Science is a mirror that reveals sometimes hidden, often unexpected and always astounding insights into everyday things and human life. Here we explore everything you always wanted to know about holidays, food, art, music, books, games, TV, film, education, urban life and crime — as well as human history, archaeology and anthropology.
Illicit drug residues in sewage spiked for holidays and special events during summer 2017 in rural Kentucky.
When the bison were exterminated from North America, indigenous populations lost an inch of height in just a generation.
Researchers find that complex cultural practices tend to proliferate in more niche groups.