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Aboutfacemed Skeptic Check: About Face

published Jul. 14, 2014
The face on Mars and other pareidolia.

Apttoadaptmed Apt to Adapt

published Jun. 9, 2014
How nimble are we?

Smileyvirusmed Smiley Virus

published May. 12, 2014
Biological bits we like.

Whatweworrymed Skeptic Check: What, We Worry?

published May. 5, 2014
Scientific hand-wringing.

Happilyconfusedmed Happily Confused

published Apr. 21, 2014
Emotion commotion.

Evolutionaryarmsracemed Skeptic Check: Evolutionary Arms Race

published Mar. 31, 2014
Shape-shifting bacteria and viruses

Youthinkyouresmartmed You Think; You're So Smart

published Mar. 17, 2014
Brains not required.

Weheartrobotsmed We Heart Robots

published Mar. 10, 2014
Here come the machines.

Paleodietmed Skeptic Check: Paleo Diet

published Feb. 17, 2014
Eating like a caveman.

Strandedmed Stranded

published Feb. 3, 2014
It’s still possible.

Thepestofusmed The Pest of Us

published Jan. 27, 2014
Our buggy future.

Canwetalkmed Can We Talk?

published Jan. 6, 2014
Make contact.

Animalinstinctmed Animal Instinct

published Dec. 30, 2013
What we can learn

Monstermashupmed Skeptic Check: Monster Mashup

published Dec. 9, 2013
Which ones exist?

Lifebackthenmed Life Back Then

published Nov. 4, 2013
Evolution takes patience.

Emergencemed Emergence

published Oct. 14, 2013
From cell to consciousness.

Lifeinspacemed Life in Space

published Oct. 7, 2013
Can we find it?

Coevolutionmed You Say You Want an Evolution?

published Sep. 16, 2013
Just give it time.

Hostileclimatemed Skeptic Check: Hostile Climate

published May. 20, 2013
Climate change denial re-dux.

Deextinctionmed De-Extinction Show

published Apr. 29, 2013
The return of vanished species.

Anthropocenemed Anthropocene and Heard

published Apr. 1, 2013
A new geologic epoch.

Happydazemed Happy Daze

published Mar. 4, 2013
The evolution of optimism.

Ohratsmed Oh, Rats!

published Sep. 10, 2012
Our mirror in the lab

Olympicsfortherestofusmed Olympics for the Rest of Us

published Jul. 23, 2012
In praise of extreme averageness.

Earlyadaptersmed Early Adapters

published Apr. 23, 2012
Move with the times.

Cabinetofwondersmed Seth's Cabinet of Wonders

published Mar. 12, 2012
What will we find?

Blameitonbacterioweb Blame it on Bacterio

published Nov. 14, 2011
Microbes and you.

Knowlaughingmattermed Know Laughing Matter

published Jul. 18, 2011
Why we evolved to giggle.

Sexandthesetimed Sex and the SETI

published Apr. 4, 2011
What would E.T. do?

Whosonfirstmed Who's on First?

published Mar. 14, 2011
Scientific firsts.

Gonemissingmed Gone Missing!

published Jan. 24, 2011
Science discoveries to be.

Whatmakesushumanpart2med What Makes Us Human Part II: Adaptability

published Sep. 20, 2010
Moving with the times.

Whatmakesushumanpart1med What Makes Us Human Part I: Others

published Sep. 13, 2010
Our mingling species.

Saywhatmed Say What?

published Aug. 30, 2010
Do animals – or even plants – use language?

Rxs-get-personal-med Rxs Get Personal

published Aug. 9, 2010
Customized mediciine.

Lifeofbrainmed Life of Brain

published May. 24, 2010
Its neuro-engineered future.

Sethscrawlspacemed Seth's Crawl Space

published Apr. 12, 2010
Science potpourri.

Sexstartfinishmed Sex: From Beginning to End

published Jan. 5, 2009
Everything you always wanted to know.

Gotlifemed Got Life?

published Dec. 1, 2008
Spore and SETI

Sensesmed Senses Census

published Oct. 13, 2008
A tour of the senses.

Drivingevolutionmed Driving Evolution

published Feb. 18, 2008
The forces that drive human evolution.

Doomsday1med Doomsday Part II: When the Smoke Clears

published Sep. 10, 2007
A look at the planet after the fateful hour.

Dnatideisturningmed DNA: The Nucleotide Is Turning

published Feb. 28, 2007
DNA dynamics.

Neanderthal_returnthmb Neanderthals Return

published Oct. 4, 2006
Rethinking neanderthals.

Sexwhatgoodformed Sex: What is it Good For?

published Aug. 9, 2006
Is it worth the effort, evolution-wise?

Kingkongthmb Monsters and Mutations

published Jul. 5, 2006
Genetic changes.

Chimpthm Don't Be a Chimp

published Mar. 22, 2006
Evolutionary tales.




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