Bats and whales behave in surprisingly similar ways
But why have such different animals as whales and bats both developed the same technique ... sound pulses at very short intervals – similar to strobe lights. It is a very complex mechanism that scientists do not yet fully understand.
The Transition Metals
For one thing, they can't be divided neatly into groups; all of them have very similar properties. Also, unlike the elements we ... I can tell you why that happens... The result is that all the transition metals have the same arrangement of outer electrons ...
In Brain Scans, Music Is A Universal Language
Music may truly be a universal language. When listening to the same piece, different listeners will show very similar patterns of brain activity ... The findings may help explain why music is such a powerful group experience, said study researcher Daniel ...
R2-D2 Lives In A Honda Element In Irvine, California
Where he lives with another droid, and drives in a cleverly modded Honda Element. If you're not familiar with the work the R2 Builders Club do ... the group have built examples of every one of these. It's crazy and geeky and impressive in the same ways ...
Judges hear four states defend same-sex marriage bans
There the justices could finally answer whether same-sex couples have a constitutional equal protection right that must be applied in every state, including the 31 with current bans. Federal appeals courts have already struck down similar bans in Utah ...