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When science bites back

When science bites back

The release of genetically modified mosquitoes to control dengue is still raising opposition from Key West residents

By | Posted March 28, 2014

Did hunter-gatherers really spend more energy than modern humans?

Did hunter-gatherers really spend more energy than modern humans?

An anthropologist travels to Africa to find out

By | Posted March 21, 2014

Do doppelgängers exist?

Do doppelgängers exist?

Here’s what science says about your alleged look-alike

By | Posted March 14, 2014

Creatures of the Ediacaran

Creatures of the Ediacaran

Could animals be older than we thought?

By | Posted March 13, 2014

John, Madeleine and the Tadros

John, Madeleine and the Tadros

Biologist John Long’s robots mimic extinct fish to study evolution

By | Posted February 17, 2014

Best in show?

Best in show?

Why diseases plague purebred dogs and how breeders, owners and genetics can help

By | Posted February 10, 2014

Earthquake in 5... 4... 3...

Earthquake in 5… 4… 3…

Early warning systems are real — and making their American debut

By | Posted February 6, 2014

The return of the leech

The return of the leech

Healers used them for centuries, and now the little bloodsuckers are back in the hands of doctors and surgeons

By | Posted January 13, 2014

How does hair conditioner work?

How does hair conditioner work?

When it comes to making hair silky and soft, there is science in the suds

By | Posted January 9, 2014

Amber Alliger’s guide to using a lab rat

Amber Alliger’s guide to using a lab rat

A CUNY researcher studies how a rat’s environment can affect experimental results

By | Posted December 30, 2013

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