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Time to Get Down and Dirty

Staying too clean can be bad for you. Let your good germs take care of the bad ones.

Humans: Uniquely Endowed, Unnaturally Evil

How could such 'fearfully and wonderfully made' beings be capable of unspeakable atrocities?

More Reasons to Imitate Biology

Recent articles about Biomimetics show that the field is still going strong.

Health May Depend on Good Viruses and Microbes

There is still much to learn about the human body. Some of our best friends may not even share our own genes.

Appendix 2: Vestigial Organs Reconsidered

Outcast becomes hero: appendix promoted to "pivotal". The vestigial organ myth lives on in other contexts, though.

Genetic Evolution Falsified

Hundreds of your genes work just fine in yeast and plankton, after supposedly a billion years of evolution separating us.

Antibiotic Resistance Is Ancient

An isolated tribe in a remote place in Amazonia has antibiotic resistance genes in its gut bacteria.

Wonders Inside You

Do you have any idea how many emergencies are resolved inside your body every day without your conscious knowledge or control? Here are just 3 examples.
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