Health and Science
Health and Science
Future Tense
April 19 2016 9:21 AMCancer Research Is BrokenThere’s a replication crisis in biomedicine—and no one even knows how deep it runs.
Science
April 18 2016 5:07 PMThis Week’s Back-to-Back Earthquakes Don’t Mean the World Is EndingIt’s only unusual because they both struck highly populated areas.
Bad Astronomy
April 18 2016 9:30 AMSaturn Spacecraft Tastes Dust From Another Star
Bad Astronomy
April 17 2016 9:30 AMSpectacular Drone Ship (and Rocketcam!) View of SpaceX Booster Landing
Science
April 15 2016 11:31 AMWhy Do We Laugh?The same reason we do anything—to survive.
Science
April 14 2016 5:24 PMDon’t Anthropomorphize Inky the Octopus! Not because it’s bad, but because it might make you miss what’s so fascinating about these creatures in the first place. 
Bad Astronomy
April 14 2016 11:45 AMTatooine It Isn’t, but a Newly Discovered Jupiter-Like Planet Has Three Suns
Science
April 13 2016 5:21 PMWhat Will Make Interstellar Travel a Reality?An $100 million investment is good, but it’s just the beginning.
Bad Astronomy
April 13 2016 11:45 AMA Shocking NASA Photo. Literally.
Science
April 12 2016 1:32 PMCraigslist for Scientific ResearchScientists who don’t have the pricey equipment to conduct experiments can now outsource their tasks to other scientists. 
Bad Astronomy
April 12 2016 9:15 AMA Lonely Young Planet Wanders Among the Stars
Bad Astronomy
April 11 2016 11:45 AMWhat Affects the Climate More: Volcanoes or Humans?
Bad Astronomy
April 10 2016 9:30 AMFour Volcanoes … FROM SPAAAACE!
Bad Astronomy
April 8 2016 6:15 PMWhy SpaceX’s Successful Rocket Landing Is Such a Big Deal
Bad Astronomy
April 8 2016 9:00 AMThe Delicate Petals of a 30 Megaton Impact
Bad Astronomy
April 19 2016 9:15 AMDon’t Trust Your Brain: Are These Lines Moving, or Is This a Spinning Square?
Bad Astronomy
April 18 2016 11:45 AMScientists Are Getting Involved in Sci-Fi, and the Result Is Better TV and Movies for All of Us
Science
April 18 2016 7:29 AMAre Humans Definitely Smarter Than Apes?At certain things, perhaps. But at some specific tasks, perhaps not.
Bad Astronomy
April 16 2016 9:30 AMYou Just Lived Through the Hottest March on Record. And February. And January. And December. And ...
Bad Astronomy
April 15 2016 9:15 AMThe Ghost of Jupiter Haunts a Dead Star
Science
April 14 2016 3:29 PMCan SeaWorld Redeem Itself?As it moves to stop captive breeding, there’s a future for SeaWorld that might actually benefit animals, instead of harm them.  
Bad Astronomy
April 14 2016 9:15 AM“Let’s Just Find Out the Truth.” No, Mr. De Niro, We Already Know the Truth About Vaccines.
Science
April 13 2016 1:19 PMIs Trying to Save the World a Radical Act?From James Hansen to the children suing for their future, radical climate activism is perfectly logical.
Bad Astronomy
April 13 2016 9:00 AMA Twin of Jupiter Keeps Watch Over a Trio of Super Earths
Bad Astronomy
April 12 2016 11:45 AMAstrophoto: Wispy Dust Guards the Galaxy
Science
April 11 2016 11:51 AMSome Animals Are More Equal Than OthersAfter 50 years of animal-welfare legislation, rats and mice are still left out in the cold.
Bad Astronomy
April 11 2016 9:15 AMNo, Planet Nine Will Not Send a Wave of Earth-Destroying Comets to Kill Us All
Bad Astronomy
April 9 2016 9:00 AMLovely Clouds and Sky Time-Lapse Animation: Field of View
Medical Examiner
April 8 2016 2:04 PMA Silent KillerThere is no easy way to diagnose sepsis. The good news is you probably don’t have it, but here’s how to ask your doctor if you’re worried.
Science
April 7 2016 10:34 AMMany Meteorologists Still Doubt Human-Driven Climate ChangeWeathercasters aren’t any better than the average American at understanding what’s causing this mess. Why?

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