Alejandro Tauber

russia

Belgian Physicists Calculate that Everyone Is Lying About the Downed Russian Jet

Astrophysicists Tom van Doorsslaere and Giovanni Lapenta of the Belgian KU Leuven used some simple Newtonian mechanics.
Alejandro Tauber
11.27.15
Health

Doctors Could Use Snot Instead of Blood for Diagnostics—Why Don’t They?

Nasal mucus carries many substances that are also used in blood and urine tests, sometimes in greater concentrations.
Alejandro Tauber
11.13.15
Modern Medicine

Why Don't Humans Hibernate? One Doctor Says There Is No Reason We Can't

Dr. Rob Henning and his team in the Netherlands are working on a way to induce hibernation, making surgery safer and slowing disease.
Alejandro Tauber
7.13.15
Sex Ed Week

The Unbearable Awkwardness of Being (with a Dick-Sucking Robot)

I tried out the Autoblow 2, so you’ll never have to.
Alejandro Tauber
2.11.15
Culture

The Math Behind the Hipster Effect

Why everyone who wants to look different ends up looking the same, according to math.
Alejandro Tauber
11.10.14
Health

The Horrible Anger You Feel at Hearing Someone Chewing Is Called Misophonia

A rarely diagnosed, potentially debilitating condition pushes toward widespread recognition within psychiatry.
Alejandro Tauber
9.13.14
Features

You Probably Have Herpes

The Herpes simplex virus is one of the most successful viruses on the planet.
Alejandro Tauber
7.10.14
tech

Science Is Finally Stepping Up to Keep You from Getting Squashed at Festivals

PhD candidate Dorine Duiven is researching crowd behavior to keep your summer disaster-free.
Alejandro Tauber
6.20.14
machines

How Far Are You Flung When an Amusement Park Ride Goes Terribly Wrong?

Get ready for some #datajournalism.
Alejandro Tauber
5.30.14
Facebook

Facebook Will Lose 80 Percent of Users by 2017, According to an Infectious Disease Model

The rise and fall of social media can be modeled after infectious diseases, which means that we'll probably be cured of Facebook soon.
Alejandro Tauber
1.22.14
Motherboard Blog

How to Use Virtual Reality to Replicate Psychosis

Jennifer Kanary created a virtual experience to give people more insight into how it feels to suffer through psychosis.
Alejandro Tauber
11.5.13
videos

Experiencing Psychosis with Digital LSD

Jennifer Kanary created a virtual experience to give people more insight into how it feels to suffer through psychosis.
Alejandro Tauber
11.5.13
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