Scienceline Blogs

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What’s inside my pumpkin spice latte?

Despite the name, the flavoring often has little in common with actual pumpkins.

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Preparations begin for the Great American Solar Eclipse

Get the most out of next year’s once-in-a-lifetime experience

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Q+A: Dan Zak

On the activism behind “Almighty”

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How to beat a fingerprint scanner

3-D printed hands expose security vulnerability

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The fall of the five-second rule

Researchers have debunked the idea that dropped food is still bacteria-free after five seconds

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Blowing tourists away?

The suggestion that wind turbines discourage tourism is almost certainly wrong

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Welcome to |para|

A letter from the editors

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REVIEW: Grunt

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

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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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There’s fungus in your food

A whole kingdom to thank for more than just mushrooms

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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