Help monitor shoreline conditions along Alabama's coast and alert officials of places where oil washed ashore and where wildlife was (and is) affected
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A new drug contaminant is causing frightening outbreaks of blackened skin and low white blood cell counts
Human molars and jaws responded to the invention of cooking by getting smaller. Fossils thus indicate that controlled-fire cooking probably originated about 1.9 million years ago. Cynthia Graber reports
Newly discovered exoplanet HD 85512 b could be hospitable to life. John Matson reports
Cold-weather noses may function differently from those that evolved in hot and humid climates
The creator of a marketplace for scientific research explains how it could transform the enterprise.
Mummy analysis finds that fat-based product held styles in place.
Experiments with a simple mirror setup can reveal much about the workings of the brain
Snails may be spreading human intestinal bacteria among corals
Rats infected with Toxoplasma actually like cat odors. New research finds that the infection makes cat odor aphrodisiacal. Steve Mirsky reports
Most of humanity now lives in a metropolis. That simple fact helps to fuel our continued success as a species
A nightcap may force the body to work harder at repair during sleep, making for a less restful night. Katherine Harmon reports
Engineered bacteria attack lethal infection with its own weapons.
Discharges from pharmaceutical factories contaminate rivers on three continents.
When poultry farms avoided antibiotic use, their resistant bacteria drop was fast and vast. Cynthia Graber reports
The more kids cost, the more we idealize raising them