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Why Do Animals Attack Humans In The Wild? A Lot Of The Time, It's Our Fault

Why Do Animals Attack Humans In The Wild? A Lot Of The Time, It's Our Fault

Carla Herreria  02. 4.2016
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram always seem to be full of photos of people's outdoor adventures. But not everyone who likes spending...
California Entrepreneurs Help to Save Amazon Rainforest

California Entrepreneurs Help to Save Amazon Rainforest

Steve Chapple  02. 4.2016
Nature and Culture's approach to conservation is a California one. Engelhorn calls it entrepreneurial. It's the way he's used to doing...
This Is What It Looks Like When Cancer Cells Form Tumors

This Is What It Looks Like When Cancer Cells Form Tumors

Jacqueline Howard  02. 1.2016
The horrifying process by which cancer cells form a tumor has been captured in a new video. The video (above), which was recorded...
How Much This Little Guy (And Other Animals) Sleep May Shock You

How Much This Little Guy (And Other Animals) Sleep May Shock You

Jacqueline Howard  01.29.2016
As humans, we spend around a third of our lives enjoying some shut-eye. But how does that measure against the snoozing habits of other...
Far-Out Photos Reveal The Beautiful Bacteria Living In Our Teeth

Far-Out Photos Reveal The Beautiful Bacteria Living In Our Teeth

Jacqueline Howard  01.29.2016
Who knew the microbes in our mouths could look so magnificent? A team of researchers in Massachusetts used a novel fluorescence imaging...
The Best Time Of Day To Exercise, Study, Eat, And Sleep

The Best Time Of Day To Exercise, Study, Eat, And Sleep

Jacqueline Howard  01.27.2016
Regardless of whether or not you're a routine-oriented person, your body likes to stick to a pretty tight schedule.  Scientists...
Our Memory Capacity May Be 10 Times Greater Than We Thought

Our Memory Capacity May Be 10 Times Greater Than We Thought

David Freeman  01.21.2016
In a finding they're calling a "real bombshell in the field of neuroscience," researchers have uncovered evidence that the human...
Heath Care vs. Disease Care

Heath Care vs. Disease Care

Kevin R. Stone, M.D.  01.20.2016
The odd thing is that many of these physical and emotional states are already predictable. But too few of us heed their warnings. As often...
This Is Why You Feel The Burn When You Drink Alcohol

This Is Why You Feel The Burn When You Drink Alcohol

Ron Dicker  01.19.2016
Feel the fire when you drink shots? Don't blame the booze. It's your body's vanilloid type 1 receptor, or vr1, that's causing...
New Study About Creatures Living In Your Home May Freak You Out

New Study About Creatures Living In Your Home May Freak You Out

Jacqueline Howard  01.19.2016
Right now, your home just may be teeming with any of more than 500 different kinds of insects, spiders, mites, centipedes and other creepy...
A Scientific Explanation For The Pesky Reality Of Winter Weight Gain

A Scientific Explanation For The Pesky Reality Of Winter Weight Gain

Jacqueline Howard  01.14.2016
Many of us tend to pack on unwanted pounds in the winter, and it can seem extra-difficult to lose the weight until the seasons change. Now,...
Vultures Tend To Eat Their Meals Butt-First, And Here's Why

Vultures Tend To Eat Their Meals Butt-First, And Here's Why

Jacqueline Howard  12.28.2015
Vultures are pretty gross animals, scavenging and feeding on carcasses and rotten meat. But it's even worse than you...
Here's How Humans Evolved To Be Really Efficient Sleepers

Here's How Humans Evolved To Be Really Efficient Sleepers

Eliza Sankar-Gorton  12.15.2015
Humans have evolved the ultimate life-hack: we get better sleep in less time than most of the animal kingdom. We not only get significantly...