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How to Feed Humans? Like a Species

How to Feed Humans? Like a Species

David Katz, M.D.  07.11.2016
We are a species. Perhaps that’s a bit of a blow to our modern, so-over-biology, Homo sapien arrogance; but it’s true just...
You Won’t Believe How Long This Amazing Bird Can Stay Aloft

You Won’t Believe How Long This Amazing Bird Can Stay Aloft

David Freeman  07. 1.2016
The world's longest commercial airline flight covers more than 8,800 miles and lasts more than 17 hours. That's a dreadfully long time...
Lab Rats' Cramped Cages Called Bad For Animals And Science Too

Lab Rats' Cramped Cages Called Bad For Animals And Science Too

David Freeman  06.30.2016
Research on rats and other animals has been credited with major advances in the treatment of all sorts of deadly ailments, including heart...
Aging Monkeys Choose Their Friends Wisely, Study Says

Aging Monkeys Choose Their Friends Wisely, Study Says

Landess Kearns  06.24.2016
With age, humans become more selective about who they hang out with. And new research suggests that monkeys behave in a similar way. A...
How Nature Helps Fathers Nurture

How Nature Helps Fathers Nurture

Greater Good Science Center  06.22.2016
Jeremy Adam Smith, Summer Allen Some dads are very involved in the lives of their children--while other fathers neglect, ignore, or even...
Clueless in Class

Clueless in Class

Tom Kramer  06. 6.2016
School recently ended for lots of kids. It ended for me years ago...and some of my former teachers might tell you it ended for me while...

Animals, People, and the Humane

David Katz, M.D.  05.31.2016
Yes, we care for those we love -- but so do most if not all members of the mammalian class, and no small number of species in other classes...

How Expertise Dies: Of Character, Credentials, and Crap

David Katz, M.D.  05.31.2016
Perhaps no topic better illustrates the enormous gap between knowledge and ignorance, and its profound importance to the ambient understanding...
Historian: When Computers and Biology Converge, Organisms Become Algorithms

Historian: When Computers and Biology Converge, Organisms Become Algorithms

Daniel A. Bell  05.18.2016
"The wall between machines and humans, between computer science and biology, is collapsing and I think the next century and probably the...
How Political Elections Mirror Chimpanzee Behavior

How Political Elections Mirror Chimpanzee Behavior

Quora  05.12.2016
How does human political scheming and posturing mirror chimpanzee behavior? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network...

Why Can't We Hear Our Hearts Beat? Here's How Our Brain Turns Down the Volume

Inverse  05.11.2016
This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Sarah Sloat Think about the times you've been able to sense your heart -- the puttering,...

Famous Biologist Louis Agassiz on the Usefulness of Learning Through Observation

James Clear  05.11.2016
This is exactly why doing the boring work more consistently is actually a competitive advantage. Ignore the expert advice and pay attention...