The Genomic OracleIf your DNA is sequenced at birth, how would it affect your life? A new project aims to find out.
Good Scientist! You Get a Badge.Precious research money is wasted on unreal results, but we can change the culture of science.
Yet Another "Missing Link"A brand-new Australopithecus fossil is fascinating and important. But it's not one of our direct ancestors.
Strain GameCould information about a lab-made virus really help evildoers create a biological weapon?
"This Paper Should Not Have Been Published"Scientists see fatal flaws in the NASA study of arsenic-based life.
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Why Do Judges and Politicians Flip-Flop? To investigate, Cass Sunstein and I conducted a series of surveys.
Storm a-Brewin’—Let’s Hit Trader Joe’s! Americans get way too excited about stocking up before a storm.
Dropped Balls The Patriots became nearly fumble-proof after a 2006 rule change backed by Tom Brady.