Did a supernova cause human ancestors to walk upright? Is it right to use Nazi illustrations for surgery? And could a fungus produce spider-venom that wipes out mosquitoes?
Bonobo mothers watch their sons mating, AI detects lung cancer, trees trying to keep up with carbon dioxide levels and the drug-laced contents of an ancient Shaman’s pouch.
Trip report from Lake Mungo, ancient Denisovans spread widely, an accidental super material, genetically modified phage therapy and trees use the Wood Wide Web!
For the first time ever, astronomers have taken a photo of the silhouette of the event horizon of a black hole!
All about the meteor that wiped out the dinosaurs, heart recommendations aren’t necessarily evidence-based, the Uncanny Valley for the ears, and tiny fluorescent frogs!
The ancient historian that got it right, possible very early humans in Australia, and can some people detect magnetic fields?
How fish survive the freezing cold, diagnosing Parkinson’s Disease through smell, a synthetic DNA with 8 letters, and surprising discoveries about asteroid Bennu!
Houseplants don’t clean the air, lots of rogue planets in our galaxy, and our galaxy could be bigger than Andromeda. Plus, how our changing diets changed our language.
The Mars InSight drill hits a rock, twins that are neither fraternal nor identical, a second man cured of HIV, and the origins of Titan’s atmosphere.
Koalas are less stressed in green cities, SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with the ISS, stressed meerkat daughters are more helpful, and even more evidence for Planet Nine.