10 Weapons That Animals Use

Why people with a sweet tooth are just generally sweeter people

What if there were rules for Science Journalism?

The Mouse Trap--The dangers of using one lab animal to study every disease. Part 1 of a 3 part series.

Smithsonian: The Science of Sarcasm? Yeah, Right--How do humans separate sarcasm from sincerity? Research on the subject is leading to insights about how the mind works. Really

NYT: Profiles in Science--Steven Pinker


NYT: Software that Listens for Lies

Why we forget Science shows our memory can easily be distorted and erased -- but our forgetfulness also helps us survive

How music changes our brains Science is becoming increasingly interested in the relationship between sound and the brain. An expert explains

Google Translate: It Already Speaks as Well as a 10-Year-Old. How Good Can it Get?

Why are most people right-handed?

NYT: Study Shows Why It’s Hard to Keep Weight Off

Make a Matchstick Rocket

Sophie's World - An Eventful Affair with a Vixen Winner of the Fritz Pölking Award 2011

The Necessity, and Elusiveness, of Sleep

From Dung Power to Solar Power--How billions without electrical access will benefit from clean energy.

10 Words You Might Think Came from Science (But Are Really From Science Fiction

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Go Slow To Go Fast--Why highways move more swiftly when you force cars to crawl along at 55 mph.

Scientists Turn Brain Activity Into Moving Images--U.C.-Berkeley researchers tap into technology that may one day allow for rewatching your dreams.


Should We Clone Endangered Species?

South Korean airport fights drug smugglers with cloned dogs

Ahmadinejad's Nightmare--Does homosexuality exist in every human society? Most of the article is about secluded societies without the concept of homosexuality.

"Teleported" mice reveal secrets of memory

Baboons are capable of understanding analogies


Alzheimer's link another reason to fear diabetes

Cryptophasia--The secrets of twin speak.

Are There Hidden Messages in Pronouns? James Pennebaker says computers reveal secret patterns.

Scientists have recorded the first experimental evidence that elephants experience //eureka!// moments

Black Death study lets rats off the hook--Plague of 1348-49 spread so fast in London the carriers had to be humans not black rats, says archaeologist

How Exercise Can Keep the Brain Fit

The Scent of a Woman--Don't trust the hype about pheromones and sexual attraction.

The disappearing fish we should worry about -- How Virginia's permissive legislation is destroying the menhaden -- and the Atlantic's ecosystem

Chimps prove that human generosity is an ancient trait

Experts Baffled by Mysterious Underground Chambers

Coin tosses don’t really give you fifty-fifty odds

Why no one hears the ocean in a sea shell

Can a Playground Be Too Safe?

Peer pressure can actually change your memories

Men Are From Cuddle, Women Are From Penis--A new study supposedly says women want sex but men want cuddling. Don't believe it.

Questioning the Inca Paradox--Did the civilization behind Machu Picchu really fail to develop a written language?

Which Is Worse for a Child's Development—Exposure to Graphic Sex or Appalling Violence?

How Sugar Affects Your Brain and Body

Science reveals what you need to do to talk people into anything