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Killer Cats Bash Biodiversity

Peter Marra, director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, talks with journalist Rene Ebersole about the threat of outdoor cats to wild animals and to human health. Marra is the co-author, with writer Chris Santella, of the book Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer.  

19 minutes ago — Rene Ebersole and Steve Mirsky

Treating Pain without Pills

The opioid crisis is forcing doctors to change how they treat chronic pain, putting a new emphasis on nondrug remedies and psychological interventions 

April 13, 2017 — Stephani Sutherland

Cave Dwellers Battled Bed Bug Bites, Too

Researchers have found the earliest evidence of bugs in the Cimex genus co-habitating with humans, in Oregon's Paisley Caves. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

April 6, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata