Smart News Science | Smithsonian feed for Smart News ScienceenMon, 27 Apr 2015 15:26:10 +0000Eau de Death: Perfumer Develops Scents Based on Dead Loved Ones French perfumer is attempting to harness the emotional power of scent Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:26:10 +0000Hawk Found in Vancouver “Wins” Most Polluted Bird in the World Award "flameproof" bird's liver was full of flame retardant chemicals Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:45:00 +0000The Hubble Space Telescope Has Been In Space for 25 Years, Here's What it Has Seen telescope has sent back some real beauties Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:30:00 +0000Gene Editing in Human Embryos Ignites Controversy researchers have published the results of using a new gene-editing tool on human embryosThu, 23 Apr 2015 18:30:42 +0000Scientists Clash Over Stegosaurus Sexing new paper is causing controversy with claims that dinosaurs’ sex can be determined by their bonesThu, 23 Apr 2015 17:46:55 +0000Watch A Dangerous Yet Lovely Volcano Erupt in Chile volcano springs to life after more than 40 years of dormancyThu, 23 Apr 2015 14:31:33 +0000Even an Isolated Amazonian Tribe’s Microbes Are Antibiotic Resistant finding of antibiotic resistance in people who have never taken antibiotics highlights how hard it will be to combat superbugsWed, 22 Apr 2015 17:36:06 +0000A Record-Breaking Clock Won’t Lose a Second For Another 15 Billion Years atomic clocks could eventually help scientists map the Earth’s shapeWed, 22 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0000FBI Admits Pseudoscientific Hair Analysis Used in Hundreds of Cases 3,000 cases included testimony about hair matches, a technique that has been debunkedWed, 22 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0000Cognitive Scientists Question a Journal's Gender Balance major journal publishes a special issue with a striking lack of women authors Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:30:00 +0000This is What An Underwater Volcano Sounds Like the noises of magma and bubbles will help scientists study explosions from afar Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:16:53 +0000There Might Really Be a Planet X, Lurking Beyond Pluto far reaches of our own solar system could contain worlds undiscovered. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:30:00 +0000This Is Why You Like to Cry In the Shower, steamy, sad Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0000Ice Scientists of the Future Will Study Glaciers That No Longer Exist are stocking up on ice cores to ensure a future for their fieldTue, 21 Apr 2015 16:34:38 +0000Does That Button Really Work, Or Is It a Placebo? buttons are more common than you might think Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:50:04 +0000Dawn Spacecraft Sends First Color Images of Ceres and blue tell the tale of a dwarf planet covered in rock and iceMon, 20 Apr 2015 18:05:45 +0000Why Astronomers Are Fighting Back Against Robotic Lawnmowers’s a feud fueled by radio frequencies Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:45:00 +0000Here’s How to Avoid Losing Half of Earth’s Species, don’t stop trying to halt extinctionFri, 17 Apr 2015 19:00:06 +0000Hormones Show Dogs Don’t Just Think of Us As Providers of Food dogs and humans share long looks, a chemical involved in social bonding surges through their bodiesFri, 17 Apr 2015 17:30:08 +0000The Messenger Probe Will Soon Crash Into Mercury NASA's probe runs out of propellant, it will crash into the planet’s surface at 8,750 MPHFri, 17 Apr 2015 15:00:59 +0000Why Syria’s Protecting Seeds From Its War civil war broke out in Syria, scientists saved more than 80 percent of a priceless trove of seedsFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:30:24 +0000Learn the Secrets of Ape’s Sleeping Habits sleep better and longer than other primatesThu, 16 Apr 2015 18:30:35 +0000Mysterious "Fairy" Circles Share Qualities With Human Skin noticed that the pattern of Namibia's "fairy" circles strongly resembles that of skin cell growthThu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:08 +0000Better HIV Prevention Could Be Leading to Higher Syphilis Rates rates increased by 13 percent between 2012 and 2013Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:15:33 +0000What If Job Interviews Were Automated? study shows that computers can predict how applicants will do at interviewsThu, 16 Apr 2015 14:45:58 +0000Putting Hummingbirds to the Test hummingbird, 20 MPH wind, 1000 frames per secondThu, 16 Apr 2015 13:46:28 +0000Scientists Take a Crack at Explaining That Knuckle-Popping Noise new study takes a closer look to explain the mechanism behind the sound when we crack our jointsThu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:46 +0000Maybe the World's Loneliest Whale Isn't So Isolated, After All evidence indicates that the singer of a higher-pitched whale song may not be aloneWed, 15 Apr 2015 19:00:40 +0000Female Chimps More Likely Than Males to Hunt With Tools new study investigates the social and hunting behaviors of Fongoli chimpanzeesWed, 15 Apr 2015 18:30:18 +0000Painkillers Might Also Dull Your Emotions study shows Tylenol could affect emotional evaluations, but judging the meaning of that finding is toughWed, 15 Apr 2015 18:08:06 +0000Forget Fake Meat…How About Fake Milk? over, soy—a group of bio-hackers is trying to turn snippets of DNA into milk-producing yeastWed, 15 Apr 2015 14:30:07 +0000SpaceX Didn’t Land Its Rocket third time was not a charm for the Falcon 9Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:46:20 +0000Fish Can Adjust Gender Balance in Face of Rising Temperatures waters mean fewer female reef fish. But, over generations, populations can restore the balance.Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:30:37 +0000Escape From the Black Hole’s Abyss! object called G2—previously believed to be a gas cloud—narrowly slipped from the clutches of a supermassive black holeTue, 14 Apr 2015 15:30:18 +0000Rover May Have Found a Water Source for Humans on Mars collected from the Curiosity rover suggests liquid water could be harvested from Martian soilMon, 13 Apr 2015 19:04:29 +0000Here Are the Places Most at Risk of a Volcanic Explosion research will help countries prepare Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:30:48 +0000Ocean Acidification Could Have Driven Earth’s Biggest Mass Extinction shows the world's oceans were dangerously acidic during the Permian Extinction EventFri, 10 Apr 2015 16:00:12 +0000Changes in California’s Roadkill Linked to State’s Drought California Roadkill Observation System studies wildlife by mapping out crowd-sourced roadkill sightings Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:30:45 +0000Here’s Why the Dutch Are So Tall new study shows natural selection is alive and well in the Netherlands Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:30:44 +0000Hawaiians Are Protesting Construction of the World’s Largest Telescope Hawai'ian activists say the volcano-top project is damaging sacred lands Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0000This Little Kid Discovered a Dinosaur rare nodosaur has been found in a little boyThu, 09 Apr 2015 14:45:08 +0000Study Suggests Thinking Less Is Key to Faster Learning research shows sometimes our own brains get in the way of acquiring new skillsThu, 09 Apr 2015 13:30:03 +0000Here's Why You Wince at Wasabi structure will help researchers understand pain— and create drugs that could suppress it. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:46:23 +0000Lady Wolf Spiders Use Silk to Flirt to the common wisdom, it’s not just males that do the pursuing Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:30:50 +0000The Sun Has Seasons you thought it was just "hot" Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:15:07 +0000Drones to Plant 1 Billion Seeds in a Year (Hopefully) by machines is cool, but it won’t save the planet Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:00:57 +000070 Percent of Western Canada’s Glaciers Will Disappear by 2100 that’s the conservative side of scientists’ ice melt projectionsTue, 07 Apr 2015 15:30:46 +0000Yet Another Reason Not to Smoke: It Gives Superbugs Superpowers resistant bacteria even more resistant in the presence of cigarette smokeTue, 07 Apr 2015 14:45:55 +0000Amazonian Hallucinogen Could Be an Antidepressant Ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic tea, could change the concentration serotonin in the brainTue, 07 Apr 2015 14:28:53 +0000At Night, Fish Communicate With Special Calls, Whistles and Grunts a hydrophone into an underwater cave helps researchers make sense of the dinMon, 06 Apr 2015 19:13:32 +0000Urchins Could Be the Next Victim of Sea Star Wasting Disease virus that has struck out Pacific sea star populations could now be affecting their Echinoderm cousins Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:00:25 +0000Male Mice Sing Sexy Songs to Woo Females research shows that mice can change their mating songs according to context Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:50:07 +0000Here’s How Europeans Quickly Evolved Lighter Skin skinned people lived in Europe until fairly recentlyFri, 03 Apr 2015 18:30:15 +0000A Sixth Sense Could Help the Blind "See" a new study, blind rats could get around by directly incorporating geomagnetic information Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:49 +0000Saturday’s Lunar Eclipse Will Be The Shortest This Century you spot this weekend's "blood moon"? Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:22:29 +0000Test Tube Burgers Get a $324,989 Price Cut scientists behind lab-grown meat think they can soon offer it at a price most of us can actually affordFri, 03 Apr 2015 14:15:24 +0000UV Light Reveals the Colors of Fossil Shells made visible help a researcher discover 13 new species of ancient cone snailsThu, 02 Apr 2015 17:49:25 +0000California’s Drought Is Changing the Way Bay-Area Water Tastes And Smells Bay Area’s water is still safe to use, but drought is causing a noxious algae bloom to affect tap waterThu, 02 Apr 2015 16:37:26 +0000Why the ESA’s Astronauts Train Underground European Space Agency is applying protocols from the International Space Station in cavesThu, 02 Apr 2015 15:01:11 +0000Found: The Bacteria That Are Making You Stink have finally discovered the culprit behind smelly armpitsWed, 01 Apr 2015 16:00:58 +0000Scientists Predict Obesity Rates by Examining Sewage Microbes microbial makeup of a city's sewage can indicate its population's physiqueWed, 01 Apr 2015 14:15:00 +0000Men and Women See Things Differently (No, Literally) perception may actually have something to do with genderTue, 31 Mar 2015 18:45:36 +0000As We Get Older We Get More Tolerant of Discordant Music loss isn’t the only thing that changes our music perception as we ageTue, 31 Mar 2015 18:22:24 +0000Population Growth Can Warm a City As Much As Climate Change in California's Central Valley could raise local temperatures an extra one to two degrees CelciusTue, 31 Mar 2015 16:51:51 +0000Turns Out Urine Isn’t Actually Sterile research debunks the myth that urine doesn’t contain bacteria…and calls traditional lab techniques into question Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:00:53 +0000This Nasty Medieval Remedy Kills MRSA ancient brew could lead to modern-day drugs to fight the superbugTue, 31 Mar 2015 13:45:20 +0000Pandas Actually Hang Out Together tracking data sheds light on giant pandas secretive societiesMon, 30 Mar 2015 19:34:48 +0000Crossing Your Fingers Could Reduce Pain (No Lie) find the spatial arrangement of our digits affects the sensations they feelMon, 30 Mar 2015 18:00:44 +0000A Tired Brain Could Actually Be More Creative wandering thoughts brought on by fatigue can lead to insightMon, 30 Mar 2015 17:30:27 +0000It Doesn’t Matter How Much Time Parents Spend With Their Kids research shows no link between amount of time spent with children and emotional, behavioral, or academic outcomesMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:11:45 +0000How 'Waves' Rippling Through Bird Flocks Help Them Escape Predators are known for their coordinated movements and a common study animal for researchers seeking to explain such behaviorMon, 30 Mar 2015 14:13:19 +0000Gold Nanoparticles Can Remote Control the Brain’s just the latest twist in nanotech that is using gold as medicineFri, 27 Mar 2015 19:30:17 +0000Major Science Publisher Admits “Fabricated” Peer Reviews are BioMed Central’s retractions just the tip of the iceberg? Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:04:16 +0000How a Stinging Swarm of Bees Can Save a Life venom might be a potent medicineFri, 27 Mar 2015 15:45:00 +0000Here’s More About the Drug Behind Indiana’s HIV Epidemic use of Opana, or oxymorphone, is fueling a public health crisis in Scott County, Ind.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:29:48 +0000Hundreds of Car-Sized Fossil Amphibians Found in a Mass Grave huge creature is related to modern-day newts, salamanders and frogsFri, 27 Mar 2015 15:21:14 +0000Why Would Cooling Rice Make it Less Caloric? suggest a new way to prepare rice that they say could help slow the worldwide obesity epidemicThu, 26 Mar 2015 17:00:00 +0000NASA’s Twin Study May Never Be Published concerns could stymie NASA’s study of Scott and Mark KellyThu, 26 Mar 2015 16:49:08 +0000How Tampons Might One Day Help Detect Cancer research suggests tampons could screen for endometrial cancerWed, 25 Mar 2015 17:30:01 +0000Mozambique has “Kitten-Sized” Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis trained rodents are helping doctors better diagnose TB in a region hard hit by the deadly diseaseWed, 25 Mar 2015 16:45:34 +0000Want to Live Longer? Don’t Sleep So Much research links longer sleep duration with a shorter lifeWed, 25 Mar 2015 16:00:40 +0000Largest Asteroid Crater Ever Discovered Underground in Australia in Earth’s mantle, scientists find evidence of a colossal impact that could reveal new information about Earth’s historyTue, 24 Mar 2015 18:35:30 +0000How Bad Is California’s Drought? it’s pretty badTue, 24 Mar 2015 18:00:44 +0000Jupiter Made Our Solar System Weird gas giant just had to throw its mass aroundTue, 24 Mar 2015 17:30:09 +0000Here’s Why Your Eyes Seem to Be Wired 'Backward' has to pass through nerve cells to get to the rods and cones, but that order is no mistakeTue, 24 Mar 2015 16:45:27 +0000Make Your Mark on Pluto by Helping Name Its Features New Horizons team is asking the public for help labeling the maps of Pluto and one of its moonsTue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:27 +0000Here’s Why the Navy Designed a New Diving Suit design spurred by a global helium shortageTue, 24 Mar 2015 15:30:56 +0000Got Allergies? Air Pollution Could Be to Blame research suggests that ozone and nitrogen dioxide can alter allergens, creating more potent immune responsesMon, 23 Mar 2015 16:20:07 +0000What’s Causing This Village’s Weird Sleeping Sickness Epidemic? a quarter of residents in a small town in Kazakhstan have fallen into a deep sleep for days at a time—and no one knows whyMon, 23 Mar 2015 15:45:20 +0000Mystery Mammals' Ancestry Was Revealed by Proteins, Not DNA huge rhino-like animal and trunked llama-like animal posed a mystery until nowFri, 20 Mar 2015 18:20:35 +0000Every Year Spring Gets 30 Seconds Shorter the good news is that summer will be that much longer thanks to some peculiarities in how the Earth moves Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:22:44 +0000Here’s What The Solar Eclipse Looked Like From Space they orbited the earth, a satellite and an astronaut captured another side of the sun's disappearing actFri, 20 Mar 2015 14:39:34 +0000Mars Gets a 'Northern Lights’ Show Too isn't the only planet that sees auroras Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:30:22 +0000We’re Taking All the Water Out of the Ground And Causing Sea Levels to Rise water out of aquifers at the rate we do doesn’t just threaten the water supply, it also exacerbates the effects of climate changeThu, 19 Mar 2015 19:00:08 +0000It's Hard to Protect Arctic Mammals When We Don’t Know How Many Live There a handful of animal populations are well counted — leaving researchers in the dark about how threatened the others areThu, 19 Mar 2015 18:30:16 +0000Too Much Tech Could Be Causing Nearsightedness…But Not in the Way You Might Think eye strain—too much time indoors could cause myopiaThu, 19 Mar 2015 18:00:29 +0000Beetle Species, Weirdly, Almost Never Go Extinct world is disproportionately filled with beetles—now, a new study suggests that’s because few species have ever been wiped outThu, 19 Mar 2015 17:15:19 +0000Wikipedia Editing Shows That Different Countries Have Different Sets of Interests analysis shows that interests are local, not global Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:40:25 +0000You Can Thank the Ancient Maya for Your Grocery Store’s Papaya research suggests the Mesoamerican civilization was responsible for first cultivating the hermaphrodite version of the plant favored by growers Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:00:47 +0000U.K. to Create the World’s Largest Continuous Marine Reserve immaculate waters around the storied Pitcairn Islands are to be protected from illegal fishing and mining effortsThu, 19 Mar 2015 14:30:55 +0000Chimps Will Work Harder to Get Their Favorite Foods experimental setup shows that chimps will travel farther to get a more preferred rewardWed, 18 Mar 2015 19:00:27 +0000Watching Cooking Shows Could Make You Fat down the remote—new research links cooking shows, higher BMIWed, 18 Mar 2015 17:45:13 +0000Parasites Linked to Cannibalism tiny creature makes shrimp more likely to eat their ownWed, 18 Mar 2015 14:34:59 +0000Remote Controlled Bug-Bots Could be First Responders of the Future studying how beetles steer themselves in flight gather research that may have implications far beyond understanding bug biologyTue, 17 Mar 2015 18:15:09 +0000Why are Dead Geese Falling From the Sky in Idaho? 2,000 birds have been felled by fast-moving avian choleraTue, 17 Mar 2015 17:06:12 +0000Science Is Still Unclear About the Evolutionary Origin of the Anus newly published scientific review attempts to “get to the bottom” of how animals acquired what some might call the most indecent part of the body Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:30:32 +0000There’s an Invader in the International Space Station Invader mosaic has found its way to space Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:00:34 +0000Did the Age of Humans Begin in 1610? over when the Anthropocene began is starting to narrow in on a few dates — 1610, when the Old World met the New, is one promising candidateFri, 13 Mar 2015 17:49:42 +0000Adorable Monkey New to Science Identified in Threatened Rainforest in the Brazilian rainforest describe a previously undocumented species of titi monkey whose habitat faces man-made threatsFri, 13 Mar 2015 13:00:37 +0000A Hint That a Saturnian Moon Could Have Hydrothermal Vents—And Support Life of silica from Saturn’s magnetosphere likely came from Enceladus and may mean the moon has hydrothermal ventsThu, 12 Mar 2015 16:27:33 +0000Scary Lobster-Like Fossil Was Once One of the Earth's Largest Animals of the earliest arthropods was giant, weird-looking—and played a big role in the course of evolutionary historyThu, 12 Mar 2015 15:05:46 +0000This is How Earth Welcomed Back Soyuz a bad re-entry after months on the International Space Station Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:40:02 +0000The Desire to Conform Starts In Toddlers don’t have this problem — if they know the answer to a puzzle, they’ll do it, regardless of what their friends might thinkWed, 11 Mar 2015 18:30:31 +00001,800 Studies Later, Scientists Conclude Homeopathy Doesn’t Work major Australian study debunks homeopathy—againWed, 11 Mar 2015 16:45:40 +0000The Galaxy May Be Way Bigger Than We Thought data analysis suggests that the Milky Way may be 50-percent larger than previously believedWed, 11 Mar 2015 16:04:07 +0000How the Sugar Industry Influenced Dental Research uncovered “sugar papers” reveal that the sugar lobby played a major role in 1970s dental public health policies Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:00:48 +0000We Finally Know How Chameleons Change Their Color' secret involves tiny crystals under their skin Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:04:16 +0000Our Brains Hate Waiting So We Sped Up Everything Else rage, road rage and anger at slow-loading web pages are all part of our evolutionary inheritanceTue, 10 Mar 2015 18:00:23 +0000One of the Oldest Known Animals Is This Tiny, Ancient Sponge new fossil find pushes back the start of the evolution of multicellular animalsTue, 10 Mar 2015 17:19:55 +0000Catch a Glimpse of the Zodiacal Light Show This Month some in the northern hemisphere, a celestial treat sometimes referred to as “false dusk” is lighting up the nightTue, 10 Mar 2015 16:30:03 +0000China’s Smog Might Be to Blame for the East Coast’s Rough Winter NASA visualization shows how particles from East Asia can swirl into Pacific storms—a source of precipitation for the U.S. Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:41:34 +0000The Loud Noise of Melting Glaciers May Actually Be Good for Animals glacier ice has been found to the loudest noise in the ocean—what does that mean for marine animals?Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:30:49 +0000Can You Draw the Apple Logo From Memory? research shows you probably can’tMon, 09 Mar 2015 14:49:45 +0000These Moths Remember Where They Mated for the First Time locale of the African cotton leafworm moth’s first experience pairing up forms its future preferences, a new study shows Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:30:38 +0000Centuries of Poison-Laced Water Gave These People a Tolerance to Arsenic citizens of a remote village in the Andes have a genetic adaptation that allows them to quickly process high levels of arsenic, a new study showsFri, 06 Mar 2015 18:00:58 +0000Gear Up for a Scorcher of a Year: El Niño Has Officially Arrived’s later than usual and weak, but definitely hereFri, 06 Mar 2015 16:45:09 +0000This Is Next-Level Origami dancing cranes to protective structures, origami is popping up in science and techFri, 06 Mar 2015 16:04:03 +0000Dawn Has Arrived at Ceres connection confirms that the spacecraft is in orbit around the dwarf planetFri, 06 Mar 2015 14:48:50 +0000NASA’s Next Space Robot Was Inspired by a Baby’s Toy the Super Ball Bot, a flexible robot that could explore new planets Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:00:18 +0000Metal Rain Could Explain Why the Earth Made of Different Stuff Than the Moon new study shows that iron-rich asteroids could have vaporized when they hit the early EarthThu, 05 Mar 2015 16:55:43 +0000U.S. Heroin Overdose Rate Nearly Quadruples prescription painkillers become more difficult to abuse, the face of heroin addiction is changing Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:30:29 +0000The First Photos of Free-Falling Snowflakes Reveal Their Imperfections in mid-air often produce ice crystal aggregates, rather than single symmetrical flakesWed, 04 Mar 2015 19:00:37 +0000This Might Be Why Handshaking Evolved new study shows that shaking hands is a covert way for us to unconsciously sniff out each other’s chemical signalsWed, 04 Mar 2015 18:15:42 +0000A Paralyzed Woman Operated a Flight Simulator Using Only Her Thoughts implanted in the brain are shown to enable those with quadriplegia to achieve amazing featsWed, 04 Mar 2015 16:50:21 +0000Officials Figure Out What Was Making Louisville Stink musty smell permeating the city can be blamed on a naturally-occurring chemical largely responsible for the smell of dirtWed, 04 Mar 2015 15:30:17 +0000Mars Rover Is Out of Commission (For Now) circuit halts Curiosity in its tracks Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:45:06 +0000Are Climate Change And the Conflict in Syria Connected? new study shows a link between the nation’s recent unrest and a major drought spurred on by global warmingTue, 03 Mar 2015 18:30:17 +0000This Could Be the Tiniest Organism on Earth capture an image of ultra-small bacteriaTue, 03 Mar 2015 17:30:29 +0000Bet You Didn’t Know About the Earth’s "Second Moon" astronomers didn’t realize it was following the Earth until 1997Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:50:41 +0000Chilean Volcano Erupts in the Early Morning 9,000-foot volcano spewed ash, smoke and lava high into the airTue, 03 Mar 2015 15:36:24 +0000Americans Can’t Agree on What Shapes Health research shows that Americans think a broad variety of factors can make us sickMon, 02 Mar 2015 18:00:37 +0000How Armadillos Can Spread Leprosy tank-like creatures are the only animals besides us known to carry leprosyMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:45:12 +0000Someone Found Chris Hadfield’s Flight Suit in a Thrift Store astronaut isn’t sure how his suit made its way to a Toronto second-hand shopMon, 02 Mar 2015 16:00:37 +0000Popular Music Changed the Most in 1964 use genomic data to show how pop music evolves Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:30:14 +0000Allergy Treatments Could Someday Start Before You Are Born in mice are showing that it might be possible treat disorders that have a genetic basis during pregnancyFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:02:03 +0000The Dawn Spacecraft Is About to Reach Its Next Destination—the Dwarf Planet Ceres might just learn what the mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet are—and much moreFri, 27 Feb 2015 17:30:58 +0000Statisticians Reveal the Best Place to Wait Out a Zombie Apocalypse’ll want to head for the Rocky MountainsFri, 27 Feb 2015 15:30:26 +0000Would You Live in an Antarctic Penguin Post Office? soar at post office in Port Lockroy, AntarcticaFri, 27 Feb 2015 14:45:32 +0000Sharks Have Scary-Good Memories research on one species reveals an astounding ability to learn complex tricks and remember them for at least a yearFri, 27 Feb 2015 14:05:27 +0000