The Wild World That’s Invaded Florida (Vox)
by Benji Jones
Burmese pythons, macaws from South America, and African vervet monkeys are just some of many non-native species that have found homes in Florida. Getting rid of all of them is impossible. So what should wildlife authorities do?
The Neanderthals and Us (The Guardian)
by Nikhil Krishnan
Neanderthals evoke a surprisingly large range of feelings in modern humans, from kinship to guilt. The stories we tell about them may say more about us than they do about them.
The Trouble With Giving it Your All (Nursing Clio)
by Emily Contois
From restaurant kitchens to academic boardrooms, workers are encouraged to adopt an “athlete mindset,” never losing focus and steadfastly pursuing a place at the top. But it turns out that most jobs aren’t much like top-tier sports competitions at all.
Who Were the Rubenesque Women? (The Art Newspaper)
by Hannah McGivern
If you know one thing about Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens, it’s probably the body shape of many of his female subjects. But there’s a lot more to say about how the painter approached portraying women.
Your Scent Gives You Away (The Conversation)
by Chantrell Frazier, Kenneth G. Furton, and Vidia A. Gokool
We each have a scent, generated by oils emitted from our skin glands, resident microbes, and the soaps we use. Dogs can use scents to distinguish individuals and identify signs of illness. So can new tools that researchers are developing.
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