The POST Magazine

Super Tory

April 2019

This 8-pound robotic baby cries, grunts and blinks, all while helping to educate medical students

Health In A Heartbeat

Petting zoos may harbor drug-resistant bacteria

Jul 16, 2019

Petting zoos may have more critters than you realize, and some aren’t cute and cuddly. The zoos are sometimes home to multidrug-resistant bacteria that can be passed on to visitors. Researchers at Ariel University in Israel studied eight petting zoos at random throughout their country, taking body...

Animal Airwaves

The menace of plastic to marine life

Jul 16, 2019

Marine animals are in a fight for their lives — and the deadliest foe may be plastic. In a recent study of more than 17 hundred seabirds that died, over 25 percent of the mortalities were associated with eating plastic, especially balloons. Plastics are equally deadly in large marine animals. This...