Humans

  1. Health & Medicine

    Workouts: Does Stretching Help?

    Stretching before exercise or sports may not improve performance or reduce the chance of injury.

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  2. Humans

    Hints of Life in Ancient Lava

    Ancient lava may contain some of the earliest traces of life on Earth.

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  3. Animals

    Male baboons get mellow

    Females may get male baboons to tone down violent behavior and become more cooperative.

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  4. Animals

    Snagging insects, hummingbird style

    A hummingbird has an unexpectedly flexible lower bill to help it catch bugs.

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  5. Health & Medicine

    Allergies: From bee stings to peanuts

    As more and more people develop allergies, researchers are looking for ways to treat and prevent severe allergic reactions.

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  6. Humans

    The taming of the cat

    People had pet cats at least 9,500 years ago, long before ancient Egyptians started worshipping felines.

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  7. Animals

    Ganging up to grab more food

    Food-snitching birds may drive wolves to hunt in large packs.

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  8. Animals

    Some birds heed a monkey’s warnings

    An African forest bird can tell which monkey alarm calls to pay attention to.

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  9. Health & Medicine

    Moving Good Fats from Fish to Mice

    Healthful fats from fish could end up in beef, eggs, and other foods.

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  10. Health & Medicine

    Walking to exercise the brain

    Light exercise can help elderly people keep their brains in shape.

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  11. Health & Medicine

    Building a food pyramid

    Experts are trying to work out new rules on which foods to eat and which ones to avoid.

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  12. Health & Medicine

    Strong Bones for Life

    Weak bones are an increasing problem for kids and teenagers.

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