Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Science News

* Birds grasp key rule of grammar, study finds:
The European starling has an unsuspected ability to pick up "human-only" language skills, researchers suggest.

* Brain cells that track values of objects:
Researchers say they may have found some brain cells that participate in our purchasing choices.

* Order from chaos:
One of nature's deepest puzzles is illustrated by some surprisingly common events in which disorder, inexplicably, produces its opposite.

* Face transplant patient said to be healing:
The world's second face transplant, performed in China, has been a success so far, Chinese media reported.

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