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Study Shows That Moles Can Smell In Stereo
They might be blind, but the common mole has a few tricks up its nostrils.
Listen to Your Intuition, Because Your Body Can Predict Future Events Without Conscious Clues
Humans can predict the future when we have some evidence--like clouds and the smell of rain hinting at a storm. But can we anticipate future events without sensory clues?
Viral Gene Therapy Gives Non-Smelling Mice the Ability to Smell
Science can make blind mice see again and deaf mice hear — now scent-deprived mice can sniff their surroundings and...
Nearly All Vertebrates, Including Us, Descended From a Creature With An Electromagnetic Sixth Sense
Most of us lost our electrosensory abilities along the way
Scientists Map the Mouse Taste Cortex, Pinpointing Brain Regions That Detect Certain Flavors
For all our knowledge about how the brain processes sight, sound, smell and touch, very little is understood about taste....
Things We Can Learn From Dolphins: Electro-Sensing, Amazing Powers of Healing
When we figure out how to communicate with dolphins pretty soon, these are some good questions to ask: Why don’t...
Video: Echolocation Tricks Bats Into Trying to Drink from Sheets of Metal
Coming on the heels of the 40th annual National Symposium on Bat Research is this amazing video from Nature demonstrating...
New Electric Skin Could Bring the Human Touch to Robots, Artificial Limbs
Human skin is primed for touch — even minuscule pressure from a fly is enough to make you flinch. This...
Lick Like You Mean It
The science behind bitter, sweet, and chemically induced tastes