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Preserved Poop Is an Archaeological Treasure

Anthropologists found parasite eggs in ancient poop samples, providing a glimpse of human health as hunter-gatherers transitioned to settlements. Christopher Intagliata reports.

June 4, 2019 — Christopher Intagliata

Build a Bird Nest

A springtime science activity from Science Buddies

May 30, 2019 — Science Buddies and Ben Finio

Bird Beak Shapes Depend on More Than Diet

A study found that only a small percentage of bird beak shape variation is dependent on diet, with other factors like display and nest construction probably playing parts too.

May 22, 2019 — Annie Sneed

How Do We Breathe?

An inhalation activity from Science Buddies

May 16, 2019 — Science Buddies and Sabine de Brabandere

The Protein Slayers

An emerging class of drug could send some of medicine’s most troublesome protein targets to the cellular rubbish bin

May 16, 2019 — Megan Scudellari and Nature magazine

The Pain Gap

After decades of assuming that pain processing is equivalent in all sexes, scientists are finding that different biological pathways can produce an “ouch!”

May 16, 2019 — Amber Dance and Nature magazine
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