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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

Ancient Women Had Awesome Arms

For thousands of years, women in agricultural societies seem to have had arms stronger than members of modern rowing teams. 

December 9, 2017 — Karen Hopkin

Science for the Modern World