Mystery meat: scientists are investigating the roadkill we never get to see

Mystery meat: scientists are investigating the roadkill we never get to see

That flattened raccoon or broken reptile might just be something to drive past for motorists, but for scavenging animals, it’s breakfast. A new study published today in the Journal of Urban Ecology is the first to look at the role of these scavengers in performing roadkill removal—and its results call into question whether we’re even counting roadkill right.

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The EPA is keeping a troubling new study on drinking water under wraps. Here’s what you need to know.

The EPA is keeping a troubling new study on drinking water under wraps. Here’s what you need to know.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa stays up for the same reason it leans

The Leaning Tower of Pisa stays up for the same reason it leans