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Bone Up On What's Inside You

Author and self-described fossil fanatic Brian Switek talks about his new book Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone.

5 minutes ago — Brian Switek and Steve Mirsky

Science News Briefs from around the World

A few brief reports about international science and technology from Canada to Kenya, including one about how humans thousands of years ago in what is now Argentina butchered and presumably ate giant ground sloths...

June 23, 2019 — Jim Daley

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

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
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine