Coffee

Good News, Coffee Drinkers!

A moderate amount of coffee might be genuinely good for you.

The How of Seasonal Allergies

Allergies, how do they work?

Why Rhinos Need Their Horns

Trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn is banned in most countries, but every effort must be made to turn the consumption of wildlife products from status symbol into stigma.

Cuba’s Medical Revolution

What can other countries learn from medical advances in Cuba.

The Power of Placebo

Why - and when - is placebo effective?

An Eye Full of Ebola

Dr. Ian Crozier was declared cured after a harrowing bout with the Ebola virus, only to discover that his left eye was full of the virus.

Warty Pigeons, Dodos, Giant Tortoises, and More: The Extinct Wildlife of Mauritius

Newly discovered Dutch manuscripts describe the extinct wildlife of Mauritius Island.

The Lowdown on Bees and Pesticides

New research suggests that declines in wild bees may be due to a specific pesticide.

Protecting People from Tornadoes in the 1880s

Two articles from 1883 and 1884 offer insight into tornadoes from another time.

Oikos

The peer-reviewed ecological journal Oikos has nothing to do with the popular brand of Greek yogurt that shares its name.