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Millions of Americans take antidepressant medications. But how did that come to be, and does such widespread use of antidepressants serve a real medical need?
In this segment, we'll talk about what depression is and what can be done about it. Conventional therapies for depression involve medications and talk therapy, often used in combination. But is that approach the only way out of depression?
Much-maligned moths are more than the butterfly’s drab cousin.
Hawk moths feed like hummingbirds. Ty Hedrick wants to know how they hold steady...
Can woolly bear caterpillars predict winter weather?
Several newly-discovered species of caterpillar in Hawaii function equally well ...
A virus known as baculovirus sends caterpillar climbing for the treetops.
\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.