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Scientific Study of Surfer Butts Reveal Drug-Resistant Bacteria in the Oceans

Here's a study we can all get behind.<p>Surfers are known to brave bad weather, dangerously sized waves, and even sharks, for the perfect ride. But, it …

Microbiology

This 13-year-old boy surprised his 5-year-old sister with a Disney princess photoshoot

<b>Some brothers just give their sisters Chinese burns on their birthday.</b><p>But one 13-year-old boy went above and beyond the call of duty last week when …

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable.<p>Life is full of …

“Long live the patriarchy”: One more barrier faced by women in science

In field locations where there are no bathrooms, life can get complicated<p>Last week I peed all over myself in the name of studying climate change in Alaska. Gender barriers in science don't always take an obvious form, and they get especially perilous in below-zero temperatures. Some of these …

Time I

These 10 mindfulness rules will make your life better

Mindfulness has become a popular health topic and you might be wondering how to do it. There is a lot of information out there, and some of it can be …

The Huge Female Blanket Octopus, And The Tiny Male

The blanket octopus is rarely seen, especially the tiny males. Measuring barely an inch long, the males are dramatically smaller than females. Female …

Scientist at work: Bio-prospecting for better enzymes

When people hear about prospecting, they might imagine old forty-niners (miners) with pickaxes hunting for gold, or maybe an agent for the San …

Biology

Scientists Record an Extremely Intimate Look at How Dolphins Get It On

Mammal sex is simple: The penis fits into the vagina. Right? You might think so—unless you’ve seen a dolphin’s vagina.<p>At the 2017 annual meeting of …

Marine Mammals

Deepak Chopra Reveals 7 Mindful Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

With busy schedules and constant societal pressure, stress and anxiety are no strangers to most of us. It can be hard to unwind, relax and experience …

Intersex and proud: model Hanne Gaby Odiele on finally celebrating her body

When the Belgian model revealed she was intersex earlier this year, she gave voice to something she’d always been told to hide. Here, the face of Balenciaga talks about knowing she was different<p>Like many models, Hanne Gaby Odiele has a lovely limber angularity. Sitting in a Manhattan restaurant …

Gender