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Why beer serving sizes are so weird
The math is kind of medieval.
Entombed in amber, this tiny crab hails from the age of dinosaurs
The tiny fossil offers valuable evidence about how early crabs left the ocean.
Surgeons transplanted a pig kidney into a person, and it worked like normal
A successful pig-to-human kidney transplant could transform the organ donation pipeline.
Halloween treats can be a trick for the environment—but there are sustainable swaps
Looking for easy-to-recycle candy packaging, or even getting creative in your own kitchen, can make trick-or-treating a bit more eco-friendly.
In constant darkness, Arctic krill migrate by twilight and the Northern Lights
Polar krill have eyes that are ultra-sensitive to daily light cycles.
Kīlauea has belched 4.2 billion gallons of lava—and it isn’t done yet
The volcano is giving us a show with glass, lava lakes, and vog (yes, you read that correctly).
This secret mangrove forest is unlike any other in the world
The freshwater trees hold lessons from the last time the glaciers disappeared.
A new vaccine may curb the koala chlamydia epidemic
Chlamydia is one of the most significant threats to koalas.
New York City’s subway system isn’t ready for a storm-filled future
Worsening weather is coming for New York City, and experts have a few ideas on how to prepare public transit.
Zoo animals are getting COVID vaccines made specially for them
The vaccine, made by Zoetis, builds on decades of animal coronavirus vaccine research