Tag: biology

Treating Asian Elephant Shanthi’s Arthritis at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Ever since our 41-year-old Asian elephant Shanthi was diagnosed with arthritis decades ago, the animal care team and veterinary teams here at the National Zoo have been working hard to… Read more »

The Selfish Benefits of Kindness

The other day I was in a coffee shop and the guy in front of me yelled at the barista because his grande caramel frappuccino was a double shot instead… Read more »

Why do we get Headaches? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time Why do we get Headaches? Because of your questions Dude. Very Funny. Many of us have experienced pain in our upper neck or head at some point…. Read more »

Stress and Human Evolution – AMNH SciCafe

>>Zaneta Thayer (Biological Anthropologist, Dartmouth College): I’m going to be talking to you today about stress and human evolution. It can get a little heavy at times, so I’ve already… Read more »

Why Is My Poop Green?

You can ask the Internet anything you want — like, how big is the universe? Or what’s the average lifespan of an Olive Ridley sea turtle? Or why are sloths… Read more »

Why Is Only Half of My Nose Working?

♪ INTRO ♪ All right. It turns out it isn’t just me. When you get a terrible head cold, like, half of your nose gets completely stuffed up, but the… Read more »