Emma Reasner

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Team Trump just launched an aggressive new attack on Mueller. It’s not going well.

Here's the latest you need to know about the investigation.<p>In recent days, the Trump administration allies have been attacking Special Counsel Robert …

Infant ape fossil skull illuminates humankind's remote past | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The lemon-sized fossil skull of an infant ape nicknamed Alesi that inhabited a Kenyan forest about 13 million years ago is offering a peek at what the long-ago common ancestor of people and all modern apes may have looked like.<p>The skull of the newly discovered extinct ape …

We finally know how your tongue tells your brain what you're tasting

They used to keep you alive, but now they just give you a sweet tooth.<p>What makes candy taste sweet and coffee taste bitter, and not the other way around? In a study published this week in <i>Nature</i>, researchers identified the secret ingredient that keeps our tastes distinct.<p>We already knew two parts of …

Human Footprints Found In Greece Almost 6-Million-Years-Old, Could Challenge Theories Of Human Evolution

A new discovery of early human footprints in Greece doesn’t just stand out because the footprints are said to be close to 6-million-years-old. …

I have always wondered: why are some fruits poisonous?

<i>This is an article from I Have Always Wondered, a new series where readers send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. Send your question to</i> …

Bioengineering

New study reveals how mitochondria are affected by disease

Important Attachments<p>Everyone learns about mitochondria in the most basic of biology classes, and most of us will always recall how these were …