Illustrations on the topic of science, as published in Internazionale.
Food allergies may be on the rise because babies start solids too late.
Giving babies potentially allergenic foods early on, may reduce the risk of allergies – but many parents don’t, as that conflicts with advice to breastfeed until six months.
by Clare Wilson
Some fish are still full of mercury, for a worrying reason.
by Ed Yong
Browsing deer affect how a forest sounds.
Changes in the auditory environment as a result of herbivory, could influence how animals communicate, and may have implications for sound-based monitoring of species.
by Jeff Akst
The loneliest stars in the galaxy – certain stars have a history distinct from all the others around them.
by Marina Koren
Human drugs are polluting the water – and animals are swimming in it.
by Rebecca Giggs
Living with ADHD: how I learned to make distraction work for me.
by Sarah Stein Lubrano
How bumbling British boffins became a standing Russian joke.
by James Harkin
How medicine got too good for its own good.
We’re detecting problems too early and convincing healthy people they’re sick – it’s time to rethink medical diagnosis, says physician H. Gilbert Welch.
by Wendy Glauser
Machine learning could be the key to reducing the use of animals in experiments.
by Thomas Hartung
Why you need to touch your keys to believe they’re in your bag.
by Ophelia Deroy
Livestock drove ancient old world inequality.
by Lizzie Wade
Are siblings more important than parents?
How brothers and sisters shape who we are.
by Ben Healy
Shampoo is causing air pollution, but let’s not lose our heads.
by Michael Marshall
The environment is finally getting its day on court.
by Anna-Catherine Brigida