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Turns out there are many good reasons why you'd want to brain-scan dead people. Vaughan Bell discusses.
“But like all fairy tales, the one about talking apes is partly make-believe.” Jane Hu on the strange, disturbing world of Koko the gorilla and Kanzi the bonobo.
Dandruff-causing fungus unexpectedly discovered in deep sea vents, Antarctica, eel guts, corals. Fascinating story from Jennifer Frazer
That lovely smell after the rain is called "petrichor". It's also a signal for plants. By Joe Hanson.
A new study on what happens ...