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Do Wine over Those Brussels Sprouts

Taking a swig of red wine before eating Brussels sprouts appears to moderate Brussels sprouts' polarizing flavor. Christopher Intagliata reports

November 25, 2020 — Christopher Intagliata

Zebra Coloration Messes With Fly Eyes

Horseflies misjudge landings on zebra patterns, compared with solid gray or black surfaces, which provides evidence for why evolution came up with the black-and-white pattern.

November 10, 2020 — Mark Stratton

Does ‘Brain Training’ Actually Work?

An online citizen science project is recruiting 30,000 volunteers to assess whether exercises to improve memory and attention are valid—and if so, for whom

September 24, 2020 — Susanne M. Jaeggi, Anja Pahor and Aaron R. Seitz | Opinion

COVID-19 Vaccine Ethics: Who Gets It First and Other Issues

Contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs spoke with Arthur Caplan, head of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s division of medical ethics, about some of the ethical issues that researchers have to consider in testing and distributing vaccines against COVID-19...

August 6, 2020 — W. Wayt Gibbs, Scott Hershberger and Steve Mirsky
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