Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:15:00 -0500Flu forecasts within large metro areas like New York City might be improved by adding in data about the flow of commuters. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:01:00 -0500Understanding the physics of how a liquid splashes when it hits a surface is allowing researchers to design new surfaces that limit splashing
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:00:00 -0500A dog’s sniff pulls a plume of fresh scents toward them, which fluid dynamicists say is a technique that could make for better bomb detectors. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 09:30:00 -0500A 2010 study claimed that striking certain poses could alter hormone levels and risk-taking behavior. But subsequent studies can’t replicate that finding. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:58:00 -0500India's Project Wild Seve allows people who have suffered crop or livestock loss from wild animals to streamline the compensation process, thus helping both farmers and wildlife.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:44:00 -0500David Biello's new book is The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age .
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:30:00 -0500A low-fiber diet causes fiber-eating microbes to dwindle, opening up real estate for mucus munchers that make the intestine more vulnerable to infection. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:51:00 -0500The loss of forests worldwide appears to interact synergistically to produce unpredictable effects on the global climate. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:00:00 -0500The DNA in seawater can reveal the diversity and abundance of fish species living in ocean waters. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:43:00 -0500A study of seven jurisdictions found that when cops wear body cameras, complaints against them by civilians fall precipitously.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 19:20:00 -0500National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins talks about the future of the NIH in light of the election.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:39:00 -0500A strain that emerged during the latest epidemic is able to enter human cells more easily—which means it’s more infectious, too. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 16:50:00 -0500An orangutan matched researchers' predictions about which mixed beverage he would choose based on his relative fondness for the separate ingredients.
Mon, 7 Nov 2016 21:31:00 -0500Using taxidermy data, biologists determined that gun-killed birds have smaller brains than birds that died in other ways. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Sat, 5 Nov 2016 20:08:00 -0500Facebook users in California had slightly better health outcomes than nonusers, even after controlling for other factors. Christopher Intagliata reports.