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Robin Page shares the story behind her 2016 award-winning picture book, A Chicken Followed Me Home.

"Much more an enormous pig than a sort of horse, Hippo lives, as a matter of course," remarks lepidopterist John M. Burns in his book of poetry titled "BioGraffiti: A Natural Selection."

The 39 poems cover evolution, ecology, biology and natural history. In this podcast he reads a selection of his witty and pun-filled poems. Amongst his subjects; the walrus, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, and tortoise.

Intelligent robots supervised by surgeons could help take human error out of the operating room, researchers say.
AAAS and Science Magazine honor 2015's major scientific discoveries.