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Fevers can have some cool benefits

Fevers can have some cool benefits

Author: Silke Schmidt / Source: Science News for Students A fever may be (mostly) good for us, whether we’re babies, teens or adults. A new study shows how it speeds infection-fighting cells to where they’ll do the body good. When you’re sick, you...

Ham bone broth could be a tonic for the heart

Ham bone broth could be a tonic for the heart

Author: Lindsay Patterson / Source: Science News for Students Broth from the bones of Spanish dry-cured ham, like that shown here, could boost heart health, new data suggest. Google the term “bone broth.” You’ll quickly discover people claiming that it’s the...

How a tiger transforms into a man-eater

How a tiger transforms into a man-eater

Author: Sarah Zielinski / Source: Science News KILLER CAT No Beast So Fierce tells the story of the “Man-Eater of Champawat,” a tiger that terrorized parts of India and Nepal in the early 1900s (a tiger in India’s Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary is shown). No...

Ultima Thule may be a frankenworld

Ultima Thule may be a frankenworld

Author: Lisa Grossman / Source: Science News SLOW SMASH The two lobes of Ultima Thule probably came together at the speed of a person walking briskly into a wall, researchers announced. THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Ultima Thule’s history may be written in the sum...

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