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The FDA’s new nutrition labels might not do enough to reduce obesity

The FDA’s new nutrition labels might not do enough to reduce obesity

Serving sizes will be increased on new food labels, but many won’t know what to do with that information

By | Posted January 23, 2017

Becoming earthquake country

Becoming earthquake country

Oklahoma’s seismic surge is unprecedented. It can be explained, but not by hydraulic fracturing — at least not directly

By | Posted January 20, 2017

Breaking limits in science and life

Breaking limits in science and life

A woman astronomer’s 20-year quest to find 100 Earth-like planets is within reach

By | Posted January 18, 2017

Televised Debates: Insert Audience Response Here

Televised Debates: Insert Audience Response Here

The motivation for audiences to participate in presidential debates is more than just party fever

By | Posted January 16, 2017

Here’s why deregulation won’t put miners back to work

Here’s why deregulation won’t put miners back to work

Donald Trump’s energy policy is unlikely to fix coal’s economic woes or public opinion problem.

By | Posted January 13, 2017

Trash Queens Episode 2: Compost Commitment Phobia

Trash Queens Episode 2: Compost Commitment Phobia

Testing the Trash Queens’ limits on personal sustainability

By | Posted January 11, 2017

I Just Need Some Spacetime — Separating Twins with Special Relativity

I Just Need Some Spacetime — Separating Twins with Special Relativity

The twin paradox shows how approaching the speed of light alters both time and space

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What? Hearing loss on a noisy planet

What? Hearing loss on a noisy planet

Anyone can experience noise-induced hearing loss — here’s what you need to know

By | Posted January 9, 2017

If civilization ends, how do I make a deluxe wattle and daub hut?

If civilization ends, how do I make a deluxe wattle and daub hut?

Asking for a friend

By | Posted January 4, 2017

Loosening up under pressure

Loosening up under pressure

A mineral’s strange properties may explain the rift between the earth’s layers

By | Posted December 27, 2016

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