Scienceline Blogs

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Dengue fever vaccine inches to approval

Newly completed clinical trials show the vaccine works, but perhaps not well enough

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The Mountain Pine Beetle: a deadly artist

The Mountain Pine Beetle kills trees and paints them blue from Mexico to Canada

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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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Jiminy cricket’s worst nightmare

Insects are highly nutritious and easy on the environment; could they be the next super food?

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Tech is the new black

Can wearable technology improve your life and your wardrobe?

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Buy someone a pizza. Because, science.

You can request a free pizza on Reddit. And researchers who study altruism are watching closely and taking notes.

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Ever Wondered: How does speech-to-text software work?

Love it or hate it, you can't avoid it.

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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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Thinking machines?

The Turing test doesn’t measure a computer’s intelligence, but it does say something about its usefulness — here’s how.

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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

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Tiger bones, bear bile, and pangolin scales

Breaking down traditional Chinese medicine