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Christopher Intagliata

September 26, 2008

A conversation with Richard Bonneau about engineering new microbes to solve our problems.

June 9, 2008

This weekend I was forced to bathe in a tub of ice cubes and cucumber slices to escape the hellish, sticky heat blanketing New York City. To pass the time, […]

April 9, 2008

A recent study says dogs shouldn’t be allowed near important bird habitats, leashed or not.

March 26, 2008

At a meeting of Brooklyn's Secret Science Club, neuroscientist and composer Dave Sulzer explains how our brains compose music — even when we're completely unaware of it.

February 19, 2008

Barnacles could easily have been the stars of those flickering high school science films about the magic of reproduction – they have longer penises than any other animal in relation […]

January 17, 2008

Darwin famously wrote in the Origin of Species “If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have been formed by numerous successive slight modifications, […]

January 14, 2008

No, it’s not a medieval legend or a chess game – it’s a bee colony in South Africa. A recent study on the Cape Bee subspecies (Apis mellifera capensis) shows […]

December 12, 2007

The Sound of Science. Listen to one scientist's perspective on the new development of stem cells from human skin and a discussion about the ethical and political implications.

December 3, 2007

- Asks Valerie from California


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