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Modern science and Chinese philosophy tell us similar stories about how we think.
Carried through time, lovers seek their purpose.
Galapagos Finches are famous, yet Darwin learned more about evolution from the plants.
Wheelers and dealers have run wild for millions of years.
Robots are infiltrating insect, fish, and bird communities—and seizing control.
Hoarding shows us at our best, and worst.
Why scientists question the longstanding plan to merge the Dead Sea and the Red Sea.
Precious stones hold the stories of continents, oceans, and cultures.
How a “speed gene” test is stirring up horse racing and athletics.
The unlikely heroes that made starlight possible.
Illuminating the birth of the stars.
Taking lessons from the rise and fall of divinity in online games.
The director of “Particle Fever” talks about his film.
Bacteria take a starring role in six vignettes of city life.
In an era when fashion demands thinness, the video game Osmos, in which the goal is attaining ever greater levels of corpulence, stands as a rare exception. You start the game as a tiny,…Read More
It’s the poetry of fusion that draws us in. There in the heart of a star, in the welter of plasma, we find creation. In mindboggling heat and pressure, hydrogen atoms crash together and…Read More
On May 31st, 1809, famed composer Joseph Haydn died, and he was soon buried in a simple ceremony—but his peaceful rest would not last long. Five days after his interment, a friend…Read More
While a strong trend in the culinary arts has been to let individual, natural ingredients shine through, one food has quietly come to dominate the retail market by merging a group of incongruous…Read More