Popular Science

April 24th
Science Swiftly, and smack in the middle Learning to crack an egg is a culinary rite of passage. Luckily, science has hatched a formula that is nearly infallible. All it requires is knowledge of a few basic…
April 24th
Science Slamming hulking prey on the ground and impaling them with sabers is tough work Saber-toothed cats in Los Angele frequently injured their spines, likely from violent episodes of twisting and straining…
April 21st
Science No one taught AI the rule about never reading the comment section AI trained on human language replicates human bias…
April 21st
Science But these eyedrops are a long way off New cells identified in the retina could be a target for jet-lag-curing eyedrops. Read on.
April 20th
Animals They can basically survive without oxygen Naked mole rats thrive in environments that would leave humans gasping for breath.
April 19th
From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News The Antarctic Ice Sheet is draining huge quantities of water out to sea. Scientists have discovered that Antarctica is melting from the inside out. They examine what this means for sea-lev…
April 19th
Entertainment Book Excerpt: Not A Scientist The following is an excerpt from Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science by Dave Levitan.
April 18th
Science It's birdbrained Most scientific studies on animals only use male subjects. Here's why that's a terrible idea.
April 17th
Science Yo-ho-ho and a melting glacier A river in Canada just became a victim of piracy. River piracy. Read on.
April 14th
Science A long-standing hypothesis gets hard data Why are mountains so rich in biodiversity? New research provided the first evidence for a popular hypothesis. Read on.