Posts tagged with ‘National Geographic’
How Your T-Shirt Can Make a Difference - National Geographic
National Geographic, Dog Whisperer: Wrong father - Dogs have issues too.
These two lines of research—studying the differences between identical twins to pinpoint the influence of environment, and comparing identical twins with fraternal ones to measure the role of inheritance—have been crucial to understanding the interplay of nature and nurture in determining our personalities, behavior, and vulnerability to disease.
Lately, however, twin studies have helped lead scientists to a radical, almost heretical new conclusion: that nature and nurture are not the only elemental forces at work.
…AND THEN YOU SHIT BRICKS. [NatGeo]
Parrotfish, Great Barrier Reef
Photograph by David Doubilet
The clownish grin of a bridled parrotfish reveals its power tools: grinding teeth used to scrape algae from rock. Though sometimes destructive to individual corals, the fish’s efforts are mostly beneficial. Without them, algal growth could smother the reef. Scarus frenatus
National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010 - The Big Picture - Boston.com - Photo and caption by Jim Edwards