Sugar triggers dopamine "hits" in the brain, making us crave more of it. Sugar also disrupts memory formation.
Venice is in a state of emergency as the Italian city braces from one of the worst floods in its history.
Experts once thought that older, more robust sea ice in the Arctic was mostly safe from melting — but that may not be the case.
A previously unknown species of primitive bird has a tail feature associated with flight in modern birds.
Gigantopithecus, an enormous extinct ape that lived in Asia millions of years ago, was a close relative of the modern orangutan.
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