Why do we love the smell of rain ? #nature #rebootme #science

Science is behind why many of us love the smell of rain. The actual smell is a scent termed Petrichor which scientists have identified as the molecule Geosmin which is produced by a specific type of bacteria called Streptomyces. When rain hits the ground or the leaves of trees and plants, Geosmin is released in the […]

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Birds see shades of colour! #nature #rebootme #science #visual

A recent study has shown that Songbirds perceive colour just like we do. The study led by Dr Eleanor Caves and Dr Patrick Green (Duke University), discovered that birds can categorize colours. They can identify shades of colours, perceiving the difference between reds and oranges. Primates have previously been confirmed with the ability to perceive […]

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