Health and Science
Health and Science
Science
Oct. 14 2016 10:08 AMCelebrate Hamilton Day, a Better Mathematical HolidayPi Day may be fun, but this October holiday celebrates mathematics as a human endeavor.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 13 2016 9:00 AMEarthrise From a Quarter Million Miles Away
Medical Examiner
Oct. 12 2016 10:40 AMYour Doctor’s Party Shouldn’t MatterHealth care may be a political topic, but your relationship with your doctor shouldn’t be.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 11 2016 9:00 AMTime Keeps on Slippin’ Into the Future. But Why?
Science
Oct. 10 2016 9:31 AMPink October’s PredecessorBefore there was breast cancer awareness, there was tuberculosis advocacy. It was a lot more effective.
Science
Oct. 10 2016 5:55 AMWhy Do We Keep Planting Stinky Ginkgos?They may smell bad, but they do just fine in urban environments.
Medical Examiner
Oct. 7 2016 11:36 AMThe Insanity of Doctor RecertificationEven the American Board of Internal Medicine knows this test is worthless. So why am I still taking it?
Medical Examiner
Oct. 6 2016 3:11 PMIs There a Cap on Human Life Span?A recent study suggests there’s a limit. But that’s not taking the long view.
Science
Oct. 5 2016 5:58 PMNo, the Bee-Pocalypse Isn’t Here YetYes, seven species of bee were just added to the endangered species list. But they’re all in Hawaii, and none of them are honeybees.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 5 2016 9:00 AMMore Bad Global Warming News: Arctic Ice Reaches Second Lowest Extent on Record
Science
Oct. 3 2016 2:46 PMWe Don’t Know Whether Roller Coasters Cure Kidney StonesBut we do tend to accept even the smallest, most preliminary studies as fact. We should stop.  
Science
Oct. 3 2016 9:10 AMI Went to the Woods Because I Wished to Live … Like a Badger?Time spent acting as an animal taught me how to better make use of my senses. You can do it, too.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2016 9:00 AMRichard Wiseman: Chairman of Illusions
Science
Sept. 30 2016 9:33 AMWill Raccoons Trump Rats as the Ultimate Urban Mammal?They’re expanding into suburban and urban landscapes, and excelling, thanks to our help.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 29 2016 9:05 AMElon Musk Wants to Put a Million People on Mars. He Might Do It.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 14 2016 9:00 AMThe Sky Is Filled With Galaxies. Like, Literally Filled With Them.
Medical Examiner
Oct. 12 2016 7:20 PMIt’s OK to Speculate About Trump’s Mental HealthBut even if he were officially diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder, that shouldn’t disqualify him from the presidency.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 12 2016 9:00 AMS Marks the Spot of a Planet Being Born Around Another Star
Science
Oct. 10 2016 11:02 AMBeyond the Insect “Yuck” FactorMaybe the real reason we don’t eat them is because they’re not convenient.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 10 2016 9:00 AMWould You Vote for Someone Who Thinks the Earth Is Flat?
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 8 2016 9:00 AMDeep Sky Colors: A Gorgeous Astrophotography Book
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 7 2016 9:00 AMHurricane Matthew May Damage NASA Facilities as It Passes Near Kennedy Space Center
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 6 2016 9:00 AMSo, Blue Origin Had a Pretty Good Day
Climate Desk
Oct. 5 2016 5:10 PMClimate Change Likely Made Hurricane Matthew WorseOctober hurricanes aren’t supposed to be this bad.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 4 2016 9:00 AMHow Big Is the Biggest Black Hole in the Universe?
Science
Oct. 3 2016 1:49 PMWhy Does the Replication Crisis Seem Worse in Psychology?The same problems are facing other fields, too. Here’s why you hear about it most in psychology.
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 3 2016 9:00 AMRosetta, the Great Comet Mission, Comes to an End
Science
Sept. 30 2016 6:04 PMBlame BP for Deepwater Horizon. But Direct Your Outrage to the Actual Mistake.It was years of cutting corners, not one careless mistake, that caused the explosion.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2016 9:00 AMEuropean Satellite Slammed by Space Debris
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 28 2016 9:00 AMBehold the Very First Photo of the Sun Ever Taken

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