Humans & Society | Science News

Love Science? Welcome Home.

Support Amazing Science Journalism.

Create the New Science Generation.

Humans & Society

Topic Image Rail

common food allergies

WATCH WHAT YOU EAT  Peanuts, eggs and other foods can cause allergic reactions in people, but the public and medical community are confused when it comes to preventing, diagnosing and treating such allergies, says a new report.

lucy fossil

ARM STRONG  Relatively long, robustly built upper arms let Lucy, the famous 3.2-million-year-old hominid, spend a lot of time in trees, scientists say. Scans of Lucy’s fossils also suggest she walked less efficiently than people today do.

Lady computers

SHINING STARS  In the late 1890s, Harvard observatory hired women as “computers” to document data captured on glass plate images of the night sky. Their observations and ideas, described in a new book, led to such advances in astronomy as how to measure the distance to stars.

Humans & Society

Subscribe to RSS - Humans & Society