Aylin Woodward Reporter
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Aylin Woodward is a science and environment reporter at Business Insider, where she focuses on all things related to climate change, anthropology and human evolution, and dinosaurs.

Focus Areas

  • Science
  • Environment
  • Climate Change
  • Anthropology
  • Human Evolution
  • Dinosaurs

236 Articles
7 months ago
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Gun control really works. Science has shown time and again that it can prevent mass shootings and...

Mass shootings in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas in recent days have once again put America's gun violence probl...

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about 1 year ago
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Ghostly subatomic particles help scientists peer inside the guts of dangerous volcanoes

Muons are tiny particles that penetrate matter. By measuring how well muons pass through certain parts of a volcano, ...

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about 1 year ago
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A child's skull found deep inside a South African cave offers new clues about a group of mysterio...

Scientists have uncovered the first fossil of a Homo naledi child. This ancestor lived about 250,000 years ago, likel...

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about 1 year ago
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The longest lunar eclipse this century will happen in 2 weeks. Here's how to see it.

All but 3% of the moon will be obscured by Earth's shadow in the early morning of November 19. It's the longest lunar...

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about 1 year ago
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The adorable head tilt some dogs do is a sign they're concentrating and recalling information, a ...

Experts asked dogs to remember and retrieve toys with certain names. The most successful canines tilted their heads a...

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about 1 year ago
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There's no Delta-specific booster coming to save you — what we have is good enough

While the Delta variant is dominant worldwide, existing vaccines work well against it. So there's no need for a varia...

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about 1 year ago
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After reevaluating humanity's fossil record, a group of experts designated a new species of human...

Experts reevaluated the human fossil record from the era between 129,000 and 774,000 years ago. That yielded a new sp...

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about 1 year ago
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Archaeologists used lasers to find nearly 500 Mesoamerican monuments hidden in the Mexican jungle

Data collected from the air with lasers led to the discovery of hundreds of ancient sites in Mexico, dating back to t...

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about 1 year ago
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People who eat meat report lower levels of depression and anxiety than vegans do, a recent analys...

An analysis of 20 studies suggests eating meat is correlated with better mental health. That doesn't mean meat-free d...

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about 1 year ago
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A 193-million-year old nesting ground with more than 100 dinosaur eggs offers evidence they lived...

Paleontologists found 100 eggs and 80 skeletons from a dinosaur called Mussaurus at a site in Patagonia, suggesting t...

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about 1 year ago
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An amateur diver found a 3-foot sword off the Israeli coast — and filmed his discovery. It dates ...

Just 650 feet off Israel's Carmel coast, scuba diver Shlomi Katzin discovered a 900-year-old iron sword that likely b...

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about 1 year ago
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A meteor that incinerated the residents of an ancient city inspired the biblical story of Sodom, ...

Millennia ago, a meteor half the size of the Statue of Liberty struck an Middle Eastern city. The event may have insp...

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