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Isobel Whitcomb

November 4, 2019

The belief that fish is a healthier, greener option is further driving overfishing

April 19, 2019

Smoking before bed might seem like a good way to drift into a more relaxed sleep, but research suggests otherwise

March 15, 2019

For members of the New York Mycological Society, all mushrooms are good — but some are better when left off your dinner plate

February 20, 2019

It’s a controversial idea, but early research is promising, and some parents are forging ahead

January 9, 2019

Sea creatures flashed their lights even before any organisms had eyes to see them

November 30, 2018

The therapy doesn’t reduce pain, but that’s not the point

November 29, 2018

Searching for extraterrestrial life is like trying to meet someone in Manhattan with no prearranged place or time

November 16, 2018

Early next year, the Allahabad Kumbh Mela festival in India will attract 150 million pilgrims — and even more drug-resistant microbes

 
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