Some African mole-rats seem to tolerate the burn of spicy plants or biting insects that cause most other animals excruciating pain.
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Wolves lack the facial muscles required to raise their eyebrows—a feature that makes dogs especially endearing to people.
Urban infants who spend their first year of life around microbes like those found on farms are less likely to develop asthma.
An incense burner from a century tested positive for a chemical that’s released when THC is burned.
To predict how diet shapes a person’s gut microbiome, researchers came up with a new way to categorize foods.
With careful plant propagation techniques, winemakers managed to “freeze” savagnin blanc grapes in their ancestral state.
A new study shows casts doubt on the idea that medical marijuana might help patients avoid an addiction to prescription painkillers.
A nine-year dataset shows that, in the world of dating, people tend to pair up with partners who share personality traits.