Dallas Jensen

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.

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Oct. 16 2014 5:01 PMThe Thriving Pathogens of New York’s RatsSome carry diseases previously unknown to science.
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Oct. 3 2014 11:29 AMLook at the Stroke on That IntegerIn a mathematician’s brain, equations are great art.
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Sept. 29 2014 3:22 PMHow Do You Get a Paper Plane to Fly for 81 Miles?It helps to get a weather balloon involved.
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Sept. 21 2014 2:25 PMTo Mars, AgainNASA's MAVEN will investigate the decline of the red planet’s climate.
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Sept. 12 2014 3:18 PMBeware the Coffee PotResearchers introduced a virus to a workplace and watched it spread. (It was fast.)
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Sept. 5 2014 1:26 PMMegarocketNASA’s ambitious Space Launch System will be ready for testing by 2018.
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Aug. 28 2014 7:35 PMLock Pickers, Meet 3-D PrintersEngineers warn that an old trick could get new life with the ever-cheaper technology.
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Aug. 25 2014 12:56 PMNutella Has a Hazelnut ProblemFirst Sriracha, now this.
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Aug. 8 2014 1:59 PMMonster PenguinPalaeeudyptes klekowskii might have reached 6 feet long and weighed up to 250 pounds.
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Aug. 1 2014 11:37 AMGoodnight LemonThe moon isn’t shaped how you think it is.
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July 28 2014 1:45 PMFreezing Memories in TimeCarnegie Mellon’s amazing 3-D “Panoptic Studio.”
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July 18 2014 9:59 AMThe HoleWhat could have caused the gaping crater spotted in Sibera’s Yamal peninsula?
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July 8 2014 1:22 PMWill the Real Plymouth Colony Please Stand Up?  Finding the original site, one laborious dig at a time. 
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July 1 2014 4:18 PMThe Best and Worst U.S. Beaches by Water QualitySwimmers are much better off in New Jersey than Alaska.
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June 19 2014 3:52 PMA Harley Without the RoarThe iconic brand’s curious new electric motorcycle.
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Oct. 3 2014 5:41 PMThe Salmon CannonAn ingenious solution to helping salmon travel up obscured rivers.
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Sept. 29 2014 5:25 PMWhy Do Some People Need More Sleep Than Others?The science of “short sleepers.”
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Sept. 24 2014 10:47 AMIs That You, Lagarfljótsormur?A panel in Iceland says this grainy footage shows a legendary sea monster.
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Sept. 16 2014 3:22 PMGoodnight, T. RexSpinosaurus was much larger—and weirder—than the king of predatory dinosaurs.
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Sept. 11 2014 4:27 PMA Sanctuary for Sunken ShipsThunder Bay’s eerie underwater ship graveyard will be federally protected.
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Sept. 4 2014 5:09 PMWhat Is This Strange Sea Creature?Researchers are stumped—but it could be essential to the animal family tree.
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Aug. 26 2014 12:41 PMIceberg, Ahoy!Climate change has made the Northern Atlantic waters more dangerous.
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Aug. 18 2014 6:44 PM Jyoti Amge Joins Ryan Murphy's Freak ShowWill her American Horror Story part go too far?  
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Aug. 4 2014 2:53 PM“Uncontacted” Indigenous Tribe Appears in BrazilEncounters in the Amazon basin are rare and can be deadly. 
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July 31 2014 12:37 PMAre We Already in a Mass Extinction Event?  A biologist traced the evidence and came to a sobering conclusion.
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July 21 2014 2:23 PM“Please Tell Us What You Saw … ”Will Howard Stern-inspired pranksters ever stop making it on live TV?  
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July 11 2014 12:54 PMThe Milky Way’s Mysterious “Halo”The view from the most faraway stars in our galaxy.
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July 7 2014 4:48 PMThe Billy Bookcase Grows UpIkea’s classic bookcase will now look slightly less like a shop-class souvenir.
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June 23 2014 2:54 PM“The Beast” That Wasn’tNASA’s amazing views of an asteroid that cruised near Earth.
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June 2 2014 10:43 AMDrosophila DeliberationThe amazing capacity of fruit flies to mull over difficult decisions.

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Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
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Oct. 21 2014 11:27 AM There Is Now a Real-life Hoverboard You Can Preorder for $10,000
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Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
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Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
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Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
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Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AM Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard It really began at a girls’ reform school.
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Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
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Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.