Swirling waters replenish nutrients in open ocean, a new study finds, and could mitigate some climate change effects.
A simple animal model shows how stimuli and states such as smells, stressors, and satiety converge in an olfactory neuron to guide food-seeking behavior.
In a long-studied population of wandering albatrosses, females are less likely to stick with a shy mate.
The findings could inform the design of new materials such as iridescent windows or waterproof textiles.
Human neurons have fewer ion channels, which might have allowed the human brain to divert energy to other neural processes.
Fossils indicate a communal nesting ground and adults who foraged and took care of the young as a herd, scientists say.
MIT composer hopes his newest work builds connections — between music and his Choctaw heritage, between classical and traditional music, and between generations in the Choctaw Nation.