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Researchers Win Nobel for Cell Transport System

Researchers Win Nobel for Cell Transport System

This year’s Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology was—true to the often-overlooked second half of its name—awarded for discoveries in basic physiology.

October 7, 2013 — Christine Gorman

Monday Pets: Biological Evidence That Dog is Man’s Best Friend

The party isn’t over yet! Here’s another helping of Monday Pets. Enjoy! Wild Dog crawled into the Cave and laid his head on the Woman’s lap… And the Woman said, “His name is not Wild Dog any more, but the First Friend.” –Just So Stories, Rudyard Kipling.

April 12, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Why The Joker's Magic Trick Wasn't So Serious

It's not exactly a magic trick when everyone knows how it's done, but we were still amazed by the viciousness of the Joker's—even if it wasn't as deadly as it looked.

August 8, 2013 — Kyle Hill