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Stories by Lucy Huang

Ants Stick to Cliques to Dodge Disease

Ants infected with fungal pathogens steer clear of other cliques within the colony—avoiding wider infection, and allowing for a sort of immunity. Lucy Huang reports. 

January 16, 2019 — Lucy Huang

Who's a Smart Dog?!

An estimate of dog intelligence requires looking at non-dogs as well to understand what's special to canines and what is just typical of the taxonomic groups they're in.

December 6, 2018 — Lucy Huang

Consensual Hugs Seem to Reduce Stress

People who had a conflict in a given day but also got hugged were not as affected by the negative interaction as were their unhugged counterparts.  

November 18, 2018 — Lucy Huang

Why We Need Our Zzzs

Why We Need Our Zzzs

Vital for Memory, Mood and More