Monthly Archive

November 2012

November 30, 2012

With nothing to do, mink turn to lounging and binging

November 29, 2012

The gas giant’s mighty gravitational pull slings comets and asteroids towards Earth, while also deflecting them away

November 23, 2012

Science writer David Quammen talks about his new book "Spillover"

November 20, 2012

The science behind the sparkle

November 19, 2012

Differences in chimpanzee and human punishing behaviors

November 16, 2012

Today's U.S. Patent System stifles innovation and is a breeding ground for shady business deals

November 14, 2012

An electrical engineer talks about the future of battery technology

November 13, 2012

Does whimsy trump clarity when botanists name 19 new fern species after the pop superstar?

November 12, 2012

Hair-inducing side effects reveal a new use for an old drug

November 11, 2012

Black holes spew energy and influence the formation of stars

November 10, 2012

Researchers explore animals' musical preferences

November 9, 2012

First-ever experiment uncovers gender bias among science faculty

November 7, 2012

Astronauts have voted from space since 1997, but Sunita Williams and Kevin Ford didn’t yesterday

November 5, 2012

Did Obama choose the wrong words in his DNC speech?

November 4, 2012

New York City copes with sea level rise and flooding

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