Animals #6: The Intelligent Chimp

Chimpanzees Credit: BBC Earth At the Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire, England we’re going to look at chimpanzees. The basis of the video is the communication between chimps which is mainly non-verbal and consists of gestures and facial expressions. Dr. Katja Liebal is studying the chimps in the video and hopes to write up the first…

Science Findings: A Cleaner Ocean & Mouth

Gas Breathing Bacteria Deep in the Gulf of Mexico, around volcanoes, scientists have found mussels and sponges living with oil-loving bacteria. Part of the Cycloclasticus genus, the bacteria focus in on butane, ethane, and propane and live within sponges and mussels so that they can filter water rich in these short chain alkanes to the…

Scientific Findings: Midichlorians Are Not Real

Midichlorian: A New Scam This story is pretty disappointing but necessary for science to move forward. A blogging neuroscientist who goes by the pseudonym Neuroskeptic created a scientific paper which he then published to numerous journals. The article was titled, “Mitochondria: Structure, Function and Clinical Relevance” a fairly innocuous title given the importance the mitochondria…

The first 3 parent child is born

                         The first child to be born from 3 parents has been born a healthy baby boy. This has been an idea theorized for decades in science but never properly tested. Until now. Now to get rid of any odd ideas around what 3…