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Caged boredom

Caged boredom

With nothing to do, mink turn to lounging and binging

By | Posted November 30, 2012

Jupiter: Earth’s bodyguard or secret assassin?

Jupiter: Earth’s bodyguard or secret assassin?

The gas giant’s mighty gravitational pull slings comets and asteroids towards Earth, while also deflecting them away

By | Posted November 29, 2012

Q&A: The globalization of infectious disease

Q&A: The globalization of infectious disease

Science writer David Quammen talks about his new book “Spillover”

By | Posted November 23, 2012

Where do geodes come from?

Where do geodes come from?

The science behind the sparkle

By | Posted November 20, 2012

Chimpanzee justice

Chimpanzee justice

Differences in chimpanzee and human punishing behaviors

By | Posted November 19, 2012

Real life trolls on the loose

Real life trolls on the loose

Today’s U.S. Patent System stifles innovation and is a breeding ground for shady business deals

By | Posted November 16, 2012

Q&A: Powering electric vehicles

Q&A: Powering electric vehicles

An electrical engineer talks about the future of battery technology

By | Posted November 14, 2012

Frond this way: Lady Gaga's ferns

Frond this way: Lady Gaga’s ferns

Does whimsy trump clarity when botanists name 19 new fern species after the pop superstar?

By | Posted November 13, 2012

In the future, will baldness recede from the lives of men?

In the future, will baldness recede from the lives of men?

Hair-inducing side effects reveal a new use for an old drug

By | Posted November 12, 2012

Galactic Regulators

Galactic Regulators

Black holes spew energy and influence the formation of stars

By | Posted November 11, 2012

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