Aparna Nathan Health Using a phone or tablet causes symptoms that look a lot like carpal tunnel syndrome But it’s not necessarily the real thing. By Aparna Nathan posted Jun 26th, 2017 Using phones and tablets can cause hand pain, according to a recent study. Read on. Animals Birds' ability to fly could determine the shape of their eggs Not all eggs are created equal. By Aparna Nathan posted Jun 22nd, 2017 A recent study has found that birds that can fly have more elliptical and asymmetric eggs. Read on. Animals Toxic mercury levels are actually declining in Alaskan polar bears—but that's not as great as it sounds It's because they're forced to eat human leftovers. By Aparna Nathan posted Jun 15th, 2017 A recent study shows that polar bears' mercury levels are declining as melting ice drives them onshore. But is it all good news? Read on. Space Jupiter may be even older than we thought This gas giant has seen it all. By Aparna Nathan posted Jun 12th, 2017 A new study supports the idea that Jupiter may have been the very first planet in our solar system. Read on. Science Glowing galaxies, marshmallow-like ceramics, and other amazing images of the week Newsworthy eyecandy. By Aparna Nathan posted Jun 9th, 2017 Our favorite images from this week in science, space, and health news. Read on. Space Meet NASA's newest class of astronauts Their dream jobs just became a reality. By Aparna Nathan posted Jun 7th, 2017 Join us as we learn who will be the newest Americans in space, and what it took to get there. Read on. Animals Bonding with a partner could have unexpected rewards—in your brain, that is Cuddling rodents might be the key to understanding this social behavior. By Aparna Nathan posted Jun 6th, 2017 You can't spell love without vole. These sort-of-monogamous rodents could help us understand why people pair up. Read on.