We used peanuts and a climbing wall to learn how squirrels judge their leaps so successfully – and how their skills could inspire more nimble robots
Tree squirrels are the Olympic divers of the rodent world, leaping gracefully among branches and structures high above the ground.
It’s not just bad behavior – why social media design makes it hard to have constructive disagreements online
We found that people often avoid discussing challenging topics online for fear of harming their relationships, and when it comes to disagreements, not all social media are the same.
Why using fear to promote COVID-19 vaccination and mask wearing could backfire
While the pandemic stakes might justify using hard-hitting strategies, the nation’s social and political context right now might cause it to backfire.