9 Incredible Meteorite Craters That Look Straight Out of ‘Deep Impact’

9 Incredible Meteorite Craters That Look Straight Out of 'Deep Impact'

Our planet is pockmarked with the scars of these extraterrestrial visitors.

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The Decline of Tube Feeding for Dementia Patients

The Decline of Tube Feeding for Dementia Patients

The proportion of nursing home residents with advanced dementia who receive a feeding tube has dropped more than 50 percent, a new national study has found.

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The Belief in Human Supremacy Is Destroying Our Planet

The Belief in Human Supremacy Is Destroying Our Planet

Right now the University of Michigan Wolverines football team is hosting the Minnesota Golden Gophers. More than 100,000 humans are attending this football game. More than 100,000 humans have attended every Michigan home football game since 1975. There used to be real wolverines in Michigan. One was sighted there in 2004, the first time in 200 years. That wolverine died in 2010.

More people in Michigan—“The Wolverine State”—care about the Michigan Wolverines football team than care about real wolverines.

This is human supremacism.

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Dogs Understand Human Words and Intonation

Dogs Understand Human Words and Intonation

Dogs have the ability to distinguish words and the intonation of human speech through brain regions similar to those that humans use, a study in the 2 September issue of Science reports. The results reveal important insights into the neural networks needed to understand speech, hinting that perhaps both humans and dogs may have relied on similar networks that were already in place before language evolved, and later adapted to process speech.

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