Scienceline Blogs

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REVIEW: Grunt

Mary Roach’s latest book looks at the science of humans at war

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Why do allergies make our eyes swell?

(Since “why, God, why!” is rhetorical)

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A wake-up call

City birds in a new light

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The F-Block: Thulium

A useless element

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Nude is only nude if you’re white

Lingerie companies are failing black consumers

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The other (other) white meat

Why it’s time to grow up and start eating insects

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There’s fungus in your food

A whole kingdom to thank for more than just mushrooms

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Making Pi

How a computer program calculated 13 trillion digits of pi

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Changing the way we eat

One food researcher’s mission to educate the public

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Don’t believe your ears

For howler monkeys, an evolutionary surprise: Males with fiercer calls have smaller testicles

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Solve math anxiety before bed

The importance of games and low-key everyday math

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Some hard science on sexism in academia

An op-ed in the New York Times argues sexism in academia is over, but it's off the mark.

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An ode to the Internet, reviewed

WikiMusical, a satire of the digital age, brought some good ol’ fashioned geek to this summer’s New York Musical Theatre Festival.

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The lifecycle in your walls

What's thriving behind the scenes of your home this summer?

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A Scienceline Valentine

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Science is awesome And so are you! Here’s a list of the top 11 Scienceline articles to send your sweetie for Valentine’s Day.

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We just published a monthly iPad app

Scienceline gets (slightly) more tech-savvy

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What is oral allergy syndrome?

Actually it's a lot like "The Fugitive"

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Mushroom of the Week: Inky caps

The Bane of Frat Boys Everywhere

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Speaking pigeon

Keeping up with New York City's feathered underdogs

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Fuel for the future

Nike launches new FuelBand digital wristband to make every movement count

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Have a rockin’ new year!

Nerd gifts and changing times

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Science sounds of the week

Sounds like Science rounds up the coolest sound links this week