Curtains up, cellphones out

Curtains up, cellphones out

Theater experts are connecting audiences with smartphones

I’m having drinks with a friend at Fat Baby bar and lounge in lower Manhattan when I overhear a couple in a heated argument. The man cowers as his date wails about his obsessive posts on the serial killer crime show “Dexter” and Christian Bale’s performance in “American Psycho.” According to the woman, his social media behavior doesn’t make him boyfriend material. 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

Sticking it to Nature

A new underwater glue is science’s latest attempt to mimic the natural world

environment

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

Wet beaches drown sea turtles

Climate change makes beaches wetter, hurting the survival of sea turtle hatchlings

environment

Is your food safe?

Is your food safe?

Yes — until it’s not. And these experts say that’s the problem

A high-flying health concern

Brain lesions observed in military pilots don’t appear to be a major risk, but researchers are studying preventative measures just in case

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SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

Researchers monitor the sun to capture bright beautiful images

Remembering the ladies of computer innovation

Walter Isaacson’s “The Innovators” and the restoration of women to their rightful place computing history