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We Talked to the Scientist Who Discovered the Perfect Penis

Dr. Nicole Prause is the head of the research team that used 3D printed phalluses to find women's ideal penis size. We spoke to her about her findings and her plans for the future.
Monica Heisey
2.12.19
LIES WE'VE BEEN TOLD BY RHYMES

That 'Beer Before Wine, Wine Before Beer' Rhyme Is a Lie

Science says so.
Joel Golby
2.9.19
Eels

Are London's Eels Really High On Cocaine? Sort of Yes, Kind of No

There's cocaine in the Thames, and there are eels in the Thames, and eels are sensitive to cocaine. These are the facts.
Joel Golby
1.21.19
Science

This Tiny Patch Could Give You a Month's Birth Control in Seconds

Georgia Institute of Technology scientists have invented a microneedle patch that only needs to be briefly pressed against the skin to deliver a contraceptive drug.
Zing Tsjeng
1.20.19
Science

The Strange Story of the Lab Mouse Bred to Die

The "Oncomouse" was developed to help scientists cure cancer. The catch is that it develops breast cancer six months into its existence.
Gavin Haynes
1.11.19
GLOBAL WARMING

2017 Was the Warmest Year for the Ocean on Record

According to a new study, human activity has caused our global ocean to warm to levels never seen on record.
Caroline Haskins
1.10.19
Culture

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Canceled (for Now) Amid His #MeToo Reckoning

Nat Geo is doing the right thing by investigating, but it's coming pretty late.
Kara Weisenstein
1.6.19
Atmospheric science

Chinese and Russian Scientists Teamed Up to Manipulate the Earth’s Atmosphere

The two countries were responsible for disrupting the planet’s ionosphere in a series of experiments this June.
Sarah Emerson
12.20.18
monk seal

Everything You Wanted to Know About This Monk Seal With an Eel in Its Nose

“This is the third or fourth case of an eel in the nose that we have observed.”
Sarah Emerson
12.6.18
Australia Today

A New Drug Could Let Us Eat Anything Without Gaining Weight

Researchers might have finally cracked the code to gorging without consequence.
Gavin Butler
12.6.18
ALIENS

We Talked to the Doctor Who Treats People Who Think They've Been Abducted by Aliens

Nicholas Dumont is the go-to psychologist for people who are certain they've met aliens.
Paul Douard
12.4.18
Science

Chinese Scientist Says He Edited Babies' Genes to Be HIV-Resistant. But the Government Put a Stop to it.

"I was shocked because this is so beyond the pale of what scientists are doing or considering acceptable to do."
Lauren Prince
11.30.18
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