Jason Bittel

Jason Bittel serves up science for picky eaters on his website, BittelMeThis.com. He lives in Pittsburgh. Follow him on Twitter.

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June 26 2013 1:10 PMControlling the Minds of Cockroaches Using Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect
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June 19 2013 10:41 AMThis Technology From The Dark Knight Could Become Reality
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June 18 2013 11:26 AMSign Up Your Teen to Pilot Jet-Propelled Drones on the ISS
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June 12 2013 9:17 AMCounterfeit This: New Security Technology Inspired by a Butterfly
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June 7 2013 11:37 AMStudying Hurricanes With Swarms of Smart Drones
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May 30 2013 11:43 AMDo Police Really Use Aircraft to Enforce Speed Limits?
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May 28 2013 10:38 AMJust in Time for Summer: New Drowning-Detection Technology
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May 21 2013 10:01 AMWhy Are We Still Sending Gerbils Into Space?
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May 14 2013 11:09 AMAcrophobia Alert: HD Footage From the World Trade Center’s New Spire
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May 8 2013 9:52 AMNew High-Tech Thread Can Help Stop Knockoff Designer Goods
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May 1 2013 9:19 AMAtomic Theater: IBM Creates the World’s Smallest Movie
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April 29 2013 7:43 PMThe TSA Is So Incompetent, It Can’t Even Make a URL
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April 26 2013 11:08 AMYou Want to Put a Swarm of Magnetic Micro-Claws Where?
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April 18 2013 2:55 PMNew Surgical Microneedle Inspired by Parasites—and Your Nightmares
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April 16 2013 1:30 PMHow Facebook Can Sway a Parent’s Decision to Vaccinate Their Kids
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June 21 2013 10:08 AMDoes Siri’s Suicide Prevention Update Cross a Line?
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June 18 2013 5:38 PMWu-Tang’s GZA Teaches Kids Science With Least-Lame Classroom Rap Ever
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June 13 2013 12:23 PMBirding Apps: Great for Kids, Bad for Birds?
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June 7 2013 3:57 PMSand and Sound Waves: A Stunning Sci-Art Video
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June 6 2013 3:25 PMHow Close Are We to Getting Google Glass in a Contact Lens?
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May 29 2013 9:53 AMThese Belts Are Hot (Because They’re Made From Radioactive Scrap Metal)
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May 22 2013 11:01 AMThe Future of Food Is Here, and It’s Pizza
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May 14 2013 1:18 PMThe Next Chapter on Hate Speech Will Be Written on Social Media
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May 10 2013 11:36 AMRobot Couple Builds IKEA Table Without Ripping Each Other’s Heads Off
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May 7 2013 10:34 AMRobot Buddies Could Aid Humans in Space Travel
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April 30 2013 12:03 PMNavy to Combat Drug Smuggling With Balloon on Really Long String
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April 26 2013 2:33 PMHow to Steal From a Vending Machine Using a Robot Arm
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April 23 2013 11:31 AMCheck Out the Surgical Robot That Can Roam Around Inside Your Abdomen Like a Frog
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April 17 2013 12:10 PMHow New Military Technologies Can Help Prevent the Next Boston or Newtown
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April 11 2013 8:49 AMHow Open-Source Software Could Help Save Endangered Animals From Poachers

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  Business
Building a Better Workplace
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  Life
Education
Sept. 30 2014 1:48 PM Thrashed Florida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
  Double X
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  Arts
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  Technology
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  Health & Science
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