Scientist are racing to create Chimeras, but are they moving too quickly? When the word chimera comes up in conversation, some envision snarled creatures that crawled out of Fullmetal Alchemist. Hybrids of human and animal, they defy the laws of nature and raise questions about humanity. The Greeks depicted the chimera as a monstrous creature […]
If you didn’t already recognize plants as sentient beings, maybe this study from the University of Missouri will change your mind: Researchers at the University of Missouri, in a collaboration that brings together audio and chemical analysis, have determined that plants respond to the sounds that caterpillars make when eating plants and that the plants respond with more defenses.