Love in the time of animal testing

Love in the time of animal testing

Should scientists breed genetically modified animals as models of human disease?

What’s more important: an animal’s safety and happiness or its usefulness as a medical test subject? This past summer, a handful of animal activists including celebrities like Pamela Anderson spoke up against the ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge in defense of animal testing. More…

environment

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

The Ultimate Environmental Challenge

If you want people to conserve, you’re going to have to convince…me

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SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

Are bilinguals really smarter?

Despite what you may have read, it’s not so cut-and-dry

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No more needles for allergy sufferers?

No more needles for allergy sufferers?

Allergy treatment from Europe has finally hit the U.S. markets

Dented cans — no deal or no problem?

Botulism contamination is a horrifying possibility, but the risk may be nothing to fuss over

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The Science Oven

The Science Oven

How a microwave cooks your food

The Science Oven

How a microwave cooks your food