May 20 2014 7:17 AMThe Price of Your Right to KnowCalculating the hidden costs of genetically modified food labels.
May 19 2014 6:00 AMCanada’s Prime Minister Is Obsessed With a Missing ExplorerAn archaeological quest to promote Canadian exceptionalism and rule the Northwest Passage.
May 15 2014 2:00 PMWater NymphA newly discovered ancient skeleton, found in an underwater cave, answers an anthropological mystery.
May 11 2014 8:45 AMThe Worst Thing You Ever Did to Your MotherAn apology for all the manipulation, invasion, and theft.
May 6 2014 11:32 PMPhineas Gage, Neuroscience’s Most Famous PatientEach generation revises his myth. Here’s the true story.
May 2 2014 2:04 PMGraveyards of TrashLitter has been discovered in ocean ridges and canyons we haven’t even explored yet.
April 30 2014 8:53 AMHow to Not Publish BaloneyAsk these five simple questions.
April 29 2014 4:14 PMA Supernova’s SecretWhy did PS1-10afx appear 100 billion times brighter than the sun?
April 28 2014 8:04 AMYour Post-Workout Protein Shake Should Be Loaded With InsectsThey’re the most efficient source of protein imaginable.
April 21 2014 9:47 AMWhat Are Cats Thinking?Inside the mind of the world’s most uncooperative research subject.
April 16 2014 4:01 PMYour Sad 25-Year-Old BrainOur abilities may peak much earlier than we thought.
April 14 2014 11:54 PMYes, IQ Really MattersCritics of the SAT and other standardized testing are disregarding the data.
April 11 2014 10:34 AMStephen Colbert Is the Best Source of Science on TVWill he be stuck interviewing dingbat celebrities at CBS?
April 8 2014 4:59 PMIn the FleshThe University of Michigan’s startling new tool for studying human anatomy.
April 7 2014 11:30 PMCan We Please Stop Talking About Al GoreWhat people ask you when you’re on a climate-change book tour.
May 19 2014 6:45 AMAre No-Kill Shelters Good for Cats and Dogs?The animal welfare world’s vicious fight about what it means to be humane.
May 16 2014 10:49 AMThe Monumental Places Obama Should Protect Right NowThe Cliven Bundys of the world are wrong: Public lands belong to all of us.
May 12 2014 3:31 PMHow Should the Sept. 11 Memorial Museum Honor the Unknown Dead?
May 8 2014 11:19 AMThe Paradox of RacismWhy the new book by the New York Times’ Nicholas Wade is both plausible and preposterous.
May 5 2014 11:52 PMIf Your Veterinarian Offers Acupuncture, Find a Different VetSticking needles in your dog won’t make it feel better.
May 2 2014 8:08 AMThe Big Fish Win AgainInvestors gobble up rights intended to help the small fry.
April 29 2014 6:25 PMImportant Moments in Understanding Insect Depth PerceptionOr: A praying mantis wears tiny 3-D glasses.
April 28 2014 1:04 PMA Time to Be BornWhy do birth rates peak at different times in different places?
April 24 2014 7:18 AMThe City and the SeaCreating resilient new waterfronts in the wake of Sandy.
April 16 2014 11:49 PMWild Horse CrisisWhat’s the best way to control an invasive species: Round them up or shoot them?
April 15 2014 10:24 AMBoiling Oceans and a Sky on FireThe surreal scene after a massive asteroid hit Earth 3.26 billion years ago.
April 14 2014 4:41 PMWhat if a Single Protein Could Make Our Organs Repair Themselves?Forget growing ears in labs.
April 9 2014 11:37 AMThe Volcano That Changed the Course of HistoryAfter the tsunami and famine came cholera, opium, and failed Arctic expeditions.
April 8 2014 2:10 PMDo We Finally Know the Real Age of the Moon? (Video.)
April 7 2014 5:53 PMRecreating a Dinosaur Chase, 112 Million Years LaterThe famous Paluxy River dinosaur tracks in 3-D.