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We Need to Talk About Climate Change

Tragedies like the Fort McMurray fire make it more important, not less.

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May 6 2016 10:02 AMThis Is Your Mind on BrainsWhy we’re so mesmerized by MRIs of lit-up brains, even though most of us have no clue what we’re looking at.  
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May 5 2016 3:16 PMLessons Learned From Nobel Laureate Harry KrotoThe scientist who passed away earlier this week was more than a chemist—he was an advocate and a mentor, too.
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May 5 2016 9:00 AMThe Labeling ShortcutThe FDA should spend less time worrying about labels and more time better regulating the entire industry. 
Bad Astronomy
May 4 2016 9:15 AMHubble’s Successor Gets a Golden Eye
Bad Astronomy
May 3 2016 2:24 PMJimmy Kimmel: Climate Hero
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May 3 2016 10:00 AMThe High Schooler Behind the Mini-Brain GeneratorAn unconventional summer project may help shed light on how Zika affects developing babies’ brains.
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May 3 2016 7:00 AMScientist vs. CreationistWho will get to update Texas’ science standards?
Bad Astronomy
May 2 2016 9:30 AMIt Is Easy Being Green ... but for the Earth, That’s Not a Good Sign
Bad Astronomy
April 30 2016 9:15 AMNo, Despite Claims on Facebook, Saturn Won’t Loom Over the Earth on May 1
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April 29 2016 11:36 AM“Everyone” Downloads Research Papers IllegallyScience magazine just published a great piece on the utility of Sci-Hub. Unfortunately, its defense of its own business model is flawed.
Bad Astronomy
April 28 2016 9:15 AMClimate Change Is Strangling Our Oceans
Medical Examiner
April 27 2016 10:25 AMHand Dryer vs. Paper Towel: Which Is Cleaner? What matters most for hygiene is how you wash up, not how you dry off. 
Medical Examiner
April 26 2016 11:48 AMThirty Years Later, Chernobyl Is Still DeadlyWe’re still trying to assess how many people may have been affected by the worst nuclear accident in history. 
Bad Astronomy
April 25 2016 11:30 AMWhat Is Better Than Five Days in Hawaiian Paradise? Adding Science to It.
Bad Astronomy
April 24 2016 9:30 AMAstrophoto: A Twice-Lit Moon Kisses the Horizon
Bad Astronomy
May 6 2016 9:00 AMBig Bird, a Ridiculously High-Energy Neutrino, Traveled Across the Universe to Teach Us Science
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May 5 2016 9:30 AMHere’s What You Need to Know to Watch Monday’s Rare Mercury Transit
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May 4 2016 12:20 PMTheir Next ActThe Ringling Brothers’ elephants are retiring—and moving to Florida to contribute to cancer research. 
Medical Examiner
May 3 2016 5:22 PMWhat “Addiction” Really MeansThe reporting on Prince’s death reveals how much we don’t understand about chronic pain management.
Bad Astronomy
May 3 2016 11:45 AMAstronomers Found Three Earth-Size Worlds Around a Nearby Star. But Don’t Pack Your Bags Just Yet.
Bad Astronomy
May 3 2016 9:00 AMElon Musk Wants to Land a Spaceship on Mars. The Weird Thing Is … He Can Do It.
Bad Astronomy
May 2 2016 12:00 PMHow Do You Hide an Entire Galaxy? Turn Down the Light Switch.
Bad Astronomy
May 1 2016 8:45 AMWatch a 360° Interactive View of the SpaceX Booster Ocean Landing
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April 29 2016 1:45 PMIt Doesn’t Matter If You Think It’s Nice OutOur understanding of global climate change needs to move beyond our personal experiences of weather.
Bad Astronomy
April 29 2016 9:00 AMUnderstanding the Universe Means Taking a Warped Path
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April 27 2016 4:22 PMUnfortunately, You Can’t Have a Lemur as a PetIt seems like it would be the best, but it would actually be the worst.
Bad Astronomy
April 27 2016 8:30 AMAstronomers Find a Moon for Pluto’s Little Sibling
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April 26 2016 9:00 AMGorgeous Astrophoto of an Emerald Green Comet That’s Full of Surprises
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April 25 2016 9:15 AMHome Owner's Insurance in Ganges Mensa Must Cost a Fortune
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April 23 2016 9:30 AMValley of the Cosmos: A Gorgeous Astrophotograph

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