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California’s Drought Isn’t Over Yet

Yes, it’s been raining. No, not enough to end the drought.

Bad Astronomy
Jan. 17 2017 8:45 AMGene Cernan, the Last Human to Stand on the Moon, Has Died
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 16 2017 8:45 AMDramatic Video of the SpaceX Successful Falcon 9 Rocket Landing
Medical Examiner
Jan. 13 2017 9:00 AMZealots Like RFK Jr. Have Already Made Vaccines Less SafeNot just because they fuel anti-vaxxers. This type of paranoia impedes our ability to accurately consider evidence. 
Science
Jan. 12 2017 9:45 AMFlagging Fake News or Bad Sources Won’t WorkThe idea—propped up by media organizations and Facebook itself—doesn’t account for how the brain processes information.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 12 2017 7:00 AMJohn Bailar’s Righteous Attack on the “War on Cancer”By putting forth this unpopular opinion, Bailar reminded us of the value of evidence-based decisions.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 10 2017 5:35 PMDonald Trump and RFK Jr. Are Vaccine-Skeptical SoulmatesThey present their skepticism of established science as reasonable. And that makes their views even scarier.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 9 2017 8:45 AMWhat the Earth and Moon Look Like ... From Mars!
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Jan. 6 2017 8:45 AMHow Do You Make a Taco in Space? Carefully.
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Jan. 4 2017 8:45 AMThe Snows of … Hawaii?
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Jan. 3 2017 8:45 AMUFO Clouds Over Mount Shasta
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Jan. 2 2017 8:45 AMIn the Deep Universe, Where Science and Art Merge
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Dec. 30 2016 8:45 AMIf You’re Looking Forward to 2017, You’ll Have to Wait a Second. Literally.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 29 2016 8:45 AMIs It Possible to Make a Cloak of Invisibilty? This Illusion Might Convince You.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 28 2016 9:00 AMBathe in Moonlight With These Ridiculously High-Res Images of Our Nearest Cosmic Neighbor
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Dec. 27 2016 12:46 PMA Fog Dome Rises in the Night
Science
Jan. 17 2017 5:45 AMLie Detectors, Russian Spies, and an Expert in Kung FuHow the incoming national security adviser got tangled up in the Trump administration’s weirdest scandal yet.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 13 2017 5:13 PMThe Cheaper, Generic “EpiPen” Is GreatExcept that consumers will have to know enough to ask for it. And that’s not how medicine should work.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 13 2017 8:45 AMA 20 Trillion Kilometer–High Statue of Liberty
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Jan. 12 2017 8:45 AMA Gorgeous, but Mysterious, Astrophoto of Andromeda
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Jan. 11 2017 10:53 AMAnti-Science, Trump, and Why I Hope Science Will Help Save the World
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 10 2017 8:45 AMMy God. It’s Full of Black Holes.
Science
Jan. 6 2017 6:02 PMIs the Death of SeaWorld’s Tilikum the End of Captive Orca Whales?Unfortunately, probably not.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 5 2017 8:45 AMA New Piece of Research Shows—Once Again— the Global Warming “Pause” Never Existed
Science
Jan. 3 2017 9:00 AMStep Away From the LionRomping with wildlife does not actually help protect it.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 3 2017 5:45 AMAmerican Children Deserve a Better DeathHere’s one way we can give it to them.
Bad Astronomy
Jan. 1 2017 8:30 AMAs You Kick 2016 to the Curb, Ponder on What a Year Really Means, Scientifically.
Science
Dec. 30 2016 7:26 AMIn Defense of Canada’s New—and Mediocre—National BirdThe gray jay is a subtle and delightful choice.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 28 2016 11:05 AMIs a Heart Attack Cardiac Arrest?Heart attack, cardiac arrest, and heart failure are often used interchangeably, but they’re distinct entities.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 27 2016 7:30 PMAdvocacy From the EdgeCarrie Fisher spent decades advocating for mental health treatment and against stigma. Here’s how we should honor her.
Climate Desk
Dec. 27 2016 9:33 AMClimate Science Deserves a Nobel Prize, TooIt may not have the wow factor of other sciences, but the goals are equally noble.

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