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The Secret Life of Bee Bacteria:  Gut Microbiota May Yield Clues to Honey Bee Health

The Secret Life of Bee Bacteria: Gut Microbiota May Yield Clues to Honey Bee Health

Honey bees and the bacteria in their guts depend on each other, yet the precise nature of this relationship is largely unknown.

Let Them Eat Cake: More To Obesity Than Just The Extra Calories

Let Them Eat Cake: More To Obesity Than Just The Extra Calories

Obesity is turning out to be much more complex than overeating and lack of exercise, as new research finds genetic, hormonal, neurological, and even immunological factors that appear to relate to weight.

Secrets of the Eiffel Tower

Secrets of the Eiffel Tower

A new computer simulation program demonstrates why the Eiffel Tower is still standing after over one hundred years.