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Mammals’ Brains: New Research Shows Bigger Doesn’t Always Mean Smarter

Mammals’ Brains: New Research Shows Bigger Doesn’t Always Mean Smarter

  If a friend boasts of having a “big-brained” dog, your reaction is probably not to ask “relative to what?”. You would simply assume your friend thinks their dog is pretty smart. But are we always right to equate big brains with greater intelligence? In a study published today in…

What Might Have Happened To The KRI Nanggala In Its Final Moments?

What Might Have Happened To The KRI Nanggala In Its Final Moments?

After a five-day search, wreckage from Indonesia’s missing submarine KRI Nanggala has been discovered at a depth of more than 800 metres in the Bali Sea. With no survivors from the 53-person crew — and no certainty the cause of disaster will ever be confirmed — the Indonesian Navy will…