Some People Just Don't Like Music—and That Upsets a Lot of Evolutionary Theory
March 14, 2014

Science had assumed music was so universal that it must be hard-wired into us. Maybe not.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Is Still Missing. You Secretly Hope It Stays That Way.
March 14, 2014

It took a missing airplane—one of man's greatest technological innovations—to remind us that there's still some mystery left to humanity.

The Science Behind Making Your Very Own James Franco-furter
March 07, 2014

A company called Bite Labs has set up a website offering the concept of “Celebrity Meat”, where cultures of cells scraped from famous people are grown, in vitro, before being mixed with cow and pig meat into salami sausages.

Thanks to Bill Nye, Creationists Raised Enough Money to Build an Anti-Science Theme Park
March 03, 2014

This is what happens when you engage with enemies of science: You win a debate—and underwrite their claptrap propaganda

The U.K. Understands How To Treat PTSD. Why Does The U.S. Lag Behind?
February 28, 2014

Two to seven percent of British soliders report PTSD. Twenty-one to twenty-nine percent of Americans display symptoms. What can America do to close this gap?

What's the Fastest Way to Get Drunk? Here's What Science Says.
February 28, 2014

Don't try this at home—try it at a bar instead.

Could Offshore Wind Farms Make Hurricanes Less Destructive?
February 28, 2014

A new study found that thousands of turbines drastically reduce storm surges and wind speeds.

Why Do Liberals Tolerate Pseudoscience at Whole Foods?
February 27, 2014

You'd be bothered if you saw flyers for faith-healing at your natural-foods grocer. Why don't ads for homeopathy bother you, too?

Pseudo-Scientists Are Still Trying to Convince You That The Shroud of Turin is Real. Don't Believe Them.
February 20, 2014

An actual academic lends his name to the effort, but the results are still bunkum. 

It's Darwin's 205th Birthday, and People Still Don't Accept Evolution
February 12, 2014

A letter to the father of evolution. Amazingly, he's still controversial.