Author: Stuart Fox

Do those Phiten titanium necklaces actually enhance athletic ability and promote healing?

Do those Phiten titanium necklaces actually enhance athletic ability and promote healing?

Asks Alex from NYC

By Stuart Fox | Posted October 6, 2008

Change! Hope! Experience! Science?

By Stuart Fox | Posted September 18, 2008

Get in Touch With Your Inner Fish

Get in Touch With Your Inner Fish

Neil Shubin’s new book explores the intersection of developmental biology, paleontology and genetics.

By Stuart Fox | Posted June 4, 2008

Move Over String Theory, It’s Yarn’s Turn

Move Over String Theory, It’s Yarn’s Turn

A group of mathematicians is taking a new look at some old problems and using crafts like knitting and crocheting to solve them.

By Stuart Fox | Posted May 28, 2008

The Return of Dr. House

The Return of Dr. House

Thanks to a combination of technology, policy and economics, the venerable practice of the house call is making a comeback.

By Stuart Fox | Posted May 16, 2008

GM foods

By Stuart Fox | Posted April 24, 2008

Frosty the Bacteria Man

By Stuart Fox | Posted March 3, 2008

Do those antioxidants in food really prevent cancer?

Do those antioxidants in food really prevent cancer?

– Asks Paul in New York, NY

By Stuart Fox | Posted

Fluids win big, again

By Stuart Fox | Posted February 29, 2008

Sir David Attenborough: Get him while he’s hot

By Stuart Fox | Posted February 20, 2008

No Headlines for Vicious Killer

By Stuart Fox | Posted February 11, 2008

Because “Annals Of Improbable Research” was already taken

By Stuart Fox | Posted January 28, 2008

Welcome to T-Rex U

Welcome to T-Rex U

For the first time in America, a natural history museum is handing out diplomas.

By Stuart Fox | Posted January 16, 2008

Fluids are so hot this year

By Stuart Fox | Posted January 15, 2008

Tis the season for cognitive dissonance

By Stuart Fox | Posted January 10, 2008

Curse of the Dino Mummy!

(meets Abbott and Costello and the Wolfman)

By Stuart Fox | Posted December 13, 2007

Why is it taking Iran so long to make a nuclear weapon? Didn’t it only take the US four years to invent them?

Why is it taking Iran so long to make a nuclear weapon? Didn’t it only take the US four years to invent them?

– asks Herman Blount of Birmingham, AL

By Stuart Fox | Posted November 20, 2007