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Lab-Grown Penises May Show Up Way Sooner Than You Thought

Lab-Grown Penises May Show Up Way Sooner Than You Thought

Ryan Grenoble  10. 9.2014
Laboratory-grown penises might sound like something from bad science fiction, but scientists are working to make them a reality. In fact,...
'Life After Death' May Be Possible, In A Way

'Life After Death' May Be Possible, In A Way

Macrina Cooper-White  10. 8.2014
What happens after we die? Are we snuffed out like lights, or do we continue to exist in some way? Those are age-old questions, for sure....
Design, Intelligent Or Otherwise, In Real Time

Design, Intelligent Or Otherwise, In Real Time

10. 7.2014
Now that Ebola is here, it has captured the attention it arguably deserved from us long ago. The latest news is that the patient first...
That Spiffy New iPhone May Mean He's Looking For A Fling

That Spiffy New iPhone May Mean He's Looking For A Fling

Ryan Grenoble  10. 7.2014
Peacocks have their extravagant plumage, bull elk their haunting bugle. And men? They have the iPhone 6. At least that's the word from...
What Next For The Ebola Outbreak? Here's What The Math Says

What Next For The Ebola Outbreak? Here's What The Math Says

David Freeman  10. 6.2014
Everyone's talking about Ebola--and no wonder, now that the deadly disease has been diagnosed in the U.S. for the first time ever. Will...
God and Some Scientists

God and Some Scientists

10. 2.2014
In a recent New York Times op-ed, evolutionary biologist David Barash recounts telling the undergraduates in his animal behavior class...
Reptiles May Be More Like Us Than You Ever Thought

Reptiles May Be More Like Us Than You Ever Thought

David Freeman  10. 2.2014
They may not be the brightest bulbs in the terrarium, but surprising new research shows for the first time ever that reptiles are able...

Creating Creationists: Cutting Out the Middle in the Science-Religion Dialogue

10. 1.2014
The debate about whether science and religion are adversaries often misses the fact that many people are comfortable both with their faith...
This May Be The Mother Of All PMS Myths

This May Be The Mother Of All PMS Myths

Jacqueline Howard  09.28.2014
Were you out sick that day in grade school when the teacher explained the menstrual cycle? Don't worry. A new video from the YouTube...
LISTEN: Big Surprise Seen In Doctor's Study Of Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diets

LISTEN: Big Surprise Seen In Doctor's Study Of Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diets

David Freeman  09.23.2014
What's the best way to eat if you're trying to lose weight? For years, doctors and dietitians have encouraged us to eat less dietary fat....
How Your Brain Actually Makes Decisions While You Sleep

How Your Brain Actually Makes Decisions While You Sleep

Thomas Andrillon & Sid Kouider  09.19.2014
The idea that during sleep our minds shut down from the outside world is ancient and one that is still deeply anchored in our view of sleep...
Evolution Helps Those Who Help Their Selves

Evolution Helps Those Who Help Their Selves

09.18.2014
Lynn Margulis' view of evolution focused more on what might be called the "environmental agency" of organisms -- their capacity to adapt...
Scientist Shoots Down Theory About Peacock Tails

Scientist Shoots Down Theory About Peacock Tails

David Freeman  09.18.2014
Peacocks pay a steep price for impressing peahens, or so scientists have long hypothesized. The idea is that the extra weight and bulk...
Human Gene Gives Mice Extraordinary Abilities

Human Gene Gives Mice Extraordinary Abilities

Jacqueline Howard  09.17.2014
It's a bit like the 1990s cartoon series "Pinky and the Brain," only the genius mice in this story aren't make-believe. An international...