Russia Had a Really Good Reason For Its Gecko Orgy in Space
August 01, 2014
Russian scientists hoping to observe geckos mating in orbit are engaged in serious research, as ridiculous as it might sound.
The Surgeon General's report will have you running for shade.
Science Is Changing What It Means to Be Dead
July 27, 2014
If you could freeze yourself until a future age, are you sure you'd want to?
Brain research shows that fathers who are secondary to a female caregiver are more engaged as thinkers and planners. But men raising a child without a female partner were found to have the same level of emotional response as a mother.
Joep Lange was a leader in efforts to make HIV medications accessible to low-income patients around the world.
Venus the “Chimera" Cat Is Probably Not a Real Chimera
July 17, 2014
A geneticist explains.
Welcome to the latest chapter in America's long, ugly history of nativism.
Science Is Not About Certainty
July 11, 2014
The separation of science and the humanities is relatively new—and detrimental to both.
Cleaning Your House Could Make You a More Moral Person
July 02, 2014
Go wild with the Windex.
Facebook Did Screw With You, and It Wasn’t Even Worth It
June 30, 2014
The worst part about Facebook's studying your data without your consent is that they didn't find anything interesting.