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Make Your Own Magic Dough

Shape up your kitchen chemistry skills with this science activity from Science Buddies

November 16, 2017 — Science Buddies and Megan Arnett

Come On and Zoom (through the Universe)

Caleb Scharf, director of Columbia University’s Astrobiology Center talks about his latest book, The Zoomable Universe: An Epic Tour through Cosmic Scale, from Almost Everything to Almost Nothing, and the OSIRIS-REx space mission.

November 11, 2017 — Caleb A. Scharf and Steve Mirsky

A Moth with a Potent Cocktail of Poison

The wood tiger moth is the first species known in which fluids from various parts of the moth’s body each target a different type of predator. Jason Goldman reports.

November 1, 2017 — Jason G. Goldman

Maryn McKenna's Big Chicken, Part 2

Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 2 of 2)

October 18, 2017 — Maryn McKenna and Steve Mirsky

Maryn McKenna's Big Chicken, Part 1

Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 1 of 2)

October 17, 2017 — Maryn McKenna and Steve Mirsky

Ships at Sea Stoke Lightning Strikes

Exhaust fumes from oceangoing vessels lead to an almost doubling of lightning activity over shipping lanes compared to adjacent areas of the sea.  

October 17, 2017 — Julia Rosen