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Bad Astronomy
April 18 2014 10:08 AMSpaceX to Attempt Launch Again Today
Bad Astronomy
April 17 2014 2:09 PMAnother Earth? Astronomers Find Earth-Size Planet in Its Star's Habitable Zone
Bad Astronomy
April 17 2014 7:30 AMLook! It’s a Car on Mars!
Bad Astronomy
April 16 2014 11:42 AMGet Dorky: Interviews About Cosmic Inflation, Giant Ice Balls, and Nerdy Insults
Feed the World
April 16 2014 9:43 AMWhat Causes Famine?It doesn’t take a Mao or a Stalin.
Bad Astronomy
April 15 2014 1:36 PMBlood Moon: The Lunar Eclipse of April 2014
Medical Examiner
April 15 2014 7:19 AMYou Should Get a Tax Deduction for a Gym MembershipFinancial incentives are a great way to encourage preventive health care.
Medical Examiner
April 14 2014 2:36 PMAllergies Are the Real Midlife CrisisIs there a way to stop allergies from re-emerging during your 30s?
Bad Astronomy
April 14 2014 11:09 AMLife Found in a Meteorite? Not So Much.
Bad Astronomy
April 14 2014 7:30 AMSpaceX Ready to Launch Its Third Resupply Mission to the Space Station
New Scientist
April 13 2014 7:26 AMWhy NASA Isn’t on Speaking Terms With China or RussiaIt’s a bad idea to play politics in space.
Bad Astronomy
April 12 2014 7:30 AMEverything You Need to Know to See Monday Night’s Lunar Eclipse
Science
April 11 2014 10:34 AMStephen Colbert Is the Best Source of Science on TVWill he be stuck interviewing dingbat celebrities at CBS?
Feed the World
April 10 2014 5:14 PMFamine Is a Feminist IssueTo feed the world, start by teaching girls to read.
Wild Things
April 10 2014 10:56 AMThese Zebra Finches Play Les Paul Guitars, for Art
Medical Examiner
April 17 2014 4:04 PMWar Is Hell, and the Hell Rubs OffPTSD contributes to violence. Pretending it doesn’t is no way to support the troops.
Wild Things
April 17 2014 11:17 AMCheck Out the Penis on This New Cave Insect—Not the Male’s, the Female’s
Science
April 16 2014 11:49 PMWild Horse CrisisWhat’s the best way to control an invasive species: Round them up or shoot them?
Wild Things
April 16 2014 10:24 AMEverybody From Aristotle to Disney Gets Hyenas Wrong
Bad Astronomy
April 16 2014 7:30 AMWhat Happens When You Throw a Peep Out an Airlock?
Bad Astronomy
April 15 2014 7:30 AMAstronomers Witness the Birth of a New Moon of Saturn!
Science
April 14 2014 11:54 PMYes, IQ Really MattersCritics of the SAT and other standardized testing are disregarding the data.
Bad Astronomy
April 14 2014 2:28 PMVacation with your Brain
Wild Things
April 14 2014 10:08 AMWolves Don’t Really Howl at the Moon
Bad Astronomy
April 13 2014 7:30 AMYes, Jenny McCarthy, You Are Anti-Vaccine
Climate Desk
April 12 2014 8:13 AMThe Real Darwin FishWhy creationists hate Tiktaalik.
Bad Astronomy
April 11 2014 11:26 AMMea Culpa: What I Learned From Being Wrong This Week
Bad Astronomy
April 11 2014 7:45 AMA Perfectly Ordinary Spiral Galaxy … Which Is Why It’s So Beautiful
Bad Astronomy
April 10 2014 11:51 AMBambi Versus the Space Alien
Bad Astronomy
April 10 2014 7:45 AMThe Red Planet Hasn’t Looked This Good in Years

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