“Sex” and “gender” have long been used interchangeably, but the difference is crucial in science and society
Evidence that the Earth’s crust began as an unbroken shell raises a question: Can we really understand the past by looking at how things are now?
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
What's left on our science to-do list before the Mayan doomsday arrives
How did you do? Tweet us @scienceline with your score! 1. Roman Candle 2. Bottle Rocket 3. Spinner 4. Sparkler 5. Popper
Aggregation of news and blog coverage of the 3/11/2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan
New blogs from Scienceline
How trend-averse parents came to live in an Emily-saturated society
Take a peek at the coolest and nerdiest social gathering in town.
How volunteers and scientists are fighting an uphill battle to bring the mollusk back to the city’s waters.
How a small urban farm is helping one community eat well without leaving the neighborhood.
A court with no judge, no jury and a controversial treatment of science takes center stage in the autism-vaccine debate.
Get video answers from Rob DeSalle, an evolution expert.
A program that rewards recyclers is growing, even in a state that once boasted some of the highest recycling rates.