Human Nature

After Narcosub, Are Drug Drones a Surprise? (Op-Ed)
A narcosub in Equador
January 25th, 2015
Studying technological innovation in the war on drugs, I’m often asked what methods smugglers use: pick any object or artefact you care to name and it’s almost certainly been tried.
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Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week
cone snail with fish
January 24th, 2015
Weaponized insulin, a virtual river tour and a super water repellent material are all some of our favorite photos in Science this week.
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Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week
Loggerhead sea turtle
January 17th, 2015
Turtles and the magnetic field, fossils galore and even an ancient shipwreck — just a few of the cool photos in Science this week.
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Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
An image of the mummy mask that yielded the new gospel text.
January 24th, 2015
Coffee's cancer-fighting qualities, why the rain smells so good and #DeflateGate science are just a few of the cool stories in Science this week.
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Is the GOP Waging a War on Science?
Science Laboratory
January 23rd, 2015
Allowing Congress to decide what scientists should study could have disastrous consequences.
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Different Tastes: How Our Human Ancestors' Diets Evolved
neanderthals-02
January 16th, 2015
Our human ancestors began tasting food differently sometime after the human family tree branched off from the ancestors of chimpanzees, researchers say.
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Is 'Nano' Living Up to the Hype? (Kavli Roundtable)
A computer chip produced using nanotechnology.
January 14th, 2015
Is there a future for nanoscience and nanoscale technology?
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Could Deflategate Have an Innocent Science Explanation? (Op-Ed)
AFC Championship Patriots/Colts, deflategate, football
January 24th, 2015
For New England fans, the first priority is a search for an innocent explanation.
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Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
January 19th, 2015
Sleep paralysis, the dangers of artificial intelligence and drinking water from poop — here are some of the most intriguing stories in Science!
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Women Can't Be Geniuses? Stereotypes May Explain Gender Gap
January 15th, 2015
Stereotypes hold that women can't be geniuses, and this might explain why women are underrepresented in certain academic fields, in which people believe natural talent is the most important factor for success.
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