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whale mimicking human speech

Whales can mimic human speech, and you have to hear it to believe it

February 1st, 2018

We’ve known for some time that orca whales are incredibly intelligent creatures, capable of advanced social behaviors and coordinated hunting efforts, but new research has revealed that they’re actually smart enough to mimic human speech. In a new paper published in the Proceedings of Royal Society B, scientists explain how an orca was successfully trained …

new england volcano

There may be a volcano forming under New England, scientists warn

December 19th, 2017

If you’re looking for a volcano there’s a number of places you’d probably check first, like Hawaii or even Yellowstone National Park, but new data suggests you might want to turn your attention to the northeastern United States. Researchers from Rutgers University just revealed that a large swelling of hot rock is bubbling up under …

dog happiness

Study reveals dogs are programmed to want to us to be happy

November 22nd, 2017

Of all the animals mankind interacts with on a regular basis, dogs have always seemed to be the most in tune with our emotional states. New research has attempted to examine why that might be, and scientists now believe they have evidence to show that dogs are incredibly adept at learning human facial cues. As …