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Record Manatee Count May Mean New Risks For Cuddly 'Sea Cows'

Record Manatee Count May Mean New Risks For Cuddly 'Sea Cows'

David Freeman  02.29.2016
Years of effort to protect manatees may be paying off, with the latest annual survey showing a record 6,250 of the beloved "sea cows"...
8 Awesome Photos That Showcase The Wonders Of Underwater Life

8 Awesome Photos That Showcase The Wonders Of Underwater Life

Jacqueline Howard  02.28.2016
A golden seahorse, a fishing bear and a wrecked ship never looked so stunning. Those are just some of the winning images in this year's Underwater...
How Living With Someone Makes Your Immune Systems Eerily Similar

How Living With Someone Makes Your Immune Systems Eerily Similar

Jacqueline Howard  02.23.2016
When you live with someone, it turns out that it can be way more intimate than just sharing space -- you can also end up having similar...
How One Doctor Is Waging War On Bulls**t Science

How One Doctor Is Waging War On Bulls**t Science

David Freeman  02.22.2016
We all know science is a fantastic tool for explaining our world. But as medical doctor-turned-editor Ivan Oransky knows all too well,...
Scientists Pinpoint Areas Most Sensitive To Climate Change

Scientists Pinpoint Areas Most Sensitive To Climate Change

Jacqueline Howard  02.18.2016
The prairie regions of central Asia and North America, rainforests in Central America and South America, and eastern Australia all have...
Cryogenically Frozen Rabbit Brain Hailed As Scientific First

Cryogenically Frozen Rabbit Brain Hailed As Scientific First

Nina Golgowski  02.10.2016
For the first time, scientists say the detailed structure of a fully intact mammalian brain has been cryogenically preserved --...
We Sigh Without Realizing It Every Five Minutes. Here's Why.

We Sigh Without Realizing It Every Five Minutes. Here's Why.

Jacqueline Howard  02. 9.2016
We sigh when we're stressed, when we're in love and when we practice yoga and meditation -- but that's not all. Our brains signal...
Maybe This Is The Reason Neanderthals Went Extinct

Maybe This Is The Reason Neanderthals Went Extinct

David Freeman  02. 9.2016
Why did the Neanderthals suddenly go extinct 40,000 years ago? We may never know for certain the answer to that provocative question....
What Scientists Mean When They Say Race Is Not Genetic

What Scientists Mean When They Say Race Is Not Genetic

Jacqueline Howard  02. 8.2016
If a team of scientists in Philadelphia and New York have their way, using race to categorize groups of people in biological and genetic...
I Love You...Actually I Love Your Microbiome

I Love You...Actually I Love Your Microbiome

Dr. Bill Miller  02. 4.2016
What determines chemistry between two people? Who has not said, "They have good chemistry together?" We hear it so often that it seems...
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...