Health and Science
Health and Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 31 2016 10:14 AMHow to Talk About Mental Illness Without Relying on StrengthDonald Trump’s comments on mental illness are awful, but not unusual.
Future Tense
Oct. 31 2016 7:44 AMThe Upside of Ignoring Climate ChangeIt wasn’t really mentioned in the debates, and that might be a good thing.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 29 2016 9:00 AMEthereal Gravity Wave Clouds Flow Over Colorado
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 28 2016 9:00 AMThe Raging Beauty of Monsoons
Science
Oct. 28 2016 5:52 AMAn Election Season Reminder That Voting Is Mathematically FlawedThere is no fair way of assessing a populations’ preferences when there are more than two candidates.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 27 2016 9:00 AMTo Know Hydrogen Is to Know the Universe
Medical Examiner
Oct. 26 2016 5:15 AMWe’ve Misdiagnosed the Problem With Donald TrumpIt’s not what’s in his head that matters. It’s what’s in ours.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 25 2016 9:00 AMAstronomers X-Ray Colliding Galaxies to Find a Pair of Monster Black Holes
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 22 2016 9:00 AMMars Lander Impact Site Seen From Orbit
Medical Examiner
Oct. 21 2016 12:20 PMIs Your Birth Control Making You Depressed?It’s possible. But we shouldn’t abandon hormonal birth control en masse just yet.
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2016 4:53 PMThe Medical Complexity of “Late-Term” AbortionsThe rhetoric employed by Donald Trump refuses to recognize the reality of these situations.
Science
Oct. 20 2016 11:03 AMEnvironmentalists’ Disdain for Washington’s Carbon TaxThe first such law in the nation is being hampered by idealists. Instead, they should band together and make history.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 19 2016 9:00 AMHow Big Is Proxima Centauri’s Planet?
Medical Examiner
Oct. 18 2016 10:23 AMThe Right to Remain HIPAA-ProtectedThe NY/NJ bombing suspect appeared in court via video conference, which seems to have violated HIPAA.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 17 2016 9:00 AMPresident Obama Reaffirms NASA’s Goal: Put Humans on Mars. But Can NASA Do It His Way?
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 31 2016 9:00 AMApparently, Sauron’s Eye Is Farther Away Than We Thought
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 30 2016 9:00 AMOh, Right. WE LIVE INSIDE A GALAXY.
Climate Desk
Oct. 28 2016 10:33 AMTrump’s Plan to Pull Out of the Paris Agreement Is Sheer CowardiceHe wouldn’t actually do anything himself.
Medical Examiner
Oct. 28 2016 8:31 AMDo Acetaminophen’s Risks Outweigh the Benefits?The drug has been around for so long it’s accepted as useful. But it shouldn’t be.
Climate Desk
Oct. 27 2016 3:51 PMSen. Ron Johnson Thinks Climate Change Is Fine Because People Like Warmer TemperaturesThis is a strange case of combined acceptance and denialism.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 26 2016 9:00 AMHow Can Just Three Stars Light Up a Stellar Nursery?
Explainer
Oct. 25 2016 1:25 PMHow to Drain a SwampFirst, dig a trench.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 24 2016 9:00 AMSeptember 2016 Was the Hottest September on Record. That Makes It a Solid Year of Record Heat.
Science
Oct. 21 2016 3:10 PM“Climate Change Did It!” Is a Convenient ExcuseYes, climate change will exacerbate disasters, but the underlying problems are still worth addressing.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 21 2016 9:00 AMTwinkle Twinkle, Little Star, Who Wrote You? ’Twas Not Mozart.
Climate Desk
Oct. 20 2016 12:57 PMFive Minutes and 27 Seconds on Climate ChangeAnd that’s actually more time than was spent in other election cycles.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 20 2016 9:00 AMA Mountain of Muddy Ice Stands Tall ... on an Asteroid
Books
Oct. 18 2016 10:47 AMCan I Train My Cat to Be Less Annoying?Maybe.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 18 2016 9:00 AMRare Galaxy Is Heading Toward Us, Not Away!
Science
Oct. 17 2016 7:02 AMSpend the Summer as a Science Writer for SlateThe AAAS Mass Media Fellowship exposed me to the world of science communication. You could be next.

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