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It Doesn’t Matter If You Think It’s Nice Out

Our understanding of global climate change needs to move beyond our personal experiences of weather.

Bad Astronomy
April 28 2016 9:15 AMClimate Change Is Strangling Our Oceans
Medical Examiner
April 27 2016 10:25 AMHand Dryer vs. Paper Towel: Which Is Cleaner? What matters most for hygiene is how you wash up, not how you dry off. 
Medical Examiner
April 26 2016 11:48 AMThirty Years Later, Chernobyl Is Still DeadlyWe’re still trying to assess how many people may have been affected by the worst nuclear accident in history. 
Bad Astronomy
April 25 2016 11:30 AMWhat Is Better Than Five Days in Hawaiian Paradise? Adding Science to It.
Bad Astronomy
April 24 2016 9:30 AMAstrophoto: A Twice-Lit Moon Kisses the Horizon
Climate Desk
April 22 2016 11:56 AMHave We Solved Climate Change Yet?Several countries are signing the Paris Agreement in New York. That’s great, but it’s not enough. 
Science
April 22 2016 7:07 AMOn Earth Day, Let Lab Girl Persuade You to Plant a TreeIn an excerpt from her wildly popular book, Hope Jahren details her devotion to plants.
Bad Astronomy
April 21 2016 11:45 AMA Seriously Massive Bubble Blown in Space Celebrates Hubble’s 26th Anniversary
Bad Astronomy
April 21 2016 9:00 AMLook! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … Actually, It’s a Bird and a Rocket.
Medical Examiner
April 20 2016 1:15 PMDon’t Panic Over a U.S. Zika OutbreakWe should still spend the $1.9 billion to fight it, though.
Bad Astronomy
April 20 2016 9:30 AMUnless Aliens Are Building Comets, It’s Still Probably Not Aliens Messing With That Star
Science
April 19 2016 10:08 AMAll Your Burning Questions About Weed, AnsweredDoes coughing get you high faster? Can your cat really get stoned? How would an adult find a dealer?
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.
Science
April 27 2016 4:22 PMUnfortunately, You Can’t Have a Lemur as a PetIt seems like it would be the best, but it would actually be the worst.
Bad Astronomy
April 27 2016 8:30 AMAstronomers Find a Moon for Pluto’s Little Sibling
Bad Astronomy
April 26 2016 9:00 AMGorgeous Astrophoto of an Emerald Green Comet That’s Full of Surprises
Bad Astronomy
April 25 2016 9:15 AMHome Owner's Insurance in Ganges Mensa Must Cost a Fortune
Bad Astronomy
April 23 2016 9:30 AMValley of the Cosmos: A Gorgeous Astrophotograph
Bad Astronomy
April 22 2016 9:15 AMHigh Noon on a Comet
Video
April 21 2016 8:00 PMHow to Save a Baby BirdAnd how to know when to leave it be.
Medical Examiner
April 21 2016 9:30 AMShould Drunk Drivers Be Forced to Visit Morgues?Thailand is trying to deter intoxicated motorists by scaring them. But no one knows if it works.
Low Concept
April 20 2016 10:06 PMVirtual MaladyExcedrin has developed a simulator that mimics the symptoms of a migraine. What other afflictions could we experience?
Bad Astronomy
April 20 2016 11:45 AMFor Science and Science Fiction, the Future Is Here
Bad Astronomy
April 19 2016 12:30 PMThe Spider Nebula Is Full of Babies! Baby Stars, So You’re OK, Arachnophobes
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

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