Have We Engineered The Perfect Apple?

It took over 30 years to create the perfect apple. Find out how scientists designed the Honeycrisp to be the best. What Happens If We Give A.I. The Ability To Remember Everything? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – We got nominated for a People’s Choice Webby! That means, you can help us …

How Did Multicellular Life Begin?

Some people refuse to believe in evolution because it’s hard to understand how we evolved from a single-celled organism. Julian explains how this transition occurred. Follow Julian on Twitter: Read More: From single cells to multicellular life: Researchers capture the emergence of multicellular life in real-time experiments “All multicellular creatures are descended from single-celled organisms. …

What Makes Someone A Risk-Taker?

Some people are likely to take risks, and some people aren’t. What’s the difference between these types of people? Join Tara as she explores the biology of risk-taking. Read More: What Makes a Risk-Taker “Paul Cusma manages his clients’ money cautiously, so the retirees among them ‘don’t have to go back to work,’ says the …

Why Does Your Cat Have Strange Eyes?

Have you ever looked deep into the eyes of a cat? Why are their eyes so weird? Read More: Why Do Cats Have Slit Pupils And Humans Have Round Pupils? “Different pupil shapes seem to be an adaptation to different activity patterns during a 24-hour day. Cats belong to the category of nocturnal animals, who …

The Ingenious Ways Plants Defend Themselves

A new study has found that when certain plants are damaged, they can emit a chemical to ward off insects. They can even team up with other plants to keep pests away! 5 Weird Ways Plants Can Eat Animals – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Plants’ chemical messages keep pests …

Why Frog Tongues Are So Fast And Sticky

Frog tongues can capture insects five times faster than you can blink, and grab mice and birds that weigh up to 1.4 times the frog itself. Scientists have finally realized how this is possible! 3 Weird Frog Discoveries! – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Eating In The Blink Of An …

Why Do We Have Sex?

There’s sexual reproduction, and there’s asexual reproduction. Which one is more beneficial, and why? Read More: Sexual reproduction has another benefit: It makes humans less prone to disease over time “For decades, theories on the genetic advantage of sexual reproduction had been put forward, but none had ever been proven in humans, until now. Researchers …

Can Animals Predict an Earthquake?

It isn’t terribly uncommon for some animals to predict storms, but is it possible for them to predict, let’s say, an earthquake? Japanese Oarfish are rarely seen, but when they are, it’s when they wash up on shore just days before an earthquake, making researchers question if there’s a connection. From barking at the sky …

Cities Are Forcing Animals To Evolve Faster Than Normal

Scientists found that evolution takes at least a million years, but that’s without human intervention. Are we making animals evolve faster? Is It Possible For Evolution To Reverse? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Not so fast — researchers find that lasting evolutionary change takes about one million years “In …

Why Does Food Taste Better When You’re Drunk?

Ever find yourself binge-eating after a night out? Scientists think they’ve figured out why drinking makes us eat so much. How To Cure A Hangover – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Drunk Mice Get The Munchies “Researchers from The Francis Crick Institute Mill Hill Laboratory in London got mice drunk, …