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Nature’s Antifreeze

Fish that thrive in icy waters provide a key to preserving human cells.

Why Do We Have to Die?

The question of mortality can be answered by these calculations.

The Incredible Fig

The fig is an ecological marvel. Although you may never want to eat one again.

Plants Feel Pain and Might Even See

It’s time to retire the hierarchical classification of living things.

Here’s the Right Story for Vaccine Holdouts

Two public health experts explain how to cut through the noise about COVID-19 vaccines.

How to Outwit Evolution

We can defeat superbugs by staying one step ahead of them.

Humans Are One Mixed-Up Ape

What Made Early Humans Smart

Walking upright made our ancestors easy prey. It also made them get smart.