Smart News Science | Smithsonian feed for Smart News ScienceenWed, 16 Jan 2019 22:00:22 +0000The Bahamas’ Conchs Have Undergone ‘Serial Depletion’ it's not too late to save themWed, 16 Jan 2019 22:00:22 +0000A Year Later, Profile Pays Off for World's Loneliest Frog 2018 Valentine's Day stunt raised funds for an expedition that located five new Sehuencas water frogs, including a mate for lonesome Romeo Wed, 16 Jan 2019 21:04:51 +0000Scientists Use AI to Decode the Ultrasonic Language of Rodents DeepSqueak software translates the high-pitched communication into sonograms, which can be analyzed to determine what mice and rats are sayingWed, 16 Jan 2019 20:08:19 +0000Antarctica’s Ice Loss Has Reached 250 Billion Tons Per Year continent's annual ice loss has sextupled since 1979, jumping from 40 billion tons to 250 billion tons in 2017Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:15:20 +0000‘Bouncing’ Baby Orca Spotted Among Endangered Population hope the new baby will reverse an unfortunate trend that has seen no southern resident orca calves survive over the past three yearsTue, 15 Jan 2019 20:45:00 +0000Why the Nation of Georgia Wants to Make Wine on Mars there are looking for grape varieties that can grow in Martian soil and survive high radiation and carbon monoxideTue, 15 Jan 2019 20:20:27 +0000DNA Pioneer James Watson Loses Honorary Titles Over Racist Comments renowned scientist has a long history of controversial commentary on not only race, but issues spanning gender, religion and sexualityTue, 15 Jan 2019 18:21:36 +0000College Basketball Player Lends a Limb to Armless Roman Statue 6-foot-9 forward for North Carolina State University posed for a 3-D reconstruction of the sculpture’s missing armMon, 14 Jan 2019 19:30:36 +0000Scientists Predict Sun Will One Day Turn Into Giant Crystal Ball observations of white dwarfs confirm theory that the star remnants transition into solid structures as they coolMon, 14 Jan 2019 17:56:18 +0000Pack of Wild Dogs in Texas Carry DNA of Nearly Extinct Red Wolf Red wolves were declared extinct in the wild in 1980, but a new study suggests the species’ DNA lives on in a pack of Texan caninesMon, 14 Jan 2019 16:37:35 +0000When Choosing a Mate, These Female Birds Prefer Brains Over Beauty or Brawn observing initially scorned male budgies performing complex cognitive tasks, females shifted mating preferencesFri, 11 Jan 2019 21:17:30 +0000The Government Shutdown Is Affecting FDA Food Inspections—but Don’t Panic commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the agency will resume scheduling inspections of ‘high risk’ foods next weekFri, 11 Jan 2019 21:09:41 +0000Oysters Open and Close Their Shells as the Moon Wanes and Waxes new study suggests the mollusks may widen and narrow their shells depending on movement of plankton, which shifts with the lunar cycle Thu, 10 Jan 2019 22:08:35 +0000This App Tracks Breathing to Identify Opioid Overdoses Before They Turn Deadly Chance transforms smartphones into sonar systems, tracking users’ breathing and sending for help if a potential overdose is detectedThu, 10 Jan 2019 18:39:32 +0000Planet Hunter TESS Is Already Spotting Hundreds of Crazy New Worlds first data from the space telescope's mission tallies more than 200 potential planets, including some just 50 light-years awayWed, 09 Jan 2019 22:25:33 +0000An Iguana Species Last Documented by Charles Darwin Has Been Reintroduced to a Galápagos Island Galápagos land iguana on Santiago Island was decimated by invasive animals like cats, dogs and pigsWed, 09 Jan 2019 21:46:28 +0000What Llama-Poop-Eating Mites Tell Us About the Rise and Fall of the Inca Empire mite populations boomed at the height of the Andean civilization but dropped following the arrival of Spanish conquistadorsWed, 09 Jan 2019 20:35:33 +0000Why Scientists Want to Engineer Spicy Tomatoes genetic tinkering, the fruits may offer an easy source of capsaicin, the beneficial compound that gives peppers their heatWed, 09 Jan 2019 17:57:37 +0000Dragonflies Embark on an Epic, Multi-Generational Migration Each Year butterflies aren't the only migratory marathoners in North AmericaWed, 09 Jan 2019 16:32:06 +0000Scientists Identify Gene Pattern That Makes Some Animals Monogamous new study has found that 24 genes show similar activity in the brain tissue of five species that stick with one mate at a timeTue, 08 Jan 2019 20:13:25 +0000A Lot of American Adults Have Food Allergies—and a Lot Mistakenly Think They Do new study found that 19 percent of adults believe they had a food allergy, but only 10 percent have symptoms consistent with the condition Tue, 08 Jan 2019 18:42:00 +0000Did Charles Darwin Have Lyme Disease? study attributes British naturalist's persistent poor health to tick-borne diseaseTue, 08 Jan 2019 18:37:35 +0000Loss-of-Confidence Project Aims to Foster Culture of Self-Correction in the Scientific Record can submit a statement on how they lost confidence in one of their own findings to help end the stigma around admitting errorsTue, 08 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0000Best Photos From China's Far Side Moon Landing Chang'e-4 probe and its rover, Yutu-2, are the first spacecraft to land on the little-explored lunar regionMon, 07 Jan 2019 22:46:26 +0000Threatened Bluefin Tuna Sells for Record $3 Million in New Year's Sale 612-pound fish will go to a sushi restaurant, but without intervention the prized species will not be on the plate for much longerMon, 07 Jan 2019 19:46:33 +0000New AI Camera Helps Conservationists Spot Elephant Poachers AI uses machine learning to sort through images in real-time and identify relevant threatsMon, 07 Jan 2019 17:32:22 +0000Some Hummingbirds Evolved Bills That Make Them Better at Fighting—but Worse at Feeding new study adds complexity to the notion that hummingbirds are ‘all about drinking efficiently from flowers,’ as one researcher puts itFri, 04 Jan 2019 21:54:48 +0000World’s Tiniest Tic-Tac-Toe Game Is Made of DNA Tiles to you by the creators of the mini 'Mona Lisa', the game offers a dynamic, rather than static, way to manipulate microscopic structuresFri, 04 Jan 2019 18:04:58 +0000Archaeologists Identify Oldest Known Human Burial in Lower Central America unusually muscular young woman was buried in what is now Nicaragua nearly 6,000 years agoFri, 04 Jan 2019 17:39:17 +0000New York City Has Banned Plastic Foam Containers foam products 'cannot be recycled in a manner that is economically feasible, environmentally effective, and safe for employees,' the city saidThu, 03 Jan 2019 21:34:19 +0000He Was on Duty When the Ship Sank. Two Decades Later, the ROV Pilot Aids in Its Exploration can now explore a 3-D model of the wreck of the <i>American Heritage</i>Thu, 03 Jan 2019 18:07:23 +0000Could These Fossils Push Back the History of Flowers? study analyzing 200 tiny flowers from 174 million years ago suggests angiosperms were around during the Jurassic, but paleobotanists are skepticalWed, 02 Jan 2019 19:51:26 +0000See Ten Lusty Cane Toads Latch Onto a Powerless Python toads, which are invasive in Australia, have been known to try and mate with everything from human hands to rotting mangoesWed, 02 Jan 2019 18:16:05 +0000Remembering Nancy Grace Roman, Trailblazing Astronomer Known as ‘Mother of the Hubble’ worked on and advocated for the space telescope, which changed our view of the universe Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:47:56 +0000Swamp Cancer Kills Seven of Chincoteague’s Beloved Wild Ponies deadly infection leaves itchy lesions clustered across victims' bodiesWed, 02 Jan 2019 16:49:26 +0000Submersible Is First to Reach Bottom of Atlantic Ocean equity-firm founder piloted the craft to the bottom of the Puerto Rico Trench, in a bid to reach the deepest spot in each of the world's oceansWed, 02 Jan 2019 16:30:41 +0000Why We Want to Squeeze Cute, Little Things response is called ‘cute aggression,’ and a new study suggests it tempers an overwhelming response in the brainMon, 31 Dec 2018 19:44:02 +0000First Right Whale Calf in Two Years Spotted Off Florida Coast mother and calf were recently sighted along with several possibly pregnant endangered North Atlantic right whalesMon, 31 Dec 2018 18:57:27 +0000Scientists Cracked Themselves Up With a Study That Found Parachutes Are No More Effective Than Empty Backpacks read the fine printMon, 31 Dec 2018 18:42:39 +0000These New Beetle Species Are Named After the ‘Game of Thrones’ Dragons Targaryen's dragons—Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion—provided the inspiration for these three beetles' new namesMon, 31 Dec 2018 17:48:18 +0000One of the World’s Rarest Birds Has Been Reintroduced to the Wild in Madagascar 21 Madagascar pochards seem to be faring well in their new homeMon, 31 Dec 2018 16:41:23 +0000Laser Scan Reveals Fate of Nazi U-Boat Sunk Near Outer Banks Coast July 15, 1942, sinking of submarine U-576 resulted in the deaths of all 45 men onboardMon, 31 Dec 2018 16:18:22 +0000Ring in the New Year With Dazzling Total Lunar Eclipse of a Supermoon celestial show will be visible on the East Coast around 12:12 a.m. on January 21, 2019Fri, 28 Dec 2018 22:07:27 +0000Images Show Landslide Likely Caused Indonesian Tsunami images appear to show the southwestern flank of the Anak Krakaktau volcano sheared off into the seaFri, 28 Dec 2018 20:51:28 +0000Electric Arc Caused New York Skyline to Glow Blue, it wasn’t an alien invasion Fri, 28 Dec 2018 17:58:11 +0000A German Grocery Chain Is Selling First-Of-Its-Kind "No-Kill" Eggs year, billions of male chicks are euthanized by the egg and poultry industry, but new tech could end the chick cullingThu, 27 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000Japan to Launch Commercial Whaling Operations This Summer country has announced that it is leaving the International Whaling CommissionWed, 26 Dec 2018 21:05:15 +0000Nearly One-Third of Americans Sleep Fewer Than Six Hours Per Night survey reflects a worrying trend of national sleep deprivation, specifically among African-American and Hispanic respondentsWed, 26 Dec 2018 19:46:45 +0000This Bronze Age Regicide May Be World’s Oldest-Known Political Murder prince of Helmsdorf’s skeleton revealed three brutal injuries, including one that suggests he knew his killer and attempted to fend off the attackWed, 26 Dec 2018 17:44:56 +0000Tourists Are Getting Too Close to Volcanoes to Iceland's volcanoes are ignoring the rules, many to get the perfect selfieFri, 21 Dec 2018 19:17:29 +0000What Is a Shark Tooth Doing in the Neck of a Flying Pterosaur? new study suggests that the winged reptile fell prey to a hungry predator lurking in the waterFri, 21 Dec 2018 17:58:59 +0000A New Snake Species Was Found in Another Snake’s Stomach so-called “mysterious dinner snake” represents not only a new species, but an entirely new genusFri, 21 Dec 2018 17:28:52 +0000DNA Can Help Repatriate the Remains of Aboriginal Australians new study was able to match genetic material of ancient remains to the DNA of living Aboriginal communities Fri, 21 Dec 2018 14:52:52 +0000Cardinals in Different Regions Could Actually Be Distinct Species, Their Songs Suggest of the ubiquitous red bird have different calls and genetics in the American southwestThu, 20 Dec 2018 16:12:18 +0000After a Murderous Rise to the Top, a Naked Mole-Rat Queen Reigns Supreme monarch asserted dominance by giving birth to three pups on Monday morning—all hail her majestyThu, 20 Dec 2018 15:21:51 +0000Cliquey Adriatic Dolphins May Have Strategies for Avoiding Each Other can’t swim with usWed, 19 Dec 2018 18:59:55 +0000Past Global Flood Shows Antarctica's Ice Is More Fragile Than We Thought indicates the West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapsed after a small rise in temperature, meaning sea level could rise faster than predictedWed, 19 Dec 2018 18:54:54 +0000Man Convicted of Poaching Ordered to Watch ‘Bambi’ Monthly While in Jail Berry Jr. of Missouri was implicated in a multi-year hunting operation that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of deerWed, 19 Dec 2018 15:26:26 +0000A Dracula Ant's Snapping Jaw Is the Fastest Known Appendage in the Animal Kingdom new study found that the ant can snap its mandibles at a speed of up to 200 miles per hour—5,000 times faster than the blink of an eyeTue, 18 Dec 2018 19:11:37 +0000Meet Farout, the Solar System's Most Distant Minor Planet suggest the object is 300 miles in diameter, pinkish-red and 3.5 times as far away from the sun as PlutoTue, 18 Dec 2018 18:49:14 +0000Trove of Well-Preserved Dinosaur Footprints Unearthed Along Sussex Coast discovered more than 85 fossilized footprints left by at least seven prehistoric speciesTue, 18 Dec 2018 15:48:50 +0000Fentanyl Has Outpaced Heroin as Drug Implicated Most Often in Fatal Overdoses In 2016, more than two-thirds of fentanyl-related deaths involved at least one other drugMon, 17 Dec 2018 18:38:18 +0000Shrinking of Utah National Monument May Threaten Bee Biodiversity Grand Staircase-Escalante is home to 660 bee species, 84 of which will live outside of protected land under changesMon, 17 Dec 2018 18:36:32 +0000Biologists Describe Legendary, Two-Foot-Long Salamander for the First Time reticulated siren was known locally as a 'leopard eel' until two researchers tracked it down and revealed its true identityMon, 17 Dec 2018 17:58:52 +0000Neanderthal Genes Influence Contemporary Humans’ Skull Shape, Brain Size carrying these ancient ancestors' DNA are more likely to have slightly elongated, rather than rounded, brainsFri, 14 Dec 2018 22:11:11 +0000Solar Probe Sends Back First Image and Data From the Sun Parker Solar Probe survived its first swoop around our star and will get even closer on its next two dozen tripsFri, 14 Dec 2018 21:54:34 +0000Rethinking the Corny History of Maize new genetic study traces the movement of one of the world's most vital crops from Mexico to South AmericaFri, 14 Dec 2018 19:39:02 +0000Washington Governor Proposes Dramatic Plan to Save Dying Orca Population plan will require $1.1 billion and involve a number of controversial measuresFri, 14 Dec 2018 19:15:17 +0000Adelie Penguins Poop So Much, Their Feces Can Be Seen From Space images of the Adelie penguin's pink guano shows how their colony size and diet have changed over the last 4 decadesThu, 13 Dec 2018 20:44:49 +0000Cats Have Actually Grown Larger Over Time—Unlike Most Domesticated Species the Viking Age and modern times, felines increased in size by 16 percentThu, 13 Dec 2018 19:04:38 +0000Chicken Bones May Be the Legacy of Our Time new study argues that the sheer abundance of chicken consumption, coupled with the strange skeletons of modern chickens, will leave a unique fingerprint Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:42:52 +0000Arctic Ice Is Retreating and Reindeer Are Going With It in Canada, the U.S. and Russia have dropped by over half in 20 years—and some may not recoverWed, 12 Dec 2018 22:23:21 +0000Straight From a Greenland Fjord, London Installation Sends Dire Message on Climate Change Eliasson’s ‘Ice Watch’ aims to bring viewers into direct confrontation with the devastation wrought by global warmingWed, 12 Dec 2018 20:20:07 +0000Volcanic Lightning Could Help Geologists Monitor Eruptions study suggests spikes in lightning activity mark key changes during early stages of eruptionsWed, 12 Dec 2018 18:18:48 +0000A City Frog's Love Song Attracts More Mates Than Countryside Croaks predators and heightened competition for mates allowed urban tungara frogs to add more notes and frills to their calls, with big results Read more: hTue, 11 Dec 2018 21:37:29 +0000How Did the ‘Great Dying’ Kill 96 Percent of Earth’s Ocean-Dwelling Creatures? say the prehistoric mass extinction event could mirror contemporary—and future—devastation sparked by global warmingTue, 11 Dec 2018 17:54:18 +0000This New Technique Could Revolutionize the Future of Art Reproduction renders reproductions in color four times closer to the original than the next-best toolTue, 11 Dec 2018 17:48:04 +0000Researchers Create First-Ever Honey Bee Vaccine compound protects against the American foulbrood disease, but the same technique could lead to protection against other major pathogensMon, 10 Dec 2018 21:41:50 +0000Parrot Genes Reveal Why the Birds Are So Clever, Long-Lived say the avian creatures are as genetically distant from other birds as humans are from other primatesMon, 10 Dec 2018 19:50:22 +0000How to Spot This Year’s Spectacular Geminids Meteor Shower beautiful celestial display is due to take place starting on the night of December 13Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:03:39 +0000New Butterfly Species Named After 17th-Century Female Naturalist Sibylla Merian documented the lifecycles of moths and butterflies with unprecedented accuracyFri, 07 Dec 2018 20:48:38 +0000Fruit Flies First Began Feeding on Our Fresh Produce About 10,000 Years Ago turns out the insects love marula fruit found in south-central Africa, which attracted them to human cavesFri, 07 Dec 2018 19:42:08 +0000Researchers Say They’ve Created Universal Cancer Test That Detects Mutating Cells in Just 10 Minutes tool, which is still in early stages of development, can’t identify the specific type of cancer present or gauge the severity of the diseaseFri, 07 Dec 2018 17:50:42 +0000Satellite Data Detects Hundreds of New Sources of Ammonia Pollution data shows livestock operations and fertilizers plants are major sources of the pollutant Thu, 06 Dec 2018 22:29:10 +0000This 68-Year-Old Bird Has Laid Yet Another Egg the Laysan albatross is believed to be around 68 years old, and she has raised as many as 35 chicksThu, 06 Dec 2018 21:44:54 +0000Woman With Womb Transplanted From Deceased Donor Successfully Gives Birth was born without a womb, but thanks to uterine transplant, she was able to deliver a healthy baby girl in December 2017Thu, 06 Dec 2018 19:28:16 +0000Newly Discovered Cave Could Be Among Canada's Largest "Sarlacc Pit," as its been informally dubbed, was discovered last spring during a caribou survey in British Columbia's Wells Gray Provincial Park Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:07:22 +0000Excessive Vitamin D in Pet Food May Be Making Dogs Sick number of brands, including Nutrisca and Natural Life, have issued recalls of certain productsWed, 05 Dec 2018 20:25:45 +0000Crab Fishermen Sue Energy Companies Over Climate Change suit alleges that oil firms are responsible for climate change driven algae blooms, which have delayed and shortened recent crab-harvesting seasons Wed, 05 Dec 2018 18:39:06 +0000It Only Takes Six Hours for Billions of Plastic Nanoparticles to Accumulate in Sea Scallops particles accumulated with rapid speed, but it took up to 48 days for them to disappear from the mollusks’ systemsWed, 05 Dec 2018 17:02:27 +0000Lonesome George the Giant Tortoise's DNA Reveals Cancer-Fighting and Longevity Genes iconic reptile and last Pinta Island tortoise passed in 2012, but a new look at his DNA is helping researchers understand geneticsTue, 04 Dec 2018 21:06:19 +0000Thousands of Little-Known Plant Species Are at Risk of Extinction researchers used machine learning to evaluate 150,000 plant species, they found that 10 percent were likely to qualify for the IUCN Red ListTue, 04 Dec 2018 17:01:24 +0000U.S. Life Expectancy Drops for Third Year in a Row, Reflecting Rising Drug Overdoses, Suicides represents longest sustained decline in expected lifespan since the tumultuous period of 1915 to 1918Mon, 03 Dec 2018 21:11:17 +0000Dads Also Pass on Mitochondrial DNA, Contrary to Long-Standing Belief new study, which found paternal mitochondrial DNA in 17 individuals, upends the commonly accepted theory that mtDNA comes exclusively from the motherMon, 03 Dec 2018 19:46:56 +0000This Is How Much Starlight the Universe Has Produced,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 photons over 13.7 billion yearsMon, 03 Dec 2018 19:02:08 +0000200 Whales Have Died in Three Mass Strandings on New Zealand’s Shores do not fully understand why whales beach themselves, but the recent incidents do not appear to be linked Fri, 30 Nov 2018 19:46:21 +0000Jumping Spiders Are the Only Arachnids Known to Provide ‘Milk’ For Their Young milk-like nutritious fluid contains four times the protein of cow’s milkFri, 30 Nov 2018 18:55:12 +0000Here's How That Cow Got So Large sad fact is most steers are slaughtered before they reach their full, awesome size, making the Aussie bovine more lucky than freakishFri, 30 Nov 2018 18:15:23 +0000Drug-Resistant Bacteria Found on International Space Station Toilet bacteria do not currently pose a risk to astronauts, but that could change as the microbes adapt to their environmentThu, 29 Nov 2018 17:42:20 +0000These Wasps Hijack Spiders' Brains And Make Them Do Their Bidding of the newly discovered species in Ecuador hijacks the spider to build a super-tough incubation chamberThu, 29 Nov 2018 17:32:03 +0000Stone Age Humans Feasted on Caviar used advanced protein analysis to identify traces of carp roe eggs left on a 6,000-year-old clay plotThu, 29 Nov 2018 16:13:26 +0000Modern Humans Emerged As Ancient 'Siberian Unicorns' Died Out—But Their Demise Wasn't Our Fault new study has found that the ancient rhinoceros went extinct 39,000 years ago—not 100,000 years ago, as experts previously believedWed, 28 Nov 2018 21:22:21 +0000Could a Freeze-Dried Vaccine Spell the End of Polio Worldwide Forever? vaccine does not require refrigeration, meaning aid workers could get it to children in hard-to-reach regions of the world. So far, it works in mice.Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:36:11 +0000Researchers Stabbed Slabs of Meat With Cacti Spines to Learn About Puncture Strength spines function much like porcupine quills, drawing on an overlapping shingled design to hook onto victims’ muscle fibersWed, 28 Nov 2018 16:43:24 +0000It Takes 1.71 Days to Poop Out a Lego intrepid volunteers swallowed the heads of LEGO figurines for the unusual studyTue, 27 Nov 2018 19:12:53 +0000Extreme Weather Is Turning the Arctic Brown, Signaling Ecosystem’s Inability to Adapt to Climate Change affected by extreme warming absorbs up to 50 percent less carbon than healthy green heathlandTue, 27 Nov 2018 17:37:23 +0000Early Mammals Were Thought to Be Small and Unseen in the Age of Dinosaurs. An Elephant-Sized Fossil Complicates That Story a time when proto-mammals and other creatures were getting smaller, this dicynodont bulked up with the thunder lizardsMon, 26 Nov 2018 20:00:52 +0000Since Thanksgiving Cold Snap, More Than 200 'Cold-Stunned' Sea Turtles Have Washed Ashore on Cape Cod climate change warms North Atlantic waters, turtles are migrating farther north—but when cold weather hits, some can't make it out of Cape Cod BayMon, 26 Nov 2018 19:02:19 +0000Climate Change Will Cost Taxpayers Billions In Near Future, Federal Report Shows By 2100, the country’s GDP could shrink by 10 percent, triggering an economic crisis twice as damaging as the Great RecessionMon, 26 Nov 2018 18:33:01 +0000Whales Change Their Tune Every Few Years becoming increasingly complex over a period of years, the songs are ditched in favor of simpler ditties, a new study has foundFri, 23 Nov 2018 18:16:11 +0000Ants Take Sick Days, Too new study has found that when some members of the colony are exposed to pathogens, they spend less time in the nest Fri, 23 Nov 2018 17:52:14 +0000Brown Recluse Silk Is Stronger Than Steel Because It's Constructed Like a Cable of nanotendrils come together to form the flat, super-strong spider silkWed, 21 Nov 2018 19:30:44 +0000These Ants Immobilize Prey With Acid Then Drag Them Back to Nest for Dismemberment heads, dismembered limbs litter the floor of <i>Formica archboldi</i> nestsWed, 21 Nov 2018 19:09:27 +0000Facial Recognition Software Is Helping Identify Unknown Figures in Civil War Photographs War Photo Sleuth aims to be the world’s largest, most complete digital archive of identified and unidentified Civil War-era portraitsWed, 21 Nov 2018 18:50:48 +0000New Catalogue Describes Everything We’ve Sent Into Space Entries include Doritos’ advertisement, Klingon Opera invitation, Beatles songTue, 20 Nov 2018 19:00:20 +0000Your Cat's Tongue Is a Rough, Pink Engineering Marvel have found how spines on the sandpapery tongue keep kitties clean and coolTue, 20 Nov 2018 18:02:14 +0000Why Wombats Make Cube-Shaped Poos research shows differences in elasticity in the intestines shapes the poo as it moves throughTue, 20 Nov 2018 11:00:00 +0000Hurricane Harvey Didn’t Stop These Fish From Mating seatrout engaged in normal spawning patterns as the eye of the storm passed directly over their habitatMon, 19 Nov 2018 21:30:35 +0000Promising Peanut Allergy Treatment Could Become Available in the Near Future new study has found that gradually exposing children to peanut protein could increase their tolerance—though the treatment does not offer a complete cureMon, 19 Nov 2018 20:21:02 +0000