Saturday, August 24, 2019
A Gloucestershire man has started walking Nancy Drew the tortoise to the pub and around town.Jason Smith says the African sulcata tortoise, which is actually male, needs to burn off energy, as in the wild he would ordinarily...
(Credit: Sara López Gilabert/SAPIENS)It is early morning on a wide plain in Amboseli National Park in southern Kenya. With a small Dixie cup and a wooden tongue depressor, Susan Alberts picks up a fecal sample left by a...
(Credit: Odua Images/Shutterstock)A human’s genes are laid down at conception. A fetus’ heart, brain and other organs start to form five weeks later. At six months, an unborn child has most of its body parts. But there is one essential component...
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Does alcohol cause cancer? Here’s what recent research tells us. (Credit: Mateone/Shutterstock)Humans and the bottle go a long way back. Archaeologists have found our love of alcohol began some 9,000 years ago (and maybe even 10 million years...
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The Racism of Carl Jung

The Racism of Carl Jung

The Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung (1875-1961) was one of the best-known psychologists of the 20th century. He introduced such famous concepts as introverted and extraverted personalities, and the idea of the psychological ‘complex’.Today, Jungian or analytical psychology retains...
This blog post is an edited excerpt from Human Impact, a new publication from Science Connected. Edited by Kate Stone and Shayna Keyles, Human Impact delivers 17 true tales of how humanity has changed the Earth, for better or for worse. This chapter...

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