Science

Can Gold Be Melted At Room Temperature?

In an unusual experiment, researchers managed to melt gold at room temperature.  They applied a strong electric field to change the state of the metal surface and observed the process using Transmission Electron Microscopy.   As a precious metal...

fMRI Reveals How Dogs Process Words

Researchers used functional magnetic resonance imaging to see how dogs understand human words.  They showed that dogs can differentiate between words they have heard before and those they haven’t. What does human word mean to dogs? How do they...