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The Curious Incident of the Fly in the Night

Ann Reid | Posted 10.19.2014 | Science
Ann Reid

It is a given in science that results should be reproducible. That's why authors are required to provide detailed experimental methods, and must agree to share unique reagents, cell lines, or software tools with researchers.

Yagana Shah

Researchers Discover Surprising Link Between Taste And Longevity | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty

Life can be bitter or sour, but if it's sweet you may just live longer, a new study suggests. Yes, your sweet (or salt) tooth could provide insight as...

WATCH: High-Speed Video Shows Why You Can't Swat That Fly

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2014 | Science

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - What does a tiny fruit fly have in common with the world's most advanced fighter jets like the U....

Esquire: Don't Believe Its 'New Way of Killing Cancer'

Paul Raeburn | Posted 02.05.2014 | Media
Paul Raeburn

If you're looking for "a whole new way of killing cancer," don't turn to the journals. You'll find it in Esquire.

LOOK: Fly's Puny Wings Pack Scary Surprise

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 11.13.2013 | Science

One tiny fly -- and its so-called "wing men" -- have caused a big buzz in the blogosphere. Goniurellia tridens is a 3-in-1 insect [photo: Peter ...

The New Abnormal

George Heymont | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Yes, We're Open is filled with many San Francisco-centric jokes that will resonate with hipster haters ("I'm going to a bacon party at an art gallery"). As Luke's hapless friend Brett, H.P. Mendoza gets to wear one the worst neckties ever seen onscreen in the history of cinema.

A Plus-Size Woman Out With A Gay Man: Don't Assume You Know Her

Amelia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It is assumed that the reason that plus-size women are often BFFs with gay men is that they can't get affection from other men, or even get dates, and that gay men pity them and are using them, giving nothing back. Well, I am one of these women, and those assumptions just don't fit.

Bugs Do Drugs, And New Study Explains Why

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

Bugs do drugs. That sounds like a line from bizarro-Doctor Seuss, but it's actually the word from Emory University scientists--who say that a type of ...

In Case You Weren't Scared Enough: Palin on "Fruit Fly Research"

Todd Palmer and Rob Pringle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Palmer and Rob Pringle

Fruit flies are more than just the occasional vehicles for research relevant to human disabilities. They are literally the foundation of modern genetics.