Shark Attacks: A History of Hype

A history of shark attacks and public response to them.

Color Us Munsell-Nickerson

The history of the Munsell-Nickerson color system.

Despite New Attention, Concussions Remain Mysterious

Despite decades of progress, successful treatment of concussions has been elusive and difficult.

That Kangaroo? It’s Left-Handed

According to a recent study, a majority of kangaroos are left-handed.
Side-by-side comparison of Kennewick Man's skull and a reconstructed head.

A New Chapter to the Controversial Case of Kennewick Man

Kennewick Man is indeed most closely related to modern Native Americans. New results bolster the argument for repatriation and reburial.
Scientist holding a leopard frog.

Tracking the Atlantic Coast Leopard Frog

A new species of Atlantic Coast leopard frog has appeared in industrial wetlands, surprising herpetologists.

Pluto Gets a Close-Up

What the New Horizon voyage tells us about Pluto.

The Peril of Skinny Jeans, Corsets, and Restrictive Clothing

what do skinny jeans and corsets have in common. as you may imagine, quite a bit.

How Synthetic Brains Can Advance Robotics

Why try to create synthetic brains? Given the anxieties around artificial intelligence, why risk it?
Scientists collecting sewage sample

The Promise of Sewage

Sewage might be the key in tracking diseases.