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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.
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.
April 5 2016 12:01 PMWhy Is It So Expensive to Read Academic Research?Content piracy may be illegal, but price gouging is at least as despicable.
March 27 2016 8:33 PMLabel ThumpersThe GMO movement is about faith, not facts.
March 14 2016 2:33 PMThe History of Pi DayThe weird, unlikely story of how we got a national holiday devoted to a magical ratio.
March 3 2016 1:01 PMThe Meme That Spawned a Science Bonanza What have we learned from a year’s worth of research on “the dress”?
Feb. 22 2016 2:09 PMPsychopathic, Narcissistic Machiavellians The traits that make con artists—and stockbrokers and lawyers—tick. 
Jan. 29 2016 6:21 PMLet’s Kill All the MosquitoesNow is the time to wipe the disease-carrying critters off the face of the Earth.
Jan. 22 2016 3:54 PMThe Largest Known Prime NumberIt’s 22,338,618 digits long. That’s incredibly exciting.
Jan. 19 2016 8:00 AMThe Power of the “Power Pose”Amy Cuddy’s famous finding is the latest example of scientific overreach.
Jan. 8 2016 9:36 AMA World Record Big Year for BirdsNoah Strycker thanks technology, good luck, and helpful birders everywhere.
Dec. 30 2015 4:49 PMHow an Evangelical Creationist Accepted EvolutionYoung people are reconciling faith and science.
Dec. 29 2015 12:37 PMThe Scariest Part of This Season’s Weird Weather Is Coming SoonTornadoes, floods, and a heat wave at the North Pole.
Dec. 22 2015 11:27 AMHow Anti-Evolution Bills Have EvolvedCreationists provide an example of descent with modification.
Dec. 20 2015 8:00 PMThe Year of Good ThingsFrom marriage equality to Pluto and beyond—these are the things we appreciated most about 2015.
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. 
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?
March 29 2016 11:29 AMHow Much Can Your Brain Actually Process? Don’t Ask.Stop measuring brains against digital computers. 
March 21 2016 5:49 AMSloppy ScienceAre sketchy practices in the lab to blame for the replication crisis in psychology research?
March 6 2016 8:02 PMEverything Is CrumblingAn influential psychological theory, borne out in hundreds of experiments, may have just been debunked. How can so many scientists have been so wrong?
Feb. 29 2016 2:02 PMAre Wild Chimpanzees Building Shrines?New video evidence reveals a mysterious behavior.    
Feb. 12 2016 1:47 PMThe Waves Are There A theoretical physicist reflects on Thursday’s spacetime-bending announcement.
Jan. 25 2016 5:55 AMHow Newly Discovered Species Get Their Weird NamesWhatever you do, don’t name your new species after yourself. That’s tacky.
Jan. 21 2016 3:07 PMClimate of FearWhat it’s like to think about climate change all day, every day.
Jan. 13 2016 1:18 PMShould I Play Powerball?A mathematician explains whether the $1.5 billion jackpot makes the lottery a good bet.
Jan. 6 2016 7:15 AMConservative Christians Are on a Mission in Public SchoolsHow anti-bullying, sex ed, and even science programs aim to convert students.
Dec. 30 2015 12:47 PMWhy Fact-Checking Donald Trump BackfiresPsychologists explain his enduring support despite his gaffes and lies.
Dec. 27 2015 8:00 PMWhy Do Employers Still Routinely Drug-Test Workers?There’s very little evidence it’s worth the cost or hassle.
Dec. 21 2015 2:04 PMSpooky Action at a Distance Gives Us a Glimpse of a Deeper RealityWhy some particles behave like bewitched socks.
Dec. 17 2015 11:11 AMHow Hands Made Humans HumanNew insights from the strange species Homo naledi.

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