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  1. black girl magic
    Report: Black Women Are Responsible for Everything CoolNielsen has the receipts, thank you very much.
  2. The Climate May Be Changing More Slowly Than We’d ThoughtNew data suggests that if humanity gets its act together, we might still be able to cap warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius.
  3. health concerns
    Researchers Are Now Finding ‘Shocking Numbers’ of Microfibers in ShellfishPacific oysters and clams are at an average of eight particles apiece.
  4. science
    The Study Claiming AI Can Tell If You’re Gay or Straight Is Under Ethical ReviewThe study was met with backlash from academics, advocates, and the AI community.
  5. science
    Now Computers Can Tell If You’re Gay or Straight Just From a Pic of Your FaceA study found AI can guess your sexual orientation from analyzing a photograph.
  6. science
    You Can Blame Coffee for Intensifying Your Sweet ToothNew research found that caffeine numbs the body’s ability to sense sweetness.
  7. science
    People Really Love This Study That Claims Coffee Might Prevent Early DeathWho doesn’t want four cups if it could cut risk of mortality by 64 percent?
  8. science
    Scientists Figured Out the Optimal Length of Time to Dunk an OreoLeave it in milk for four seconds.
  9. New Research Shows That Adults Are Getting Clobbered by Food AllergiesSevere reactions rose 377 percent in the last decade, and a third were by adults.
  10. A Recap of the Great American Solar EclipseInstagram is inundated, and even Donald Trump dons a pair of special glasses.
  11. Welcome to the Hayden Panettierium, by Kathryn Doyle Thank you for visiting the Hayden Panettierium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History. I, […]
  12. Here Are Some Scientific Arguments James Damore Has Yet to Respond ToIt’s all about rational debate.
  13. The Loneliness of Having an Illness Science Doesn’t Understand“To be that sick, and feel like there’s nothing solid to turn to — it’s terrifying.”
  14. the future
    Scientists Have Created a Food They Believe Can Alleviate World HungerIt’s made with just four ingredients: water, carbon dioxide, microbes, and electricity.
  15. select all
    Where’s Our Laser-Shooting Mosquito Death Machine?Nathan Myhrvold said he was making just that in 2010. We’re still waiting.
  16. that stinks
    Just Smelling Food Could Make You Gain WeightA new study found it can convince the body to store fat instead of burn it.
  17. Just Smelling Food Could Make You Gain WeightA new study found it can convince the body to store fat instead of burn it.
  18. meat alternatives
    Hampton Creek Says It Will Start Selling Lab-Grown Meat in 2018It says it’ll work faster and cheaper than its competitors.
  19. French Fries Linked to Higher Risk of Death, Still Being Goddamn DeliciousDying young never tasted so good.
  20. studies
    Kids Who Drink Milk Alternatives Might Be ShorterA study says 3-year-olds who drink regular milk are half an inch taller, on average.
  21. science
    Drink Coffee If You Want to Work Out BetterA new study shows that even caffeine addicts still get an energy boost from a pre-workout cup.
  22. Guys With Guitars Are Sexier, According to Science▶️ Science confirms what we already knew.
  23. science
    I’m Looking Forward to Getting Pregnant in SpaceHow some outer-space mouse sperm might pave the way for my life plan.
  24. health concerns
    Doctors Warn Parasitic Worms May Live in Your SushiA GI infection common in Japan has started popping up in the West.
  25. EPA Dismisses Half the Scientists on Its Major Review BoardThey may replace some academics with people who work in the industries being regulated.
  26. nature is beautiful
    Female Dragonflies Fake Their Own Deaths to Avoid MenAh, nature.
  27. bill nye his eyes go wide
    Bill Nye Scolds CNN for Pitting Him Against Climate-Change Denier William HapperBill! Bill! Bill! Bill!
  28. Scientists and Their Allies Stage Unprecedented Worldwide ProtestLarge crowds championing reality and evidence took to the streets in hundreds of cities on Saturday — and nerds definitely make the best signs.
  29. studies
    Grim New Study Links Diet Sodas to Heart and Brain DiseasesIt found that the risk of both is three times higher for daily diet-soda drinkers.
  30. The March for Science Has Kicked Off a Big Argument About What Science IsThere’s a lot of online yelling at the moment, but underneath all of it is an important debate about what science can and cannot do.
  31. Your Application To Cryobank NYC Has Been Denied, by Harris Mayersohn and […] Dear Potential Donor: Unfortunately, your application to donate sperm to the New York City Cryobank has been reviewed and rejected. While we […]
  32. news you can booze
    Science Has Finally Given Us Drip-Free Wine BottlesAll it took was cutting a groove beneath the lip.
  33. select all
    Kim Stanley Robinson’s New York 2140: To Save the City, We May Have to Drown ItKim Stanley Robinson’s newest book imagines a New York where the sea level has risen 50 feet. And it still sounds like the best city in the world.
  34. frontiers in fertility
    In the Future, Men Might Be Able to Test Their Fertility With a Phone AppA new study shows the results are 98 percent accurate.
  35. The Strange Phenomenon Behind Millions of People Who Are Not Affected by MusicVIDEO: 3 to 5 percent of the world’s population experiences this.
  36. Let a Marketing Expert Explain the Enchanting Science Behind Red CandyVIDEO: Color makes you do stuff.
  37. 4-Billion-Year-Old Fossils Could Be Earth’s Oldest Evidence of LifeBut this new research has its detractors.
  38. Watch a Rare Glimpse Inside a Butterfly’s CocoonFascinating.
  39. World’s Coolest Scientist Predicts Hangovers Could Be Eliminated by 2050So-called “alcosynth” would solve a lot of other problems associated with traditional booze, too.
  40. the future
    World’s Coolest Scientist Predicts Hangovers Could Be Eliminated by 2050So-called “alcosynth” would solve a lot of other problems associated with traditional booze, too.
  41. science!
    Annoying Gym Bros May Be Way Less Horny Than You ThoughtA new study links strenuous exercise to low libido in men.
  42. health concerns
    Your Gluten-Free Diet Probably Exposes You to a Bunch of Arsenic and MercuryA new study suggests it’s an “unintended consequence” of eating that diet.
  43. WATCH: Finally, Here’s the Truth About Double DippingThink twice.
  44. health concerns
    New Reason to Avoid Fast Food: Half of Wrappers Have Chemicals Linked to CancerA new study found PFCs in a wide range of food packaging.
  45. Scientists Want to March on Washington, TooThe details are still coming together, but here’s what we know so far.
  46. the future
    The First GMO Apple Will Hit Grocery Stores This FebruaryIn a handful of midwestern grocery stores.
  47. Scientists Say There’s More Proof Eating Hot Peppers Could Prolong LifeA new study says that people who eat them are 13 percent less likely to die.
  48. studies
    Scientists Find More Proof Eating Hot Peppers May Prolong LifeA new study says that people who eat them are 13 percent less likely to die.
  49. science!
    What Could Possibly Go Wrong With This Erectile-Dysfunction Treatment?It’s a metal rod that expands when you heat it up.
  50. r.i.p.
    Astronomy Pioneer Vera Rubin Dies at Age 88Her research revealed evidence of dark matter.
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