The Cannibalistic Mating Ritual of the Praying Mantis

The Cannibalistic Mating Ritual of the Praying Mantis

The praying mantis appears to be such a zen and calm creature. After all, the prayer is directly in it’s name! But the praying is understandable considering any sexual encounter for the male mantis, might be fatal. Praying mantis’ are characterized by the unique and specialized behavior of sexual cannibalism. The sperm transfer process can

Will The Internet Kill Religion?

Will The Internet Kill Religion?

Between 1990 and 2010, 25 million Americans lost their religion. At the same time, they also began spending 400 million hours per day on the internet. Coincidence? I don’t know……. Hey everyone, Laci Green here for DNews. As religiosity in America continues to fall at a pretty dramatic rate, scientists have been asking: huh? WHYYYY???

How Stress Rewires Your Brain and What You Can Do About It

How Stress Rewires Your Brain and What You Can Do About It

We've all heard the phrase, "get your creativejuices flowing." Weird as it sounds, there may be some truthto the term, "creative juices…" which I will stop saying right now,because it feels weird to say. Meet BDNF, also known as Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor. BDNF isn’t a synthetic creativity juice youcan just grab at Costco. The role

How Does Religion Manifest in Your Brain?

How Does Religion Manifest in Your Brain?

well Judah sometimes thought it was the sworn enemy of science but can we actually use science to better understand religion now I'm not trying to get into a religious debate here so put your Twitter fingers away all right using neuroscience we can dive into how religion is recognized by the brain but first