2008

December
Kissing Cousins | Dec 30, 2008
The NEWSWEEK 50: Jim Rogers | Dec 20, 2008

A Better Mousetrap Car | Dec 19, 2008
White House Science Advisor | Dec 18, 2008
The Map of Death: Flood, Heat Waves, Tornadoes... | Dec 18, 2008
Holiday Medical Myths Zapped | Dec 18, 2008
May the Dark Energy Be With You | Dec 16, 2008
Milkshakes for All Our Mutated Friends! | Dec 12, 2008
'The Day the Earth Stood Still' | Dec 11, 2008
Why Do Dolphins Use Sponges? Hint: Not for Baths | Dec 10, 2008
Name That Rover! | Dec 8, 2008
To Stay Alive and Healthy, Head for the Border | Dec 5, 2008
Happiness Is Contagious | Dec 4, 2008
Hourglass Figures: We Take it All Back | Dec 3, 2008
The Psychology of Political Power | Dec 1, 2008

November
Believing in Weird Things, Continued | Nov 26, 2008
Why it Hurts More When He Means to Hit You | Nov 25, 2008
The Value of Mammograms: Think Again | Nov 24, 2008
When DNA Is Not Destiny | Nov 22, 2008
A Talk With Iain Prance | Nov 21, 2008
Resurrecting Mammoths Gets One Step Closer | Nov 19, 2008
All In The Family: The First Nuclear Family Grave | Nov 18, 2008
Orphan Diseases: Calling All Volunteers | Nov 17, 2008
Cockroaches 101: How to Kill One on the Run | Nov 14, 2008
Seen, Not Inferred: Exoplanets Galore | Nov 13, 2008
Alzheimer's: Still Barking Up the Wrong Tree | Nov 12, 2008
Storing Up Smarts For a Rainy Day | Nov 10, 2008
Good News for Black Thumbs: Annuals Become Perennials | Nov 9, 2008
Harbringers of Autism | Nov 6, 2008
Given a Choice, Get Anything Other Than Lung Cancer | Nov 6, 2008
Now It's Serious: As the World Warms, Lemmings Take a Hit | Nov 5, 2008
Bring on the 'Reality-Based Community' | Nov 5, 2008
The Accidental Stem Cell Advocate | Nov 3, 2008
How We Should Fix Biomedical Research | Nov 1, 2008

October
Election 2008: How Much Do Looks Count? | Oct 30, 2008
Surprise: Scientists for Obama | Oct 30, 2008
Found? King Solomon's Mines | Oct 27, 2008
Why We Believe in ESP, Ghosts, & Psychic Phenomena | Oct 25, 2008
'Out!' Called the Ref. Challenge? | Oct 24, 2008
Race and Health - Or Not | Oct 24, 2008
Animals. Acupuncture. Huh? | Oct 23, 2008
Be Smart, Live Longer | Oct 22, 2008
What am I Bid for this Nice Ivory? | Oct 21, 2008
Help Mouse with Lou Gehrig's Disease. Win $1 Million. | Oct 21, 2008
The Real Reason Girls Lag in Math | Oct 18, 2008
Solar and Win Energy in a World of $70-a-Barrel-Oil: RIP? | Oct 17, 2008
How Is the Arctic Like the Wicked Witch of the West? | Oct 16, 2008
Stem Cells: Blindness, Yes; Parkinson's, Probably Not | Oct 15, 2008
Tuburculosis: The Cow Didn't Do It | Oct 14, 2008
Why Negative Ads Are Good for Voters | Oct 11, 2008
Nobel Predictions: Score! | Oct 8, 2008
The Deadly Dozen | Oct 7, 2008
Don't Believe What You Read, Redux | Oct 6, 2008
The Nobel Prizes: Place Your Bets | Oct 3, 2008
Feeling Powerless? Do I Have a Conspiracy Theory for You | Oct 2, 2008
Urban Black Bears: Live Fast, Die Young | Oct 1, 2008

September
Fat Baby Girls and Breast Cancer | Sep 29. 2008
Why Polling Can Go Wrong | Sep 27, 2008
No Freezing in the Dark or Drinking Warm Beer | Sep 26, 2008
Earth Overshoot Day | Sep 25, 2008
Will Chemo Work for You? | Sep 25, 2008
Male Chauvinism? Big Paycheck | Sep 22, 2008
Let Them Eat Micronutrients | Sep 20, 2008
GOP vs. Dems: The Climate Chasm | Sep 19, 2008
Trees Will Save Us From Global Warming? Scratch That | Sep 18, 2008
Lab Notes: The Moral Voter | Sep 15, 2008
How Personal Narratives and Emotion Sway Voters | Sep 13, 2008
The Passions of Voters: Whose Morals Are They, Anyway? | Sep, 12, 2008
Even Avatars Are Racist | Sep 12, 2008
Cancer: The Roads Not Taken | Sep 10, 2008
Why One Dumb Tumor Is Smarter Than 100 Oncologists | Sep 9, 2008
Cancer: A Long List of Missed Opportunities | Sep 8, 2008
Rethinking the War on Cancer | Sep 6, 2008

August
Carbon Villains, the Sequel | Aug 29, 2008
Why You Can't Swat a Fly | Aug 28, 2008
Becoming a Real-Life Caveman - For Science, of Course | Aug 26, 2008
Share and Share Alike | Aug 25, 2008
Linking Personality With Geography | Aug 23, 2008
Spreading Democracy, Monkey Style | Aug 22, 2008
East Brains, West Brains | Aug 20, 2008
Racial Medicine? Not So Fast | Aug 19, 2008
Kaplan: Are We Educating Enough Engineers? | Aug 18, 2008
Climate: Winners and Losers | Aug 17, 2008
Thank a Grandmother | Aug 15, 2008
Brainy Empathy on the Basketball Court | Aug 12, 2008
What Your Child's DNA Can Tell You About Parenting | Aug 9, 2008
Why It's So Hard to Do Human Research | Aug 9, 2008
Human Evolution: Tale of the Y | Aug 8, 2008
Good-News Gorillas | Aug 5, 2008
Last Primate Standing | Aug 4, 2008
To Get the Girl, Throw Rivals Off the Scent
| Aug 1, 2008

July
Stem Cells for ALS | July 31, 2008
Exercise In a Pill | July 31, 2008
There's a Peasant Under My Van Gogh! | July 30, 2008
CT-Scanning the Past | July 28, 2008
Can China Control the Weather? | July 26, 2008
Alzheimer's: Have Many Grains of Salt Ready | July 25, 2008
Make Mine a Double - And Turn Down That #*&^!! Music | July 23, 2008
Tapping Tobacco to Cure Cancer | July 21, 2008
Ulcers Out, Asthma In | July 17, 2008
Grrrl Power | July 16, 2008
Breast Self-Exam? Don't Count on It | July 15, 2008
How Statistics Answer New Questions | July 12, 2008
Extreme Weather As Far As the Eye Can See | July 11, 2008
Juiced: Guilt by Graph? | July 10, 2008
Poetic Justice in Climate Change | July 8, 2008
What Do Female Mosquitoes Want Anyway? | July 7, 2008
The Scandal That is Alzheimer's Research | July 3, 2008
Train Your Mind, Change Your DNA | July 2, 2008
History: Finding George Washington's Boyhood Home | July 2, 2008

June
Train Your Mind, Kick Your Craving | June 30, 2008
Multiple Choice: What Condition Could Stem Cells Help First? | June 28, 2008
Global Warming and Bad Weather | June 28, 2008
Penn & Teller, and Believing in Dumb Things | June 27, 2008
Darwin Must be Smiling | June 25, 2008
On Your Mark, Get Set... | June 24, 2008
In a Galaxy Far, Far Away... But It Might As Well Be Next Door | June 23, 2008
Poor Puffins | June 18, 2008
Bumper Stickers = Road Rage | June 16, 2008
Why Are You Making That Face? | June 16, 2008
Vacations: Why Sex is Better Away From Home | June 16, 2008
The Science of Hypocrisy | June 14, 2008
Mercury Tooth Fillings: FDA Does an About Face | June 10, 2008
Good Gene, Bad Gene: It Depends | June 10, 2008
Physics. Beach Reading. Really. | June 6, 2008
No More Mascara! | June 5, 2008
Dance of the Bees: Universal Misunderstanding | June 3, 2008
ET: Phoning Sooner Than We Think? | June 2, 2008

May
Praise the Humble Dung Beetle | May 31, 2008
Mind Reading: Another Step Closer | May 29, 2008
Bring Back the Vikings: Ancient DNA | May 27, 2008
Pterosaurs: No Thanks, I'll Walk | May 27, 2008
Quantum Dances: World Science Festival | May 27, 2008
The Dumbest Generation? Don't Be So Dumb | May 24, 2008
Ancient Hook-ups, All Over the World | May 23, 2008
What Am I Bid for this Rainforest? | May 22, 2008
White House to California: Temperatures Rising | May 20, 2008
How Our Unconscious Votes | May 17, 2008
Fewer Hurricanes in the Greenhouse World | May 16, 2008
Global Warming: It's Fat People's Fault | May 16, 2008
The Vatican and Little Green Men | May 15, 2008
Two Americas: The Death Gap | May 14, 2008
In Defense of Ethanol | May 12, 2008
Which Orphans Do You Want to Starve? | May 8, 2008
The Platypus: God's Little Joke | May 7, 2008
How Child Abuse Gets Into the Brain | May 6, 2008
Window on the Mind: Will the Antidepressant Work? | May 5, 2008
Whitewashing Toxic Chemicals | May 3, 2008

April
But Her Body Language Said 'Yes!' | April 30, 2008
Absinthe: Another Myth Debunked | April 29, 2008
Global Warming and the Food Supply | April 26, 2008
This Is Your Brain on Videogames | April 26, 2008
Climate Change and Ozone Laws of Unintended Consequence | April 25, 2008
Galaxies Gone Wild | April 24, 2008
Censored Science: Part... (we've lost count) | April 23, 2008
Live Poor, Die Young | April 22, 2008
Science: In the Batter's Box | April 19, 2008
Hearts and Minds: Voters Feelings About the Candidates | April 18, 2008
Toxic Baby Bottles? | April 16, 2008
Raging Hormones | April 15, 2008
A New Reason to Frown | April 12, 2008
Juiced | April 9, 2008
Go to the Hospital at Your Own Risk | April 8, 2008
Mark Penn: Neurotoxins as Health Food | April 7, 2008
Blame the Bugs | April 5, 2008
Let's Ditch Ethanol | April 5, 2008
The Poop on the First Americans | April 3, 2008
Lung Cancer: My Genes Made Me Do It? | April 2, 2008
Face Off: Organic vs. Conventional | April 1, 2008

March
The First Europeans | March 26, 2008
There Goes Antarctica | March 26, 2008
The Lotus and the Synapse | March 25, 2008
The Myth of 'Best in the World' | March 22, 2008
Surf's Up? (Beware) | March 21, 2008
Are We Alone? The Odds Lengthen | March 19, 2008
(Multicolored) Diamonds Are a Girl's... | March 17, 2008
Diabetes: Of Mice and Men | March 14, 2008
Like Airport Delays? You'll Love Climate Change | March 11, 2008
Shut Up, I'm Driving | March 10, 2008
Placebo Nation - Just Believe | March 8, 2008
Human Nature the World Over? Not So Fast | March 6, 2008
The Butterfly Remembers What the Caterpillar Learned | March 5, 2008
Call of the Wild - But Maybe Not for Much Longer | March 4, 2008
Big Business: Wildlife Trafficking | March 1, 2008

February
Race and DNA | Feb 29, 2008
A Rose By Any Other Name... | Feb 28, 2008
Don't Drink the Water | Feb 25, 2008
Depressing News on Antidepressants | Feb 25, 2008
How Your Brain Looks at Race | Feb 23, 2008
A Better Climate for Disease | Feb 19, 2008
Our Imaginary, Hotter Selves | Feb 16, 2008
Now That's What I call a Power Shirt | Feb 14, 2008
Sex in the Wild: Gorillas Face Off | Feb 12, 2008
*Killer Salmon, Hold the Hollandaise | Feb 12, 2008
The Biology of Love - Not | Feb 9, 2008
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi: His Magical Mystery Tour | Feb 9, 2008
Put Away That Credit Card | Feb 7, 2008
Say 'Om': What the Maharishi Gave Science | Feb 7, 2008
Raining on the Super Sunday Parade | Feb 5, 2008
Still Evolving After All These Years | Feb 4, 2008
Happiness: Enough Already | Feb 2, 2008
When It's Head Versus Heart, the Heart Wins | Feb 2, 2008
A New Shrew | Feb 1, 2008

January
Some Hormones With Your Baby Bottle? | Jan 30, 2008
You Are What You Eat (Human or Chimp) | Jan 30, 2008
Believing 3 Ridiculous Things Before Breakfast | Jan 29, 2008
When Math Warps Elections | Jan 26, 2008
Would You Like Mercury With Your Sushi? | Jan 24, 2008
Eureka! How the Brain has 'Aha' Moments | Jan 23, 2008
* Brrrr: A Crystal Ball That Really Works | Jan 21, 2008
Antidepressants: Beware the File Drawer Effect | Jan 16, 2008
American to Europe: Here, Have Some Syphilis | Jan 14, 2008
Mind Reading Is Now Possible | Jan 12, 2008
Snakes on a Plain: Shhh, They Can Hear | Jan 10, 2008
Embryonic Stem Cells Without the Guilt | Jan 10, 2008
From the Diaper Wars to the Biofuels Battle | Jan 5, 2008
What Have You Changed Your Mind About? | Jan 1, 2008
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