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The Labyrinthine World of Animal Genitals

Dutch evolutionary biologist Menno Schilthuizen plumbs the depths of nature's nether regions.
Lex Berko
5.1.14
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A Visual Consideration of How We Relate to Death

Courtesy the Wellcome Library's new open-access repository of historical imagery.
Lex Berko
1.20.14
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Just 4 Percent of Reading Americans Read E-Books Exclusively

Checking in on our headline-defying reading habits.
Lex Berko
1.17.14
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Why We Need Carnivores

Gory eating habits aside, we have a tendency to underestimate the ecological value of carnivores. We shouldn't.
Lex Berko
1.9.14
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The Mathematical Reality of Reality: An Interview with Cosmologist Max Tegmark

According to a new book by cosmologist and MIT professor of physics Max Tegmark, the Universe is a giant mathematical object.
Lex Berko
1.6.14
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The Scrolls Vesuvius Torched Over 1,000 Years Ago Are Readable Again

We're in a Golden Age of digitization.
Lex Berko
12.20.13
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Too Soon: The Science Behind Your Regrettable Jokes

It’s also a matter of “too late.”
Lex Berko
12.19.13
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How We Retweet Science

We like studies that tell us about ourselves and world events, but hey, we also like a good laugh.
Lex Berko
12.18.13
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Polynesians Used Binary Long Before Europeans

Hundreds of years before computers did, too.
Lex Berko
12.16.13
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Ancient Chinese Bones Help Explain Why Cats Like Us

Bone fragments illuminate an early era of cat domestication.
Lex Berko
12.16.13
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The Repressed Debate Over Repressed Memories Returns

The "memory wars" aren't over.
Lex Berko
12.14.13
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What Every Place on Earth Sounds Like

It's like crowdsourcing ambience.
Lex Berko
12.12.13
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