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Parasitic Worms Found in a Woman’s Eye—First Case of Its Kind
An Oregon woman’s infection marks the first time on record that an eye worm species normally found in cattle has been seen in humans.
How ‘Talking’ Corpses Were Once Used to Solve Murders
For centuries, oozing wounds were seen as proof of guilt in court—but even in death, women’s testimony was considered less credible than men’s.
Huge Blobs of Fat and Trash Are Filling the World’s Sewers
Mountains of grease and debris known as fatbergs are blocking toilets, breaking pipes, and even being illicitly converted into cooking oil.
How Human Violence Stacks Up Against Other Killer Animals
Humans get some of their knack for killing each other from the primate family tree, a new study says—but that doesn’t let us off the hook.
Oldest Decapitated Head in New World Found in ‘Vogue’ Pose
The skull belonged to a young man and was buried in Brazil about 9,000 years old, with severed hands covering its face in a mysterious pose
Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?
Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?