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Tag: biology

Why Don’t Sharks Have Bones?

Hello! This week is Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, which some of us here on the internet aren’t huge fans of, so instead of sensationalizing sharks or just making stuff up about megalodons still existing, we thought we’d talk about science with the understanding that reality is actually pretty fascinating. Sharks and rays and […]

Ep. 51 Glacier Collapse, Remembering Hawking, and a Newborn Gorilla | Twig Science Reporter

Ep. 51 Glacier Collapse, Remembering Hawking, and a Newborn Gorilla | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– remembering the life of world-famous scientist Stephen Hawking, the glacier that collapses again and again, and rare footage of a newborn gorilla. First up, people around the world have been remembering the life of scientist, Stephen Hawking. Professor Hawking died on March 14th at the age of 76. The UK […]

Why Do You Stick Out Your Tongue When You Concentrate?

♪ INTRO ♪ Have you ever noticed that when you’re trying really hard to do something, like thread a needle, your tongue will just sort of stick out all by itself? In these moments of deep concentration, your tongue isn’t really doing anything. So why does it happen? Well, researchers are still trying to pin […]

Why These Squirrels Destroy Their Brains Every Winter

Why These Squirrels Destroy Their Brains Every Winter

[ ♪ Intro ] We tend to think of our brains, at least by adulthood, as being pretty static. There will be some changes, but for the most part, the large structural shifts are over. But that’s not the case with hibernating ground squirrels. Several species actually deconstruct part of their brains, only to rebuild […]