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Prionic Man

Francis Levy | Posted 07.01.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

It's not a laughing matter but a book review in the Times of Stanley B. Prusiner's Madness and Memory: The Discovery of Prions--A New Biological Prin...

Cara Santa Maria

Is Cannibalism Good For You?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.08.2012 | Science

2012-05-09-Screenshot20120509at1.36.03PM.jpgIs eating people dangerous? Nutritional? Healthy? What actually happens, physiologically, when human flesh is consumed?

Drugs, Poisons and Metals in Our Meat -- USDA Needs A Major Overhaul

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

Washington dumped some more bad news Friday afternoon when the USDA's Office of Inspector General issued a damning and unsettling report on the department's "National Residue Program for Cattle."

You Want Chicken Poop With That Steak? Why FDA Should Ban Feces From Feed

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

We feed chicken manure to cattle because it's cheap; and because we produce far too much of it to properly dispose of as fertilizer.

Monogamous Animal Relationships (PHOTOS)

ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While it's practically impossible to find an animal species that's completely monogamous (unless you count the angler fish or the flatworm fish, where...