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Pain and Weather Fail to Connect

A big data analysis involving more than 1.5 million patients could find no relationship between weather and complaints to doctors about joint or back pain.  

December 23, 2017 — Karen Hopkin

This Fish Emits Damaging Decibels

The Gulf corvina produces a chattering chorus that’s one of the loudest underwater animal sounds on the planet. Christopher Intagliata reports.

December 20, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Something Clicks for Dolphin Identification

Machine-learning algorithms teased seven distinct dolphin clicking patterns from a library of more than 50 million clicks, identifying one species by sound alone. Christopher Intagliata reports.

December 13, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

The Skinny on Fat

Biochemist Sylvia Tara talks about her book The Secret Life of Fat: The Science behind the Body's Least-Understood Organ and What It Means for You.

December 11, 2017 — Steve Mirsky
Biology

Confronting Common Wisdom