May 13, 2021

Research explains why you think you see Jesus in a grilled cheese sandwich

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By Stephanie Pappas, Senior Writer for LiveScience From Mashable The man in the moon. Jesus in toast. The Virgin Mary in a grilled cheese sandwich. Faces are everywhere — even when they’re not, strictly speaking, supposed to be. Now, new research reveals the brain processes that underlie these facial false alarms, a phenomenon called “face […]

New Australian crayfish is a tiny cannibal

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By Becky Oskin, Senior Writer for LiveScience 2 days ago A new species of crayfish discovered in southeast Australia’s coastal lakes and swamps is one of the world’s smallest crayfish species, researchers report. The tiny, blue-black crustacean resembles its larger cousins that end up in cooking pots, such as lobsters and crawdads. But this species, […]