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Migrating chimpanzees appear to conform to local nut-cracking culture, even when they know a better way.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

When the bison were exterminated from North America, indigenous populations lost an inch of height in just a generation.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Learn about the different ways dyslexia manifests itself in languages.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Three holiday facts from the Inside Science archive (infographic).

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Nicotine in the air and clothing permeates skin and enters the bloodstream at levels equivalent to inhalation of secondhand smoke.

Kimberly Hickok, Contributor

First inspired by fire sprinkler systems, the gadgets pop when a material that softens in heat releases a spring.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Two hands grab a wishbone in front of a Thanksgiving table

Follow these three basic tips to increase your chances of ending up with the bigger side of the bone (infographic).

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

The temperature at which champagne is stored determines what comes out of the bottle.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Dilution may make flavors more readily available to be savored.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

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