Erika Engelhaupt's Articles
- Gory DetailsThree researchers are calling for the FDA to regulate feces as a human tissue rather than a drug to make it easier for doctors to perform fecal transplants.
- Gory DetailsThe problem of ‘surplus’ zoo animals reveals a divide on animal contraceptives.
- Gory DetailsA new nonprofit called OpenBiome is hoping to do for fecal transplants what blood banks have done for transfusions. It’s a kind of Brown Cross.
- Gory DetailsA new book surveys those who eat their own kind, revealing some surprises about who’s eating whom.
- Gory DetailsKnowing a few key numbers could help save your life if a nuclear bomb drops.
- Gory DetailsFrom black widow spiders to birds and bees, shaking that booty goes way back.
- Gory DetailsA forensic psychologist spent three years watching 400 movies to trace portrayals of psychopaths.
- Science VisualizedMalawian and Guahibo gut microbiomes resembled those of herbivorous mammals, while American guts were more similar to carnivores’.
- Gory DetailsJapanese roaches may be able to survive in the cold, but the added competition and their decreased allergic potential may mean the roaches’ arrival isn’t all bad.
- Gory DetailsInsects and spiders are among the biggest gift-givers, often as part of mating, and anything from cyanide to a wad of saliva can be a present.