did some Neanderthals learn advanced skills
* Summer babies found less likely to be CEOs:
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