Small animals perceive the world in slow-motion

A new study suggests that small animals like birds and flies can observe movement on a finer timescale than larger creatures. Compared to us, many of these animals are able to perceive the world through a Matrix-like "bullet-time,” allowing them to escape larger predators. » 9/16/13 1:00pm 9/16/13 1:00pm

The Insects and Humans of Emory's Evolutionary Ecology Labs

In late 2009 we visited two labs at Emory University in Atlanta where scientists research evolutionary ecology. Now we bring you behind the labcoats, taking you inside the spaces where scientists study parasites and bugs - and occasionally even relax. » 1/22/10 9:00am 1/22/10 9:00am