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Posts From Stella Cao

Laughter across the Animal Kingdom, from Rats to Humans

Laughter across the Animal Kingdom, from Rats to Humans

Professor Jaak Panksepp tickles rats to find out how they laugh, and how their laughter is similar and different to human laughter.

Mythbusters: The Great Barrier Reef

Mythbusters: The Great Barrier Reef

Some scientists project that because of rising ocean temperatures and acidity, non-coral organisms will dominate the Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, as soon as 2050.

New Head of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

New Head of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Professor Dan Esty heads Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection with an initiative to improve energy policies that will also benefit the state’s economy.