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When science bites back

When science bites back

The release of genetically modified mosquitoes to control dengue is still raising opposition from Key West residents

By | Posted March 28, 2014

What does a hibernating brain look like?

What does a hibernating brain look like?

Brian Barnes has studied questions like this for decades in Alaska — and he’s getting warmer

By | Posted March 27, 2014

Did hunter-gatherers really spend more energy than modern humans?

Did hunter-gatherers really spend more energy than modern humans?

An anthropologist travels to Africa to find out

By | Posted March 21, 2014

The little engine that could

The little engine that could

Stirling engines can do almost anything

By | Posted March 17, 2014

Do doppelgängers exist?

Do doppelgängers exist?

Here’s what science says about your alleged look-alike

By | Posted March 14, 2014

Creatures of the Ediacaran

Creatures of the Ediacaran

Could animals be older than we thought?

By | Posted March 13, 2014

Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

For healthy people, doctors warn that gluten-free may not be worth the hype

By | Posted March 12, 2014

Saving the world one pill at a time

Saving the world one pill at a time

Improper medication disposal can cause some surprising problems — but reform may be on the way

By | Posted March 11, 2014

Protecting marine life and human culture

Protecting marine life and human culture

A marine conservationist joins forces with fishermen to save fish habitats

By | Posted March 10, 2014

What is real?

What is real?

Neurobiologist André Fenton is on a lifelong quest to answer that very question

By | Posted March 7, 2014

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