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Scientists Recreate Medieval Medicine, Find That It Kills MRSA

(Photo: British Library)<p>Pictured above is Bald’s Leechbook, a 10th Century Latin and Anglo-Saxon manuscript owned by the British Library. It’s a …

British Library

Watch Burmese punks rebel against brutal military regime

<i>Yangon Calling</i> is a punk rock documentary in every possible way. It follows a group of underground punks rallying against a brutal regime in the military-ruled Burma. Their look and sound may be familiar to us in the Western world, but it was borne out of cassettes of Brit bands smuggled into the …

Study shows humans are evolving faster than previously thought

Results of largest ever genetics study of a single population could also help refine dates for major events during human evolution<p>Humans are evolving more rapidly than previously thought, according to the largest ever genetics study of a single population.<p>Scientists reached the conclusion after …

Biology

The Muppets explain Phenomenology

The hidden racism of young white Americans

Recently, chilling videos surfaced online of young University of Oklahoma students, members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, reciting a …

Where are the mainstream TV shows about American Indians?

On television screens, American Indian characters are virtually invisible.<p>Despite the recent TV diversity breakthrough (see: <i>Black-ish</i>, <i>Fresh Off the</i> …

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#InMyShoes: scientists share photos of their footwear in support of eight-year-old girl

Female scientists are showing their support for an eight-year-old who was disappointed that dinosaur shoes were marketed for boys<p>"Why can't girls have dinosaur shoes?"<p>This was the question eight-year-old Sophia Trow asked after she spotted that there were dinosaur shoes for boys - but none for …

Sea Turtles

Fever: The Awakening of European Fascism - Video interview with Paolo Marchetti | LensCulture

<i>Paolo Marchetti has been on a roll lately! Since he was named a finalist in the LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards, he then went on to win third prize in the “Nature, stories” category at World Press Photo. He then won 1st place in the Documentary category at the LensCulture Earth Awards. Wow,</i> …