John Hawks

Sep. 27, 2013

Modern Humans Still Evolving, and Faster Than Ever

Recent evolution has given humans the ability to break down starch and digest cheese. Bon appetit!

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Feb. 01, 2013

Preserving Science News in an Online World

Experts discuss how the internet impacts public perception of science.

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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