Panda thumbs, Chimp meds, scientific Zombie models and more Science & Health in FTN Daily #92, Wed, Jan 18, 2017


Monkey medicine

Chimpanzees eat certain plants as medicine. We can profit from that. Aurélie Sobocinski for CNRS News

https://news.cnrs.fr/articles/animals-that-self-medicate


Looking for a Plague Vaccine

You can never be too careful. Lydia Zuraw for Kaiser Health News

https://news.cnrs.fr/articles/animals-that-self-medicate


The bigot prince

Prince Charles trying to educate ordinary people on climate is a bit rich. Jacob Furedi for Spiked.

https://news.cnrs.fr/articles/animals-that-self-medicate


Zombie science is totally legit

Just the concept of zombies is already helpful to understand real world issues and develop solutions. Kate Baggaley for Popular Science.

https://news.cnrs.fr/articles/animals-that-self-medicate


Look up

How many trees are in your city? Treepedia at the: MIT Senseable City Lab

https://news.cnrs.fr/articles/animals-that-self-medicate


Thumbs up for Panda

Some panda species have strange thumb-like appendages, but their thumbs evolved for strikingly different reasons. W. G. Sheldon for JSTOR Daily

https://news.cnrs.fr/articles/animals-that-self-medicate


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