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By: Ethan Coffel
April 8, 2014
The world’s mystery for the last month has been the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which vanished on March 8 shortly after departing Kuala Lumpur on a routine, twice-daily flight to Beijing.... Read more
By: Sarah Moore
April 4, 2014
Unless you are truly spectacular (in which case, can I have your number?), you’re likely hanging on to some unfulfilled dreams. Perhaps you’re single, want to lose 10 pounds or are stuck in a dead-... Read more
By: Sarah Moore
April 1, 2014
After freelancing for more than two years, I’m about to start looking for work in a more structured environment. For reasons that may be obvious, I’m a little nervous about this prospect: I’ve run my... Read more
By: Bethany Hubbard
March 31, 2014
As I relish the last year of my 20s, I can’t help but see every sore muscle and creaky joint as a sign that I am on a swift slide toward immobility. This feeling is compounded by the fact that I... Read more
By: Khyati Meghani
March 25, 2014
Your spit contains a lot of information. It’s okay if you don’t believe me. Read this entire post and you will!!! Recently, I shadowed a physician, who was collaborating with a researcher on a... Read more
By: Sarah Moore
March 21, 2014
We’ve all heard it: the endless advice to “fake it till you make it” or “put on a happy face.” Frankly, it seems a little too Pollyanna-ish on the best of days, and when I’m in a bad mood or feeling... Read more
By: Jessica Slater
March 18, 2014
Nature recently reported that more than 120 scientific papers, published in conference proceedings between 2008 and 2013, turned out to be “computer-generated nonsense” and were, therefore, being... Read more
By: Ethan Coffel
March 17, 2014
Many scientific fields rarely show up in the news. And, when they do, they do not generate controversy. This is often because there is little direct application of the science to individual lives or... Read more
By: Christopher Hansen
March 12, 2014
We’ve all seen the pictures: a pitch-black circle enclosed by airy celestial tendrils. This is the iconic image of a solar eclipse. Every so often the moon passes between the Earth and the sun,... Read more
By: Khyati Meghani
February 27, 2014
Okay, It’s official. I am saving up for a 3D printer starting today. I mean look at these creations from FormLabs and Kor Ecologic!!! So what kind of wizardry makes it possible to “print” a solid... Read more