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Why Bill Maher is wrong about fat-shaming

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University On a recent episode of his Friday evening talk show, Bill Maher proposed that society combat obesity by body-shaming overweight individuals....

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:...

Bacteria live on our eyeballs — and understanding their role could...

Tony St. Leger, University of Pittsburgh You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes...

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...

Colorectal cancer increase in younger adults: What could be the cause?

Franklin G. Berger, University of South Carolina Colorectal cancer remains a major source of cancer incidence and death in the United States. The American Cancer...

Sugars in mother’s milk help shape baby’s microbiome and ward off...

Steven Townsend, Vanderbilt University While living in a mother’s womb, cushioned by amniotic fluid and protected from the outside world, babies have only minimal exposure...

To restore our soils, feed the microbes

Matthew Wallenstein, Colorado State University Our soils are in trouble. Over the past century, we’ve abused them with plowing, tilling and too much fertilizer. What...

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Want to understand gun owners? Watch their videos

Connie Hassett-Walker, Kean University It was an ordinary day in 2011, when I found myself watching a YouTube video of a gun owner making a...