Author: Christopher Intagliata

Is the MRI lie detector test reliable?

Is the MRI lie detector test reliable?

Asks Leo in Arizona

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted November 3, 2008

What's synthetic biology?

What’s synthetic biology?

A conversation with Richard Bonneau about engineering new microbes to solve our problems.

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted September 26, 2008

How the West Won the Carbon Contest

How the West Won the Carbon Contest

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted June 9, 2008

Does it cost more to recycle a plastic bottle than to make a new one?

Does it cost more to recycle a plastic bottle than to make a new one?

– Asks Gloria from Whidbey Island, Washington

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted May 5, 2008

Dog Walking Irks Birds

Dog Walking Irks Birds

A recent study says dogs shouldn’t be allowed near important bird habitats, leashed or not.

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted April 9, 2008

Tapping the Brain's Electric Music

Tapping the Brain’s Electric Music

At a meeting of Brooklyn’s Secret Science Club, neuroscientist and composer Dave Sulzer explains how our brains compose music — even when we’re completely unaware of it.

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted March 26, 2008

Tidepool Trysts

Tidepool Trysts

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted February 19, 2008

Breaking down irreducible complexity

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted January 17, 2008

Immortal queens and deceptive pawns

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted January 14, 2008

Analysis: New Twist in Stem Cell Debate

Analysis: New Twist in Stem Cell Debate

The Sound of Science. Listen to one scientist’s perspective on the new development of stem cells from human skin and a discussion about the ethical and political implications.

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted December 12, 2007

Is vitaminwater good for you?

Is vitaminwater good for you?

– Asks Valerie from California

By Christopher Intagliata | Posted December 3, 2007