Anil Ananthaswamy's book explores “Investigations into the Strange New Science of the Self”
Booming population growth among the living, according to one rumor, outpaces the dead
Are medieval windows melting?
Lemon-lime soda brightens those drooping bouquets and vodka gets in the way of aging
It worked for Monica on Friends, but how does the alleged remedy hold up under scientific scrutiny?
Fact or Fiction?: NASA Spent Millions to Develop a Pen that Would Write in Space, whereas the Soviet Cosmonauts Used a Pencil
The problem of weightless writing was not solved by either Soviet central planning or good old American sub-contracting, but by a private investor and a good idea
What you don't "see" may distract you anyway
Thousands of gorillas in the Republic of Congo fall victim to the nastiest strain of the hemorrhagic virus
Highway construction in Ecuador unites remote villages but also spreads diarrheal pathogens
The renowned 17th-century violin maker used oxidizing and hydrolyzing agents on the wood.