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Curious Kids: Why do feet stink by the end of the...

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer,...

The womb isn’t sterile – healthy babies are born with bacteria...

Kent Willis, University of Tennessee For the last hundred years, scientists have believed that humans develop in a womb that remains sterile and completely isolated...

An artist’s journey into the science of sweat

Paul Vanouse, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York During steamy days, a body’s physiological response may cause you to wrinkle your nose:...

Home birth may start babies off with health-promoting microbes

Joan Combellick, Yale University For all of human history, babies have been born where their mothers lived – whether in a house, hut or cave....

Ticks spread plenty more for you to worry about beyond Lyme...

Jerome Goddard, Mississippi State University When it comes to problems caused by ticks, Lyme disease hogs a lot of the limelight. But various tick species...

Rapid water quality tests better protect beachgoers

Rachel Noble, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Planning a trip to the beach? Along with looking forward to some summer fun, beachgoers may...

Microbes that live in fishes’ slimy mucus coating could lead chemists...

Sandra Loesgen, Oregon State University One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to...

How scientists are fighting infection-causing biofilms

Nicholas Fitzkee, Mississippi State University The surfaces people interact with every day may seem rather mundane, but at the molecular scale, there is more activity...

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Leave ’em laughing instead of crying: Climate humor can break down...

Maxwell Boykoff, University of Colorado Boulder Climate change is not inherently funny. Typically, the messengers are serious scientists describing how rising greenhouse gas emissions are...