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DID YOU DRINK YOUR WORM EGGS TODAY?

Joel Weinstock appears to be right: A little worm infestation can set people straight when their gut is malfunctioning. A systems thinker and gut doctor at Tufts, Weinstock brained himself to this hypothesis through rigorous and vigorous thinking: Perhaps humans … Continue reading

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VIOLENCE IS LINKED TO BOTH HEAT AND HUMIDITY

Among the shocking effects of climate change: It reminds us that we’re animals, dependent on an environment. And when that environment changes, we get all animally about securing our position. This is a little study of how violent events might … Continue reading

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ARE YOU MORE MANIPULATIVE THAN A FIVE YEAR OLD?

We humans walk a fine line between self-preservation and building alliances. It starts early. By age five, this study says, humans are sneaky, manipulative spinners of their own reputatios. Chimps, by contrast, don’t bother. Researchers sat kids, one by one, … Continue reading

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MICROSCOPIC OIL SPILL FOULS COUNTLESS LOCAL SAND GRAINS!

I stumbled on an oil spill today in my post-Sandy beach walk. Normal people were struck by the channel buoy lying on the sand. I struck oil. Many, many molecules of it. Here’s the big picture. Note the pale-blue oil … Continue reading

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