A human head louse. Photo by Giles San Martin.
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- Three species, no less! Shake the dirty laundry of human history, and you’ll find a lot of lice.
- Ow. What do you do if your (flatworm!) mate’s genitals prevent you from inseminating her eggs? Go in through the skin.
- Lesson: don’t ask scientists how to get a date. Jason Goldman rounds up scientifically supported strategies for successful romance.
- Maybe they talked about glowing scorpions? Scientists with the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center went on the road to celebrate Darwin Day in rural schools.
- … on that you can rely. Krystal D’Costa builds a taxonomy of flirting.
- A bit like “curing” a stain by re-upholstering your entire couch. It’s possible to cure HIV infection with a bone marrow stem cell transplant, but not exactly practical.
- Because non-scientific activism is ubiquitous. Why scientific activism is often vital.
- Get a burrow, you lot. Prairie dogs in a zoo enclosure are more affectionate with each other when people are watching.
- Maybe not so much with the drinking, though. After declining in credibility, anthropology’s future may lie in imitating Don Draper.