Humans

  1. Health & Medicine

    The color of health

    Colorful fruits and vegetables pack a powerful, healthful punch.

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  2. Humans

    A diamond polish for ancient tools

    People in Stone Age China may have used diamonds to polish their stone axes.

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  3. Health & Medicine

    Football Scrapes and Nasty Infections

    The scrapes suffered by professional football players on the field can lead to serious skin infections.

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  4. Health & Medicine

    Lost Sight, Found Sound

    Brain areas devoted to vision can take on other duties following loss of sight.

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  5. Archaeology

    Decoding a beverage jar

    Ancient pottery provides hints of the world's oldest known wine.

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  6. Animals

    Toxic Birds May Get Poison from Beetles

    Eating certain beetles may make the skin and feathers of some birds poisonous.

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  7. Humans

    Little people cause big surprise

    Scientists uncover the skeleton of a small-bodied relative of human beings.

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  8. Health & Medicine

    Packing Fat

    Even among kids, waistlines are bulging, and many people are worried about the trend.

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  9. Brain

    Fruit fly brain has two clocks

    Fruit flies have not one, but two built-in clocks to regulate daily activity.

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  10. Tech

    A taste for cheese

    Researchers aim for cheese that is tastier, more nutritious, and easier to make than those now available.

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  11. Animals

    superfast muscles for cooing doves

    To coo, a dove's muscles have to contract and relax amazingly quickly.

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  12. Psychology

    Worlds of self-esteem

    The way you feel about yourself can affect what other people think of you.

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