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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John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

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Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 12:44 AM We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 9:42 PM The All The President’s Men Scene That Perfectly Captured Ben Bradlee’s Genius
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 21 2014 11:44 PM Driving in Circles The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
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.