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McDonald’s decision reflects concern about resistant bacteria. The McNugget is going antibiotic-free. McDonald’s announced Wednesday that it will only buy chickens raised without antibiotics that fight human infections. The plan will be phased...
How do you get your local news? Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images. A recent Pew Research Center study looked at three U.S. cities — Macon, Georgia, Sioux City, Iowa, and Denver — and the relationship between each city’s local...
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will stop using elephants during their shows in the next three years. Photo by © naturepl.com/Andy Rouse/WWF-Canon. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that beginning in 2018,...
The lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano is seen downslope of a house that burned on Nov. 10 in this U.S. Geological Survey handout photo taken near the village of Pahoa, Hawaii, on Nov. 13, 2014. RELATED CONTENTHow a ‘Humans of New York’ blog post...
Julia Rothman diagrams the different types of feathers on a bird, one of the hundreds of illustrations in “Nature Anatomy.” Excerpted from “Nature Anatomy” by Julia Rothman. Used with permission of Storey Publishing Cloud...
Cats don’t care for human music, but researchers have found a new genre that felines enjoy. Photo by Flickr user Adria vidal Ever wondered why your cats don’t share your appreciation of Johann Sebastian Bach or aren’t as...