Bandages made from crab shells speed healing

A new medical dressing helps skin wounds heal faster. Its innovative ingredient is the structural material…

Could a toothpaste help treat peanut allergy?

It may one day be possible for people to treat food allergies by simply brushing their…

The world wastes roughly a sixth of the food produced each year

Each year, the world wastes about one-sixth of the food available to consumers. That’s the finding…

Scientists Say: Placebo

Placebo (noun, “Plah-SEE-bo”) A placebo is a substance or procedure that is supposed to have no…

An ancient hippo-sized reptile may have been a speedy beast

Some 260 million years ago, dinosaurs had not yet evolved. Other reptiles reigned as land’s largest…

Science and Indigenous history team up to help spirit bears

Indigenous people in what is now the Great Bear Rainforest of western Canada tell a story…

Explainer: Black bear or brown bear?

You might think it’s easy to tell whether you’re seeing a black bear (Ursus americanus) or…

Changing people’s behavior can make bear life better

No one expects a bear in the parking lot. When Seymour Kankel, 10, was getting in…

Urban pollution can pose unseen risks to kids’ immunity and more

Tobacco and other pollutants don’t just stink up the air. They also alter immune cells in…

Analyze This: Cows burp less methane after early-life treatment

Belching cows give off much of the methane that comes from raising farm animals. Now researchers…