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‘Jaws’ portrayed sharks as monsters 50 years ago, but it also...

Gavin Naylor, University of Florida Human fear of sharks has deep roots. Written works and art from the ancient...

Alcohol and drugs rewire your brain by changing how your genes...

Karla Kaun, Brown University Many people are wired to seek and respond to rewards. Your brain interprets food as...

Why don’t fruit bats get diabetes? New understanding of how they’ve...

Wei Gordon, Menlo College and Nadav Ahituv, University of California, San Francisco People around the world eat too much...

Cranberries can bounce, float and pollinate themselves: The saucy science of...

Serina DeSalvio, Texas A&M University Cranberries are a staple in U.S. households at Thanksgiving – but how did this...

You shed DNA everywhere you go – trace samples in the...

Jenny Whilde, University of Florida and Jessica Alice Farrell, University of Florida Human DNA can be sequenced from small...

Vagrant, machine or pioneer? How we think about a roving eagle...

Adriana Craciun, Boston University The Steller’s sea eagle is one of the largest and most aggressive raptors in the...

Pit bulls went from America’s best friend to public enemy –...

Colin Dayan, Vanderbilt University As recently as 50 years ago, the pit bull was America’s favorite dog. Pit bulls...

Our Homo sapiens ancestors shared the world with Neanderthals, Denisovans and...

Joshua Akey, Princeton University When the first modern humans arose in East Africa sometime between 200,000 and 300,000 years...

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