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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 […]

January 2, 2008

Science popularizer extraordinaire Ira Flatow (the host of NPR’s Science Friday) discussed awesome and controversial things science while promoting his new book on the Leonard Lopate show on WNYC December […]

December 17, 2007

The cell–the most fundamental unit of life–could one day be as easily programmable as a computer, according to Mark Weiss, professor of electrical engineering and molecular biology at Princeton University. […]

December 15, 2007

At Thanksgiving, a family friend used to warn us to never eat sweet potato skins. This November, when I found myself in the yearly ritual of warning friends of the […]

December 13, 2007

(meets Abbott and Costello and the Wolfman)

December 12, 2007

“You’re pretty on the inside” can translate into being pretty on the outside. An attractive personality can make someone seem more physically attractive, according to a study published in the […]

July 25, 2007

It's no Pulitzer, but we sure are pleased!

April 30, 2007

New technology is paving the way for music videos.

April 4, 2007

Two notable science bloggers share their secrets and tips.

August 2, 2006

Men raise or lower the pitch of their voice based on how they view the dominance of another man.


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