medication

Animal Pharm: What Can We Learn From Nature’s Self-Medicators?

Birds do it. Bees do it. Butterflies and chimpanzees do it.  These animals and many others self-medicate, using plants and other surprising materials to improve not only their own health but also the health of their offspring. A video of ...

Growing Teeth and Four More Odd Uses for Urine

For those who’ve lost their teeth to accidents and decay, there may be a new way to restore your pearly whites: urine.   Scientists in China have successfully used cells found in human urine to regrow teeth. If that’s ...