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Poop Transplants!

Poop Transplants!

This ecology experiment is one of many that have demonstrated how ecosystems with many species tend to be more resilient than those with few species. We’re biased towards this particular grassland experiment because it’s run by one of our writers, but strength in numbers – species numbers! – is also

Diarrhea | Wikipedia audio article

Diarrhea | Wikipedia audio article

Diarrhea, also spelled diarrhoea, is the condition of having at least three loose, liquid, or watery bowel movements each day. It often lasts for a few days and can result in dehydration due to fluid loss. Signs of dehydration often begin with loss of the normal stretchiness of the skin

Life in The Past Was Awful & Gross. Here’s Why…

Life in The Past Was Awful & Gross. Here’s Why…

Hey Thoughty2 here. At some point in your life you may have become frustrated with modern day life. The awful music, long work hours, you complain that everyone’s living through social media, rather than actually living. You may even foolishly believe that life in the past was superior and that

Why Do Some Animals Eat Poop?

Why Do Some Animals Eat Poop?

Hi, this is Emily, from MinuteEarth. Humans eat lots of weird stuff, but one thing we almost never eat is poop, either because we’re naturally grossed out by it, or because we’ve learned that poop contains nasty pathogens. But for lots of animals, feces is a regular part of the