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Early farming began in the Near East about 10,500 years ago. Farming first reached the Balkans in Europe some 8 to 9,000 years ago,...

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In 2013, the environmental group WildAid reported that demand for shark-fin soup in China had dropped by 50 to 70 percent, offering some hope...

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Inside our guts is a diverse ecosystem of bacteria: the microbiome. But the makeup of the community can depend on what we eat. Emulsifiers...

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A lot of fishermen will tell you that fish have kind of a sixth sense. They avoid obstacles, effortlessly slalom between vortices or whirlpools,...

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Oxygen and water are crucial to most life on Earth, but what about nitrogen? It’s in every molecule of DNA in your body, and...

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Ah yes. The ol' fluoride rinse at the dentist. Not pleasant. But hey, good for your teeth, right? Well now materials scientists have...

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Heather Berlin, assistant professor of psychiatry and of neuroscience at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, is the co-host of the...

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Home-based bird watchers might have mixed up a batch of nectar to attract the feathered objects of their affection. It's pretty easy—just mix sugar...

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It’s one of marijuana’s most well-known side effects: the ravenous desire for food commonly called the munchies. But why does weed make chocolate, chips...

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Human egg freezing is going mainstream. The biggest reason: it works. A handful of studies suggest the success rate for women undergoing in vitro...