Jason Bittel

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

Future Tense
April 10 2013 9:23 AMIn World First, Machine Keeps Liver Alive Outside The Body
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April 5 2013 11:31 AMHow Your Breath Could Help Doctors Diagnose You
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April 3 2013 10:41 AMSave a Soccer Referee. Hire a Machine to Rule on Goals.
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March 27 2013 12:02 PMFighting Cancer With the Google PageRank Algorithm. Sort Of.
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March 22 2013 12:12 PMMost Laser Pointers Are Way More Powerful Than Allowed By Law
Technology
March 19 2013 12:46 PMWhen Autocorrect Isn’t to BlameA jumbled text message could help diagnose a stroke.
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March 13 2013 10:26 AM24-Year-Old Swedish Man Pilots Plane to And From the Stratosphere
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March 8 2013 12:37 PMNew Coating Allows Concrete to Self-Heal in the Sun
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March 5 2013 12:24 PMYeti Robot Finds Deadly Antarctic Crevasses So We Don’t Have To
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Feb. 27 2013 12:02 PMCan Nerve Endings in the Tongue Help Us Treat Traumatic Brain Injury?
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Feb. 22 2013 10:07 AM60 Percent of the World’s Population Still Don’t Have the Best Innovation in Human Health
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Feb. 19 2013 12:21 PMIt’s a Small Internet After All: The Whole Web Is Connected in 19 Clicks or Fewer
Animal Forecast
Feb. 15 2013 7:44 AMThe Great “Do Bears Hibernate?” DebateTheir sleeping patterns are weird. Their sex is weirder.
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Feb. 12 2013 1:39 PMHow Your Vacation Photos Could Help Save the Freaking Whale Shark
Science
Nov. 23 2012 11:55 AMHow Do Porcupines Mate? Very Carefully.Their stark, night-piercing shrieks aren’t just about the quills.
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April 8 2013 12:46 PMSewer Bots: Unsung Heroes of the Underground
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April 4 2013 2:41 PMYou Changed Your Facebook Profile to Support Civil Rights. Should You Change It Back?
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March 28 2013 10:50 AMStrap On the Government’s New Laser-iffic Mapping Backpack
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March 26 2013 11:01 AMAmazing "Grandma Got STEM" Project Fights Old-Lady Luddite Stereotype
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March 20 2013 12:29 PMHelp Predict the Emergence of Cicada Hordes With DIY Science
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March 15 2013 11:16 AM“Ultrasonic Sensor” Suit Gives Wearers “SpiderSense” to Detect Lurking “Danger”
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March 12 2013 1:41 PMTechnophobes Beware: Google Glass App Offers Visual Fingerprinting
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March 6 2013 12:09 PMGrandparents Play More Computer Games Than You Think
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March 1 2013 11:14 AMBrain Plasticity: Can Eyes See Outside of the Head?
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Feb. 26 2013 12:04 PMFuturistic Adhesives Within Grasp Thanks to Clingy Fish
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Feb. 20 2013 12:03 PMOn Today’s Battlefield, Is Information More Important Than Firepower?
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Feb. 15 2013 1:07 PMA Laser Built for Mars Has a New Gig: Authenticating Honey
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Feb. 13 2013 2:48 PMIntergalactic Kickstarter War Escalates With X-Wing Squadron Project
Tv Club
Feb. 10 2013 10:07 PMThe Walking Dead, Season 3 We’re neck-deep in The Walking Dead.
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Working
Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.